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With the support of the Europe for Citizens Programme of the European Commission and the East East: Partnership Beyond Borders Program of the Open Society Institute - Sofia

Europe for Citizens Programme

Институт Отворено общество


Second workshop under the “Teaching the Holocaust” project to be held in Sofia, Bulgaria

The second workshop under the “Teaching the Holocaust and Helping New Generations Learn How to Live Together” project, implemented by Reason Institute in partnership with Diverse Association, Romania, and Women’s Alliance for Development, Bulgaria, will be held 27 – 29 June 2011 in Sofia (Hotel Sofia Plaza, 154 Hristo Botev Blvd.).

During the workshop, Bulgarian and Romanian experts will present several reports on Holocaust education and the existence of hate speech in Bulgaria and Romania:

  • Education of Holocaust and National Minority History in Romania;
  • The Reflection of Roma History and Slavery,
  • Extermination and Deportation of the Roma in the Romanian Educational Structure;
  • Teaching the Holocaust as a Mechanism for Preventing Future Crimes against Humanity;
  • Teaching the Holocaust as Part of Elective Subject “Roma Folklore” in Bulgaria;
  • What is the Memory of the Holocaust Needed for Today;
  • Hate Speech in the Bulgarian Media;
  • The Image of the Roma and Jewish People in the Romanian Press, etc.

For more information on the project, its objectives and activities visit the project website at http://holocaustteaching.eu/ or contact us ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ).