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INTERNATIONAL REMEMBRANCE PROGRAM SERIES Panel discussion

Date:

02/04/2016


INTERNATIONAL REMEMBRANCE PROGRAM SERIES Panel discussion

Panel: discussion Being a Child during the Holocaust

Panel discussion: Being a Child during the Holocaust. Panelists: Patricia Heberer Rice (US Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington DC) and Emily Langer (Washington Post). On January 27, 1945 the Soviet Army entered and liberated the extermination camp of Auschwitz. This date was chosen to commemorate the victims of the Holocaust and to promote the fight against racism and any kind of persecution. Following the efforts of the Task Force for International Cooperation on Holocaust Education, Remembrance and Research, an intergovernmental organization founded in Sweden in 1998, January 27 was established in Germany and France to remember the victims of Fascism and Nazism. In the year 2000 the Italian Parliament voted the resolution to observe January 27 as “Giorno della Memoria”. Progressively all countries of the European Union followed through. In 2006 the United Nations adopted the commemoration of January 27 as International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

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Date: Thursday, February 04, 2016

Entrance : Free


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