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Interviews conducted in Croatia

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(includes testimonies in the process of being integrated into the Visual History Archive)

Croatian-language Portal

Educational Programming

  • 2014: A series of Croatian-language Holocaust lessons commissioned in 2006 by the Croatian Ministry of Science, Education and Sports is made available on USC Shoah Foundation’s website. The seven lessons draw on testimony to teach various aspects of the Holocaust in Croatia. Each lesson deals with a specific topic, such as deportations in the NDH (the World War II Croatian state), Jews in the antifascist resistance, the fate of inmates in the Croatian territory occupied by fascist Italy, and the suffering of women and children in the Jasenovac concentration camp.

  • 2010: How to Teach about the Holocaust and Prevent Antisemitism seminars run by the Education and Teacher Training Agency of Croatia were held in Dubrovnik, Opatija and Bilje. The seminars featured lessons based on testimony from the Shoah Foundation Visual History Archive.

  • 2009: How to Teach about the Holocaust and Prevent Antisemitism – teacher training seminars in Split, Rijeka, and Zagreb.

  • 2009: Teaching and Learning about the Holocaust and the Prevention of Crimes against Humanity – teacher training seminars in Croatia in partnership with Education and Teacher Training Agency of Croatia, in Zagreb and Jasenovac.

  • 2007: USC Shoah Foundation participated in the seminar Holocaust - History and Memory, organized by the Ministry of Science, Education and Sports of Croatia, Education and Teacher Training Agency of Croatia, ITF, Jasenovac Memorial Site and the Council of Europe.

  • 2006: Two presentations at a National teacher training seminar in Zagreb Strategies for teaching about Holocaust II, organized by the Croatian Ministry of Science, Education and Sport. Beginning of a partnership with the Ministry aiming at the creation of multimedia lessons based on Croatian testimonies from the Visual History Archive.

  • 2005: The Visual History Pilot Program initial workshop in Zagreb. The program included introduction to the Shoah Foundation products, a discussion of the Shoah Foundation methods for use of visual history, and viewing testimonies in Croatian language.