top of page

July 4th-12th, 2023

The 17th International CSA

Vienna, Prague, Terezin

20th century European Jewish history, Holocaust

and the Cold War

In July 2023, Centropa will bring 70 teachers from 17 countries to walk the streets of history, learn from scholars and journalists, and design cross-cultural projects for their students.


In Vienna, we will:

  • stand before the car Archduke Franz Ferdinand was riding in when he was assassinated in 1914 and engage with historians on the origins of the First World War

  • marvel at Gustav Klimt’s great gold painted masterpieces and discuss Vienna’s golden age

  • take walking tours through Vienna’s Jewish quarter and discuss with historians Jewish history of the 20th century and the Holocaust in Austria

  • attend Friday evening sabbath services in Vienna’s grand Stadttempel, which turns 200 in 2023.

In Prague we will:

  • tour the synagogues of the Jewish Museum

  • visit the old Jewish cemetery 

  • engage with historians about the region's Jewish history

  • explore the Velvet revolution of '89 with local historians

In Terezin we will:

  • use Centropa’s stories from survivors of Terezin who paint a picture of what it was like to live in this hellish place

  • discuss how to use Centropa’s Terezin stories in your classroom

  • meet with renowned conductor Murry Sidlin and the team of the Defiant Requiem Foundation and learn how to use this remarkable program in your classroom

Check out our upcoming program

More is coming soon







bottom of page