Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies

Girl Speaking

Program

Thursday, 11 April

Open to Public

7:30 pm
Tilton Hall

Panel Discussion: "History, Politics, and Education: Teaching about Holocaust and Genocide "

Margot Stern Strom, Facing History and Ourselves
Khamboly Dy, Sleuk Rith Institute (SRI), Cambodia
Ayşe Gül Altinay, Sabanci University

Moderator: Debórah Dwork, Strassler Center, Clark University

Friday, 12 April

Registration Closed

9:00-11:00 am
Fishbowl

Panel 1: Formal Education and Non-formal Education

Moderator: Johanna Vollhardt,Clark University

"Israel Holocaust Education: From "Never Again" to Genocide Studies"
Dorit Novak, Yad Vashem,

"Considering the Moral Complexities of Adolescents in Divided Societies
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Sarah Warshauer Freedman, University of California, Berkeley

"Combining Education at Memorial Sites and Civic Education: Experiences from the Mauthausen Memorial"
Yariv Lapid, Mauthausen Memorial, Austria

11:00-11:20 am

Break


11:20-1:20 pm
Fishbowl

Panel Two: Content Orientation versus Civic Education

Moderator: Eric DeMeulenaere, Clark University

"The Perils and Promise of History Teaching in Post-Genocide Rwanda "
Elizabeth King, Columbia University

"Mapping Holocaust Education: Does it relate to Education about Human Rights, Citizenship, or Genocide Prevention?"
Monique Eckmann, University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland

"Re-thinking Teaching about Atrocity: Human Rights, Comparative History and Critical Pedagogy"

Joyce Apsel, New York University

1:00pm
Cohen-Lasry House

Lunch

2:30-4:30 pm
Fishbowl

Panel Three: Challenges and Best Practice

Moderator: Raphael Rogers, Clark University

"Looking for Terra Firma on Moving Ground: Holocaust Education in High-Stakes Testing Environments"
Simone Schweber, University of Wisconsin Madison

"Isolated Islands? Memory of the Holocaust in Formal and Non-Formal Education. The Case Study of Post-Communist Poland"
Jolanta Ambrosewicz-Jacobs, Center for Holocaust Studies Jagiellonian University

"Challenges for Teaching the Past for Moral Development: Where Do We Place Holocaust Education in the Broader Context of International Education Development and Peace Education?"
Elizabeth Cole, United States Institute of Peace

6:00 pm

Dinner

Saturday, 13 April

Registration Closed

9:00-10:30 am
Fishbowl

Panel Four: Politics and Policy

Moderator: Shelly Tenenbaum, Clark University

"The Holocaust and European Politics of Memory: Between Education and Remembrance"
Cecilie Stokholm Banke, Danish Institute for International Studies

"International Organizations and Education about the Holocaust: What's New on the Global Agenda?"
Karel Francapane, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

"Politics, Policy, and Holocaust Education in South Africa"
Tracey Peterson , Education Director of the Cape Town Holocaust Centre

11:00- 11:30 am

Coffee Break


11:30 am- 1:00pm
Fishbowl

Panel Five: Looking Ahead

Chair: Ken MacLean, Clark University

Panel:
Debórah Dwork, Strassler Center, Clark University
Thomas Kühne, Strassler Center, Clark University
Taner Akçam, Strassler Center, Clark University

1:00pm
Cohen-Lasry House

Lunch