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International Conference: New Perspectives on Kristallnacht: After 80 Years, the Nazi Pogrom in Global Comparison

The upcoming international conference entitled "New Perspectives on Kristallnacht: After 80 Years, the Nazi Pogrom in Global Comparison" will be held November 5-7, 2018 at University of Southern California, Los Angeles, and at Villa Aurora in Pacific Palisades.

Learn more and register here.

Watch Alex Hinton's lecture "Man or Monster? The Trial of a Khmer Rouge Torturer"

In November, Professor Alex Hinton (Rutgers University Newark) visited the Center to discuss his new book Man or Monster? The Trial of a Khmer Rouge Torturer. Watch his lecture or read a summary here.

 

 

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Explore "Otherworldliness" in Holocaust Survivor Testimonies

In March, the Center's 2017-2018 Katz Research Fellow in Genocide Studies Kathryn Brackney (Yale University) gave a public lecture about her month of research exploring language of "otherworldliness" in Holocaust testimonies in the Visual History Archive. Read a summary of her lecture here.

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Center Blog

February 6, 2018

The future of Polish-Israeli relations can be driven by compassion and forgiveness, or a retreat behind walls of fossilized antisemitism, essentialist prejudice, nationalistic egotism, and fear.

By Maria Zalewska

Latest Center News

  • September 20, 2018
    Call for Papers: International Conference "Comparative Lenses: Video Testimonies of Survivors and Eyewitnesses on Genocide and Mass Violence" June 6-7, 2019 Organized by the George and Irina Schaeffer Center for the Study of Genocide, Human Rights and Conflict Prevention, Yahad-In Unum, the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research, and the AGBU Nubar Library

    The Conference

  • August 29, 2018
    The USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research invites proposals for its 2019- 2020 Interdisciplinary Research Week that will provide support for an interdisciplinary group of international scholars to develop and discuss a collaborative innovative research project in the field of Holocaust and Genocide Studies using the video testimonies of the USC Shoah Foundation Visual History Archive (VHA) and other related resources at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles.
  • August 15, 2018

    The USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research first began a partnership with the Holocaust Geographies Collaborative in 2014, when the team visited the Institute to explore the ways in which the Visual History Archive can be used to create geographic visualizations of the Holocaust.