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Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Last week, two Swedish museum professionals who oversaw the installation of the exhibit – which marked the European debut of Dimensions in Testimony – visited USC Shoah Foundation to discuss ways to extend the partnership. They said the exhibit has been well received in Sweden, whose Holocaust legacy is complicated.

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Friday, September 6, 2019
Call for Papers for an edited book on The Future of Holocaust Testimonies: 
Preserving, Researching, and Re-Presenting Survivor’s Voices
Friday, September 6, 2019
The USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research invites research proposals from advanced-standing Ph.D. candidates for its 2020-2021 research fellowships. Each fellowship provides $4,000 support and will be awarded to an outstanding advanced- standing Ph.D. candidate from any discipline for dissertation research focused on testimony from the USC Shoah Foundation Visual History Archive and other USC resources.
Friday, September 6, 2019

Each year, the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research hosts an interdisciplinary team of scholars from different universities and different countries for one week so that they can 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.

Thursday, September 5, 2019
Challenge Winners Use ‘Stronger Than Hate’ Grant Awards to Promote Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in California and Pennsylvania School Communities.
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
The USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research invites proposals for its 2019-2020 Teaching Fellowship that will provide support for one member of the Cornell University faculty to integrate testimonies from the USC Shoah Foundation Visual History Archive (VHA) into a new or existing course.
Friday, August 23, 2019
Move-in day for students at USC this week led to a remarkable small-world moment between two strangers with ties to the Holocaust in the public-exhibit space of USC Shoah Foundation’s lobby.
Friday, August 9, 2019
For three decades, nobody bothered to ask the survivors what they'd experienced. Then the forensic organization, La Fundación de Antropología Forense de Guatemala, began collecting their video testimonies. USC Shoah Foundation will continue to index and archive them.
Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Brigittine M. French, Professor of Anthropology and Chair of the Peace and Conflict Studies Program at Grinnell College, will return to the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research in September to conduct research with the USC Shoah Foundation Visual History Archive testimonies of the Guatemalan genocide survivors. 

Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Hundreds of Holocaust survivors have contacted the Institute to express their desire to tell their stories. The Last Chance initiative will give them the opportunity.
Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Maël LeNoc, a PhD Candidate in Geography at Texas State University, has been awarded the 2019-2020 Margee and Douglas Greenberg Research Fellowship at the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research.

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