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Thursday, February 26, 2015
The four-year project will identify and develop resources, activities and pathways into IWitness that will be appropriate and effective for teaching the Holocaust and other topics at Jewish day schools of all denominations.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Access copies of 56 testimonies given in the Ukrainian and Russian languages.For more information, please contact the USC Shoah Foundation:
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Wolf Gruner, director of USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research, will spend two months in residence at the Berlin-Brandenburg Center for Jewish Studies this summer researching Jewish resistance against the Nazis.
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Wolf Gruner, director of USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research, continues his two-month residence at the Berlin-Brandenurg Center for Jewish Studies with a lecture about Jewish resistance and a Visual History Archive workshop for researchers next Thursday, July 9.
Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Cornell marked the launch Wed., Nov. 3 with a public lecture by New Yorker columnist and Rwandan Genocide expert Philip Gourevitch.
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
The Malach Center for Visual History at Charles University in Prague marked its fifth year as a full access site of the Visual History Archive with a conference that brought together local dignitaries, scholars, and students.
Monday, August 24, 2015
When watching a testimony in the Visual History Archive, Liliane Weissberg pays close attention to the words the survivor is saying, and, just as importantly, to the silences in between those words.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Doug Ballman, manager of external relations of the online archive at USC Shoah Foundation, paid a visit to North Carolina’s three Visual History Archive access sites earlier this month to receive feedback from librarians and give public presentations about the archive.
Monday, April 13, 2015
USC Shoah Foundation’s student association, DEFY, is working with other University of Southern California student groups to produce several on-campus events in observation of April’s Human Rights and Genocide Awareness Month.
Tuesday, September 8, 2015
A team of eight staff members from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Levine Institute for Holocaust Education is responsible for bringing the Some Were Neighbors IWitness activity to life.
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
The research team of Glenn Fox, Jonas Kaplan, Hanna Damasio and Antonio Damasio has revealed its findings in the paper “Neural correlates of gratitude,” now published in the academic journal Frontiers in Psychology.
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Shandler’s talk will focus on Yiddish performances of Holocaust survivors in the Visual History Archive of USC Shoah Foundation.
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
The USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research invites applications from senior scholars for its 2016-2017 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.
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
UCLA’s Center for Near Eastern Studies will host Wolf Gruner and other Holocaust and genocide scholars in a panel discussion Thurs., Feb. 12.
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Access copies of 5 testimonies given in the Romanian language.For more information, please contact the USC Shoah Foundation:
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Renowned Holocaust scholar and former USC Shoah Foundation Yom HaShoah Scholar Professor Yehuda Bauer has given his testimony to USC Shoah Foundation’s Visual History Archive.
Friday, February 27, 2015
During her lecture as the 2014-15 Center Fellow of the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research on Thursday at USC Doheny Memorial Library, Peg LeVine shared her experiences studying a unique form of violence during the Cambodian Genocide.
Friday, April 10, 2015
Stephen Smith and Hayk Demoyan, directors of USC Shoah Foundation and the Armenian Genocide Museum & Institute, respectively, came together today to sign a memorandum of understanding that paves the way for future collaboration between the two organizations.
Friday, June 5, 2015
Access copies of 100 testimonies given in the English and French language.For more information, please contact the USC Shoah Foundation:
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
A Holocaust studies professor from the Russian State University for Humanities in Moscow has been awarded the 2015-16 Center Fellowship by USC Shoah Foundation’s Center for Advanced Genocide Research.
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
It’s that time of year again: four talented college students are diving into the math and technology behind the Visual History Archive as part of the annual Research in Industrial Projects (RIPS) program at the UCLA Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics (IPAM).
Friday, December 4, 2015
USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research Director Wolf Gruner and Center Fellow Kiril Feferman will both present papers at the 47th Annual Conference of the Association for Jewish Studies in Boston, Mass.Gruner will present "Letters and Memoranda: Overlooked Jewish Means of Opposition and Protest Against the Persecutin in Nazi Germany." Feferman will present "Responses of Ukrainian and Russian Jewish Religious Leadership to the Ukrainian Crisi"
Friday, March 13, 2015
Stunning works of art, film and writing have once again been given top prizes at Chapman University and The 1939 Society’s 16th Annual Holocaust Art & Writing Contest.
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Access copies of 50 testimonies conducted in Sweden.For more information, please contact the USC Shoah Foundation:
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
The first 60 interviews from USC Shoah Foundation’s Armenian Genocide Collection are now safely in the hands of the Armenian Genocide Museum & Institute.
Thursday, July 9, 2015
Board of Councilors member Lee Liberman and Lisa Hofheimer, finance director of the Lee Liberman Charitable Foundation, visited USC Shoah Foundation today to meet with staff about upcoming programs.
Thursday, October 8, 2015
When I commenced my PhD journey three years ago at Edge Hill University in northern England, I had little idea of where the journey would take me, both literally and figuratively.
Thursday, April 9, 2015
Dr. Ugur Üngör began his lecture yesterday at The Forum in USC’s Tutor Campus Center by asking a question that has plagued genocide researchers for generations.
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
USC Shoah Foundation Executive Director Stephen Smith was invited to speak at the Council of American Jewish Museums (CAJM)’s annual conference and the Ararat Home of Los Angeles’s Armenian Genocide Centennial Commemoration.
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Access copies of 19 testimonies given in the Russian language.For more information, please contact the USC Shoah Foundation:

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