CHC meeting with Paul Salmons on Holocaust education

CHC meeting with Paul Salmons on Holocaust education

October 17, 2016: Dr. Paul Salmons (UCL Centre for Holocaust Education, London) will deliver a paper on Holocaust Education.

Time: 15:15-16:30
Venue: Polak building room Y1-10

About Paul Salmons

Paul Salmons is director of the UCL Centre for Holocaust Education. He responsible for the development of the Centre’s educational vision and pedagogical approach. He leads the teaching team, guides the development of new learning resources, and directs our range of professional development programmes.

He was the first overseas educator to address Yad Vashem’s national conference for Israeli teachers. Currently he serves on the Steering Committee of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA), an intergovernmental body of more than 30 member states.

Paul Salmons was lead author of IHRA’s How to teach about the Holocaust, now published in ten languages and used as a foundational text by educators around the world.

Selected publications

  • Salmons, P. and Hass, M. (2014) ‘Comparing Genocide in the Classroom: Challenges and Opportunities’ in Holocaust Education in a Global Context (Edited by Fracapane, K. and Hass, M.), Paris: UNESCO
  • Salmons, P. and Chapman, A. (2013) ‘Holocaust and other genocides’, Teaching History, Issue 153, London: Historical Association
  • Salmons, P., Andrews, K. and Chapman, A. (2010) ‘Holocaust’, Teaching History, Issue 141, London: Historical Association
  • Salmons, P. (2010) ‘Universal Meaning or Historical Understanding? The Holocaust in history and history in the curriculum’, Teaching History, Issue 141, London: Historical Association