The Holocaust as a starting point

Teacher Training Seminar

  • The third training seminar organized in the framework of our partnership with the Mémorial de la Shoah is addressed to high school teachers interested in sharing pedagogical experiences about the transmission of the history and memory of genocides and mass atrocities. It will focus on the comparison of the educative tools developed in Catalonia and Portugal.
  • Organized in collaboration with the association Memoshoá, this edition will include a guided tour to approach the history of the Jews in Lisbon. Organized in collaboration with the association Memoshoa, this edition will include a guided tour to approach the history of the Jews in Lisbon.
  • The historian Paul Preston will deliver a keynote on new approaches to the Spanish Civil War, and Jonathan Even-Zohar (Euroclio) will open the seminar with an overview of history studies at high-school.

April 25, 2019

Opening session (9:00 am)

  • Bruno Boyer – Memorial Shoah
  • Esther Mucznik – Memoshoa
  • Jordi Guixé – EUROM

Why teach history? (9:45 am)

The roots of anti-Semitism in Europe (11:00 am)

The expulsions of the Jews from the Iberian Peninsula (12:30 pm)

Comparing la limpieza de sangre and the Nuremberg laws? (2:30 pm)

Guided tour on Lisbon Jewish history (4:15 pm)

April 26, 2019

Teaching the Holocaust today: Lessons Learned and new Challenges.

  • Luisa Godinho and Jorge Brandão Carvalho, Memoshoá

The Portuguese in Nazi concentration camps (10:30 am)

The Spanish perpetrators in Occupied France (11:30 am)

Workshop – Exchange of best practices (12:30 pm)

Mass killings, forced labor in Spanish and Portuguese Colonization (XV-XVII)

  • Fréderic Dorel, Ecole Centrale de Nantes

Mass killings, forced labor in Spanish and Portuguese Colonization (XV-XVII) (4:00 pm)

A new approach of the Spanish Civil War

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