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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.
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
USC Shoah Foundation director of technology Anita Pace is spending the week in Rwanda to work with Kigali Genocide Memorial Center (KGMC) staff on the possibility of building KGMC its own Genocide Archive Center. The center would be modeled after USC Shoah Foundation’s own Visual History Archive Center, which digitizes, preserves and stores its 52,000 audiovisual testimonies of survivors of the Holocaust and other genocides and provides access to the testimonies to institutions around the world.
Thursday, June 14, 2012
The University of Haifa has become the first university in Israel with access to the USC Shoah Foundation Institute’s Visual History Archive, a searchable repository of nearly 52,000 video interviews with Holocaust survivors and other witnesses.
Thursday, March 24, 2016
Just a few days before the start of Genocide Awareness Month in April, USC Shoah Foundation will launch a new mini-site dedicated to commemorating the six genocides represented in the Visual History Archive.
Monday, January 29, 2018
The top stories of 2017 including media coverage of the Institute's work throughout the year.
Monday, October 27, 2014
USC Shoah Foundation and ADL hosted the first session of this year’s Holocaust Education Institute Friday, Oct. 24, which was attended by an enthusiastic group of over 50 educators from the Los Angeles area.
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
USC Shoah Foundation’s latest quarterly stats update shows remarkable gains in its testimony access and academic and educational outreach over the past year.
Tuesday, December 7, 2010
The Holocaust Memorial Center in Budapest has launched a one-year long Fellowship Program in Holocaust Education for curriculum developers and teacher trainers.The Fellowship – a unique initiative in Hungary - is a yearlong program during which participants have to develop their own project in Holocaust Education. The major milestones of the year include a one-week intensive seminar, individual and group consultations, a four-day study tour to Holocaust-related sites, and a closing conference.
Thursday, March 27, 2014
The student members of the Shoah Foundation Institute Student Association (SFISA), USC STAND, and other groups will host a full line-up of events this April to commemorate Genocide Awareness Month at the University of Southern California.
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
USC Shoah Foundation – The Institute for Visual History and Education welcomed Eyal Kaminka, the newly-appointed director of the International School for Holocaust Studies (ISHS) of Yad Vashem, to its offices on July 26 for a discussion about the ways that the two organizations cooperate and partner in a variety of educational programs.
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.
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Access copies of 21 testimonies of forced laborers in Vienna 1944/45.  For more information, please contact the USC Shoah Foundation: Tel:  +1 213 740 3756 Email:  sfiaccess@usc.edu
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.
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Following the success of two visits by the Holocaust Geographies Collaborative research group to USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research, the next recipients of the annual Interdisciplinary Research Week fellowship have been chosen.
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
The additions will enable the people of Rwanda, who are still dealing with the aftermath of the 1994 Genocide Against the Tutsis that left as many as 1 million people murdered over the course of 100 days, to connect with people from the past who shared similar experiences.
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.
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.
Thursday, October 17, 2013
Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest is now the second Visual History Archive access site in Hungary and the 45th in the world.
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
With the start of the fall semester just a month away, start marking your calendar for USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research’s exciting schedule of lectures, academic conference and other events.
Friday, January 10, 2014
Four researchers who are part of the Holocaust Geographies Collaborative explored the Visual History Archive for the first time and were inspired by what they found.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Monday, November 10, 2014
Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County held a dedication ceremony for its new Holocaust & Heritage Resource Center last week, where its students will use IWitness to learn about the Holocaust.
Friday, October 10, 2014
Teachers from across the Netherlands participated in an IWitness training session Oct. 4, held as part of a new partnership between USC Shoah Foundation and the NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies.
Thursday, December 7, 2017
Iberoamericana University in Mexico City is the first university in Latin America to gain full access to the Visual History 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.
Monday, December 6, 2010
The Holocaust Memorial Center in Budapest organized a one-year long Fellowship Program in Holocaust Education for curriculum developers and teacher trainers.  The program is supported by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum; the International Task Force on Holocaust Education, Remembrance, and Research; and the Hungarian Ministry of National Resources.  The Fellowship—a unique initiative in Hungary—is a year-long program during which participants have to develop their own project in Holocaust Education.  The major milestones of the year include a one-week intensive seminar, individua
Thursday, August 23, 2018
Researchers conducting the study for the Hungarian Academy of Sciences say their conclusions are all the more vital in an age where, thanks to the internet, youth are more susceptible to believing “fake information.”

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