The III International Seminar on Intercultural Education and Human Rights was held between 13 and 14 December, where issues and proposals of a reflective and practical nature have been presented on the prevention of racism, antisemitism, anti-Gypsyism, Islamophobia and xenophobia through different round tables and workshops with experts from different fields that will raise issues and proposals of a reflective and practical nature.
The meeting took place at the University of Alicante, organized by the Simone Veil Chair for the prevention of Racism, antisemitism and promotion of interculturalism, the European Institute of Education for Democratic Culture (ECUDEM), the Federation of Jewish Communities of Spain and the University of Alicante.
In this framework, the director of AEPJ, Victor Sorenssen, has participated presenting the role of Jewish heritage and culture as a means of preventing antisemitism, through good practices implemented by AEPJ participants and the network itself in the European Routes of Jewish Heritage and in the European Days of Jewish Culture.
During the two days, didactic workshops have also been carried out in which issues such as teaching and learning about the Holocaust, the legacy of Simone Veil or the prevention of racism, antsemitism and xenophobia through art were discussed by means of a performative action in which participants explored the difficulties of intercultural dialogue. The role of NGOs in promoting intercultural dialogue and the development of democratic and intercultural competencies were also addressed in the various workshops to be held.