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Holocaust education in the virtual COVID-19 world…

21 October 2020

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Holocaust education in the virtual COVID-19 world

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21 Oct 2020

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01:03:57

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English

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The Holocaust and the United Nations Outreach Programme is hosting an online roundtable discussion to explore how institutions have harnessed the virtual world to further outreach about the Holocaust to diverse audiences, and the implications of the
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The Holocaust and the United Nations Outreach Programme is hosting an online roundtable discussion to explore how institutions have harnessed the virtual world to further outreach about the Holocaust to diverse audiences, and the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic for these institutions. Entitled, "Holocaust education in the virtual COVID-19 world", the discussion will be moderated by Under-Secretary-General for Global Communications Melissa Fleming, and will consider three case studies presented by the YIVO, Institute for Jewish Research, the Arolsen Archives and Echoes & Reflections. Welcome remarks: Ms. Melissa Fleming, United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Global Communications; H.E. Ms. Audra Plepytė, Permanent Representative of Lithuania to the United Nations. Speakers: Mr. Jonathan Brent, Director of YIVO, Institute for Jewish Research; Ms. Karolina Ziulkoski, Chief Curator of the YIVO Bruce and Francesca Cernia Slovin Online Museum; Dr. Floriane Azoulay, Director of the Arolson Archives; Ms. Ariel Behrman, Director of Echoes & Reflections. 
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