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Now Inviting Applications for Research Fellowships for PhD Candidates

The Center invites proposals for its three research fellowships for advanced-standing PhD candidates: the 2018-2019 Margee and Douglas Greenberg Research Fellowship; the 2018-2019 Robert J. Katz Research Fellowship in Genocide Studies; and the 2018-2019 Breslauer, Rutman, and Anderson Research Fellowship.


Watch Presentations from International Conference: Digital Approaches to Genocide Studies

The Center recently held our 2017 international conference “Digital Approaches to Genocide Studies” that was co-sponsored by the USC Digital Humanities Program. International scholars from many disciplines gathered to examine the relationships between digital methodologies, practices, ethics and contemporary Holocaust and genocide studies.


Discover the Center's events and lectures

Each year, the Center's public lectures, film screenings, and conferences feature leading scholars, visiting fellows, and innovative emerging researchers from a wide variety of different disciplines speaking about a range of genocides. Click below to read about our upcoming and past events.


Center Blog

December 15, 2017

Reflections on the recent conferences the USC Shoah Foundation hosted or participated in, and the ways in which these scholarly gatherings enrich the field of genocide studies and demonstrate the value of the Visual History Archive.

By Stephen Smith

Latest Center News

  • December 18, 2017

    Digital Approaches to Genocide Studies

    October 23-24, 2017

  • December 14, 2017
    The USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research invites proposals for its 2018-2019 International Teaching Fellowship that will provide support for university and college faculty to integrate testimonies from the USC Shoah Foundation Visual History Archive (VHA) into new or existing courses.
  • December 14, 2017

    Irina Rebrova (Center for Research on Antisemitism, Technical University, Berlin)
    2017-2018 Margee and Douglas Greenberg Research Fellow 
    “The Role of Oral History Interviews in Regional Holocaust Memory: The Case of the North Caucasus”
    November 14, 2017