Heidi Trautmann

49 - Mar 12 - Home for Cooperation : Learning History Together


Learning History Together

The Association for Historical Dialogue & Research (AHDR) cordially invites you to

the launch of its groundbreaking supplementary educational materials produced in

the context of the AHDR’s Multiperspectivity and Intercultural Dialogue in Education

(MIDE) project , funded by the UNDP- ACT.

on Monday 12th March 2012 at 16:00 19.30

at the Home for Cooperation, UN Buffer Zone, Nicosia

(opposite Ledra Palace Hotel)

These innovative materials, aimed specifically at history educators, researchers, young people as well

as anyone interested in history and history teaching, have been prepared by teams of experts,

comprising of members and friends of the AHDR from Cyprus and abroad, and can be used in a

variety of educational settings.

AHDR’s aim is that such materials will help to foster multiperspectivity and intercultural dialogue,

developing historical understanding and critical thinking.

The educational materials cover key topic areas on Cyprus History, and will provide teachers with

varied resources that focus on multiperspective approaches to the teaching and learning of history.

Key topic areas include: Thinking Historically about Missing Persons, Learning to Investigate the

History of Cyprus through Artefacts, The Ottoman Period in Cyprus, Our Children Our Games,

Introducing Oral History and Home for Cooperation.

Please join us in celebrating the AHDR’s significant contribution to the advancement of history

education in Cyprus, where you can come and enjoy food and drink, and have the chance pick up

copies of the materials.

Please note that simultaneous translation in Greek, English and Turkish (languages) will be provided.

For further information, please contact: ahdr.mide@gmail.com

Tel: +357 22 445740 +90 542 850 6681

Thinking Historically about Missing Persons” was prepared in partnership with the International Center for Transitional Justice

and was supported by The Elders, UNDP-ACT, and the European Commission.

“Learning to investigate the history of Cyprus through artefacts” was prepared in partnership with ICFFCY.

Τhe production and publishing of the above materials and the launch event is part of the AHDR’s Multiperspectivity and

Intercultural Dialogue in Education (MIDE) project, which is supported by the United Nations Development Programme Action

for Cooperation and Trust (UNDP-ACT).

All publications are available in English, Greek and Turkish, apart from “Our Children Our Games”, which is available in Greek

and Turkish.

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