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Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Au sens le plus basique et le plus littéral, un itinéraire signifie un déplacement d’un point à un autre. Ce déplacement peut être physique, comme cela fut le cas pour des milliers de personnes, avant, pendant et après l’Holocauste, mais il peut aussi être métaphorique, émotionnel, psychologique… Les événements de la Seconde Guerre mondiale et l’Holocauste ont conduit les individus à emprunter différents types d’itinéraires, et leurs conséquences ont plongé le monde dans un abîme de réflexion, toujours actuel, autour du « plus jamais ça ».
Friday, August 23, 2013
Marthe Cohn-Hoffnung remembers the liberation of Paris, France, in 1944, where she was living under false identity. She especially recalls the emotional response on the part of the French people upon seeing the French 2nd armored division, led by General Charles de Gaulle, march into Paris first. The United States armed forces followed shortly thereafter.
Tuesday, June 4, 2019
In the predawn hours of June 6, 1944, a massive armada of Allied ships set sail across the English Channel toward Normandy, France, in what would become the largest amphibious attack in world history. Many liberators shared their D-Day stories with USC Shoah Foundation.
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
You don’t have to be in Paris to view UNESCO’s “Journeys Through the Holocaust” exhibit, curated by USC Shoah Foundation associate director of education – evaluation and scholarship Dr. Amy M Carnes. The entire exhibit is posted – in English and French – right here on the USC Shoah Foundation website.
Monday, April 28, 2014
A panel discussion and appearances by World War II Soviet veterans marked the grand opening of the Blavatnik Archive Foundation's exhibit at USC Thursday night.
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Hungarian Officer for Educational Rights Dr Lajos Aáry-Tamás was so inspired by the artwork created by students for USC Shoah Foundation’s annual art project that he became the first to host a traveling exhibition of selected artworks in his own office at the Ministry of Human Capacities.
Monday, April 8, 2013
Political movements are strongly remembered through the iconic visuals created amidst the controversy.  Collecting these artistic interpretations is the mission of the Center for the Study of Political Graphics, a Los Angeles-based nonprofit that gathers, preserves and showcases international poster art that responds to the cry for social change.  Eighteen of these posters have been selected for exhibition at the USC Fisher Museum of Art in partnership with USC Shoah Foundation–The Institute for Visual History and Education.  The exhibition, titled Denouncing Violence Against Women
Thursday, September 4, 2014
A groundbreaking new exhibit at the Jewish Museum in Prague uses testimony from the Visual History Archive to explore the little-known fates of Jewish refugees in Bohemia and Moravia during World War I.
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Last week, two Swedish museum professionals who oversaw the installation of the exhibit – which marked the European debut of Dimensions in Testimony – visited USC Shoah Foundation to discuss ways to extend the partnership. They said the exhibit has been well received in Sweden, whose Holocaust legacy is complicated.
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Thursday marked the grand opening of the Blavatnik Archive Foundation's exhibit about Soviet Jewish soldiers during World War II presented by USC Shoah Foundation and USC Doheny Library.
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
On the 80th anniversary of the Nanjing Massacre today, the Nanjing Massacre Memorial Hall in Nanjing, China, debuted its permanent exhibition of New Dimensions in Testimony (NDT), USC Shoah Foundation’s interactive survivor testimony technology.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
After displaying testimonies from the Visual History Archive in its exhibit The Orient in Bohemia this fall, the Jewish Museum in Prague continues utilizing filmed testimony in its latest exhibit: “Shattered Hopes: Postwar Czechoslovakia as a Crossroads of Jewish Life.”
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
New Dimensions in Testimony will be exhibited in the Abe & Ida Cooper Survivor Stories Experience, enabling visitors to interact with the project’s filmed testimonies of 13 survivors, including seven who live in the Chicago area.
Thursday, January 26, 2017
New Dimensions in Testimony will be on display at Holocaust Museum Houston until May 30 as part of the museum’s artistic exhibit “A Celebration of Survival.”
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Northern California local affiliates of CBS, Fox, ABC and NBC all aired segments about the exhibit featuring Holocaust survivor Pinchas Gutter, displayed by USC Shoah Foundation Finci-Viterbi Executive Director Stephen Smith in a room of the state Capitol building.
