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11th Talks On The Hill

Education Events


Project Period:
07 Oct 2007 - 09 Oct 2007
Auschwitz (Poland)


This meeting was convened to discuss the importance of history in promoting reconciliation between communities in Asia and Europe, with a particular focus on the role of history education. It brought together 12 participants from diverse backgrounds, nationalities, and areas of expertise. Participants agreed on the importance of history as a reconciliation tool, as well as stressed that many aspects of history education needed to be examined, including teacher training, policy lobbying, financial support, and the involvement of neutral parties.


– How is history often presented according to the priorities of those writing it?

– How can history serve as a tool for reconciliation?

– How should history be taught in schools?

Funded by the European Union

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