June 26-28, 2016 Ukrainian Catholic University hosted summer convention of Association for Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES) and International Association for the Humanities (MAG). The event was attended by more than 500 participants from all over the world.

In June 8-10, 2016 POLIN Museum (Warsaw) hosted International Conference “Jewish Cultural Heritage: Projects, Methods, Inspirations”. Dr.Igor Shchupak, “Tkuma” Ukrainian Institute for Holocaust Studies and Museum “Jewish Memory and Holocaust in Ukraine” Director, was invited to participate in the Conference.

On May 16-17, 2016 Riga (Latvia) hosted the 4th International Conference “Holocaust Museums and Memorial Places in Post-Communist Countries: Challenges and Opportunities”, organized by “Shamir” Association, Baltic International Tolerance Center, Riga Ghetto Museum. Vladyslav Bazylevsky and Iryna Radchenko, “Tkuma” Institute and the Holocaust Museum Research Associates, were invited to participate in the conference and presented banners of Educational Mobile Exhibitions dedicated to the Holocaust history.

On April 14–15, 2016 the regular Zaporizhzhya Jewish Readings were conducted. The event was traditionally organized by “Tkuma” Ukrainian Institute for Holocaust Studies, Museum “Jewish Memory and Holocaust in Ukraine and Zaporizhzhya National University (ZNU).

The conference started with the plenary session where several welcoming speeches were made by Dr. Igor Shchupak, “Tkuma” Institute and the Holocaust Museum Director; Prof. Fedir Turchenko, Head of Department of Modern History of Ukraine of ZNU; Prof. Volodymyr Orlyansky, Prorector on Research of ZNU; Prof. Hennadiy Vasylchuk and Prof. Volodymyr Milchev, Dean of the Faculty of History.

On January 14 – 15, 2016 in Lviv International Conference of German-Ukrainian Commission of Historians “Reconciliation in Post-Dictatorship Societies in the 20th and 21st Centuries: The Ukraine in an International Contextwas conducted.

Scholarly forum was held at the Ukrainian Catholic University (UCU), which is one of the leading classical universities not only in Ukraine, but also in Central and Eastern Europe. The conference became possible as a result of fruitful cooperation between German and Ukrainian academic and research institutions, among which the central role was played by the UCU and the German-Ukrainian Commission of Historians. “Tkuma” Ukrainian Institute for Holocaust Studies joined the organization of this event and was represented by Dr. Igor Shchupak, “Tkuma” Institute Director and permanent member of the German-Ukrainian Commission of Historians and Dr. Yegor Vradiy, “Tkuma” Institute Research Programs Coordinator.