June 2013 marks Gypsy Roma Traveller History Month in the UK: a celebration of Gypsy culture and history, and an opportunity to discuss contemporary and historical prejudice towards Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities.Roma and Sinti Gypsy...
We are pleased to announce that,  tickets have been released for the play Etty, which will be held on Wednesday 22 May 2013 from 5.30 - 8pm, at the Institute of Education’s (IOE) Centre for Holocaust Education at the University of...
This week marked the 10th anniversary of the start of the genocide in Darfur.  HMDT looks back at the region affected by genocide. ‘I was happy in Darfur.  Darfur is a beautiful country.  The president of the Janjaweed gave his...
Yesterday we were privileged to be joined by refugees and survivors of the Holocaust and the subsequent genocides at a reception for MPs at the House of Commons, hosted by Mike Freer MP and Alison McGovern MP.  Ann Kirk, who was evacuated from...
Kemal Pervanic is a survivor of the war in Bosnia, in his speech at the Parliamentary reception, he tells us what the theme for HMD 2014, Journeys, means to him.As a little boy in rural Bosnia I dreamed of journeying to study in Cambridge or Oxford...
Ann Kirk is a Kindertransportee, who travelled to England from Germany, at the age of 10 to escape persecution.  In her speech at the Parliamentary reception, she tells us what the theme for HMD 2014, Journeys, means to her...
Lessons learnt? our short film for HMD 2013, has won gold for Best Charity and Not for Profit film at the International Visual Communications Association (IVCA) 2013 Awards. The event, which took place on Friday 22 March, was attended by BDA...
We are pleased to invite you to a special event on Wednesday 22 May 2013 from 5.30 – 8pm, to be hosted by colleagues at the Institute of Education’s Centre for Holocaust Education at the University of London.American author and performer Susan Stein...
To mark International Women’s Day 2013, we are looking at the life of the inspirational Ceija Stojka, who died earlier this year. Ceija used writing and art to raise awareness of the attempted annihilation of Roma people by the Nazis.Ceija was born...
As we’re busy drawing together information about all the incredible activities that took place for Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) this year, we take a look at the main civic events in the UK’s devolved nations for HMD 2013. Wales The Welsh...