Event Report: Genocide Memorial Day 2021

GMD’s annual event took place online for its twelfth consecutive time on 17 January 2021. This year’s theme was ‘Starting Genocide: Demonisation’, focusing mainly on the divisive politics that results in the demonisation of communities. Demonisation forms part of the dehumanisation process, the third of

Genocide Memorial Day – London, UK

IHRC are pleased to announce its 12th annual Genocide Memorial Day. Watch it on this page or www.ihrc.tv from 1pm GMT on Sunday 17th January 2021. Please share this page. The topic of this year’s event is Starting Genocide: Demonisation. Demonisation forms part of the

GMD Podcast 2020: Haim Bresheeth – Genocide, Racism and Colonialism

Professor Haim Bresheeth’s presentation at the GMD UK 2019 event overviews his contention that colonialism was not possible without genocide and racism. Details below the audio. Keywords: genocide, colonialism, Holocaust, racism Bresheeth, the son of two Nazi concentration camp victims, made a fascinating and unique

GMD School Resources: Poetry Competition Winners; resources and news

Below are some updates on the project, including more links to resources for older students. Poetry Competition winners 2020We are delighted to announce the winners of this year’s poetry competition, as follows: 1st Prize – Holocaust by Emily from Invicta Grammar School2nd Prize – Their Hate by

GMD Schools: Resources for Assemblies and Lessons

Those of you commemorating genocides past and present in the coming weeks may find the following resources useful.  A full set of resources can be found on our site here.  All our lesson plans are available under the Genocide Memorial Day author account on the TES resources

PODCAST: Santiago Slabodsky – Are Muslims the new Jews?

[June 2019] Professor Santiago Slabodsky joins Arzu Merali to discuss this phrase often used in activism. Professor Slabodsky discusses the meanings and relevance of the phrase, “The Muslims are the new Jews”. Does this have meaning? Is it accurate? Slabodsky argues that shared histories of