the Holocaust – Path to tolerance”
The purpose of the competition is to create an
environment for pupils, students and teacher in which they can try to develop an
intensified knowledge about the history of the Holocaust. In addition, the
competition aims to support participants for creation critical, independent and
tolerant thinking in order to increase the awareness of the causes and
consequences of racism, chauvinism, nationalism and anti-Semitism.
Who can participate?
- pupils from class 8 to 12
- students of colleges and universities
- teachers of secondary schools
How can you participate?
It is possible to participate in different ways. Writing a paper in an
academic style or creating poems, stories, novels etc. about the topic.
Teachers can submit a whole design of a lesson plan for teaching the topic “Holocaust”
in school. The following competition entries
- research papers
- creative writing and beyond (novels, poems, art, documentaries,
multi-media projects, websites)
- journalistic writing (Interview, research in private family
- design of a lesson plan (only for teachers) – e.g. lesson plans,
description of school activities in school or outside
The competition entries are possible in Russian and English
language. The dimensions are not limited.
Submitted entries should have attached the completed application, the
title of the competition entry, the name of the author and the address of the
place of work and/or study. The whole work hasto be sent by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or via post
directly to the Russian Holocaust Center.
The best three entries will be awarded with a special certificate and
prizes and will be suggested for a publication.At the end of January 2017 best
authors as well as winners will beinvited for participation in the International
Conference “Holocaust: Memory and Prevention”. Students – winners and authors
of the best papers at the conference have been invited for making a presentation
of their works at the headquarters of UNESCO in Paris in summer for already 11
Period and rules of the
Competition entries can be sent to the Russian Holocaust Center until
10th of November 2016.
Entries who are incomplete will be seen as not submitted.
The announcement of the competition winners will be in December 2016.
The award ceremony will be held on the 27th of January 2017.