Dokumentačné stredisko holokaustu

  • Holocaust Documentation Center

History

Civic association Holocaust Documentation Center (HDC) is a partner organization of the Central Union of Jewish Religious Communities in Slovakia. It was founded in 2005. Through its activities HDC builds on the concept of the eponymous project that in the years 1999 - 2005 was jointly implemented by Milan Šimečka Foundation and the Jewish community in Bratislava. In 2015 the Holocaust Documentation Center became partner of the EHRI.

Mandates/Sources of Authority

Holocaust Documentation Center focuses on research as well as the dissemination of knowledge about the Holocaust. Besides that the Center disseminates the knowledge about the Jewish minority and its place in Slovak society. Activities of the HDC can be divided into following categories: Research and Documentation; Training and consulting; Publishing; Organizing of remembrance venues; Networking (professionals and activists); Cooperation with the public and the media.

Records Management and Collecting Policies

Within the Research and Documentation activities HDC provides the information as well as the archival materials to relatives of the victims of Holocaust as well as the professional researchers.

Conditions of Access

Professional researchers should contact the HDC prior to visiting it and consult the details of their research project and needs.