Jewish Monument at Mauthausen Memorial Site

3rd regional seminar on human rights “Where was the man?” (May 2014)

The seminar is due on May 22nd to 24th 2014 in Cakovec, Croatia.

Marking 70 years since the transportation of Jews from Medjimurje County to Auschwitz Association for education and promotion of human rights is organizing the “III. Regional Seminar on Human Rights ” under the title “Where was man?”.

Draft programme:

The seminar will be opened on May 22nd 2014 with the grand opening of The international exhibition “Anne Frank – a history for today”. (18.00)

On the second day we will have lectures, workshops (organized with help from Anne Frank House Amsterdam, Education and Teacher training agency):

8.00 – 9.00 exhibition – guided tours with student guides from Čakovec High School
9.00 – 9.45 “Holocaust and civic education” – Miljenko Hajdarović and “Double burden” – Petra Vidović (Goethe Institut, Zagreb)
10.00 – 10.45 – lecture by Goran Hutinec, PhD. (Filozofski fakultet, Zagreb)
11.00 – 12.30 – round table discussion  „Religion during Holocaust“ – speakers: Kotel Da-Don, PhD. (Bet Israel, Zagreb), Ivan Brodić (Evangelical Lutheran Church in Croatia), Slobodan Lalić (Serbian Orthodox Church), Mevludi Arslani (Islamic community in Croatia) i Branimir Bunjac (Varazdin diocese)

Lunch break

14.00-15.00 – workshop Maja Nenadović, PhD. (Anne Frank House, Amsterdam)
15.00-16.00 – lecture by Loranda Miletić (Education and Teacher training agency, Zagreb)
16.15-17.00 – “Unveiling Personal Memories on War and Detention” Maja Dubljević (Documenta – Center for dealing with the past)
17.00-17.45 – “Suffering of Roma in WWII”  Danijel Vojak, PhD. (Ivo Pilar Institute, Zagreb)
17.45-18.00 – information about study trip

On the last day we will go on a study trip to camp Mauthausen in Austria.

The seminar will be held under the auspices of Ivo Josipović, President of Republic of Croatia, Ministry of science, education and sport and Medjimurje county. Supported by the Council of history Teachers of Medjimurje County.

Registration: After 1st round of registration 50 participants applied and the registration is temporarily closed.

Seminar co-ordinator: Miljenko Hajdarović, M.A. (