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Tuesday, April 2, 2019
From social media campaigns to attending events in Rwanda, USC Shoah Foundation is marking this year’s Genocide Awareness Month with several important initiatives.
Monday, April 8, 2019
Public lecture by Hannah Lessing (Austrian Fund for Victims of National Socialism) Co-sponsored by the Max Kade Institute for Austrian-German-Swiss Studies, the USC Casden Institute for the Study of the Jewish Role in American Life, the Louchheim School for Judaic Studies, and the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Wolf Gruner, the founding director of USC Shoah Foundation’s Center for Advanced Genocide Research, began his quest to build a Holocaust library as part of a new Holocaust program as soon as he arrived at USC via Berlin a decade ago.
Friday, January 25, 2019
USC Shoah Foundation joined a Friday ceremony at a classroom in Cottbus, Germany that contributed 100 butterflies to the Butterfly Project, an international effort by schoolchildren to paint 1.5 million ceramic butterflies – one for every child murdered in the Holocaust.
Thursday, June 27, 2019
The contest is run by the Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education at Chapman University. Middle and high school students from across the world submitted artwork, writing and films in response to Holocaust survivor testimony from various sources, including the USC Shoah Foundation.
Thursday, January 17, 2019
Institution with access to USC Shoah Foundation Institute's Visual History Archive: Holocaust Memorial Center Zekelman Family Campus 28123 Orchard Lake Road Farmington Hills, MI 48334-3738 Tel.: +1 (248) 553-2400 Email: info@holocaustcenter.org Website: https://www.holocaustcenter.org/ For more information, please contact the USC Shoah Foundation: Tel.: (213) 740-6026 Email: vhahelp@usc.edu
Friday, July 26, 2019
The new Jewish Studies course has students attaching codes to USC Shoah Foundation’s testimonies, enabling them to analyze patterns, test hypotheses and, occasionally, tell broader stories.
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Mehmet Polatel, PhD and 2018-2019 Postdoctoral Fellow in Armenian Studies at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, has been awarded the 2019-2020 Center Junior Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research. He will arrive at the Center in August and will spend one year in residence.
Monday, June 24, 2019
Badema Pitic, a project specialist with the Institute's Center for Advanced Genocide Research, is presenting a paper on her research "Remembering Home: Songs of Longing in Trans-local and Transnational Communities of Eastern Bosnians" at the annual conference of the Memory Studies Association at Complutense University Madrid in Spain. The conference runs from June 25-28.      
Friday, February 8, 2019
Institution subscribing to USC Shoah Foundation Institute's Visual History Archive: Holocaust Dokumentációs Központ és Emlékgyűjtemény Közalapítvány (Holocaust Memorial Center) Budapest Páva u. 39. 1094 Hungary Tel.: +36 1 455-3333 Email: info@hdke.hu Website: http://www.hdke.hu/
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
A public lecture by Richard G. Hovannisian (Professor Emeritus, UCLA) Co-sponsored by the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research and the USC Dornsife Institute of Armenian Studies
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Ayşenur Korkmaz, a PhD candidate in European Studies at the University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, has been awarded the 2019-2020 Katz Research Fellowship in Genocide Studies at the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research.
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
By the end of World War II, 96 percent of Thessaloniki’s 50,000 Jews had been killed, but the area’s connection to its Jewish past remains strong. Making that connection stronger, the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki recently became the latest access site for USC Shoah Foundation’s Visual History Archive.
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
The Holocaust is not widely taught in Latin America. With an eye toward spreading awareness, the Memory and Tolerance Museum in Mexico City last month brought in USC Shoah Foundation’s Wolf Gruner, who co-led a seminar for dozens of Latin American faculty members.
Thursday, April 25, 2019
On April 25, 2019, the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research celebrated the fifth anniversary of its founding.
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Instead of factories of death, these black-and-white stills convey the idea that soldiers are happy and prisoners are mere criminals serving a sentence. A research fellow with USC Shoah Foundation’s Center for Advanced Genocide Research discussed his findings on this topic in a lecture.
Friday, March 22, 2019
Hannah Lessing, the secretary general of the National Fund of Austria for Victims of National Socialism, came to USC Shoah Foundation this week to discuss a potential collaborative project with the Institute. During her stop, she spoke with the staff about her unique line of work.
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Brigittine M. French, Professor of Anthropology and Chair of the Peace and Conflict Studies Program at Grinnell College, will return to the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research in September to conduct research with the USC Shoah Foundation Visual History Archive testimonies of the Guatemalan genocide survivors. 
Friday, May 31, 2019
This month, the 2017-2019 Interdisciplinary Research Week team came together again for their second weeklong residency at the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research.
Thursday, April 11, 2019
Sara and Asa Shapiro Scholar in Residence Marion Kaplan of New York University looks at the ways the sexes responded and created unique survival strategies
Monday, January 7, 2019
Public lecture by Gabór Tóth 2018-2019 Center Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Friday, April 19, 2019
USC Shoah Foundation, Blavatnik Archive partner on adding soldiers’ narratives to searchable database. The project expands focus on veterans discussing their daily lives, Jewish experience before and during WWII.
Monday, March 25, 2019
Martha Stroud, associate director and senior research officer at USC Shoah Foundation's Center for Advanced Genocide Research, will conduct a 2-hour workshop at Yale University for researchers on how to use the USC Shoah Foundation’s Visual History Archive. The Visual History Archive contains 55,000 testimonies of survivors and witnesses of the Holocaust and other genocides.  The Yale community has access to the entire Visual History Archive as part of an agreement between USC and the Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies.
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Institution subscribing to USC Shoah Foundation Institute's Visual History Archive: Országos Rabbiképző – Zsidó Egyetem (Jewish Theological Seminary – University of Jewish Studies) Budapest  Scheiber Sándor utca 2 1084 Hungary Tel: + 36-1-318-7049 / 103 Email: konyvtar@or-zse.hu Website: https://konyvtar.or-zse.hu/
Friday, June 7, 2019
The new office was the focus of an extended piece in this month’s edition of Interior Design magazine. It marks the second time the state-of-the-art space has been highlighted by a premier architectural publication.
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Holocaust survivor Blake Schiff discusses the direct involvement he and his sisters had as “chroniclers” who helped Emanuel Ringelblum document the atrocities in the Warsaw Ghetto.
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Speaking to Professor Wolf Gruner’s Jewish studies class, Zenon Neumark told the group about how he escaped from several labor camps in occupied Poland, joined multiple resistance groups and saved some of his fellow Jews.
Monday, February 4, 2019
USC Shoah Foundation is saddened by the recent loss of Walter P. Loebenberg, a friend of the Institute and a Holocaust survivor who, after finding refuge in the United States, went on to open the Florida Holocaust Museum, one of the largest Holocaust museums in the nation. He was 94.
Friday, April 19, 2019
As Poland recognizes the 76th anniversary of the uprising’s onset today, the film, “There Was No Hope,” will be shown to students across the country.
Monday, July 8, 2019
Kor and her twin sister endured cruel experiments under the sadistic hand of Dr. Josef Mengele. Kor later sparked controversy by publicly forgiving the Nazis. Her Dimensions in Testimony interview -- an interactive biography produced by USC Shoah Foundation -- is on permanent display at the Holocaust museum she founded in Indiana.

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