The third seminar for British and Danish educationists, co-organized by institutions in Denmark (Danish Institute for International Studies), Britain (Holocaust Educational Trust), Israel (Yad Vashem) and naturally also in the Czech Republic (Terezín Memorial), took place between February 5 and 8.
This time the seminar was focused more specifically on the topic of the Terezín Ghetto and on the fate of its captive inhabitants. During the three days 28 seminar participants learnt a lot of information during lectures, sightseeing visits and workshops. Natural highlights of the program were debates with Ghetto survivors, namely Mrs. Dagmar Lieblová and Mrs. Doris Grozdanovičová, as well as performance by the Disman Radio Children’s Choir (Czech Radio) featuring the children’s opera Brundibár.
The seminar was highly praised by the attendees themselves; here is one comment from a British participant: I was roused from my zone of comfort, forced to go to the basic principles and reassess my own work…