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Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Wolf Gruner, director of USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research, will spend two months in residence at the Berlin-Brandenburg Center for Jewish Studies this summer researching Jewish resistance against the Nazis.
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
The group aims to discover new insights about movement, spaces and time in Holocaust survivor testimonies.
Friday, April 10, 2015
Stephen Smith and Hayk Demoyan, directors of USC Shoah Foundation and the Armenian Genocide Museum & Institute, respectively, came together today to sign a memorandum of understanding that paves the way for future collaboration between the two organizations.
Thursday, September 20, 2018
Call for Papers: International Conference "Comparative Lenses: Video Testimonies of Survivors and Eyewitnesses on Genocide and Mass Violence" June 6-7, 2019 Organized by the George and Irina Schaeffer Center for the Study of Genocide, Human Rights and Conflict Prevention, Yahad-In Unum, the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research, and the AGBU Nubar Library The Conference
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
During the 1960s, the Guatemalan government unleashed a war against various small guerilla groups across the country. This so-called “internal conflict” turned into a 36-year genocide against Mayan populations.
Wednesday, July 5, 2017
USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research staff are in Australia this month for several presentations and a workshop centered on the Visual History Archive and testimony-based research.
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Documentary filmmaker, historian and curator Christian Delage gave a live interview on the Institute’s Facebook page last week, wherein he discussed his past 20 years of experience researching and making films on genocide, and where his latest project on the 2015 Paris terrorist attacks diverges from standardized methods for gathering testimony.
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
A public lecture by Christian Delage (Director of the Institut D’Histoire Du Temps Présent, Paris)                    
Monday, August 7, 2017
“Filming the Camps” explores the World War II experiences of Hollywood directors John Ford, George Stevens and Samuel Fuller.
Monday, February 13, 2017
I recently was an expert witness from October 11-13, 2016, at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) in Phnom Penh, the so-called Khmer Rouge Tribunal that was established in 2001. When I mention this to colleagues, a typical response is, “That’s still going on?”  Indeed. Many forget the train that runs direct from USC to Long Beach takes you to the largest concentration of Cambodian survivors in the United States, where elders make daily offerings to ancestors in their homes or Buddhist temples.
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Wolf Gruner, director of USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research, is in Oxford, Frankfurt and Berlin this week speaking about his research and his latest book on the persecution of Jews in Bohemia and Moravia during the Holocaust.
Wednesday, November 9, 2016
The film, executive produced by Steven Spielberg, has already screened at film festivals across the country and won four awards.
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
A public lecture by Jean-Marc Dreyfus (University of Manchester, United Kingdom)                                                            2018-2019 Center Research Fellow
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Path and co-author Angeliki Andrea Kanavou study how young men plucked from rural Cambodia were turned into obedient arbiters of genocide by the Khmer Rouge regime.
Thursday, February 8, 2018
A film screening of Pamela Yates's documentary 500 Years. Presented in partnership with the USC School of Cinematic Arts. Co-sponsored by the USC Gould Law School's Center for Law, History and Culture. 
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
The future of Polish-Israeli relations can be driven by compassion and forgiveness, or a retreat behind walls of fossilized antisemitism, essentialist prejudice, nationalistic egotism, and fear.
Monday, March 6, 2017
USC Shoah Foundation is co-sponsoring an advance screening of the new Polish documentary "Bogdan’s Journey" in Los Angeles on Wednesday, March 8.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
International ConferenceUniversity of Southern CaliforniaUSC Radisson Conference RoomsSecond Floor, Radisson Hotel Los Angeles Midtown at USC3540 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90007
Saturday, April 1, 2017
Katja Schatte, the 2016-2017 Margee and Douglas Greenberg Research Fellow, gave a public lecture at the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research focusing on pre and post-reunification Jewish life in East Berlin from the late 1970s through the early 1990s.
Monday, April 4, 2016
The University of Texas at Austin and Texas A&M University are each hosting presentations about USC Shoah Foundation, the Visual History Archive and its possibilities for research this week.
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Director of USC Shoah Foundation’s Center for Advanced Genocide Research Wolf Gruner will moderate a panel at UCLA exploring the historical and cultural contexts of the works of Rabbi Joachim Prinz and composer Kurt Weill right before World War II.
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, August 18, 2016
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Monday, April 25, 2016
USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research will host the international conference “A Conflict? Genocide and Resistance in Guatemala,” at the University of Southern California, Sept. 11-14, 2016. The scholars profiled in this series were each selected to present their research at the conference.Heather Vrana’s presentation “H.I.J.O.S.: A New Politics and Memory Beyond Reconciliation” will focus on the next generation of activists in Guatemala.
Friday, October 11, 2019
In this webinar, the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research team will provide a deep dive into the USC Shoah Foundation Visual History Archive, including its history; methodologies of testimony collection, preservation, and indexing; current state of the archive and its collections; and how to use its search engines and interface for research and teaching. The participants will learn how to unlock the research potential of the archive and be able to ask questions and get assistance with effectively searching the archive.
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
UCLA’s Center for Near Eastern Studies will host Wolf Gruner and other Holocaust and genocide scholars in a panel discussion Thurs., Feb. 12.
Monday, February 23, 2015
USC Shoah Foundation and its Center for Advanced Genocide Research are hosting two events this week that are free and open to the public.
Thursday, September 24, 2015
Musicologist Janie Cole will discuss how “freedom songs” provided an oppressed community with political expression, resistance, therapy, identity, memory and resilience to confront potential violence and death.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Now in its fourth year, the Margee and Douglas Greenberg Research Fellowship is awarded to one advanced standing Ph.D. candidate each year who will use the Visual History Archive as a key component of their dissertation research.

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