Five more IWalks are in development in Hungary as part of a new initiative led by teachers who have graduated from USC Shoah Foundation’s Teaching with Testimony in the 21st Century professional development program.
iwalk, budapest, hungary, Andrea Szőnyi / Thursday, December 3, 2015
A teacher in Hungary used testimony to introduce some of her school’s youngest students to Jewish culture.
Teaching with Testimony, Teaching with Testimony in 21st Century, Andrea Szőnyi, hungary, budapest / Monday, December 21, 2015
A graduate of USC Shoah Foundation’s teacher training programs in Hungary is constructing and pilot-testing the first-ever original Hungarian-language IWitness activity.
iwitness, IWitness activity, Andrea Szőnyi, budapest, hungary, partner school / Monday, January 25, 2016
IWitness is expanding its offerings for non-English speakers.
iwitness, czech, hungary, poland, Czech Republic, Monika Koszynska, Andrea Szőnyi, Martin Smok / Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Békéscsaba is the birthplace of survivor Gabor Hirsch, who traveled to Poland with USC Shoah Foundation in 2015 for "Auschwitz: The Past is Present."
hungary / Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Budapest’s Eötvos Loránd University (ELTE) offered its first-ever sign language seminar for hearing-impaired patrons on USC Shoah Foundation and the Visual History Archive on Oct. 6 at the university’s Central Library.
ELTE, budapest, hungary, Andrea Szőnyi / Thursday, October 13, 2016
Psychology students and professionals in Hungary attended two seminars this fall that inspired them to use IWitness in their teaching and learning.
hungary, Andrea Szőnyi / Wednesday, November 30, 2016
A group of over a dozen educators representing the so-called Visegrad countries – a bloc of Central European countries including the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia – met for a second time to experience and discuss the power of the IWalks and IWitness activities developed by USC Shoah Foundation.
Andrea Szőnyi, hungary, slovak, Czech Republic, poland / Monday, January 30, 2017
A new IWitness activity focuses on the complex situation in Hungary after liberation. Students interpret and evaluate different behaviors exemplified through the testimony and film clips and think about their past and present correlations.
hungary, IWitness activity / Wednesday, April 12, 2017
A set of new activities on the IWitness activities page are all in Hungarian, part of the Institute’s efforts to globalize the education of students and their teachers about hatred and intolerance using USC Shoah Foundation’s Visual History Archive.
IWitness activity, iwitness, hungary / Thursday, May 4, 2017
The art is black and white and full color; impressionistic and starkly realistic; hopeful for the future and filled with sorrow for the past. And it was all inspired by testimony from the Visual History Archive.
hungary, art / Thursday, June 8, 2017
Following another arduous school year, 17 teachers who participated in the 2016 edition of USC Shoah Foundation’s Master Teacher program in Hungary returned to present the testimony-based lessons they developed and piloted in their classes over the past year.
master teacher, Teaching with Testimony in 21st Century, hungary, Andrea Szőnyi / Tuesday, July 11, 2017
With 21 participants and one observer, USC Shoah Foundation’s Teaching with Testimony in the 21st Century Master Teacher program in Budapest got off to its biggest start yet earlier this month.
Teaching with Testimony in 21st Century, hungary, Andrea Szőnyi / Thursday, July 13, 2017
Three graduates of USC Shoah Foundation’s Master Teacher program in Central Europe traveled to Los Angeles this week for additional training to take their use of IWitness and testimony to the next level.
master teacher, hungary, poland, Czech Republic / Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Hungarian Officer for Educational Rights Dr Lajos Aáry-Tamás was so inspired by the artwork created by students for USC Shoah Foundation’s annual art project that he became the first to host a traveling exhibition of selected artworks in his own office at the Ministry of Human Capacities.
art, hungary, Andrea Szőnyi / Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Although the current situation in Hungary is more complex than many outsiders understand, it’s a tense situation, Ildikó Barna said, and a good time for students to pay more attention to where the slippery slope of hatred can lead – and where it has indeed taken their own country.
Ildiko Barna, hungary, xenophobia, International Teaching Fellow, Viktor Orban / Wednesday, October 3, 2018
USC Shoah Foundation Executive Director Stephen Smith gave the keynote address at a conference with Holocaust educators located at the site of the Warsaw Ghetto. In the U.K, he attended events celebrating the launch of the Visual History Archive at the University of Oxford. USC Shoah Foundation Director of Global Outreach Karen Jungblut was also in Poland and then attended an event in Hungary to celebrate the launch of the Visual History Archive at 40 Hungarian institutions.
