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Thursday, April 26, 2012
LOS ANGELES – April 26, 2012 – Arnold Spielberg, father of USC Shoah Foundation Institute Founder Steven Spielberg, was honored today with the Institute’s inaugural Inspiration Award at a private luncheon in Los Angeles. Arnold was recognized for his many years of mentorship and support of the Institute’s work, especially in the area of humanity through technology.
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
On April 21 through 23, the USC Shoah Foundation Institute participated in an international conference, "History Unlimited: Probing the Ethics of Holocaust Culture." The conference asked the question of whether ethical or aesthetic limits should be placed on how the Holocaust is represented in fiction or nonfiction.
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
On April 20, at Los Angeles City Hall, Councilmember Paul Krekorian, together with co-host Councilmember Eric Garcetti, recognized the USC Shoah Foundation Institute and the Armenian Film Foundation for working jointly to preserve memories of survivors and other witnesses of the Armenian Genocide.
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
The History Meeting House in Warsaw has become the first institution in Poland to offer full access to the Archive of the USC Shoah Foundation Institute for Visual History and Education.  Nearly 52,000 videotaped testimonies of Holocaust survivors and other witnesses, recorded in 56 countries and in 32 languages—mostly between 1994 and 1999—can now be remotely accessed via an online interface that allows searching and viewing the fully indexed video and related metadata.
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Dom Spotkań z Historią w Warszawie stał się pierwszą instytucją w Polsce, która oferuje pełny dostęp do Archiwum Historii Wizualnej Instytutu Fundacji Shoah dla Historii Wizualnej i Edukacji mieszczącej się na Uniwersytecie Południowej Kalifornii. Blisko 52 000 relacji video ocalonych z Holokaustu i innych świadków, nagranych w 56 krajach i w 32 językach, w latach 1994-1999, mogą być teraz oglądane dzięki specjalnemu dostępowi on-line, dzięki któremu można przeszukiwać i oglądać całkowicie zindeksowane relacje video i inne załączone do nich archiwalia.
Monday, April 23, 2012
The USC Institute of Armenian Studies’ Leadership Council honored the USC Shoah Foundation Institute at an April 15 gala banquet. The USC Shoah Foundation Institute was honored for championing the Armenian Genocide Digitization Project, which aims to gather and preserve digital copies of all existing interviews with Armenian Genocide survivors and other witnesses. The Dr. J. Michael Hagopian/Armenian Film Foundation archive of nearly 400 testimonies will be the first collection in the Armenian Genocide Digitization Project.
Monday, April 23, 2012
Last week, in commemoration of Yom Hashoah, the Institute enjoyed visits with renowned historian, Yehuda Bauer, and Father Patrick Desbois. Staff and colleagues at USC were left with profound impressions reflecting on the themes that shape this field relating to testimony, genocide, and social change.
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
The USC Shoah Foundation Institute is pleased to announce its new Inspiration Award, which will honor friends in cities around th
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
USC students explore opposition to genocide past and presentOn April 3, 2012, four USC students came to the Shoah Foundation Institute to discuss the research projects they conducted over the summer in connection with an interdisciplinary research cluster led by Executive Director Stephen D.
Monday, April 23, 2012
Special event to be hosted at Annenberg center.