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2012

Series of On-line Workshops: Art-Therapy for Parents and Children. Elena Makarova in cooperation with forum http://forum.mykanon.com/ and website http://www.naladony.ru/.

2011

Forth Art Education and Art Therapy Conference. LYCEUM Association in Milan, Italy. Conducting a series of workshops with art-teachers and students from Italy, Germany, Russia, Portugal and other countries.


2010

Third Art Education and Art Therapy Conference. LYCEUM Association in Milan, Italy. Conducting a series of workshops with art-teachers and students from Italy, Germany and Russia.

2009

Seminar “Art as Survival Tool in Concentration Camps” organized at Nijmegen (Radboud) University by the Foundation “Stichting Kunstenaarsverzet 1942-1945,” Holland.

2009

Second Art Education and Art Therapy Conference. LYCEUM Association in Milan, Italy. Lecturing and conducting a series of workshops with art-teachers and students .

2008

Seminar “Dutch Jews – prisoners at Theresienstadt KZ” organized at Nijmegen (Radboud) University by the Foundation “Stichting Kunstenaarsverzet 1942-1945,” Holland.

2008 - 2009

Series of International Online Seminars for Parents and Children: Art and Development. Participants: 500 parents with their children from 8 countries. Part of the web-project CHILDHOOD COMES FIRST.
(http://forum.mykanon.com/).


2006 – 2007

Berlin, Moscow, Valdai, Haifa, Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Terezin: Aesthetics against Chaos. Series of art-workshops with parents and children based on Bauhaus School (F.D.Brandeis, J.Itten, P.Klee) art teaching methods.

2005

Terezin: Culture Against Barbarity. A course of lectures and workshops & a poster exhibit. Berkeley University, 2005 – 2006 Academic Year, the Joseph & Eda Pell Program for Holocaust Studies.

Friedl Dicker-Brandeis: Artist Against Destruction. Lectures course at Nijmegen University , Holland.

The ‘Triangle’ Project: Friedl Dicker-Brandeis, Charlotte Salomon and Etty Hillesum. Seminar, organized by Heyendaal Institute, Fund Kunstenaarsverzet 1942-1945 and Radboud Universiteit, Nijmegen, Holland.

2004

Canada Lecturing Tour: Jewish Book Month. Lecturing, workshops, book presentation at Montreal Jewish Public Library. Lecturing at McGill University, Montreal & St. Mary University, Halifax.

Conference Conflicting Memories; effects in victims, perpetrators and other Holocaust witnesses. Nijmegen University , Holland (Fund Kunstenaarsverzet 1942 – 1945). Lecturing session: Spiritual Resistance to Nazi Oppression at KZ Theresienstadt, 1941 – 1945.

Art Education and Art Therapy Conference. LYCEUM Association in Milan , Italy . Lecturing and conducting a series of workshops with art-teachers and students.

2002 – 2003

Jewish Agency Commissions. Directing a Series of four Terezin KZ history seminars and workshops with Russian (Moscow University) and American (Clark University , MA) Jewish students in Moscow, St. Petersburg and Terezin Memorial.

Prisoners of Memory: Exhibit and Seminar on Children’s Art in Shoa. Research, consulting and lecturing. School of Photography & New Media, Jerusalem.

2002

International Colloquy: Teaching about the Holocaust and Artistic Creation in Strasbourg , France . Lecture: Artists in Terezin: Genre Differences.

2001

Art and Art Therapy in Critical Conditions. Two seminars and two workshops in Sweden (Stockholm and Hudiksval) for Swedish art therapists and psychologists, together with Prof. Edith Kramer, New York .

Art as Survival. Terezin-USSR-Israel. Series of seven seminars and seven workshops for Russian art therapists, art teachers and psychologists, together with singer Victoria Hanna, Jerusalem. Moscow, Andrei Sakharov Center and Ministry of Education of Russian Federation.

2000

Remembering for the Future. International Conference in Oxford/London. Lecture: University of Resistance.

1999

Else Lasker-Schuler International Conference. Wuppertal, Germany. Lecture: Intellectual Life in KZ Theresienstadt.

Culture in the Extreme. Conference on Holocaust in Lohamei HaGhetaot Memorial, Israel. ‘A Lecture about Lectures’ in Terezin.

1997 – 1999

A series of eight seminars on KZ Terezin and totalitarian regimes of the 20 th century. For new immigrants to Israel from the former Soviet Union. Solidarity Association, Jerusalem.

1995 – 1996

Jewish Agency Commissions. A series of Holocaust history seminars and workshops with Jewish students in Moscow.

1992

Art Therapy under Stress Conditions. A lecturing tour in four Swedish cities on creativity under totalitarian regimes in the 20th century.

1990

International Jewish Art and Judaica Conference in Jerusalem. Lecture: Friedl Dicker-Brandeis and Her Pupils.

1988

Lecturing tour at eight universities and colleges in the United States. Lecturing on Terezin Children's Drawings and Russian Literature.

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