Ido Abram
14:00 Workshop 2 September 1999
Post-Auschwitz Education
What does "Erziehung nach Auschwitz" (Adorno) mean? At what age should it start? After examining these more theoretical questions, I will give examples from the Dutch practice in schools, memorial sites and within the family.
Ido Abram was born in Jakarta, Indonesia (at the time Batavia) in 1940. During WWII he was an internee in Japanese Camps. After liberation he went to school and university in the Netherlands. He is presently professor of pedagogy and has published on topics regarding Jewish culture and identity, multucultural education and „Education after Auschwitz“. He has been the first European professor for „Holocaust Education“ since 1990.