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Monday, September 30, 2019
Award-Winning photographer, writer and educator Rachael Cerrotti tells the extraordinary story of her grandmother’s escape from the Nazis by retracing her grandmother’s steps, while living a personal journey of love and loss.
Thursday, October 10, 2019
Images, posts and ideas transmitted through media can forward messages of hate and reinforce representation of individuals based on stereotypes. These messages play a key role in how students develop their perception of self and others.  This webinar shows educators how to integrate testimony-based resources available on IWitness to analyze the social and human impact of such messages and draw connections to such patterns in the current day.
Friday, October 4, 2019
In 2020, on Indigenous Peoples' Day (formerly known as Columbus Day) -- October 12, 2020 -- the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research will launch a three-day international conference entitled “Mass Violence and Its Lasting Impact on Indigenous Peoples - The Case of the Americas and Australia”.
Sunday, October 13, 2019
The panel, moderated by USC Shoah Foundation Finci-Viterbi Executive Director Stephen Smith, occurred in conjunction with a screening for the docuseries, which premieres tonight.
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
The education team at USC Shoah Foundation will be leading a no-cost professional-development seminar for middle- and high-school educators. Taught in collaboration with the Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh, the ITeach seminar will provide instruction on how teachers can: •  use testimony to address challenging social-climate issues such as contemporary antisemitism and the rise in hate crimes
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Sandra Aguilar, a metadata manager at USC Shoah Foundation, will be participating in this roundtable on Oct. 19: Enhancing Accessibility to Video Oral Histories: Legal, Ethical and Practical Challenges of Captioning & Subtitling Roundtable 10:30 to 12:00 pm Sheraton SLC Hotel:
Monday, October 14, 2019
Cosponsor: Indigenous Knowledge Institute of the University of Melbourne, Australia    
Friday, October 11, 2019
Join Vision & Voices for a presentation by documentarians and journalists who will describe the challenges they face as women in places of conflict, and share how visual media can be maximized to create change.
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
On Oct. 12, 2020 – Indigenous Peoples’ Day -- the Center for Advanced Genocide Research will host an international conference: “Mass Violence and Its Lasting Impact on Indigenous Peoples -- The Case of the Americas and Australia/Pacific Region.”
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
The USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research invites proposals for its 2019-2020 Teaching Fellowship that will provide support for one member of the Cornell University faculty to integrate testimonies from the USC Shoah Foundation Visual History Archive (VHA) into a new or existing course.
Thursday, October 17, 2019
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Thursday, October 17, 2019
This upper-level undergraduate seminar focused on the field of Native American/Indigenous studies as both a body of critical theory and a form of cultural critique. Interdisciplinary in nature, the seminar examined the theories and major questions in the field, with a deliberate departure from a typical area-studies approach. Major emphasis was put on settlement and resistance in North America, but also in Australia, New Zealand, and Oceania.
Saturday, October 19, 2019
Friday, October 11, 2019
In this webinar, the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research team will provide a deep dive into the USC Shoah Foundation Visual History Archive, including its history; methodologies of testimony collection, preservation, and indexing; current state of the archive and its collections; and how to use its search engines and interface for research and teaching. The participants will learn how to unlock the research potential of the archive and be able to ask questions and get assistance with effectively searching the archive.
Monday, October 28, 2019
Badema Pitic, a program specialist at USC Shoah Foundation's Center for Advanced Genocide Research, will lead workshop from 10 a.m. to noon on how to use USC Shoah Foundation's Visual History Archive at Cornell University in New York.       
Thursday, October 3, 2019
A public lecture by Ayşenur Korkmaz (PhD candidate, University of Amsterdam, European Studies) 2019-2020 Robert J. Katz Research Fellow in Genocide Studies Organized by the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research Cosponsored by the USC Institute of Armenian Studies
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
This lecture offers an examination of pro-state paramilitary violence in the Syrian conflict.
Friday, September 6, 2019
A public lecture by Dr. Uğur Ümit Üngör (Utrecht University, Department of History, and NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Amsterdam)
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Resources designed to counter Antisemitism and other forms of hatred will be available to more than 5 million educators and 51 million students worldwide
Thursday, October 17, 2019
Did you catch USC Shoah Foundation’s latest PSA in partnership with Comcast? Explore these survivors’ stories below. These clips are just a sample of the 55,000 testimonies available in the Visual History Archive. Be inspired by their stories of hope and resilience, and consider sharing the stories that impact you most on social media. 
Thursday, October 17, 2019
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
On the occasion of the commemoration of Kristallnacht, Anita Lasker-Wallfisch, Holocaust survivor and gifted cellist, along with her children Raphael and Maya, grandson Abraham and niece Michal, will offer an intimate glimpse inside their family history. Letters from the family archive, photographs and musical pieces tell the story of her love-filled childhood home in Breslau, the Nazis' seizure of power and the subsequent fate of her family. Anita Lasker-Wallfisch is a cofounder of the London English Chamber Orchestra. In English with simultaneous translation.
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
A public lecture by Anna Lee (USC undergraduate, English major, Spanish and TESOL minor)2019 Beth and Arthur Lev Student Research Fellow 
Friday, November 1, 2019
“Shabbiha: Assad’s Paramilitaries and Mass Violence in Syria” Dr. Uğur Ümit Üngör (Utrecht University, Department of History, and NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Amsterdam) October 3, 2019
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Although the professional-development event at the Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh wasn’t explicitly tied to the anniversary, the horrific incident that claimed 11 lives in the suburb of Squirrel Hill was on the minds of many teachers who participated.

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