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Thursday, June 30, 2011
As a result of partnership between the Shoah Foundation Institute at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles and the Holocaust Memorial Center and the Education Research and Development Institute in Budapest, a Hungarian-language educational resource Sodródás és szembenállás - Sorsok a vészkorszakban (Drifting and Opposition-Human Fates in the Shoah) was developed by Peter Molnar, history teacher and high school assistant principal.
Tuesday, June 28, 2011
The lesson reflects on the consequences of discrimination: questions of Jewish identity, reactions of majority population, and gestures of solidarity.
Thursday, June 23, 2011
New Series of Clips Added to the Testimony Clip ViewerThe Institute has added a new series of clips on the topic of music to the Testimony Clip Viewer. The new series demonstrates the depth of the Institute's archive by revealing an area that is not usually thought of as playing a role during the Holocuast.
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Spell Your Name, a feature-length documentary about the Holocaust in Ukraine, was screened at the 2011 International Forum in Kyiv, on June 22, 2011.
Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Salzburg University will provide local access to the USC Shoah Foundation Institute’s Visual History Archive containing almost 52,000 testimonies of Holocaust survivors and other witnesses, recorded in 56 countries and in 32 languages.This is the first site in Austria to have access to the entire Visual History Archive, and it is linked to Freie University in Berlin which also has access to the archive in its entirety.  Local Salzburg historian and former survivor interviewer, Albert Lichtblau, was instrumental in arranging access at Salzburg University.
Monday, June 20, 2011
Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust to create 65-screen video sculpture presenting USC Shoah Foundation Institute’s archive of 52,000 interviews with Holocaust survivors and other witnessesSurvivor video wall to further award-winning, nationally-recognized Museum’s role as a leader in exhibit innovation105,000 hours of interviews – representing every survivor and witness video available in the Institute’s archive—to be presented in the course of the year.
Friday, June 17, 2011
Upon the invitation of Stephen D. Smith, Executive Director of the USC Shoah Foundation Institute, Balazs Bokor, Consul General of the Republic of Hungary in Los Angeles, paid a visit to the Institute on June 15. Dr. Smith introduced the Consul General to the Institute’s work, and in particular, discussed the international educational work the Institute conducts with partners across Europe and within Hungary.
Monday, June 13, 2011
Dr. Dan Leshem, Associate Director for Academic Outreach and Research, is representing the Institute at a seminar in Lithuania on "Training teacher-trainers: European Holocaust History, Human Rights, and Tolerance Today".
Wednesday, June 8, 2011
The Institute is pleased to have Andrea Szőnyi, our Regional Consultant in Hungary, join us here in Los Angeles through September 2011.
Friday, June 17, 2011
Bokor Balázs nagykövet, Los Angeles-i főkonzul Dr. Stephen D. Smith, a USC Soá Intézet igazgatójának meghívására június 15-én látogatást tett az Intézet Los Angeles-i központjában. A látogatás során Dr. Smith megismertette a főkonzul urat az Intézet, munkájával, különösen hangsúlyozva az Intézet nemzetközi, ezen belül is kiemelten magyarországi oktatási tevékenységét.
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
“Назви своє ім’я”, повнометражний документальний фільм про Голокост в Україні, був показаний під час Міжнародного Історичного Форуму 22 червня 2011 р. в Києві. Присвячений 70-й річниці нападу німецького вермахту на Радянський союз 22 червня 1941 р., форум під назвою “1941 рік: німецька нищівна війна в Україні та її учасники” був організований Інститутом Глобальних та Європейських Студій м. Лейпцига в рамках програми “Історична Майстерня Європи” фонду “Пам’ять, відповідальність і майбутнє” (Die Stiftung Erinnerung, Verantwortung und Zukunft).
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Spell Your Name, a feature-length documentary about the Holocaust in Ukraine, was screened at the 2011 International Forum in Kyiv, on June 22, 2011.  Marking the 70th anniversary of the German attack on the Soviet Union on 22 June 1941, the 2011 International Forum, 1941:  German War of Extermination in Ukraine and Its Actors, was organized by the Institute of Global and European Studies at the University of Leipzig in the framework of the History Workshop Europe program (Geschichtswerkstatt Europa) of the German Federal Foundation, "Remembrance, Responsibility and Future" (D
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Upon the invitation of Stephen D. Smith, Executive Director of the USC Shoah Foundation Institute, Balázs Bokor, Consul General of the Republic of Hungary in Los Angeles, paid a visit to the Institute on June 15, 2011.  Dr. Smith introduced the Consul General to the Institute’s work and, in particular, discussed the international educational work the Institute conducts with partners across Europe and within Hungary.Album posted on:  June 23, 2011