The conference was opened by welcoming speeches of Ingrid Burström, Programme Manager at Sensus, and Misko Stanisic, Director of the Terraforming network, the Swedish project partner.
Historical background – Holocaust in Serbia and concentration Camp on Sajmište
Dr Milan Koljanin, Historian, Senior Researcher at the Institute for Contemporary History, Belgrade;
Jewish community, life and culture in the pre-war Serbia
Dr Cedomila Marinkovic, Art Historian, Terraforming South, Belgrade;
Database of the victims killed at the concentration camp at Sajmište
Tijana Kovčić, archivist, Historical Archives of Belgrade;
Exhibition „October 1941“
Nikola Radić Lucati, artist, co-author of the exhibition, Center for Holocaust Research and Education – CHRE, Belgrade;
Educational concept “Ester” – graphic novels about young victims of the concentration camp at Sajmiste
Misko Stanisic, Director of the Terraforming network
A vivid discussion with the audience followed after the lectures and presentations, focusing on Holocaust education and rising antisemitism. Among other participants, the students of The European Institute for Jewish Studies in Sweden – Paideia from Poland, Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina presented their views on the situation of the local Jewish communities in different parts of Europe.