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New Location

AHEC staff is currently working from our new location on Highland Avenue, with teacher and community programs being hosted on-site. We are currently taking limited group tours and will be open by appointment to the general public soon. For more information, contact us at info@ahecinfo.org or 205.795.4176.

Teacher Workshop: Teaching the Complexities of the Holocaust / USHMM

University of West Alabama / Young Hall - Private Dining Room Tiger Stadium Drive, Young Hall, Livingston, AL, United States

Workshop Resources USHMM Workshop Flyer USHMM Workshop Registration   The Alabama Holocaust Education Center (BHEC), in cooperation with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Alabama Holocaust Commission, University of West Alabama, Troy University, University of Alabama in Huntsville, and Samford University, is  presenting four professional development events that will provide teachers with  resources and pedagogical...
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Teacher Workshop: Teaching the Complexities of the Holocaust / USHMM

Troy University / Hawkins Adams Long Hall Hawkins Adams Long Hall, University Avenue, Troy, AL, United States

Workshop Resources USHMM Workshop Flyer USHMM Workshop Registration   The Alabama Holocaust Education Center (BHEC), in cooperation with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Alabama Holocaust Commission, University of West Alabama, Troy University, University of Alabama in Huntsville, and Samford University, is  presenting four professional development events that will provide teachers with  resources and pedagogical...
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Teacher Workshop: Teaching the Complexities of the Holocaust / USHMM

University of Alabama in Huntsville / Wilson Hall Wilson Hall, 301 Sparkman Drive, Huntsville, AL, United States

Workshop Resources USHMM Workshop Flyer USHMM Workshop Registration   The Alabama Holocaust Education Center (BHEC), in cooperation with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Alabama Holocaust Commission, University of West Alabama, Troy University, University of Alabama in Huntsville, and Samford University, is  presenting four professional development events that will provide teachers with  resources and pedagogical...
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Teacher Workshop: Teaching the Complexities of the Holocaust / USHMM

Samford University / Sullivan-Cooney Family Field House / Room 305 869 Montague Drive, Homewood, AL, United States

Workshop Resources USHMM Workshop Flyer USHMM Workshop Registration   The Alabama Holocaust Education Center (BHEC), in cooperation with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Alabama Holocaust Commission, University of West Alabama, Troy University, University of Alabama in Huntsville, and Samford University, is  presenting four professional development events that will provide teachers with  resources and pedagogical...
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Bystanders and Complicity in Nazi Germany and the Jim Crow South

UAB National Alumni Society House 1301 10th Ave S, Birmingham, United States

Although different in many ways, the history of racism in Nazi Germany and the Jim Crow South during the 1930s illuminates some universal phenomena that manifested during these distinct historic periods. This symposium brings together scholars, students, and community members to engage in meaningful dialogue on how, when, and why ordinary people supported, complied with,...
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Bystanders and Complicity in Nazi Germany and the Jim Crow South

UAB National Alumni Society House 1301 10th Ave S, Birmingham, United States

Although different in many ways, the history of racism in Nazi Germany and the Jim Crow South during the 1930s illuminates some universal phenomena that manifested during these distinct historic periods. This symposium brings together scholars, students, and community members to engage in meaningful dialogue on how, when, and why ordinary people supported, complied with,...
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Finding Refuge – How the Dominican Republic and Mexico Responded

ZOOM Online

Christina Chavarria, US Holocaust Memorial Museum In July 1938, delegates from 32 countries, including the United States, met at the Evian Conference in France to discuss options for settling Jewish refugees fleeing from Nazi Germany. The Dominican Republic was the only participating country that was willing to accept additional refugees. Why? What were the prospects...
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Teacher Workshop: Refuge in Latin America

ZOOM Online

Christina Chavarria, US Holocaust Memorial Museum This workshop will examine the "push" factors that led European Jews to seek refuge outside of Europe in the 1930s and 1940s. It will focus on pull and "push-back" factors regarding five countries in Latin America, using primary source documents from the archives of the United States Holocaust Memorial...
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The Holocaust and the Victims of Nazi Persecution

ZOOM Online

This program will focus on the basic tenets of Nazi antisemitic and racial ideology and explain how this warped view of the world impacted the victims of the Holocaust era: Roma (Gypsies), disabled persons, persons of African descent, Poles, Soviet prisoners of war, homosexuals, Jehovah's Witnesses, and political opponents of the Nazi regime.   Register...
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