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Thursday, September 1, 2011
Kim Simon, Managing Director of the USC Shoah Foundation Institute, will be awarded an Alumni Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from her alma mater, Colorado College, during the opening convocation ceremony on Monday, September 5, in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Friday, September 30, 2011
“We are convinced that access to this unique archive will promote research and teaching on the history of Thessaloniki and the Holocaust,” said Yannis Mylopoulos, Rector of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. “Aristotle University of Thessaloniki is proud to support efforts directed toward honoring and commemorating the victims of the Holocaust, especially the Jewish Community of Thessaloniki and its victims during the World War II.”
Thursday, September 29, 2011
Honoring the 70th anniversary of the Babi Yar tragedy, the Ukrainian Cinema Club in Berlin presented a screening of Spell Your Name, a documentary film by Sergey Bukovsky, co-produced by the USC Shoah Foundation Institute and the Victor Pinchuk Foundation. The screening was followed by a discussion with Cristoph Filinger, a journalist and a freelancer at the American Jewish Committee office in Berlin. Leonid Zozovskii, an Institute-interviewed survivor who lived through the Holocaust under false identity in Zelenchukskaia (Ordzhonikidze, Russia, then USSR), attended the screening.
Tuesday, September 27, 2011
USC Professor Researching Forms of Jewish DefianceThe USC Shoah Foundation Institute has appointed Wolf Gruner, Shapell-Guerin Chair in Jewish Studies and Professor of History in the USC Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, as its inaugu
Friday, September 23, 2011
Italy’s National Archives to Launch Web Portal to Survivor Testimonies
Wednesday, September 21, 2011
Hannah Pollin-Galay discusses how culture and language inform Holocaust testimony
Tuesday, September 20, 2011
On Monday, September 19, Eli Rosenbaum, Director of the Human Rights and Special Prosecutions Section of the U.S.
Thursday, September 15, 2011
Hannah Pollin-Galay to study how culture and language inform Holocaust testimonyThe USC Shoah Foundation Institute is pleased to announce the arrival of its first research fellow, doctoral student Hannah Pollin-Galay, who began her stay on September 1.
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Workshops highlight testimonies of local historical importanceMartin Šmok, the USC Shoah Foundation Institute’s Senior International Program Consultant, gave presentations at a training event for teachers organized by Pant o.s. The event took place at the Summer School of Modern History in Ostrava, Czech Republic on August 29 and 30.
Monday, September 12, 2011
On September 8, Stephen D. Smith, Executive Director of the USC Shoah Foundation Institute, gave a lecture, titled "The Power of Words: Testimony in an Age of Violent Ideologies," and demonstrated the Visual History Archive at the Interdisciplinary Judaic Studies Program of the National University Kyiv-Mohyla Academy (view photos).  Smith founded the UK Holocaust Centre in Nottinghamshire, England, and cofounded the Aegis Trust for the prevention of crimes against humanity and genocide.
Thursday, September 8, 2011
This weekend the USC Shoah Foundation Institute, which maintains an archive of nearly 52,000 testimonies given by survivors and other witnesses of the Holocaust, will organize a seminar at the Ukrainian House national center in Kyiv to train teachers on the use of Pain of Memory, a new multimedia kit designed for educators in Ukraine.
Wednesday, September 7, 2011
The USC Shoah Foundation Institute, which maintains an archive of nearly 52,000 video testimonies of Holocaust survivors and other witnesses, held a workshop in July that was the next step in its Master Teacher Program. The program empowers secondary school educators in the U.S. to use the Institute’s testimonies as a resource for Holocaust and tolerance education, and the development of literacies for the 21st century.
Friday, September 9, 2011
Семінар-тренінг в рамках програми вшанування 70-річчя трагедії Бабиного ЯруКонтакт: Анатолій ПодольськийДиректор Українського центру вивчення історії Голокосту(044) 285-90-30apodolskyi@gmail.comКонтакт: Талія КоенAсоційований директор зв'язків з громадськістю та комунікацій213.740.6036taliacoh@dornsife.usc.edu
Thursday, September 8, 2011
Публічна лекція для студентів НАУКМА та всіх бажаючих 8 вересня о 17.00 у приміщенні Міждисциплінарної програми з юдаїки за адресою Волоська 8/5, 5 корпус НАУКМАДоктор Стівен Сміт продемонстрував заснований відомим кінорежисером Стівеном Спілбергом архів Інституту візуальної історії, що містить 52 тисячі відеосвідчень про Голокост, і основну ідею цього найбільшого у світі зібрання таких документів: яким чином ми можемо навчитися від голосів минулого, щоб розірвати цикл насильства у сьогоднішніх суспільствах?
Thursday, September 29, 2011
On September 29, 2011, honoring the 70th anniversary of the Baby Yar tragedy, the Ukrainian Cinema Club in Berlin presented a screening of Spell Your Name, a documentary film by Sergey Bukovsky, co-produced by the USC Shoah Foundation Institute and the Victor Pinchuk Foundation.  The screening was followed by a discussion with Cristoph Filinger, a journalist and a freelancer at the American Jewish Committee office in Berlin.
Saturday, September 10, 2011
On September 10, 2011, the USC Shoah Foundation Institute conducted a seminar at the Ukrainian House national center in Kyiv to train teachers on the use of Pain of Memory, a new multimedia kit designed for educators in Ukraine.  Pain of Memory is a comprehensive kit designed to enhance the educational experience of the exhibition “Shoah by Bullets:  Mass Shootings of Jews in Ukraine 1941-1944.”  Presented by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation in partnership with Mémorial de la Shoah, Yahad-In Unum, and the Ukrainian Embassies of Israel, France, Germany, and the United States, the
Thursday, September 29, 2011
29 вересня 2011 року, вшановуючи 70-ту річницю пам’яті трагедії Бабиного яру в Українському кіноклубі в Берліні відбувся показ “Назви своє ім’я”, фільму Сергія Буковського, продюсованого Інститутом Фонду Шоа Університету Південної Каліфорнії і Фондом Віктора Пінчука. Після фільму відбулася дискусія з журналістом Крістофом Філінгером, позаштатним співробітником офісу Американського Єврейського Комітету в Берліні.
Wednesday, September 28, 2011
Lunedì 26 settembre, alle ore 10.00presso l’Archivio Centrale dello Statoverrà presentato l’accesso on line alle interviste in lingua italiana realizzate tra il 1998 e il 1999 dallo University of Southern California Shoah Foundation Institute for Visual History and Education.