Escalating into Holocaust

 

"October 41" exhibition report

Escalating into Holocaust

ESCALATING INTO HOLOCAUST - FROM EXECUTION SQUADS TO THE SAJMIŠTE GAS VAN - TWO DEFINING PHASES OF THE HOLOCAUST IN SERBIA

EU project under the “Europe for Citizens” Programme Strand 1- European Remembrance (REMEM), also supported by the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Serbia.

Project partners:

The Belgrade Historical Archive, Serbia, Terraforming North, Sweden, the Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies NIOD, the Netherlands, the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Rijeka, Croatia.

The partners are activelydisseminating the project through a series of 6 events in Serbia, Sweden and The Netherlands, comprising the presentation of the database, the exhibition and the teaching materials. In addition, teacher trainings and workshops with students are being held. These events will take place at the Belgrade Historical Archive, NIOD in Amsterdam, the Kragujevac Memorial, The Living History Forum in Stockholm, the National Museum and the University of Niš. Events includea seminar/public debate with participants from Serbia, Croatia, Sweden, the Netherlands, Austria and Germany. CHRE has developed and presented the October 1941exhibitionin Belgrade, which is currently on tour in Serbia. October 1941 is a form of a retroactive diary, displaying documents, photographs, articles and testimonies for each day of the themonth that changed the character of the occupation, collaboration, and pushed the Holocaust and Poraimos in Serbia toward their accelerated ends.