Remembering the Past and Preventing Crimes Against Humanity: Seminar, Bucharest, Romania 7-10 May 2003
This publication reports on the discussions of an international seminar, held in Romania in May 2003, to discuss educational approaches designed to promote awareness of crimes against humanity, tolerance for diversity and respect for human rights, based upon an examination of teaching approaches and materials about the Holocaust. Issues considered include: pedagogical guidelines on teaching about the Holocaust; its treatment in history curricula and textbooks in Europe; the role of museums, cinema and literature in teaching approaches; and Recommendation Rec (2001) 15 of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe on history teaching.
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