Historical Research and Educational Work

Extensive historical research is instrumental in finding the locations of mass grave sites, determining the number of victims, and establishing the fates of individual victims and survivors. It also helps to ascertain the identity of the perpetrators and to piece together the course of the crimes. Moreover, it is important to record the transformation of the sites of remembrance themselves. Both the history of Jewish communities and their extermination in the Holocaust and the history of remembrance need to be the subject of scholarly research and made accessible to the local community and the public at large.  

The tools for historical research and educational work employed within the »Connecting Memory« project encompass the following: