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Monday, March 2, 2015
Wolf Gruner, Director of the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research, has published two new books about discriminatory policies against two distinct groups: the Jews in the annexed territories of the Third Reich and the indigenous people of Bolivia in the 19th century.
Thursday, December 10, 2009
Alla giornata di studi promossa a Milano dal Dipartimento di Pedagogia dell’Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore con il contributo dell’Associazione “Figli della Shoah,” hanno partecipato esperti delle maggiori istituzioni internazionali, il Memoriale Yad Vashem di Gerusalemme, lo USC Shoah Foundation Institute for Visual History and Education presso la University of Southern California, il Memorial de la Shoah di Parigi.
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Nell’inverno del 1940, Alice con le sue zie è costretta ad andare a vivere nella zona di Varsavia destinata al ghetto. Descrive l’alto muro che lo circondava e che passava all’interno degli stabili separando la facciata, che rimaneva nel ghetto, dall’altra parte sul cortile, che ne veniva tagliata fuori. Grazie all’aiuto di un prelato, Alice insieme alle due zie scavalcheranno il muro da un cortile, per fuggire dal ghetto. Alice ricorda anche come molte persone abbiano gioito per la distruzione totale del ghetto, seguita alla rivolta.
Tuesday, June 28, 2011
The lesson reflects on the consequences of discrimination: questions of Jewish identity, reactions of majority population, and gestures of solidarity.
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Liliana racconta la marcia della morte nella quale è stata avviata a piedi attraverso la Germania dal gennaio all’aprile 1945 e la sua disperata voglia di vivere. Testimonia anche il tentativo da parte dei nazisti di far saltare il campo di Auschwitz-Birkenau prima dell’arrivo delle forze armate sovietiche.
Friday, June 20, 2014
High school students from Sopron, Hungary, have created a traveling exhibition to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the deportations of Jews from Hungary during World War II, drawing from USC Shoah Foundation’s Visual History Archive for their research.
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Elio Toaff racconta le atrocità dell’eccidio perpetrato dai soldati tedeschi contro civili inermi a S.Anna di Stazzema (Lucca) il 12 agosto 1944, essendo giunto sul luogo poco dopo la strage. Spiega anche come questa visione lo abbia spinto definitivamente a entrare nella Resistenza.
Monday, October 3, 2016
Chair/Moderadora: Norma Chinchilla, Sociology, CSU Long Beach
Monday, October 3, 2016
Chair/Moderadora: Beatriz Cortez, Central American Studies, CSU Northridge
Thursday, November 17, 2016
The contest aims to perpetuate in students the memory of the resistance and the deportation in France during the Holocaust so that they can draw inspiration from it and draw civic lessons from it in their lives today.
Monday, December 18, 2017
Yael Siman earned her Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Chicago, where she focused her research on the conditions under which controlling states are more likely to negotiate with insurgents in controlled territories. The main case study was the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, 1967-2001. Her research interests concern the connections between the Holocaust and Latin America, antisemitism and discourses of hatred in Latin America, and the experiences and narratives of victims of genocide and mass violence.
Thursday, January 23, 2014
Maurice Blindt was born on February 20, 1924, to Samuel and Fajga Blindt, both of whom were originally from Poland. He had a sister, Lucia, born in 1919, and abrother, Henri, born in 1926. On the eve of World War II, Lucia left Paris to live in Algiers. When Germany invaded France in May 1940, the Blindts fled Paris. In the process of fleeing, they encountered heavy gunfire and arial bombings, and Fajga had a nervous breakdown.
Thursday, September 8, 2011
Публічна лекція для студентів НАУКМА та всіх бажаючих 8 вересня о 17.00 у приміщенні Міждисциплінарної програми з юдаїки за адресою Волоська 8/5, 5 корпус НАУКМАДоктор Стівен Сміт продемонстрував заснований відомим кінорежисером Стівеном Спілбергом архів Інституту візуальної історії, що містить 52 тисячі відеосвідчень про Голокост, і основну ідею цього найбільшого у світі зібрання таких документів: яким чином ми можемо навчитися від голосів минулого, щоб розірвати цикл насильства у сьогоднішніх суспільствах?
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Alla fine di gennaio 1944, Arminio, insieme ad altri prigionieri, viene trasferito da Auschwitz II-Birkenau a Warschau[1], nel campo di concentramento sorto sulle rovine del ghetto di Varsavia. Il lavoro consiste nel recupero di tutto il materiale ancora utilizzabile. Con un piccolo gruppo di italiani, ha il compito di recuperare i mattoni delle case distrutte, pulirli, ammassarli in grandi blocchi che i tedeschi rivendono poi ai contadini del luogo.
Friday, June 7, 2013
Born in Coburg, Germany, on Nov 17, 1923, Harry Nomburg fled from Germany to the United Kingdom and fought with the British armed forces. He was attached as an interpreter to Commando Force. In this clip, Harry recalls landing on Normandy on D-Day, June 6.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Rescue is a crucial topic in understanding genocide survival and appreciating the difficult choices that people make in extreme circumstances. Although many stories of survival during the Holocaust are due to unexplained and unexplainable circumstances, there are also numerous accounts of individual and group acts of aid and rescue that contributed to the survival of thousands of Jewish people.
Tuesday, June 3, 2014
Holocaust education is uniquely situated in China, a country without an antisemitic tradition, and thousands of miles from where the Holocaust happened. The last 20 years have seen great progress with Holocaust education programs there.
Thursday, September 26, 2013
The first Jewish culture festival in Milan, Italy, will feature testimony clips about Shabbat from Italian Holocaust survivors and a Polish survivor in an online exhibit.
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
David racconta come il 19 aprile 1943, primo giorno della Pasqua ebraica, i tedeschi hanno circondato il ghetto. La popolazione é scesa immediatamente nei bunkers e i combattenti hanno raggiunto le proprie posizioni. L’arroganza delle truppe tedesche ostentata al loro ingresso nel ghetto, si è spenta immediatamente davanti al fuoco dei partigiani ebrei. I tedeschi  hanno subito perdite, due carri armati sono stati incendiati e molti soldati sono fuggiti abbandonando le proprie armi. Il ghetto è stato sottoposto anche a un bombardamento aereo.
Friday, May 24, 2013
Éva arról beszél, hogyan élte túl a nyilasok razziáját 1944 telén, Budapesten. Egy fiatal magyar nyilas el akarta vinni, de apja gyors közbelépésének köszönhetően megmenekült. Évekkel a háború után újra találkozott ezzel a férfival, aki addigra az Államvédelmi Hatóság őrnagya lett.
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Régine Jacubert (née Skørka) was born January 24, 1920 in Zagórów, Poland. Her father, Yacob Skørka taught Hebrew and Yiddish in a Yeshiva. Her mother, SlatkaSzejman was a milliner. She had three brothers. The family left for France in 1930, settling in Nancy.
Monday, October 3, 2016
Chair/Moderadora: Bonnie Taub, Latin American Studies, UCLA
Thursday, October 6, 2016
Access the entire USC Shoah Foundation Institute's Visual History Archive Montreal Holocaust Museum and Jewish Public Library 5151 Chemin de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine Montréal, QC H3W 1M6 Canada Tel: MHM: 514-345-2605; JPL: 514-345-2627 Websites: MHMC:  http://museeholocauste.ca JPL: http://www.jewishpubliclibrary.org
Friday, October 7, 2016
Chair/Moderadora: Susan Fitzpatrick-Behrens, Latin American Studies, CSU Northridge
Friday, October 7, 2016
Chair/Moderadora: Susan Fitzpatrick-Behrens, Latin American Studies, CSU Northridge
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
A public lecture by the 2017-2018 Research Week team Lorena Ávila (Centro Internacional de Toledo para la Paz, Colombia) Daniela Gleizer (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México) Emmanuel Kahan (Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Argentina) Nancy Nichols (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Chile) Yael Siman (Universidad Iberoamericana, México) Susana Sosenski (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México) Alejandra Morales Stekel (Director, Interactive Jewish Museum of Chile, Chile)
Friday, September 9, 2011
Семінар-тренінг в рамках програми вшанування 70-річчя трагедії Бабиного ЯруКонтакт: Анатолій ПодольськийДиректор Українського центру вивчення історії Голокосту(044) 285-90-30apodolskyi@gmail.comКонтакт: Талія КоенAсоційований директор зв'язків з громадськістю та комунікацій213.740.6036taliacoh@dornsife.usc.edu
Monday, April 29, 2013
This exhibit features a series of interviews with witnesses of the pogrom that occurred on November 9-10, 1938, known as Kristallnacht, "Night of Broken Glass." Organized in partnership with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

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