Almost two decades of cooperation between the Museum of Genocide Victims and Yad Vashem Memorial Museum had another chapter added to it. Richelle Budd Caplan, Director of the European Department of the International School for Holocaust Studies of Yad Vashem, invited us to an expert seminar in Jerusalem.
There were around twenty guests from Serbia, including museologists, archivists and historians from various instutions, such as the Military Archive, the National Library of Serbia, the University Library "Svetozar Markovic", the Historical Archives of Belgrade, the Archives of Vojvodina and the Historical Archives of the city of Novi Sad. Jasmina Dimitrijević, Jasmina Tutunović-Trifunov, Gordana Šeatović, Dragan Cvetković and Nenad Antonijević went on behalf of the Museum of Genocide Victims.
Historical Archive of the City of Novi Sad, 22 February 2018
A one-day seminar titled "Libraries, Archives and the Culture of Memory in Contemporary Education about the Holocaust" was organized by the Historical Archives of the City of Novi Sad and Teraforming Network.
A Yad Vashem exhibition called “How Was That Humanly Possible” was opened on the same day. Furthermore, an expert workshop "Document Research –Shaping the Memories" was held in English. The speakers at the event were: Dr. PetarDjurdjev, Director of the Historical Archives of the City of Novi Sad;JelenaDjordjević-Perc of theŽarkoZrenjanin City Library;MiškoStanišić of the Teraforming Network;Akim Jah of the ITS (International Tracing Service, Germany); and Sara Pećanac and MašaJonin of the YadVashem Archives (Jerusalem).
Museologists, archivists and historians who had the opportunity to participate in an expert seminar held in YadVashem in December talked about their experiences from the seminar.
Jasmina Dimitrijević, Jasmina Tutunović-Trifunov, Gordana Šeatović and Dr. Nenad Antonijević represented the Museum of Genocide Victims.