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Public Lecture | “Where are you?” Looking for Loved Ones after the Holocaust

Dr Deborah Dwork Tuesday 14 August 13:00 Neill Lecture Theatre, Trinity Long Room Hub, Trinity College Debórah Dwork is the Rose Professor of Holocaust History and Founding Director of the Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Clark University. She is counted as a leading authority on university education in this field, as well […]

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Exhibition, Janusz Korczak: Champion of the Child

Janusz Korczak: Champion of the Child Cork City Library 01 – 31 August 2018   To mark the 25th Anniversary of Ireland’s ratification of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, The Museum of Childhood Project, The Irish Jewish Museum and Holocaust Education Trust Ireland present Janusz Korczak: Champion of the Child.   […]

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The Crocus Project 2018/19

Teachers! Would you like to take part in the Crocus Project 2018/19? This wonderful european wide project is free. If you would like your students to participate, please download the application form here. For more info please click here.    

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Monika Sears | A Holocaust Testimony

Monika Sears | A Holocaust Testimony The Trinity Long Room Hub in association with the Herzog Centre Trinity and Holocaust Education Trust Ireland (HETI) is pleased to present  A Holocaust Testimony – A Childhood Under Nazi Occupation Monday 25th June 6.30pm at the Trinity Long Room Hub   Monika Sears, a Holocaust survivor will recount her early life […]

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Seminar at Yad Vashem International School 13 – 22 July 2019

SEMINAR AT YAD VASHEM INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL 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 […]

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Stories that Move- Teacher Training Day Saturday 21 April 2018

Event: Stories that Move, Teacher Training Day  Location: Hodson Bay Hotel, Athlone Road, Barry More, Athlone, Co. Roscommon  Time: Saturday 21 April 2018, 09:00 to 16.30  Requirements: Teachers must bring their own laptop/tablet  Fee: €55.00 (includes lunch and all tea/coffee breaks) HETI is pleased to announce a Teacher training day for a new online resource, Stories that Move, developed in part by the […]

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In Memorium – Doris Segal

It was with much sadness that we learnt of the death of Doris Segal, who passed away in January 2018.  Doris was born Dorothea (Dorli) Klepperova in June 1932 in Czechoslovakia, the only child of her parents, Siegfried and Gretel. Concerned by Nazi antisemitism and the annexation of the Sudetenland (the German speaking part of […]

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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 […]

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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

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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 […]

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