During the second day of the programme in Amsterdam, with participation experts from the Netherlands, Serbia, Belgium, Sweden, an expert meeting took place at the Dutch Theatre Museum – Hollandsche Schouwburg – a museum and a monument dedicated to the Jews of the Netherlands murdered in the Second World War. The subject of the meeting was: “Developing The Concept And Content Of A Holocaust Memorial – Challenges And Best Practices“.
This idea and experience exchange aimed to explore the ways the Holocaust is remembered, commemorated and taught about in different parts of Europe, particularly the Netherlands and Serbia, and to contribute to better understanding of the current and past practices and the development processes behind creating museums and memorials.
As a part of the programme, a guided tour through the National Holocaust Museum in developing, the Dutch Resistance Museum and the Anne Frank House was organized for the participants. Also, the participants had an opportunity to explore the archives and the library at the NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies.