Call for Applications, International Digital Winter School for Educators


Organized by Nazi Forced Labour Documentation Centre and the Arolsen Archives

Venue: Online

Date: March 15-19, 2021


Extended application Deadline: February 28, 2021

 The third edition of the winter school goes digital. It will provide a forum for educators who want to exchange ideas on methods and teaching practices on the topic of Nazi forced labour and its memory in postwar Europe from a transnational perspective. The winter school will also focus on how educators can use the documents archived at the Arolsen Archives, which comprise among others multi-million page collections of records on forced labour, including the situation of Displaced Persons after liberation. Furthermore, the participants will have the opportunity to develop a teaching unit, a workshop, or a presentation in small international teams, using the material and digital tools provided by the Arolsen Archives and the Nazi Forced Labour Documentation Centre. The compiled output could be used in their own work with pupils, students or adults.

Application: Please send a short CV and a motivation letter (max. 1 page) together in one PDF to Please describe in your motivation letter whether you have any experience with teaching the topic of forced labour, and if you have used methods and tools for distant learning in your work. You should also briefly outline your ideas concerning the output of the winter school.

The extended application deadline is February, 28th 2021. The decisions will be made soon after. The participants will be informed beginning of March 2021.

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