Holocaust – the path to genocide and its stages

Holocaust – the path to genocide and its stages

Use materials from this section to introduce students to the Holocaust.


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Webinar - Resources for history teachers: an educational kit about the Holocaust (M. Grądzka-Rejak)

The whole teaching package presented during the webinar refers to topic since 1933 and Hitler’s/the Nazi’s rise to power, through the mechanism of exclusion, the Second-World-War genocide, as well as post-war dilemmas and changes. Teachers can use it delivering different school courses as well as with students of different age and varied knowledge. The speaker tried to show how those difficult issues can be adopted or included in school curricula.

For more about the series of webinars: https://enrs.eu/edition/series-of-web...

Martyna Grądzka-Rejak, PhD, historian and educator, graduated from the Institute of History at the Pedagogical University in Krakow and the Department of Jewish Studies of the Jagiellonian University in Krakow. She currently works in the Warsaw Ghetto Museum as well as the Historical Research Office of the Institute of National Remembrance. Her research focuses on the history and culture of Polish Jews the Holocaust and wartime fate of Jewish women and families in particular. She has conducted research in the USA, Israel, Germany and Poland. Her doctoral thesis focuses on Jewish women in occupied Krakow (1939–1945). She has received several awards and scholarships, such as a scholarship from the Foundation for Polish Science and the Polish Prime Minister’s award. She was also a finalist of the Scientific Award of the Polityka weekly. She is the author of several articles and books.

Animation "Memento"

“Memento” (2016, 36 s)
Directed by: Zoltán Szilágyi Varga
Produced by: European Network Remembrance and Solidarity, House of the Wannsee Conference
Executive producer: Rózus Film
Funded by: Ministry of Culture and National Heritage (Poland), Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and Media (Germany), Nord-Ost Institut
Partners: Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial Site and Museum, Foundation for the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews, Federal Institute for Culture and History of the Germans in Eastern Europe