The office of the Ukrainian ombudsman conducted a seminar for 30 teachers on the best practices of human rights education using USC Shoah Foundation’s multimedia teaching guide, Where Do Human Rights Begin: Lessons of History and Contemporary Approaches.
IWitness users looking for secondary source material can now use keywords to search "The Holocaust and Other Genocides: An Introduction," the first digital book to be integrated into the IWitness platform.
A diverse group of guests from NGOs, memory institutions and schools gathered in the heart of historical Prague at the Malach Center for Visual History at Charles University to commemorate its sixth anniversary as a full access site of the Visual History Archive.
USC Shoah Foundation’s IWitness activity “Arrival at Auschwitz” was piloted in Ukraine last week with 15 students, many of whom had experienced being displaced themselves in the country’s 2014 unrest.
Bokova discussed the importance of human rights education in combating radical extremism around the world in a talk on February 8 in Leavey Library.
Martin Šmok, USC Shoah Foundation’s senior international program consultant and regional consultant in Czech Republic, gave his first presentation at the U.S. Embassy in Prague on February 4.
Ambassador Irina Bokova, director general of UNESCO, will visit USC Shoah Foundation and participate in a public discussion/Q&A on Monday, February 8 at 11 a.m.
Kiril Feferman, 2015-16 Fellow at USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research, concluded his four-month fellowship with a lecture Feb. 2 at USC about stories of religiously motivated survival and rescue in the occupied Soviet territories during World War II.
A French-language testimony exhibit that first launched on the ENS Lyon campus last April has been published online.
PhD candidates, undergraduates and college faculty have the opportunity to research the Visual History Archive in five fellowships currently accepting applications at USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research.
“The Extermination of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire” will be used by scholars and and researchers currently indexing testimonies of Armenian Genocide survivors.