Monday, August 7, 2017
As a documentary filmmaker, historian and curator, Christian Delage has long consulted with and used video testimonies of Holocaust survivors in his work.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Kurt describes liberating survivors of a death march in May 1945, in Volary, Czechoslovakia, including his first encounter with his future wife, Gerda. Kurt Klein was born July 2, 1920, in Walldorf, Germany. As the Nazi persecution of German Jews intensified, Kurt’s parents decided to send him and his siblings to live with distant relatives in Buffalo, New York, where he worked in various jobs, including the printing business, trying to raise enough money to bring his parents to the United States. Kurt was drafted into the United States Army in 1943.
Monday, October 3, 2016
Chair/Moderadora: Marjorie Becker, History and English, USC
Friday, October 7, 2016
Chair/Moderador: Douglas Carranza, Central American Studies, CSU Northridge
Friday, March 29, 2013
On Thursday evening, March 28, 2013, USC Shoah Foundation – The Institute for Visual History and Education held its third annual Student Voices Film Contest awards ceremony and screening. The event took place at the USC School of Cinematic Arts. The Student Voices Film Contest challenges USC students to “join the conversation about genocide and human rights” by producing a five- to seven-minute film using testimony from the Institute’s Visual History Archive, which contains video interviews with survivors and eyewitnesses of the Holocaust.
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Originally from Germany, Wolf Gruner is a historian and a specialist for the research on the Holocaust and German-Jewish history, topics on which he published eleven books and around 60 articles and book chapters by now. Currently, he is finishing a book manuscript on the Nazi persecution of the Jews in Bohemia and Moravia, while also conducting exciting research on forgotten acts of individual defiance, opposition and resistance of German and Austrian Jews during the Holocaust.
Friday, October 7, 2016
Chair/Moderadora: Hannah Garry, Law/International Human Rights, USC
Friday, March 25, 2016
Guatemalan survivor Jesús Tecú speaks about his parents going into town to take care of business in 1982, and never returning home. He later discovered that they were killed that day during the massacre Río Negro.
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Access the entire USC Shoah Foundation's Visual History Archive Universidad Iberoamericana Prolongacion Paseo de la Reforma 880 Santa Fe, Contadero 01219 Ciudad de México, CDMX Mexico Website: http://ibero.mx/biblioteca For more information, please contact the USC Shoah Foundation: Tel.: (213) 740-6046 Email: vhahelp@usc.edu
Thursday, July 8, 2010
Public exhibit gave Brazilians an opportunity to explore Holocaust history through local survivors' memories.
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Eighteen posters from around the world that cry out for an end to violence against women are the subject of Denouncing Violence Against Women, an exhibit at the USC Fisher Museum of Art. Part of USC's Genocide Awareness Week, the exhibit includes Holocaust witness testimony from the Visual History Archive of the USC Shoah Foundation. The exhibit is open to the public from April 8-21, 2013.
Wednesday, September 5, 2018
A pioneering moment for Holocaust education, the world’s first virtual reality film to take audiences through a concentration camp, launches as immersive experience at four museums in New York, California, Illinois and Florida for limited-engagement exhibit.
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Virtual reality is far from what anyone would call an established medium, but at events like this week’s Tribeca Film Festival, it’s a mainstay. Since awarding early VR journalism pioneer Nonny de la Peña a grant in 2013, the Tribeca Film Institute has developed a full-fledged interactive art section known as Tribeca Immersive, where all but one of this year’s 30 experiences involve virtual reality.
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Nata a Varasavia in Polonia il 25 giugno 1924, Alice Prusicki crebbe con i suoi genitori, Jan Kirsztein e Maria Strauch, a Bydgoszcz, vicino al confine con la Germania, dove rimasero fino all’invasione tedesca della Polonia nel 1939. Alice perse suo padre alla fine del 1939 in seguito a complicazioni dopo un attacco subito da soldati tedeschi. Quando la madre di Alice morì di cancro nel 1940, Alice andò a vivere a Varsavia con dei parenti. Fu presto rinchiusa nel ghetto di Varsavia stabilito nella città dalle autorità di occupazione.

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