"Tkuma" Institute implements public cultural and educational projects, including "The Sunday Club", "Dniprovsky Historical Club" and other activities.


 

On December 11, 2016 “Tkuma” Ukrainian Institute for Holocaust Studies hosted the Sunday club session. Representatives of Myrgorod Jewish Community led by Mykhaylo Rutgaizer joined the event.

On November 20, 2016 World Annual “Day of Jewish Knowledge” was conducted. Traditionally, the main events were held in Jewish Cultural Center “Solomonika” under the support of JDC and in partnership with “Hillel” Youth Organization. Educational activities of that day also included regular session of the Sunday Club conducted by Dr. Igor Shchupak, “Tkuma” Institute and the Holocaust Museum director.

November 11, 2016 “Tkuma” Institute organized and conducted regular session of Dniprovsky Historical Club dedicated to the peculiarities of Historical memory and World War II and the Holocaust in Ukraine and Germany at the beginning of 21 с. The session was moderated by Prof. Guido Hausmann (Ludwig-Maximilian University of Munich, Germany) and Dr. Igor Shchupak, “Tkuma” Institute and the Holocaust Museum Director. The session was also joined by participants of the second German-Ukrainian Writers’ Meeting “A Paper Bridge” (in particular, Oksana Zabuzhko, Yuri Andrukhovych, Katharina Raabe, Sergei Zhuk, Natalka Snyadanko), Dnipro university students, and mass media.

On October 16, 2016 “Tkuma” Ukrainian Institute for Holocaust Studies organized regular session of the Sunday Club “Synagogues in Ukraine – Centers of Spiritual and Cultural Life”, conducted by director of Jewish Ethnographic Photo Museum Yevhen Shnaider (Zhmerynka).

On September 18, 2016 “Tkuma” Institute and the Holocaust Museum organized and conducted the Sunday Club session dedicated to forming and preserving the memory Babyn Yar tragedy. The session was conducted by Anna Medvedovska, “Tkuma” Institute Research Associate.