'Lessons learnt?' - our short film for Holocaust Memorial Day 2013 - won two awards at the IVCA Clarion Awards on Friday 20 September.The IVCA Clarion Awards are not-for-profit and recognise best practice in communicating the importance of corporate...
We’re excited to launch the HMDT blog.  Each month we’ll be highlighting topics relevant to our work in the field of Holocaust and genocide awareness and commemoration.  We’ll also be looking at contemporary issues surrounding hatred and...
Holocaust survivor Freddie Knoller, Kindertranportees Ann and Bob Kirk, and filmmaker Berge Kanikanian launched HMD 2014's resources at the Houses of Parliament today.            This...
Our theme-specific series of lesson plans and assemblies are designed for anyone who wishes to commemorate HMD in the classroom, in an assembly, or in an education setting and are suitable for primary, secondary and SEN students.These resources will...
This month we have been privileged to be able to invite survivors of the Holocaust and subsequent genocides to visit Buckingham Palace as guests at the Queen’s Royal Garden Parties.In attendance were Holocaust survivors: Lily Ebert, Agnes Grunwald-...
17 - 23 June 2013 is Refugee Week, a time for us to celebrate the many important contributions that refugees from all over the world have made to life in the UK.  A programme of arts, cultural and educational events and activities is...
HMDT, in partnership with the Institute of Education's (IOE) Centre for Holocaust Education, held Etty the play, at an evening at the IOE, University of London. American author and actress Susan Stein performed Etty, a play about a...
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...
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...