Lviv hosted events to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the liquidation of Lviv ghetto and Janowska concentration camp
On September, 2, 2018, Lviv hosted the ceremonies to commemorate victims of the Lviv ghetto and Janowska concentration camp. The program of events was the continuation of the first stage of the city project “Lwów, לעמבערג,Lviv, Lemberg’43: City that Did (Not) Survive,” a series of commemorate activities to honour the 75th anniversary of the liquidation of the ghetto and Janowska concentration camp in Lviv.
The “Territory Terror” Memorial museum of totalitarian regimes opened an exhibition on the Janowska slave labour camp
Program of Activities to Commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the Liquidation of Lviv Ghetto and Janowska Camp
On September, 2, 2018, Lviv will host memorial events to honour the 75th anniversary of the liquidation of Lviv ghetto and Janowska concentration camp.
As part of the European Days of Jewish Culture, Ukraine and the entire world will consolidate their efforts to commemorate, honor and jointly rethink the dreadful and painful chapter of the past – the history of victims of Janowska concentration camp and Lviv ghetto. During the WW2, Janowska concentration camp was a site for Holocaust horrors in the region, while Lviv ghetto was the third largest ghetto in East Europe.
The “Territory of Terror” Museum to Open the Exhibition on the History of Janowska Slave Labour Camp
The circle of the meetings dedicated to ‘War’s Unwomanly Face’, a documentary book written by Svitlana Alexievich, who won the 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature, has come to an end at the ‘Territory of Terror’ museum. It was held within ‘The Book Club’ project. The participants were gathering once a week to discuss the texts they had read in a friendly atmosphere.
The conference entitled Space Invaders: Women Museum Leaders took place at the Imperial War Museum in the UK. According to The Guardian, the participants discussed the problem of gender inequality in museum leadership and searched for ways to abolish it.
Medical Students Had an Opportunity to Listen to a Unique Public Interview with Former Political Prisoners
97-year-old Iryna Shul and 87-year old Stepan Horechyi, former political prisoners, visited the students of Danylo Halytskyi Lviv National Medical University. The exhibition 'Personality vs. Totalitarianism', being on show at the university from March 10 to April 2, tells about them along with other 6 persons. The meeting was held on March 31, taking form of a public interview held by Lyudmyla Levchenyuk, the exhibition coordinator.