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Programme Conference I

Stockholm International Forum Conference
on the Holocaust

- A Conference on Education, Remembrance and Research
Stockholm, Sweden, 26 - 28 January 2000

Thursday 27 January

09.00 - 10.30 Plenary Session
Chaired by the Prime Minister of Sweden, Göran Persson
Messages by
The President of Latvia, H.E. Vaira Vike-Frieberga
The President of Slovenia, H.E. Milan Kucan
The President of Argentina, H.E. Fernando de la Rúa
Professor Hubert G Locke, University of Washington, USA
The President of Bulgaria, H.E. Peter Stoyanov
The President of Slovakia, H.E. Rudolf Schuster
The Prime Minister of Ukraine, Mr. Victor Yushchenko
The Prime Minister of Lithuania, Mr. Andrius Kubilius
The Deputy Primeminister of the Government of Russia, Ms. Valentina atvienko
The Federal Councillor, Head of the Federal Department of Home affairs of Switzerland, Ms. Ruth Dreifuss,
The President of Hungary, Mr. Árpád Göncz, delivered by the Minister of the President’s Chancellary, Mr. István Stumpf

11.00 - 12.30 Panel II: “Remembering the Holocaust – The Cahllenges of Memory”
Moderator: Mr. Serge Klarsfeld
Panel: Professor Anita Shapira, Professor James E. Young, Dr. Franciszek Piper

  Panel III: “Holocaust Research: From the Archives to the Classroom”
Moderator: Professor Michael Marrus
Panel: Professor David Bankier, Profesor Feliks Tych, Professor Ulrich Herbert

12.00 - 12.45 Heads of Delegations invited to attend Remembrance Ceremony at the Parliament

13.15 - 14.00 Luncheon for Heads of Delegation
Hosted by Deputy Prime Minister Lena Hjelm- Wallén at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs

13.00 - 14.00 Lunch for delegates

14.30 - 16.00
16.30 - 18.00
Workshops Sessions

Workshops within the field of Education:
1. Pedagogy: Theories, Tools and Results
2. Teaching in the Contemporary context
3. Facing Denial in Society and Education
4. Use and Misuse of the Internet
5. Religious and Ethical Teachings and the Holocaust
6. Testimony in Education

Workshops within the field of Remembrance:
1. It Happened There: The Existence and Meaning of Historical Locations
2. The Role of Museums: Achieving a Balance between Documentation or Remembrance
3. Art and Other Media in Holocaust Education and Remembrance
4. Remembering the Holocaust: The Public Perception of Remembrance
5. Testimony in Remembrance

Workshops within the field of Research:
1. Teaching about the Holocuast in the University Sector
2. Teaching and Researching Genocide from a Comparative Perspective

18.30 - 19.30 Remembrance Ceremony at the great Synagogue

20.00 - 22.00 Reception at the Parliament

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Wednesday 26 January

Thursday 27 January

Wednesday 26 January

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