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Thursday, January 30, 2014
Students and educators have multiple opportunities to learn about USC Shoah Foundation and explore the Visual History Archive at Eötvos Loránd University (ELTE) in Budapest over the next few weeks.
Thursday, January 12, 2012
Attendees from the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and the Ukraine.
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.
Friday, September 18, 2009
Curriculum Resource Center at Central European University to host academics, offer workshops.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
A special delegation of staff and supporters of the USC Shoah Foundation will visit Rwanda this April during the 20th commemoration of the Rwanda Tutsi Genocide to learn about the Institute’s work in Rwanda, reinforce their commitment, and share the experience with others.
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
These resources make it possible for anyone to embark on the IWalks and hear the stories of survivors in the authentic locations where they experienced the Holocaust.
Thursday, March 19, 2015
USC Shoah Foundation has published a new online exhibit and two new IWitness activities that expand the Institute’s educational offerings in terms of language and subject matter.
Friday, June 26, 2015
International training consultant Martin Šmok will talk about IWalks with Andrea Petö, former USC Shoah Foundation Teaching Fellow, at the "My Hero, Your Enemy" international conference in Czech Republic.
Friday, August 28, 2015
Melinda Goldrich continued her family’s tradition of philanthropy by hosting a special event to introduce a new audience in Aspen, Colo., last night to the work of USC Shoah Foundation.
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Across the United States and in Europe, USC Shoah Foundation is helping to commemorate Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, on May 4 and 5.
Thursday, October 13, 2016
Budapest’s Eötvos Loránd University (ELTE) offered its first-ever sign language seminar for hearing-impaired patrons on USC Shoah Foundation and the Visual History Archive on Oct. 6 at the university’s Central Library.
Friday, October 14, 2016
USC Shoah Foundation is sorry to learn of the death of Andrzej Wajda, Poland’s preeminent filmmaker and the director of the 2002 USC Shoah Foundation documentary Pamiętam (I Remember). Wajda died October 9, 2016, at age 90. Wajda survived World War II in Nazi-occupied Poland with his mother and brother after his father, a captain in the Polish infantry, was killed in the Katyn massacre. He joined the Polish resistance at 16 and served in the Polish Home Army until the end of the war.
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Students in Budapest, Hungary, and Durham, North Carolina, are taking a joint online course this semester on archives, memory and human rights. And last month, that included an introductory session on the Visual History Archive that will help inform their class curriculum and projects.
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Marcel Mahdal, a graduate of the USC Shoah Foundation Master Teacher program in Czech Republic launched a project last week in which students from two schools work together to create their own local IWalk.
Thursday, July 6, 2017
USC Shoah Foundation was invited to give a presentation about its IWalk program at Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum’s international education conference, “Awareness-Responsibility-Future,” earlier this week.
Tuesday, May 11, 2010
Central European University (CEU) to host an international workshop, bringing together participants engaged in Holocaust education.
Thursday, July 14, 2016
As the sun sets on the Danube River, I felt the need to pinch myself. I am really here in Budapest? It doesn’t feel so far away from my home in Los Angeles. But looking at the architecture and the castle in the distance, I fall in love with the romance of this old European city.
Monday, December 19, 2016
The contest is open to all secondary students, asking them to watch clips of testimony from the Visual History Archive and create artistic comic strip-style pieces inspired by the stories they heard.
Friday, June 1, 2018
UNESCO’s push is part of a wider effort to address rising incidents of antisemitic events, which in recent years have ranged from online hate speech to physical violence.
Monday, November 25, 2013
Seventeen years after his grandmother Celina Biniaz gave testimony, Alex Biniaz-Harris is carrying on the family name at USC Shoah Foundation. Biniaz-Harris ’15 is a music and business double major at USC and an intern at USC Shoah Foundation. Born and raised in Washington, DC, he grew up visiting his grandparents in Southern California, and during his freshman year at USC his grandmother Celina introduced him to the USC Shoah Foundation.
Monday, March 3, 2014
They do their work for IWitness all over the country, but this weekend the IWitness regional consultants came together for a seminar at the USC Shoah Foundation.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
2014. március 1-jén a Zachor Alapítvány a Társadalmi Emlékezetért (www.zachor.hu) civil oktatási szervezet és a Dél-Kaliforniai Egyetem (USC) Soá Alapítványának (http://sfi.usc.edu/international/hungarian) együttműködésében, az Oktatáskutató és Fejlesztő Intézet (www.ofi.hu) támogatásával kezdetét vette a Multimédiás tananyagok az oktatásban című, 11 városi helyszínt érintő tanárképzés.
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
A special delegation of staff and supporters of the USC Shoah Foundation arrived in Rwanda yesterday to begin a weeklong mission to learn about the Institute’s work in Rwanda, reinforce their commitment, and share the experience with others.
Thursday, May 1, 2014
Just one month after IWalk launched in Czech Republic, a second resource is already being developed. The city of Brno, in the Southern Moravia region of the country, will join Prague in offering downloadable testimony clip reels of Holocaust survivor testimonies that students may watch as they visit relevant historical sites.
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Auschwitz: The Past is Present helped Ingrid Alexovics feel connected to teachers all over the world who share her passion for Holocaust education. But it also reminded her how much work is still to be done.
Friday, October 30, 2015
Before taking his students on a tour of Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum, high school history teacher Ferenc Sós turned to IWitness.Sós is a graduate of USC Shoah Foundation’s Teaching with Testimony in the 21st Century program in Budapest, which introduces teachers to the methodologies of using testimony from the Visual History Archive in their lessons. He was a member of the 2013 cohort.
Monday, November 16, 2015
Aleksandra Visser started out as an aspiring cellist. Now, she’s researching Holocaust survivors for USC Shoah Foundation’s New Dimensions in Testimony project.Visser majored in music performance as an undergraduate at USC – she started studying cello at age seven – but when she realized she didn’t want to be a professional cellist, she decided to return to USC for a second bachelor’s degree in history.
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
The group aims to discover new insights about movement, spaces and time in Holocaust survivor testimonies.
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
USC Shoah Foundation provides some of the tools that educators can choose to use on this day, or any other day in their classroom.
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Michigan student Brandon Bartley shares how testimony inspired him when he participated in the IWitness Detroit program last summer.

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