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Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Access the entire USC Shoah Foundation's Visual History Archive Charles University in Prague Center for Visual History Malach Faculty of Mathematics and Physics Malostranske namesti 2/25 118 00 Praha 1 For more information, please contact Jakub Mlynar at the Centre for Visual History Malach: Tel: +420 221 914 391 Email:  malach@knihovna.mff.cuni.cz  
Thursday, January 28, 2010
Malach Visual History Center to provide local access to the USC Shoah Foundation Institute’s Visual History Archive.
Monday, January 24, 2011
In 2010, the Malach Visual History Centre at Charles University became the first site in the Czech Republic where people can access the Visual History Archive. This Friday, the university will mark the anniversary by welcoming academicians and officials from across the Czech Republic.
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
USC Shoah Foundation Senior International Program Consultant Martin Šmok has begun teaching a yearlong course at the Ronald Lauder Jewish School in Prague to introduce students to the Visual History Archive and testimony.
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, January 31, 2013
Three years after Charles University’s Malach Center gained access to the Visual History Archive, its importance as a destination for testimony-based research, educational activities and discourse on the Holocaust continues to grow.
Monday, May 22, 2017
The 23rd annual Inforum conference in Prague, Czech Republic, next Tuesday will feature a presentation on IWitness, given by Martin Šmok, USC Shoah Foundation’s Senior International Program Consultant.
Friday, August 12, 2016
Find out what new activities, testimonies and enhancements are coming to IWitness in time for the start of the 2016-2017 school year.
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
A diverse group of guests from NGOs, memory institutions and schools gathered in the heart of historical Prague at the Malach Center for Visual History at Charles University to commemorate its sixth anniversary as a full access site of the Visual History Archive.
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
USC Shoah Foundation is committed to expanding its archive to include testimony from survivors and witnesses of other genocides and crimes against humanity, and to make such testimony available for educational use around the world, alongside more than 55,000 testimonies of Holocaust survivors and other witnesses.To that end, USC Shoah Foundation works with partners around the world, sharing the expertise the Institute acquired through the collection, indexing, preservation, and dissemination of the testimonies that are currently in the Visual History Archive.
Monday, March 24, 2014
Ivana Hajičová is the head of the English Department at Archbishop High School in Prague, Czech Republic. She holds a master’s degree in English and Spanish for Translating and Interpreting from the Faculty of Arts, Charles University, in Prague. She also has a master’s degree in Applied Ethics from the Catholic Theological Faculty, Charles University. Although she originally started her career as a formal linguist at the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, CU, she has taught English for over 20 years to high school as well as university students.
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Charles remembers a favorite art teacher of his. The teacher was Jewish and Charles was upset when someone made an antisemitic remark about him.
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
A historical exhibition organized by the Czech district of Prague 2 is exploring the erased traces of Jewish presence with an exhibit in New Town Townhall, located in the former city of Kralovske Vinohrady. A reel of relevant clips of Visual History Archive testimony will complement the exhibition's content.
Friday, January 22, 2016
USC Shoah Foundation International Training Consultant Martin Šmok presented the new Czech version of the popular educational resource Holocaust and Other Genocides in Prague on January 13.
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Testimony from USC Shoah Foundation’s Visual History Archive played a prominent role in two events in Prague last week: Paideia - The European Institute for Jewish Studies in Sweden’s annual alumni conference and a photography exhibit of the famous “Auschwitz Album.”
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Updates to IWitness in time for the new school year will include a suite of Spanish-language full-length testimonies, testimony clips and activities from USC Shoah Foundation’s new Guatemalan Genocide collection.
Friday, August 17, 2012
USC Shoah Foundation–The Institute for Visual History and Education, organized a seminar for Ukrainian teachers at Central European University in Budapest, Hungary.  The seminar ran within the framework of Teaching with Testimony for the 21st Century, the Institute's professional development program for teachers in Europe, from August 17-24.
Thursday, November 21, 2013
Charles Horskey was hired by the White House in November 1962, as an advisor to President John F. Kennedy. Charles reflects on how he was given the job after returning from the Nuremberg Trials and describes all the various projects he accomplished.
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Access the entire USC Shoah Foundation's Visual History Archive Jewish Museum in Prague U Staré školy 1 110 00 Prague 1 Czech Republic For more information, please contact the Jewish Museum in Prague: Tel: +1 420 222 749 211 Email: library@jewishmuseum.cz  
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
The conference is an opportunity to share highlights from the past year’s Visual History Archive use in Czech Republic, including research projects, partnerships with other institutions, and secondary education.
Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Salzburg University will provide local access to the USC Shoah Foundation Institute’s Visual History Archive containing almost 52,000 testimonies of Holocaust survivors and other witnesses, recorded in 56 countries and in 32 languages.This is the first site in Austria to have access to the entire Visual History Archive, and it is linked to Freie University in Berlin which also has access to the archive in its entirety.  Local Salzburg historian and former survivor interviewer, Albert Lichtblau, was instrumental in arranging access at Salzburg University.
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Jewish survivor Ruth Reiser remembers her wonderful childhood spent in Prague with her family.
Friday, February 5, 2016
Izak Kiven describes the train journey to Prague and the conditions in the city for refugees after World War II. The people were very friendly and eager to help him and other survivors.
Thursday, October 6, 2016
Jiří Kocian started out using the Visual History Archive himself as a researcher. Now, he’s helping others discover testimony as the coordinator of the Malach Center for Visual History at Charles University in Prague.
Monday, March 24, 2014
On the day the Visual History Archive access site in Prague - the Malach Center for Visual History - was inaugurated I decided that my school, Archbishop High School in Prague, could not ignore it. However, I was not able to think of a way how to organically incorporate it in teaching English, which is my job. My chance came only recently.
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
In order to properly educate more Czech teachers on how to fully utilize IWitness programs, Senior International Program Consultant and Regional Consultant in the Czech Republic Martin Šmok is holding two teacher training sessions in August.
Thursday, March 2, 2017
Educators from the Ronald Lauder Jewish School in Prague took a day to be educated last month, taking a course generally assigned to their students with USC Shoah Foundation Senior International Program Consultant Martin Šmok.
Tuesday, February 1, 2011
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