The Student Hub, Science Centre, Staffordshire University
Holocaust Memorial Day is a time when we seek to learn the lessons of the past and recognise that genocide does not just take place on its own .
We’re fortunate here in the UK; we are not at immediate risk of genocide. However, discrimination has not ended, nor has the use of the language of hatred or exclusion. There is still much to do to create a safer future and HMD is an opportunity to start this process.
10.00am Arrival, Exhibition Space, Student Hub, Science Centre Lecture Theatre
10.10am Introduction to the event, Revd Mick Williams, University Chaplain
10.15am Welcome and Reflection, Professor Liz Barnes, Vice-Chancellor, Staffordshire University
10.20am Various short talks to represent groups ‘Who were There’
10.45am Reflect on the theme ‘Torn from Home’
The Kaddish – Prayer for the departed.
Stoke-on-Trent & North Staffs Hebrew Congregation
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