Asia meets Europe in 3 Major Cities in the Netherlands – Save the Date!

Jaco Stoop Association

Together with the South Korea-based History NGO Forum for Peace in East Asia, EuroClio will organize the 2016 International Conference on History Education for Peace in East Asia and Europe with its main focus being Teaching for Peace - History in Perspective. The conference will take place on 6, 7 and 8 July 2016 in three different Dutch cities, namely The Hague, Leiden and Amsterdam. Netherlands-based partners of the conference are The Hague Institute for Global Justice, LeidenAsiaCentre, NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies and Anna Frank House. Each day of the conference will focus on specific issues such historical justice in Europe and East Asia (day 1), teaching the history of colonialism and the Second World War in Europe and East Asia (day 2), comparing and contrasting, remembrance and the future to overcome the painful history (day 3). The conference programme will accommodate a series of panel discussions, plenaries, thematic workshops and on-site visits which will provide a room to compare, contrast, exchange experiences with dealing with sensitive and difficult past in Asia and Europe through several subjects. The conference programme is in its development stage and will be available soon.

The conference welcomes participation of History and heritage educators, trainers, practitioners, students, historians, specialists in European, East Asian History and World War II, colonialism, as well as civil society representatives and policy makers. Contact Aysel Gojayeva (aysel@euroclio.eu) to receive more information on the conference and registration.