Mapping the Holocaust – Places of Remembrance in Serbia
The Holocaust in Serbia exhibition has been developed as part of the “Mapping the Holocaust – Places of Remembrance in Serbia research” project, run by the Centre for Public History and supported by the US Embassy in Belgrade, about the camps for Jews and Roma in Serbia during World War II as places of remembrance. The exhibition is intended for primary and secondary school students in Serbia – through archival documents, photographs, newspaper articles and accompanying historical texts they will be able to learn about the history of the Roma and the Jews in Serbia before the World War II, the events in Serbia during the occupation and the first persecution of Jews and Roma, the killing sites and camps in Serbia, but also the resistance and the rescuing of Jews and Roma by their compatriots and neighbors.
As part of the project, nine locations of concentration camps for Jews and Roma in Serbia during World War II have been mapped.
A brief historical essay has been written about each of these places, containing essential information about the interned people, the command structure and the camp itself. The key sources – publications or archival material – have also been listed. Complementing the text are photographs showing the current state of the former camps, and, except in a few cases where they could not be found, historical photographs.