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Friday, March 19, 2010
USC Shoah Foundation Institute for Visual History and Education to host its first International Digital Access, Outreach, and Research Conference.
Thursday, January 28, 2010
Malach Visual History Center to provide local access to the USC Shoah Foundation Institute’s Visual History Archive.
Saturday, April 17, 2010
Április 17-én lezárult az a pályázati folyamat, amelynek során a Holokauszt Emlékközpont, az Oktatáskutató és Fejlesztő Intézet és a USC Soá Intézet együttműködésében középiskolai tanárok és tanárcsoportok készítettek multimédiás tananyagokat a Soá Intézet Vizuális Történelmi Archívumában (VHA) található magyar nyelvű interjúk felhasználásával.
Tuesday, May 11, 2010
Central European University (CEU) to host an international workshop, bringing together participants engaged in Holocaust education.
Tuesday, November 2, 2010
For the second year in a row, Central European University is organizing a workshop on the use of the Visual History Archive in research and teaching.
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
Friday, October 1, 2010
In July, Anna Lenchovska and Oleksandr Voitenko conducted a workshop entitled "The Power of Video Testimonies in the Formation of Historical Memory," for 32 teachers from Georgia and Armenia. The workshop was part of Sources of Tolerance.
Tuesday, May 11, 2010
Howard Gillman, Dean of USC College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, announces newly appointed leadership positions of the USC Shoah Foundation Institute’s Board of Councilors.
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.
Tuesday, July 27, 2010
The Leichtag Family Foundation has a made a major gift that will enable the USC Shoah Foundation Institute to expand its Teacher Innovation Network, making possible this training for many educators over the next three years.
Tuesday, April 13, 2010
The USC Shoah Foundation Institute and the Armenian Film Foundation sign historic agreement.
Friday, March 19, 2010
Professor Omer Bartov to give a public lecture.
Tuesday, November 23, 2010
On September 21, 1920, the Hungarian Parliament passed Law XXV, now known as the Numerus Clausus Law (a system of “closed numbers”), introduced to limit the number of Jewish students in higher education. To mark this dark period of Hungarian history, the Holocaust Memorial Center in Budapest has organized an exhibition commemorating the 90th anniversary of this event.
Monday, November 22, 2010
USC Shoah Foundation Institute Executive Director Stephen D. Smith is featured in a podcast interview conducted by the Holocaust Denial on Trial website, designed to empower the open-minded reader to identify and reject the lies, distortions, and misleading innuendo used by Holocaust deniers.
Friday, January 29, 2010
Reception hosted at the USC Shoah Foundation Institute, at the United Nations.
Thursday, December 2, 2010
On December 9, 2010, Steven Spielberg, Founder of the USC Shoah Foundation Institute, will present Jeffrey Katzenberg, CEO of DreamWorks, with the USC Shoah Foundation Institute’s highest honor, the Ambassadors for Humanity Award. Craig Ferguson will host, with Grammy® and Academy Award® winner Jennifer Hudson as special musical guest.
Tuesday, April 13, 2010
On April 13, 2010, the USC Shoah Foundation Institute signed a historic agreement with the Armenian Film Foundation and Dr. J. Michael and Anoinette Hagopian.  The agreement paves the way for the Institute to preserve the Armenian Film Foundation's collection of nearly 400 interviews with survivors and other witnesses of the first major genocide of the 20th Century:  the attempt by the Ottoman Turks to annihilate the Armenian people, in 1915.
Monday, May 10, 2010
Colin Keaveny, assistant professor in the department of French and Italian at the University of Southern California, wins Provost’s Prize.
Wednesday, April 28, 2010
The first phase of the program in which educator teams developed multimedia lessons from the Hungarian-language testimonies of the Institute’s Visual History Archive ended on April 17, 2010 with an official ceremony at the Holocaust Memorial Center in Budapest. The program was based on a three-way partnership between the USC Shoah Foundation Institute, the Holocaust Memorial Center and the Educational Research and Development Institute (OFI) of the Hungarian Ministry of Education.
Thursday, September 2, 2010
On September 2, 2010, the USC Shoah Foundation Institute hosted a panel discussion that addressed the role of testimony in the process of national mourning, transitional justice, and memorialization, in the 16 years since the Rwandan genocide.
Wednesday, April 7, 2010
Dr. Stephen Smith, Executive Director of the USC Shoah Foundation Institute, to host discussion.
Friday, March 26, 2010
On March 25 and 26, 2010, the USC Shoah Foundation Institute hosted its first international academic conference.The International Digital Access, Outreach, and Research Conference brought together representatives from 25 universities, museums, and other institutions that have access to the Institute's Visual History Archive, to discuss how it is being used in academia.
Thursday, May 13, 2010
Teacher Steve Richardson uses USC Shoah Foundation Institute testimony.
Friday, July 30, 2010
From July 26-30, 2010, 18 educators, representing grades 4 through 12, attended the second annual Teaching with Testimony workshop, part of the Institute’s Master Teacher Program.  The workshop provided participants with training on how to develop testimony-based classroom projects and integrate testimony from the Institute’s archive into existing curricula.  Participants are members of the Institute's Teacher Innovation Network.  To learn more about the Master Teacher Program and the Teacher Innovation Network, click here.
Tuesday, April 27, 2010
On April 27, 2010, the Holocaust Documentation Center in Bratislava, Slovakia, and the USC Shoah Foundation Institute, conducted a teacher training seminar entitled Using Video Testimony in Education.  During the seminar, teachers explored opportunities of using the Institute's archive on national and regional levels in Slovakia.
Thursday, July 8, 2010
Public exhibit gave Brazilians an opportunity to explore Holocaust history through local survivors' memories.
Wednesday, January 6, 2010
Kosal Path and Karen Jungblut taught Conflict Resolution and Peace Research course.
Monday, January 25, 2010
On January 25, at the United Nations in New York, the USC Shoah Foundation Institute hosted a reception for the opening of Generations:  Survival and the Legacy of Hope, a video installation which explores the impact of the Holocaust on four families across three generations.  Generations was developed by the UK Holocaust Centre.
Thursday, July 22, 2010
Nottingham Trent University will award honorary doctorates to Marina Smith and sons James Smith and Stephen D. Smith, USC Shoah Foundation Institute Executive Director, for establishing the Holocaust Centre, the United Kingdom's first dedicated Holocaust education and memorial institution.
Thursday, July 15, 2010
Tonight the law firm of Holland & Knight and the Holland & Knight Charitable Foundation presented its awards and scholarships to the 10 first-place winners of the firm's Holocaust Remembrance Project, an annual national essay contest for high school students.

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