• New book on antisemitism

    Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 9:30 AMIn the last decades of the twentieth century, life was somewhat less complicated. Antisemitism was a phenomenon limited to skinheads in bomber jackets, other neo-Nazis, and a handful of radical right-wing politicians who dared to assert that things like the gas chambers were merely a "detail" of…More

  • School learning in a non-school environment

    Monday, September 15, 2014 - 1:00 PM - Berlin - I am often asked by teachers how to integrate a visit to a memorial site into your normal ongoing lessons so that it becomes more than a treat at the end of a module on Nazi Germany and the Holocaust. Just the other day, a colleague mentioned to me the paradox that many students…More

  • Memorial plaque to Anne Frank and her grandmother Rosa Stern Holländer

    Wednesday, July 02, 2014 - 9:00 AM - Amsterdam - People who walk down the Monheimsallee in Aachen can see that Anne Frank lived here with her grandmother Rosa Stern Holländer from July 1933 for six months. Anne's parents had already left Frankfurt to start a new life in Amsterdam. Their daughters would follow them later, first…More

  • Exhibit in India

    Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - 10:30 AM - Amsterdam - The travelling exhibition Anne Frank - A History for Today was opened in Kolkata, India on 30 November 2013. It marked the official start of an educational project on Anne Frank, the Holocaust and human rights in the world today. Visitors responded enthusiastically, and…More

  • Film Title: Freedom Writers

    Erin Gruwell talks about her approach

    Friday, November 29, 2013 - 9:30 AM - Amsterdam - Erin Gruwell is an American educator known for her unique teaching method. Inspired by Anne Frank’s story, Gruwell and her students captured their collective journey in the book The Freedom Writers Diary (1999). More

  • Anne Frank & Hollywood

    Wednesday, October 30, 2013 - 4:00 PM - Amsterdam - Anne Frank’s diary has inspired people all over the world, from Hollywood producers to Broadway directors. Over the years there have been many different movies, and docudramas based on her life but it all started in 1955 with the Broadway play ‘The Diary of Anne Frank’.…More

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