Educator Workshops

The Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies supports educators through workshops and seminars, facilitated by leading experts in Holocaust and genocide education. Through these workshops we develop and distribute a myriad of resources for teaching age-appropriate lessons about the Holocaust and genocide.

Below is the information for our upcoming workshop: 

Teaching About Genocide: Causes, Cases & Challenges

2021 Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies Educator Institute 

July 5 - 30
Virtual Workshop

Participants from the 2019 summer Institute

The Center’s 2021 Summer Educator Institute, Teaching About Genocide: Causes, Cases & Challenges, will give participants the opportunity to learn from faculty and emerging scholars from the University of Minnesota and to connect with fellow educators from across the country. Through a combination of asynchronous and synchronous activities, lessons, and conversations, the 2021 Institute aims to provide a deeper and more nuanced understanding of the concept of genocide. Learn more.
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For educational resources, please see our Holocaust and Genocide Education pages.


"I cannot begin to express how grateful I am for the workshop. I gained knowledge of the topics, as well as teaching strategies. It was also very momentous because I had never had the opportunity to meet a survivor and hear part of their story.”
Participant in "The Holocaust in European Memory" summer institute
“I have taken 5+ workshops through the UofM, many on the topic of genocide. Each one has been unique and full of great resources and amazing presenters."
—Participant in "Genocide in Africa: Darfur and Rwanda" summer institute