„Civil Society, digital storytelling and 20th Century Jewish History in Ukraine
Where: Odessa, Ukraine
When: April 12-14, 2019
Who: Centropa, a Jewish history institute with offices in Vienna, Budapest, Washington D.C. and Hamburg, and the Ukrainian NGO ”Logos znannya” (LOGOS) bring together 50 education experts, classroom teachers and civil society activists from Ukraine, Moldova and Germany.
What: During this three-day international seminar, we will turn Odessa into a 3-D classroom. Participants share best practices on commemorating Jewish history and culture, explore the history of Odessa through walking tours and films, and attend workshops that promote active citizenship.
We cordially invite you to join the following conference events:
- April 12, 15:00, Jewish Cultural Center „Beit Grand“ (Nizhyns’ka St, 77/79, Odessa)
Opening remarks by Jens Kraus-Massé, German Embassy Kyiv; Screening of „Jewish Soldier‘s Red Star”, a short film about Arnold Fabrikant from Odessa. Followed by keynote lecture on Jewish-Ukrainian history and the Holocaust by Prof. Maksym Gon, Rivne State University
April 13 , 8:45, Impact Hub Odessa (Hrets’ka St, 1А, Odessa)
“Marketplace of Ideas”. Educators and civil society activists from Germany, Ukraine, Moldova present projects to commemorate Jewish history and to promote tolerance. Premiere of short documentary film „Doomed: the history of the Rivne ghetto“, by NGO Mnemonics
April 14, 11:45, Jewish Community Center „Migdal“ (Mala Arnauts’ka St, 46, Odessa)
Public opening of Centropa‘s travelling exhibition „The Ukrainian Jewish Family Album“, with remarks by the exhibition curators and representatives of Project Kesher and Migdal.
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The Trans.History project is supported by: Auswärtiges Amt, Black Sea Trust for Regional Cooperation, U.S. Embassy Kyiv Ukraine, OSCE Mission to Moldova, Ukrainian Jewish Encounter, International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance – IHRA and ImDialog.