ANN: National Policy Conference on Holocaust Education, 27-28 January 2018, Canada

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January 27, 2018 to January 28, 2018
Subject Fields: 
European History / Studies, History Education, Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, Human Rights, World History / Studies

In recognition of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Canadian Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center for Holocaust Studies is pleased to be hosting the 3rd Annual National Policy Conference on Holocaust Education on January 27th and 28th, 2018 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.  

Speakers include:

  • The Hon. Irwin Cotler, P.C., O.C.
  • Liebe Geft - Director, Museum of Tolerance
  • Wendy Lower - Acting Director of the Jack, Joseph & Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Studies at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum 

A panel of Holocaust survivors will discuss the future of Holocaust Education:

  • Moderator:  Shael Rosenbaum - Chairman, Sarah & Chaim Neuberger Holcoaust Education Centre 
  • Max Eisen - Holocaust Survivor & Author
  • Bill Glied - Holocaust Survivor
  • more survivors to be added

A panel of educators from across Canada will discuss best practices in Holocaust education.  

To learn more about the conference and to download the registration form visit:

Contact Info: 

Melissa Mikel, Director of Education
Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center for Holocaust Studies
416-864-9735 x40

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