Scientific Conference: Alexandroupolis 5-7 May 2017

“Childhood in troubled times. Moving Children from Northern Greece during the Occupation and the Civil War”.

The Educational Department of Primary Education and the Department of Preschool Education at the School of Educational Sciences of the Democritus University of Thrace organised a Scientific Conference entitled: Childhood in troubled times – Moving children from Northern Greece during the Occupation and the Civil War, with the collaboration of the Jewish Museum of Greece (Athens) and Wierner Library (London).

The conference took place on 5-7 May 2017, in Alexandroupolis (Prefecture of Alexandroupolis), while the exhibition of the Jewish Museum of Greece entitled “Hidden Children of the Occupation” was presented in the area’s foyer and accompanied the scientific process. The exhibition will be held at the Prefecture on 5-7 May and at the Historical Museum of Alexandroupolis on 8-25 May 2017.

Generally speaking, the historical and educational meeting was successful and constructive.