Andrew Johnston is a post-viva PhD candidate at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London (SOAS), his thesis is entitled, The Politics of Killing: A comparative study of Political Genocide in Democratic Kampuchea. ...
Today Stephen Fry joins a diverse group of British artists and Holocaust and genocide survivors in launching a major new arts project in which survivors’ stories will be interpreted and explored through writing, poetry, film, ceramics, illustration...
This week is Trustees’ Week, an opportunity to highlight the great work that Trustees do in volunteering their time to achieve the greatest possible impact. To highlight the exceptional work done by the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust (HMDT) trustees,...
Our UK Event Producer Rebecca has put together ten top tips for HMD activity organisers to help you make the most out of your HMD activities.1.  Stay on messageFirst and foremost, be clear about the message you want to convey at your event or...
On 3 November we held our 2014 Public Conversation, questioning the place of perpetrators in Holocaust and genocide commemoration and education. A difficult and yet intriguing topic, the conversation allowed us to consider our intuitive emotional as...
The Holocaust Memorial Day Trust and Facing History and Ourselves are working together to deliver a free workshop tailored to teachers and trainee teachers on Wednesday 19 November 2014 from 5pm to 7.30pm at the Jewish Museum in London.The workshop...
‘It’s very important to share memories, both good and bad, not to get angry, but to avoid these things happening again. I want to keep the memory of my parents alive.’  Sokphal Din, survivor of the Genocide in Cambodia Tuesday 28 October...
A compelling film documenting the story of the footage taken by Allied soldiers at the liberation of the Nazi camps in 1945 is nearing the end of its nationwide release. Night Will Fall, directed by André Singer and narrated by Helena Bonham-Carter...
Lauren is one of our amazing Holocaust Memorial Day Youth Champions.  She recently appeared on the Channel 4 show, The Secret Life of Students which followed the experience of her and other students, as they settled into life at the University...
We are hosting our annual Public Conversation on the evening of Monday 3 November 2014. This year the discussion will consider the question: what is the place for perpetrators within Holocaust and genocide commemoration and education?...