The International Holocaust Remembrance Day is a holiday that falls on 27th January, on the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau camp. It was established by the United Nations General Assembly in 2005 in order to honor the memory of the Jews murdered during the Second World War.
As part of the events commemorating this holiday, on 27th January, 2014 at 5pm, „Przystanek Historia” — the Janusz Kurtyka Educational Centre of the Institute of National Remembrance would like to invite you to a meeting commemorating the Victims of the Holocaust. A lecture on the subject of the Holocaust will be presented by recognized historians:
- dr Alina Cała (The Jewish Historical Institute), Anti-semitism — the genesis of the Holocaust
- Anna Ciałowicz (The Jewish Community), A story of some man
- dr Przemysław Dąbrowski, A witness’ testimony
- Marta Jankowska (The Jewish Historical Institute), The third generation of the survivors
The lectures will be accompanied by poetic interpretations performed by actor Sławomir Holland. The meeting will be chaired by dr Marcin Urynowicz from the Institute of National Remembrance.