Europe, polin, POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews, Oxford, hungary / Wednesday, October 31, 2018
The Institute is sad to learn that world champion swimmer and Holocaust survivor Éva Székely passed away at 92.
olympics, obituary, hungary, holocaust / Sunday, March 8, 2020
In July 2012, the USC Shoah Foundation Institute convened the inaugural workshop of “Teaching with Testimony for the 21st Century,” a professional development program for teachers in Europe centered on the educational use of Holocaust eyewitness testimony.
hungary, budapest, ceu, central european university, teaching with testimony for the 21st century, 21st, professional development, workshop, education / Thursday, July 12, 2012
On March 19, USC Shoah Foundation – The Institute for Visual History and Education gave a presentation about education based on Holocaust survivor testimony to more than 100 students, faculty, and staff of the University of Szeged, one of Central Europe’s foremost institutions of higher learning.
Andrea Szőnyi, Szonyi, education, hungary, international / Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Teachers from all over Hungary gathered in Budapest this month for the six-day introductory seminar to the USC Shoah Foundation’s 2013 Teaching with Testimony for the 21st Century program. But there was one educator among them who didn’t just travel across the country – he came from the other side of the world.
Appolon Gahongayire, Andrea Szőnyi, rwanda, hungary, workshop, education, training, TWT, kgmc, budapest / Friday, July 19, 2013
A gyűjteményben jelenleg közel 52 ezer videó látható, amelyek holokauszt-túlélők és szemtanúk, valamint a ruandai népirtás túlélőinek és szemtanúinak vallomásait rögzítik. Az anyagok a George W. Schaeffer Foundation jóvoltából 2013 őszétől érhetőek el az Egyetemen. További információ: http://www.elte.hu/hir?id=NW-4812
ELTE, full access, hungary / Tuesday, September 3, 2013
Laszlo Csatary, a former Nazi commander and the Simon Wiesenthal Center’s third Most Wanted Nazi War Criminal, died August 12 while awaiting trial in Budapest. He was 98.
hungary, nazi, visual history archive / Wednesday, September 4, 2013
Board members, senior staff and other supporters of USC Shoah Foundation – The Institute for Visual History and Education are traveling throughout Hungary and Poland this week on the Institute’s mission to Eastern Europe.
hungary, poland / Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest is now the second Visual History Archive access site in Hungary and the 45th in the world.
visual history archive, hungary, budapest, ELTE, Stephen Smith / Thursday, October 17, 2013
A budapesti Eötvös Loránd Tudományegyetem Magyarországon a második és a világon a 45. hozzáférési pont, ahonnan a Vizuális Történelmi Archívum összes interjúja elérhető. Az első hozzáférési pont 2oo9-ben nyílt meg a Közép-európai Egyetemen (CEU).
hungary, ELTE / Friday, October 18, 2013
Students and educators have multiple opportunities to learn about USC Shoah Foundation and explore the Visual History Archive at Eötvos Loránd University (ELTE) in Budapest over the next few weeks.
ELTE, budapest, hungary, teaching with testimony for the 21st century, educator, human rights education, Andrea Szőnyi / Thursday, January 30, 2014
2014. március 1-jén a Zachor Alapítvány a Társadalmi Emlékezetért (www.zachor.hu) civil oktatási szervezet és a Dél-Kaliforniai Egyetem (USC) Soá Alapítványának (http://sfi.usc.edu/international/hungarian) együttműködésében, az Oktatáskutató és Fejlesztő Intézet (www.ofi.hu) támogatásával kezdetét vette a Multimédiás tananyagok az oktatásban című, 11 városi helyszínt érintő tanárképzés.
iTeach, hungary, iTeach / Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Hungarian educators were enthusiastic about learning new methods for teaching with video testimony at USC Shoah Foundation’s first ITeach teacher education seminar last week.
iTeach, iTeach, hungary, Andrea Szőnyi, teaching with testimony for the 21st century / Thursday, March 6, 2014
Home to several of USC Shoah Foundation’s most innovative educational programs, Hungary is a crucial site for the Institute’s work outside the United States.
hungary, teaching with testimony for the 21st century, iwalk, iTeach, Andrea Szőnyi / Tuesday, March 18, 2014

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