The Living History Forum
History as reflection and lesson for the future. The Living History Forum is a Swedish public authority which, using the Holocaust and other crimes against humanity as a starting point, works with issues on tolerance, democracy and human rights.
With the Holocaust as a Starting Point
Our wish is to equip people with knowledge for the future, our goal is to work for everyone’s equal value.
Having an understanding of why people are intolerant, the form it takes and how geographically widespread it is, is crucial to finding ways of combating such attitudes.
We produce exhibitions and educational materials about topics where it is obvious that general perceptions and/or ideas have led to terrible actions.
An international prize, established in 2004 by the Swedish Government to promote initiatives supporting human rights.
Exchanging experiences and knowledge with institutions and experts in other countries is crucial in ensuring that the Forum maintains a high standard.
Exhibition: "Mending a broken world"
Lenke Rothman survived three concentration camps, and
came to Sweden in 1945 when 16 years-old. It’s the first
time in ten years that her work has been shown in Sweden.