Gilt filigree Tepeliki, headgear ornament, 19th century © Photo: The Jewish Museum of Greec

HANNAH International Conference

On November 10th & 11th, 2022, the final conference of the HANNAH project, hosted by the Jewish Museum of Greece, took place in Athens.

On the first day of the program, representatives of the European Commission, the Ministry of Education and Religion of Greece, the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance – IHRA, the World Jewish Congress, the U.S. EMBASSY ATHENS, the German Embassy in Greece, the Polish Embassy in Greece, and the Serbian Embassy welcomed participants and project partners.

Historical lectures on the history of Greek Jewry by Dr. Anastasia Loudarou, Dr. Maria Vassilikou, Dr. Alexandra Patrikiou and Dr. Odette Varon-Vassard followed. The first day of the conference also included a guided tour of the synagogue and a walking tour of Athens.

The second day of the HANNAH International Conference, began with a guided tour through the exhibitions of the Jewish Museum of Greece. Apart from the permanent and the temporary exhibitions, the participants explored the HANNAH oral history exhibition “Glimpses into Antisemitism”, showing interview excerpts with second-generation Holocaust survivors from Greece, Poland, Germany and Serbia.

Then, at the Ionic Center, the project partners presented the HANNAH deliverables.

Read more in the article on the website of  the Jewish Museum of Greece