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Communiqué of the Workshop on  'European Migration, Minorities and Prejudices - (Socrates Comenius, Action 1)

Place: Masarykovo Gymnazium, Plzen / Czech Republic
Time:   21 – 25 February, 2001
Participants:
PhDr. Margit Turnikova, Marta Vachovcova, Karel Rehacek  (Masarykovo Gymnazium)
Hagen Aufderheide, Bernd Koch, Angela Menke, Dr Heinrich Pingel-Rollmann  (Wilhelm-Normann-Berufskolleg Herford), Birgit Rausch (Kommunalarchiv Herford)

Results:

 1. The participants presented their results so far, and the co-ordinator gave an interim report on the complete project (Socrates application for 2001/2002).
2. The Herford group had an intensive discussion with Czech students participating in the project. The small working groups discussed the prejudices among the Germans and the Czechs and possible ways of eliminating such prejudices. In addition, experience on the research on the Jewish minority and Holocaust were exchanged.
3. The partners visited the Jewish Synagogue in Plsen and attended a guided tour as well as visited the Jewish cemetery. In addition, the partners went to Prague to take part in a guided tour on the Jewish culture and the Holocoust during World War II.
4. The partners discussed the future activities and agreed on participating in the International Day of Tolerance on 21 March 2001 (exhibition, use of chatrooms etc.)
5.The partners agreed on topics of common interest, possible project activities and agrreements.  (cf. the attached document „Inhaltliche Abpsrachen“ (content agreements)
6. The project-co-ordinator invited the Plzen team (teachers and the head mistress) to visit the Herford team in June 2001 in order to connect the results on the Jewish minoritiy on the Internet.
7. The Herford group would like to thank the Plzen team for the hospitality during the visit in the Czech Republic.
8.. The co-ordianator will inform the partners on the workshop’s results.
 

(PhDr. Margit Turnikova)                              (Dr. Heinrich Pingel-Rollmann)
 

Plzen, Czech Republic, 24 February , 2001

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Inhaltliche Absprachen
Content Agreements

1. Themen, die im Projektverlauf gemeinsam erarbeitet werden sollen:
(Project topics the partners should deal with)
q Arbeitslosigkeit 1998/1999 nach Staaten und Ländern bzw. Bezirken
      Unemployment 1998/99 in the different states, countries and districts
q Ausländeranteile 1998/1999 in den Staaten mit Kommentar (evtl . nach Ländern)
q Percentage of foreigners 1998/99 in the different states with explanations
( possible in connection to countries)
q Rechtsextremismus 1998/1999 mit Kommentar
Right wing extremismus 1998/99 with commentary
q Religionszugehörigkeit 1998/1999
Religious confession 1998/1999

Bearbeitet werden sollen diese Themen in Bezug auf:
There should be information concerning
· Europa (Europe)
· Staaten, die am Projekt teilnehmen (Countries participating in the project)
· Städte, die am Projekt teilnehmen (towns participating in the project)
 
 

2. Mögliche Durchführungsvorschläge: (Proposals how to carry out the project)

o Vorinformationen über die vorhandenen Konzentrationslager
(Initial information on the existing concentration camps)
o Schülerbesuche in Konzentrationslagern (student excursions to concentrationcamps)
o Berichterstattung und Fotodokumentation und Präsentation (Reports, photo documentation and presentation)
o Befragung der Menschen, die während der Nazizeit gelebt haben (Zielrichtung z.B.: Zeitzeugenberichte, Verlorene Nachbarn)
Oral history, interviewing people, who lived during the 3. Reich (objective: interviews, “lost neigbours”)
o Besuch von jüdischen Synagogen und jüdischen Gemeinden
(Visit to synagogues and Jewish communities)
 

3. Absprachen (agreement)

Aufbau einer Seite „Common aspects“ bis zur Juni-Konferenz mit folgenden Inhalten:
(installation of a web page on „Common Aspects“ till the June conference with the following content)
Ø Überblick europaweit mit Daten der verschiedenen Länder (dt. Partner)
(European survey based  on data from the different countries (German partner)
Ø Arbeitslosigkeit 1998/1999 in Tschechien (Unemployment 1998/1999) in Czech Republic)
Ø Arbeitslosigkeit 1998/1999 in Deutschland (Unemployment 1998/1999 in Germany)
Ø Besuch von jüdischen Synagogen und jüdischen Gemeinden in Tschechien
(visit to Jewish synagogues and Jewish communities in Czech Republic)
Ø Besuch von jüdischen Synagogen und jüdischen Gemeinden in Deutschland
(visit to Jewish synagogues and Jewish communities in Germany)

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