Loading Events

« All Events

Virtual Teacher Workshop: Using Photographs in Teaching about the Holocaust

November 2 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Wehrmacht soldiers filming

Wehrmacht soldiers film the massacre of Jews in the Lvov Pogroms of July 1941, carried out by the Einsatzgruppe C and the Ukrainian National Militia. Wiener Holocaust Library Collections.

Part of the Library’s Autumn Term educational talks and workshops.

Using sources from The Wiener Holocaust Library’s unique archive of material on the Nazi era and the Holocaust, this virtual workshop will critically consider the use of photographs in Holocaust education.

The workshop will use a range of contemporary images taken before, during and after the Holocaust to explore how these historical sources can be used effectively in the classroom. We will also examine the ethics of using photographs of victims; the motivations of the photographers; the context within which photographs were produced, and issues around editing and format of images. We will help participants to reflect upon the ways in which photographs can be used to deepen school students’ understanding of the Holocaust without compromising the humanity of the victims.

The workshop is aimed at British secondary school teachers and educators, and will be led by Elise Bath, one of the Library’s Senior International Tracing Service Archive Researchers, Roxzann Baker, who coordinates the Library’s online educational resource The Holocaust Explained, and Kiera Fitzgerald, the Library’s Education Officer.

Event guidelines

1. The Library will send you a Zoom link and joining instructions via email before the event. Please do check your junk folders.

2. Please try and join 5 minutes before the event start time (17.55) and we will let you into the room (do try and bear with us if this takes a few minutes).

Book now

Details

Date:
November 2
Time:
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Event Category:

We need your support more than ever. Help us preserve the truth.

We are an independent charity dependent on your support. We need to raise over a quarter of a million pounds each year for our work to continue and this is only possible with your help.

With your support we can continue to;

  • Be a world leading Holocaust archive
  • Offer a vital learning resource to oppose anti-Semitism and other forms of prejudice.
  • Reach out to our worldwide audience of over two million people
  • Preserve our archive for future generations so they can learn the lessons of the past
  • Provide a free program of public events and exhibitions

Support the Library

Black and white photograph of three girls sitting and reading

 

Add Your Comment

Your email is never published nor shared. Required fields are marked *

Heritage Fund The Association of Jewish Refugees Federal Foreign Office
Donate Donate