06
Apr
2018
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Trans.History Seminar in Lviv, Ukraine

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Our third seminar in Lviv between 3-5. April brought together 50 educators, civil society activists and journalists from Ukraine, Moldova, Germany and Poland. During the seminar, teachers presented their projects and how they have used the Centropa films in educational contexts. The seminar also offered four different one-day workshops to choose from, historical lectures and the presentation of our exhibition „The Ukrainian Jewish Family Album”.  In addition, we awarded the winners of our annual Youth Competition.

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16
Mar
2018
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Sephardic exhibition opening in Belgrade

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On March 15th, our newest exhibition “The Lost Sephardic World of the Western Balkans” was opened in the Children Cultural Center of Belgrade. The exhibition opening was organized in cooperation with the Serbian Education Ministry, kindly underwritten by IHRA and the US Embassy in Serbia. Speeches were given by Biljana Stojanovic of the Education Ministry, Kyle Scott, US Ambassador to Serbia, Alona Fischer-Kamm, Israeli Ambassador to Serbia, the Deputy head of the Jewish Community of Belgrade, the Deputy Director of the Children Cultural Center, and Fabian Rühle from Centropa.

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09
Mar
2018
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Trans.History video competition – here are the results!

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Time to announce the winners of our Trans.History Youth competition! We have received many wonderful contributions this year and we are proud to introduce this year’s awardees!

First Prize goes to:Lada Nuzhna, Secondary School № 138, Kyiv, UkraineGalina Untu, Liceul Teoretic "Petru Movila", Chisinau, Moldova

Second Prize goes to:Liudmila Olenenko, Gymnasium "Skifia", Kamianka-Dniprovska, UkraineIrina Mershynets, Shatura Educational Komplex, Shatura, Ukraine

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06
Mar
2018
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Centropa seminar in Warsaw, Poland

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Between 2-4. March, 30 teachers from Poland and Germany came together to work with Centropa materials and discuss Polish Jewish history, during our annual Poland seminar in Warsaw, at the Menora conference room. The seminar was organized in cooperation with POLIN, Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Poland, and Taube Center for the Renewal of Jewish Life in Poland Foundation.

 

 

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02
Mar
2018
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Application to the Centropa Summer Academy 2018 is now open!

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7 days, 70 educators from 18 countries from Europe, US and Israel, and the magnificent city of Berlin - what is it?

It is the 12th Centropa Summer Academy, taking place between 5-12 July, 2018.

Don't miss this opportunity, apply now! Application is open until the 31st of March.

All information can be found on the CSA website: https://2018.centropasummeracademy.org/

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20
Feb
2018
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Centropa seminar in Columbia, South Carolina

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Educators in South Carolina, North Carolina, and Georgia were invited to join us at our seminar at the University of South Carolina, 16-18 February. More than 30 teachers came together to learn how to use Centropa’s stories of 20th century Central European Jewish life to teach history, ELA, social studies, civics, art, photography, film, storytelling, and foreign language.

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11
Feb
2018
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Centropa seminar in Houston, Texas

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Houston and Galveston teachers were invited to join us at our teachers' seminar on Saturday, February 10, 2018, 8:00am-4:00 pm, for a Centropa seminar that gave them new lesson ideas, a wealth of free new resources about 20th century Central and Eastern European Jewish life for teaching social studies, history, civics, character education, foreign language (Spanish), art, photography, and filmmaking, and an opportunity to create a lesson that works for students.

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07
Feb
2018
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Centropa seminar in Győr, Hungary

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On the first weekend of February, we organized a seminar for teachers of Győr, Hungary. 23 teachers came together to learn about Centropa's interview and photo database, our collected family stories, and the films and exhibitions we offer for classroom use. We also presented the Visegrád video competition, a video making opportunity for student to compete with the students of the Visegrád countries.
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30
Jan
2018
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Sephardic exhibition opening in Dubrovnik

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On January 29, 2018, the Centropa exhibition „Lost Sephardic World of the Western Balkans“ was opened in the Croation city Dubrovnik. The exibition was opened by Edward Serotta to 50 elementary and high school teachers. Also were present Loranda Miletić from the Croatian Ministry of education, history teacher from Philosophical faculty Snježana Koren, Richelle Budd Caplan from Yad Vashem, and Tal Brutmann from Memorial de la Shoah. Edward Serotta gave a tour thorugh exibition with some ideas on how to use it in classroom. 

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