Center News

  • June 29, 2018

    Virginia Bullington, a sophomore at USC from Nantucket, Massachusetts majoring in American Studies and Narrative Studies, has been chosen as the first-ever Beth and Arthur Lev Student Research Fellow at the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research.

  • June 29, 2018

    Sanna Stegmaier, a third-year joint PhD student in German Studies and Cultural Studies at King’s College, London and Humboldt University, Berlin, has been awarded an Honorable Mention in the 2018-2019 Center Graduate Research Fellowship competition at the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research.

  • June 29, 2018

    This article is part of a newsletter series introducing librarians who are advocates for the VHA at their institutions.

  • June 28, 2018

    This summer, the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research is hosting three visiting scholars, who have traveled from across the country to conduct research in the Visual History Archive and consult with the staff and other researchers at the Center, as well as staff as across the Institute.

  • June 19, 2018
    Call for Papers: The Future of Holocaust Testimonies V: An International Conference and Workshop March 11-13, 2019 

    The Holocaust Studies Program of Western Galilee College, the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research, University of Southern California, and the Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies, Appalachian State University, announce the fifth international interdisciplinary conference and workshop on The Future of Holocaust Testimonies to be held on 11–13 March 2019 in Akko, Israel.  

  • May 30, 2018
    "New Perspectives on Kristallnacht: After 80 Years, the Nazi Pogrom in Global Comparison" 
  • May 30, 2018
    Call for Papers: International Conference "In Global Transit: Forced Migration of Jews and other Refugees (1940s-1960s)" May 19-22, 2019

    Conference at GHI WEST and The MAGNES Collection of Jewish Art and Life at the University of California, Berkeley

    Conveners:
    - Simone Lässig (German Historical Institute Washington/GHI West, UC Berkeley)
    - Wolf Gruner (USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research, Los Angeles)
    - Francesco Spagnolo (The Magnes, UC Berkeley)
    - Swen Steinberg (University of Dresden)

  • April 2, 2018
    Kathryn Brackney, the 2017-2018 Katz Research Fellow in Genocide Studies, gave a public lecture on the research she conducted during her month in residence at the Center.
  • April 2, 2018
    On March 15, Mélanie Péron from the French department at the University of Pennsylvania delivered a lecture on the research she conducted during her fellowship at the Center.
  • April 2, 2018
    Jennie Burnet, Associate Professor of Anthropology at Georgia State University, gave a public lecture at the Center for Advanced Genocide Research focusing on the intrinsic and extrinsic factors that influenced rescuer behavior during the 1994 genocide of Tutsis in Rwanda.

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