Thursday, 30 June 2016

International symposium and book launch "Education for Change" (Berlin, 29-30 September 2016)

Dear Colleagues, 

It is our pleasure to invite you to the
International symposium and book launch
»Education for Change«
Combining History Learning and Human Rights Education in Formal, Non-formal and Higher Education
29 & 30 September 2016, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany

The symposium on combining history learning and human rights education offers opportunities for exchange with international experts on practices and concepts, for presenting your work and for discussing ideas for continuous exchange.

Educators in secondary school, university based teacher training, at museums and memorial sites as well as in non-formal education have the opportunity to take part in sector specific workshops. Education policy on combined educational approaches will be discussed by a panel.

The book launch will present the two most recent publications on combining history learning and human rights education:
  • Martin Lücke, Felisa Tibbitts, Else Engel, Lea Fenner (Eds.) (2016): Change – Handbook for History Learning and Human Rights Education in Formal, Non-formal and Higher Education.
  • Claudia Lenz, Sanna Brattland, Lise Kvande (Eds.) (2016): Crossing Borders. Combining Human Rights Education and History Education
Please register here by 1 September 2016 atwww.historyandhumanrights.de

On the website you can find a detailed programme and additional information.

The book launch and the symposium are joint projects of: 

The symposium is funded by the Foundation Remembrance, Responsibility and Future (EVZ) as part of its Teaching Human Rights programme.

For questions regarding the book launches and the symposium please contact: Lea Fenner, right now Human Rights Consultancy & Training, email: fenner@right-now.eu