New articles about Trans.History seminar in Lviv

Check out the worthwhile blog of Daniel Bernsen, one of the workshop facilitators during our Trans.History seminar in Lviv, about the excursion led by Alex Den to Brody and Busk:
https://geschichtsunterricht.wordpress.com/…/spurensuche-i…/

and the Trans.History seminar report written by our Rohatyn tour guides Marla Raucher Osborn and Jay Osborn of NGO Rohatyn Jewish Heritage:
http://rohatynjewishheritage.org/2018/04/conference-heritage-educators/

We are happy to announce the winners of our Youth Competition 2017/2018!

We have decided! It’s been a tough call! We have reviewed, discussed, and squabbled but have finally agreed on this year’s awardees!

First Prize goes to:
Lada Nuzhna 
Galina Untu

Second Prize goes to:
Liudmila Olenenko
Irina Mershynets

Third Prize goes to:
Capcelea Olesea
Marina Pysanets

Honorable Mention Award goes to:
Nicoleta Gutu
Lidumila Olenenko
Elena Bilchenko

Congratulations to the winners and our utmost admiration to all the participants, who did such an awesome job – every single one of you is great!
We will officially present the awarded projects during our Trans.History seminar in Lviv on April 5, 2018, and in the competition section of our website.

Application for Lviv seminar now open!

We are happy to announce that application for our international Trans.History seminar on “Civil Society, Social Media and Jewish History in Ukraine in the 20th Century” is now open!
The seminar will take place in Lviv from April 3 – 5, 2018 and, together with our local partners Інститут Суспільних Ініціатив / Society Initiatives Institute, we invite educators, community activists, NGO representatives, and journalists from the Ukraine to apply via the SII website now.

Application deadline is February 25, 2018.
Travel expenses, accommodation and meals are covered.

The seminar is supported by the German Federal Foreign Office.

Youth Competition: submission deadline extended

We already received numerous project submission for our Centropa 2017/2018 international Youth Competition and look through them with great curiosity and exitement!

And we want more of that! Thus we decided to extend the submission deadline!

So you still can submit your projects on the topic of Jewish history or the development of civil society in one of the four categories (Movies, Graphic stories, Photo stories or Societal issues) until February 12, 2018!

You can find the Call for Entries with all important information here or contact us if you have any questions.

Be creative, get active!

Book our Moldovan exhibition now!

On November 16, 2017 Centropa’s new exhibition “The Moldovan Jewish Family Album” was officially opened in Chisinau. It can still be seen at Muzeul Naţional de Etnografie şi Istorie Naturală until December 15.

You can find a peek preview of our exhibition here.

If you are interested in bringing “The Moldovan Jewish Family Album” to your town, check out our exhibition calendar and feel free to contact us!

Award-winning short films of the 2016/17 video competition now available

We are extremely pleased to finally present the winners of the 2016/17 Trans.History Video Competition in our Competitions section!
 
From about a dozen fantastic contributions from schools in Ukraine and Moldova we awarded two short films for each of the categories „Our town’s Jewish history“ and „The importance of Civil Society“.
 
Thanks to all the participants and congratulations to all the winners!