Call for Papers: New Perspectives on Kristallnacht: After 80 Years, the Nazi Pogrom in Global Comparison
The USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research and the USC Casden Institute for the Study of the Jewish Role in American Life invite proposals for their 2018 International Conference “New Perspectives on Kristallnacht: After 80 Years, the Nazi Pogrom in Global Comparison”.
cagr / Thursday, May 18, 2017
Omer Bartov, the 2017 Sara and Asa Shapiro Scholar in Residence and John P. Birkelund Distinguished Professor of European History at Brown University, gave the Sara and Asa Shapiro Scholar Annual Lecture at the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research focusing on his upcoming book about the East Galician town of Buczacz, which transformed from a site of coexistence, where Poles, Ukrainians, and Jews had lived side-by-side for centuries, into a site of genocide.
cagr / Friday, June 2, 2017
Wolf Gruner, director of USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research, is in Oxford, Frankfurt and Berlin this week speaking about his research and his latest book on the persecution of Jews in Bohemia and Moravia during the Holocaust.
cagr, wolf gruner / Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Martha Stroud of Center for Advanced Genocide Research to Present Research on Indonesia at Kean University
Stroud’s book chapter is titled “Rethinking Resilience: Considerations on Resilience in Indonesia After 1965.”
cagr, indonesia / Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Visual History Archive Presentation at European Holocaust Research Infrastructure (EHRI) Workshop in Venice, Italy
The workshop in Venice is titled “Data Sharing, Holocaust Documentation and the Digital Humanities. Best Practices, Case Studies, Benefits.”
cagr / Tuesday, June 27, 2017
USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research staff are in Australia this month for several presentations and a workshop centered on the Visual History Archive and testimony-based research.
cagr, australia / Wednesday, July 5, 2017
Call for Applications: Postdoctoral Research Fellowship for the Study of Racial and Religious Biases on College Campuses
The USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research invites applications for its 2017-2018 Postdoctoral Research Fellowship for the Study of Racial and Religious Biases on College Campuses.
cagr / Thursday, July 6, 2017
With the start of the fall semester just a month away, start marking your calendar for USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research’s exciting schedule of lectures, academic conference and other events.
cagr / Wednesday, July 26, 2017
International Teaching Fellow and Texas A&M Teaching Fellow Discuss Teaching with Testimony in Facebook Live Interview
Daniel Conway, Texas A&M University, and Nancy Sinkoff, Rutgers University, have both been in residence at the Center for Advanced Genocide Research this week.
cagr / Thursday, August 3, 2017
The ‘Third Workshop for Advanced PhD Candidates from North American Universities and Israel who are working on the Holocaust’, co-sponsored by the USC Shoah Foundation Center For Advanced Genocide Research and Yad Vashem, took place from June 25 to June 29, 2017 at the International Institute for Holocaust Research in Yad Vashem.
cagr / Friday, August 4, 2017
Center for Advanced Genocide Research to Co-Sponsor “Filming the Camps” Exhibit at LA Museum of the Holocaust
“Filming the Camps” explores the World War II experiences of Hollywood directors John Ford, George Stevens and Samuel Fuller.
cagr / Monday, August 7, 2017
After a long period of neglect, the study of genocides against Indigenous populations is becoming an increasingly larger part of the field of genocide studies.
cagr, op-eds / Tuesday, August 8, 2017
Former Greenberg Fellow Jared McBride to Present Visual History Archive at Appalachian State University
McBride will first give a lunchtime workshop on how to use the Visual History Archive in research and teaching. At 7 p.m., he will give a lecture "Of course, they were Neighbors": Testimony, Archives and the Holocaust in Ukraine.” Both will be held at Belk Library and Information Commons room 114.
cagr, greenberg fellow / Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Zelizer will use her fellowship to teach a Ph.D. research seminar entitled “Mediating War and Genocide Through Visual Memory.”
rutman teaching fellow, cagr / Monday, August 28, 2017
USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research Director Wolf Gruner will give a workshop on how to use the Visual History Archive at Clark University’s Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies on Wednesday, September 13 at 4 p.m.
