Academic Discussions & Lectures

2016/03/01 CAGR Teaching Fellow Alina Bothe Lecture: "Meeting Survivors Online"

Language: English

Bothe’s lecture, “Meeting Survivors Online: Negotiating Memory in the Virtual In-Between,” focused on both the theory and practical implications of the “digital turn,” or the rapidly evolving digital landscape that is changing how people interact with the virtual and analog worlds. Her research is centered on the Visual History Archive as a paradigmatic example of this shift in action.

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2016/03/01 CAGR Teaching Fellow Alina Bothe Lecture: "Meeting Survivors Online"

Bothe’s lecture, “Meeting Survivors Online: Negotiating Memory in the Virtual In-Between,” focused on both the theory and practical implications of the “digital turn,” or the rapidly evolving digital landscape that is changing how people interact with the virtual and analog worlds. Her research is centered on the Visual History Archive as a paradigmatic example of this shift in action.

2016/02/11 Greenberg Fellow Lecture by Julia Werner

In this talk, Julia Werner attempts to tell the story of the ghettoization of the Jewish population in Poland through the lenses of several photographic collections combined with interviews from the USC Shoah Foundation Visual History Archive.

2016/02/02 Center Fellow Lecture by Kiril Feferman: "Religion and Jewish Survival in the Occupied Soviet Territories"

Dr. Kiril Feferman, the Institute's 2015-2016 Center Fellow, gives a lecture on his research regarding the roles religion plays in Jewish survival in occupied Soviet territories during World War II.

2016/01/12 Holocaust Geographies Collective Lecture: "Placing Testimony"

In their talk, Cole, Giordano, Jaskot, and Knowles described the new research interests and goals that they have honed during their visit to USC Shoah Foundation’s Center for Advanced Genocide Research from Jan. 8-14. At the core of their research questions is the desire to foreground the experiences and voices of Holocaust survivors.

Announcing the Center for Advanced Genocide Research

Footage of the special event held April 25, 2014, on the campus of the University of Southern California announcing USC Shoah Foundation's launch of the Center for Advanced Genocide Research. Institute founder and USC Trustee Steven Spielberg was present to make the announcement with USC President C.L Max Nikias. A panel discussion followed with Dean of USC Dornsife College Steve Kay, USC Shoah Foundation Executive Director Stephen D.

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