01
Apr
2014
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Survival in Sarajevo opening in the Free Library of Philadelphia

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Centropa’s Survival in Sarajevo exhibition tells the story of how Jews, Bosniak Muslims, Serbian Orthodox and Catholic Croats stood together against hate during the Bosnian war of the 1990s. The exhibition is on display through April 2014 at theFree Public Library in Philadelphia. Trudy Rubin, Philadelphia Inquirer columnist, describes how this story’s message is more relevant today than ever.

 

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11
Mar
2014
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Centropa Jewish Network - Second Annual Winter Seminar

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On March 9-10, 2014, Centropa held our second professional development seminar for teachers working European Jewish schools. Twenty-seven teachers and school directors from 15 schools in 13 countries attended. The seminar was held in Frankfurt at a conference hotel and in the city’s Jewish community center.

 

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09
Feb
2014
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Centropa Regional Seminar in Budapest

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Between the 7-9 of February we organized an international seminar in Budapest for 38 teachers from Slovakia, Czech Republic, Poland, and Hungary.

During the seminar teachers shared ideas,best practices,and developed lesson plans on how to teach the Holocaust and 20th century Jewish history. They also worked on one of our traveling exhibitions that includes stories and photos from all of these countries.

To see photos from the seminar click here!

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08
Jul
2013
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Canadian teachers meeting in Vienna

Josephine Evens

 

Thanks to Carson Phillips of Toronto and the team of the Bank Postsparkasse 25 Canadian teachers meet with us on July 3 in the legendary building of the Bank, built by Otto Wagner in 1906. 

The teachers were on a Holocaust Educator Study Tour. The group consisted of 20 teachers, staff and one Holocaust survivor, who is originally from Serbia and was deported to Auschwitz-Birkenau with his family. The teachers were from public and Catholic school. Most of them came from Ontario, two from Saskatchewn, two from Nova Scotia and two from Quebec.

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07
Jun
2013
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"Survival in Sarajevo": Exhibition opening in Lassnitzhöhe

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Our brand-new German-English language traveling exhibition "Survival in Sarajevo: Jews, Muslims and Christians Working Together During the Bosnian War, 1992-1995" is already on its second stop.  On June 4 at Neue Mittelschule Lassnitzhöhe near Graz, Centropa's EU Education Director Fabian Rühle and Ulrike Lackner, teacher of History and Arts, and participant of the Summer Academy 2011 in Sarajevo, gave keynote addresses to 30 visitors from all over Styria. The exhibition is on display till June 14.

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