cagr, vha, proquest, workshop / Wednesday, August 30, 2017
The USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research invites applications from senior scholars for its 2018-2019 Center Research Fellowship. The fellowship provides $30,000 support and will be awarded to an outstanding senior scholar from any discipline who will advance genocide research through the use of the USC Shoah Foundation Visual History Archive and other USC resources.
cagr / Sunday, September 3, 2017
The 2017 Interdisciplinary Research Week team gave a public lecture to discuss the progress of their project so far, in which they plan to comparatively analyze the individual experiences and narratives of Holocaust survivors in four Latin American countries.
cagr / Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Documentary filmmaker, historian and curator Christian Delage gave a live interview on the Institute’s Facebook page last week, wherein he discussed his past 20 years of experience researching and making films on genocide, and where his latest project on the 2015 Paris terrorist attacks diverges from standardized methods for gathering testimony.
cagr / Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Historian and filmmaker Christian Delage gave a public lecture at the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research about different forms of testimony — in war crimes trials, oral history repositories, and documentary - and his recent project collecting interviews about the November 2015 terrorist attacks in Paris.
cagr / Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Digital Approaches to Genocide Studies Conference Preview: “Social Media, Genocide and Augmented Reality”
The panel is about how social media and augmented reality technology have changed the way we commemorate genocide and experience genocide memorials and museums.
cagr / Monday, October 16, 2017
Digital Approaches to Genocide Studies Conference Preview: “Digital Visualization of Holocaust Spaces”
The opening panel of the second day of the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research’s Digital Holocaust Studies conference will focus on the innovative ways researchers are representing the Holocaust visually, using the latest data visualization techniques and tools.
cagr, conference / Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Digital Approaches to Genocide Studies Conference Preview: “Mapping Social Networks and Personal Experiences”
The 1:30-3:30 p.m. panel on the second day of the Digital Approaches to Genocide Studies conference at USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research will gather three scholars who create maps, not of geographic places of genocide, but rather the personal journeys and social networks of survivors as they went on their trajectories through the Holocaust and Cambodian Genocide.
cagr / Thursday, October 19, 2017
Scholars Maria Zalewska, Timothy Williams and Tomasz Łysak delved into some of the newest ways genocide museum visitors are sharing their experiences on social media in the panel discussion “Social Media, Genocide Commemoration and Augmented Reality.”
cagr, conference / Monday, October 23, 2017
Scholars Share Digital Visualization Possibilities and Challenges at Digital Approaches to Genocide Studies Conference
Digital tools allow researchers from a variety of disciplines, including cartography, history and visual arts, to represent the Holocaust in new, exciting visual formats.
cagr / Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Panel discusses social networks at Auschwitz, GPS testimonies in Cambodia, mapping of plundered Jewish homes in Paris
Paris Papamichos Chronakis, Eric Le Bourhis and Andrew Curtis shared their research on the second day of the Digital Approaches to Genocide Studies conference, hosted by USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research.
cagr, conference / Thursday, October 26, 2017
Acclaimed researcher Alex Hinton will give a lecture at the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research on November 2. The lecture, which will begin at 4 p.m., is open to the public at USC’s Social Sciences Building.
cagr, Cambodian Genocide / Tuesday, October 31, 2017
The USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research invites proposals for its three research fellowships for advanced-standing PhD candidates: the 2018-2019 Margee and Douglas Greenberg Research Fellowship; the 2018-2019 Robert J. Katz Research Fellowship in Genocide Studies; and the 2018-2019 Breslauer, Rutman, and Anderson Research Fellowship.
cagr / Wednesday, November 1, 2017
The conference was hosted by AUP’s George and Irina Schaeffer Center for the Study of Genocide, Human Rights and Conflict Prevention.
cagr / Wednesday, November 1, 2017
in his lecture at USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research on Thursday, Professor Alexander Hinton shared insights into the life trajectory of the infamous Comrade Duch, commandant of the former S-21 prison in Phnom Penh, and the lessons Duch might offer as we attempt to understand how ordinary people commit genocide.
cagr, Cambodian Genocide / Friday, November 3, 2017
Historian Boris Adjemian gave a public lecture cosponsored by the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research and the USC Institute of Armenian Studies about the making of Armenian archival collections of survivors’ testimonies after the Armenian genocide and the evolution of their historiographical uses.
cagr / Friday, November 3, 2017