Author: David Hamilton

Henry Hepburn: Where on earth to start when teaching about genocide? (TESS)

How on earth do you introduce a subject like genocide in school? This is a question I’ve returned to time and again over the last few weeks. It’s something that presents a unique challenge for teachers: to show pupils that people are capable of almost unimaginable cruelty. In May, I travelled to Bosnia with the…

Ricky Ross: Remembering Srebrenica (The Spectator)

It’s almost 25 years since the atrocity at Srebrenica, the last massacre on European soil. It’s not the kind of event that anyone will be too keen to remember: we quite rightly salute D-Day veterans, a reminder of those whose sacrifice led to the freedom we have today. But it’s worth remembering Srebrenica too –…

Message from our Chair

One of the  greatest gifts that human beings have is the ability to recall events and places. Memory allows us to turn back the clock. At times of bereavement it can be comforting to hear again a loved one’s voice, laugh again at a joke that was enjoyed or take comfort from a word of…

Church of Scotland publishes Prayer for Srebrenica

Rt Rev Colin Sinclair, Moderator of the General Assembly, said he hoped that reflecting on the Srebrenica massacre will help improve understanding of what can happen when intolerance and prejudice takes hold. Srebrenica–Potočari Memorial and Cemetery. He has written a special prayer to remember the atrocity in Bosnia which he hopes will be read out…

2019 Memorial Day

The 11th July 2019 marks the 24th anniversary of the Srebrenica Genocide. Only 50 years after the holocaust and the world’ s determination of “never again”, 8372 Bosnian men and boys were systematically executed in a preplanned operation to ethnically cleanse the eastern Bosnian enclave of Srebrenica. Remembering Srebrenica Scotland is an Scottish educational Charity…

Maree Todd N1 Interview

Cabinet Secretary for Children and Young People, Maree Todd, being interviewed by Ika Ferrer Gotic on N1 Bosnian TV  during her trip with us to Bosnia last week.

The horrors of Srebrenica teach us what true education looks like

Just back form Bosnia on our May delegation, Henry Hepburn writes a powerful piece in Times Educational Supplement Scotland

Joyce McMillan: Srebrenica massacre a warning against attacks on liberalism

Lessons from Srebrenica: Pupil Conference

Date: Tuesday 18th June 2019 Cost: the conference is fully funded by Remembering Srebrenica Scotland so there is no charge for attending. Refreshments and lunch are provided. Booking: please email to reserve a place, or book tickets on Eventbrite School groups are welcomed. Venue Harris Academy Perth Road Dundee DD2 1NL Purpose of the…

May 2019 Delegation

Our Latest Delegation has just returned from Bosnia. Here’s a short film from them.