Dr Gilly Carr, a Senior Lecturer at the University of Cambridge, reflects on what the anniversary of the German occupation of the Channel Islands means to those living there today.
HMDT staff share books and articles by black and mixed-race voices that they have been reading. With topics including the history of the British Empire and personal testimony of anti-black racism, this selection of writing offers opportunities to better understand the experiences of black people.
In our blog to mark VE Day (Victory in Europe Day), two members of the HMDT outreach team, Claudia Hyde and Genevieve Carnell, reflect on what VE Day meant to those who had survived the Holocaust and Nazi persecution.
Our latest blog is by Rahima Mahmut, who is a member of the Uyghur community, a human rights activist, and representative for the World Uyghur Congress. Rahima tells of the discrimination and persecution faced by members of the Uyghur community in China, including her own personal experience of oppression. She provides practical advice on how we can all Stand Together to support them.
In the second of his blogs on the theme Stand Together, Dr Martin Stern MBE, a survivor of the Holocaust, discusses the true meaning of Standing Together in past and present times.
Our latest blog on the Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) 2020 theme, Stand Together, is by Dr Martin Stern MBE, a survivor of the Holocaust. Martin describes how numerous people risked their lives to stand in solidarity with him and his family during the Holocaust.
For Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) 2020, Andy Lawrence, who teaches history at Hampton School in Middlesex, and leads their Holocaust and genocide education programme, held a workshop for learners at HM Young Offenders Institution Feltham. In this blog he explains how the workshop enabled learners to understand the human experiences behind the facts and figures of the Holocaust and genocides.
In our latest blog on the theme Stand Together, Mia Hasenson-Gross, Executive Director at René Cassin, describes the work René Cassin are doing to tackle discrimination and prejudice faced by the UK’s Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities.
In the second of our blogs focusing on the theme for HMD 2020, Stand Together, Elizabeth Arif-Fear, a member of the Jewish and Muslim women's network, Nisa-Nashim, explains how we can all be active allies by standing together with those who are different to us.
In the first of a series of blogs in which partners and contributors give practical guidance on how you can Stand Together with individuals who face discrimination and persecution, Andy Fearn, Co-Executive Director at Protection Approaches, provides advice on standing together with victims of identity based violence.