Friday, 27 January 2017

Holocaust Memorial day 2017 - our recommended resources to aid your remembrance

Holocaust Memorial Day 2017


The United Nations has designated 27th January as the international day of commemoration for victims of the Holocaust.  You can use the UN website to find out more about UN resolutions and official activities, this year’s theme is How can life go on? Post holocaust memorial. The mini site for 2017 has artistic works on the theme of absence


Use the Holocaust Encyclopedia, from the United States Holocaust Memorial  Museum for more factual  information, chronologies and articles on

  • The USMM website also has an oral history section with pod casts and rembrance from survivors
  • Yad Vashem: The Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Authority has an extensive online library of survivor’s accounts. Its resource centre has subject based collections of articles, images and documents relating to all aspects of the Holocaust.
  • The Holocaust Memorial Trust produces lesson plans. They include materials to introduce children to the history of the camps.
  • Wiener Library has specialist collections relating to Genocide and the Holocaust

LSE Research resources

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