News and Events

PUBLIC LECTURE | Women in the Holocaust: Lost Stories of the Shoah

Dr Zoë  Waxman   Tuesday 06 February 19:30 Edmund Burke Theatre, Arts Building, Trinity College Dr Zoë Waxman is a historian of the Holocaust. She is the author of Writing the Holocaust: memory, testimony, representation (2006), Anne Frank (2015), and Women in the Holocaust: A Feminist History of the Holocaust (2017), as well as numerous […]

Read full post

PUBLIC LECTURE | THE INCREDIBLE UNTOLD STORY OF MARY ELMES

Clodagh Finn The Cork woman who risked her life to save countless Jewish children from deportation during World War II Wednesday 15 November 19:30 Davis Theatre, Arts Building, Trinity College

Read full post

Certificate in Holocaust Education 2018 – 2019

Certificate in Holocaust Education 2018 – 2019 Continuous Professional Development for teachers, educators, clergy and community workers. A programme comprising 4 modules with a Special Purpose award at NFQ level 7 carrying 20 ECTS. These modules can also be taken independently of the Certificate in Holocaust Education 2018 – 2019. A Certificate in Holocaust Education providing in-depth […]

Read full post

Learning from the Holocaust, study visit to Krakow 31 October – 3 November 2017

This programme includes a 4-day study visit to Krakow and Auschwitz-Birkenau. It is supported by two separate seminar days: one in preparation for the study visit (Saturday 13th October) and one on reflection afterwards (Saturday 17th November). These seminars will take place on Saturday mornings. The study visit costs €595 pp- inclusive of flights, hotel, […]

Read full post

Distortion of the Holocaust and the rise of Nazi Rhetoric

We are horrified as Nazi symbols and Nazi rhetoric appear on our television screens, newspapers and social media.  Just over 70 years since the end of World War II when the horrors of the Holocaust were revealed.   The Holocaust did not start with gas chambers and crematoria, it began with taunts and bullying, it […]

Read full post

Resource Available

We have a surplus of Holocaust Memorial Day commemorative booklets. These outline the development of the Holocaust, historical information and also include personal stories. These are excellent resources for all senior students to work with in class and we would be happy to send them to teachers on request. For further information, please contact the HETI office […]

Read full post

Seminar at Yad Vashem International School | 24 June – 03 July 2017

  An eight day programme for teachers at Yad Vashem International School for Holocaust Studies. This course is specifically tailored for Irish teachers, providing an in depth exposure to the many facets of the Holocaust. Working at the exceptional Holocaust Museum and Archives Centre, participants can avail of resources, expertise and personal testimonies. Fee: On application […]

Read full post

End the Misuse of Holocaust History | Deborah Lipstadt

“It is more than accuracy that is under assault. It is the ability to identify contemporary culprits, and see clearly the damage that they are doing.” For the Atlantic by Deborah Lipstadt  “With apologies to Mel Brooks, it’s springtime for Hitler and Nazi Germany. Comparisons to the Third Reich are blooming. History is being instrumentalized […]

Read full post

Public Lecture | East West Street: On the Origins of Genocide and Crimes against Humanity

Professor Phillippe Sands of University College London East West Street: A Personal Take on the Origins of Genocide and Crimes against Humanity Wednesday 30 November 2016 at 19:30 Burke Theatre, Arts Building, Trinity College, Dublin 2 A podcast of this lecture can be accessed here      

Read full post

The Crocus Project 2016/17

On Wednesday 19th October The Crocus Project 2016/17 was launched. We were delighted to welcome 5th and 6th class students from Stratford National School, as well as Ambassadors and representatives from the eleven participating EU countries. The Crocus Project is funded by the Europe for Citizens programme. Mr Gerry Kiely, Head of EU Commission Representation in […]

Read full post