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Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission


Civil Society Briefing “The Future of Memory: Holocaust Remembrance, History and New Media”

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Calendar   Speaking Engagements
Location Microsoft Teams
Date Thu, Feb 3, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Duration   1h

The briefing will examine how memories of the Holocaust are kept and discussed through new media, and the implications for Holocaust history. Panelists will consider the role of new media as an increasingly important tool for educating the public, especially youth, about the Holocaust, as well as combating Holocaust denial and distortion, antisemitism, and other identity-based hatreds.

Melissa Fleming, Under-Secretary-General for Global Communications

Eva Pfanzelter, Associate Professor, Department of Contemporary History, University of Innsbruck

Victoria Grace Walden, Director of Learning Enhancement and Senior Lecturer, School of Media, Arts and Humanities, University of Sussex

Stefania Manca, Research Director, Institute of Educational Technology of the National Research Council of Italy

Tobias Ebbrecht-Hartmann, Senior Lecturer, Department of Communication and Journalism, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Karel Fracapane, Programme Specialist, UNESCO

Cory Weiss, Director of Digital Advocacy and Deputy Director of Communications, World Jewish Congress

Julana Bredtmann, Program Officer, International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance

Robert Skinner (Moderator), Deputy Director and Chief of Partnerships and Global Engagement, Outreach Division, United Nations Department of Global Communications

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