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Friday, February 10, 2012
On February 10-11, the USC Shoah Foundation hosted a two-day event devoted to a multi-faceted inquiry of memory and its manifestations in individual and public life.  Sponsored by The Dornsife Commons, the event was led by USC Shoah staff member Dr. Dan Leshem.
Thursday, May 24, 2012
Paris Papamichos Chronakis, a visiting research scholar at the University of California–Los Angeles, visited the Institute on May 24 to discuss his research in the Visual History Archive.
Sunday, July 1, 2012
The inaugural workshop of the Institute's Teaching with Testimony for the 21st Century program ran from July 1-6 at Central European University in Budapest.  The program for teachers in Europe provides professional development training centered on the educational use of Holocaust eyewitness testimony.  Twenty teachers from across Hungary (and three from Hungarian-speaking regions beyond the national border) completed the workshop, which prepared them to produce their own testimony-based classroom lessons and activities. 
Monday, January 23, 2012
More than 350 New York metropolitan area high school students debuted the work that they completed in the IWitness application at the United Nations Headquarters, on January 23, 2012.The event was cosponsored by the United States Mission to the United Nations, and held in observance of the International Day of Commemoration, in memory of the victims of the Holocaust.  The theme of the week of events for 2012 at the United Nations is “Children and the Holocaust.”Read a news item about the event.
Friday, April 13, 2012
In April, two senior staff members of the USC Shoah Foundation Institute traveled to South Africa and Rwanda to meet with partners and explore new relationships and opportunities for collaborative initiatives.
Monday, March 26, 2012
The USC Shoah Foundation Institute, in collaboration with the USC Libraries’ Feuchtwanger Memorial Library, and the USC Dornsife 2020 Research Cluster, Resisting the Path to Genocides, welcomed survivor, resister, and actor Curt Lowens, to the USC campus on March 26, 2012.  Introduced by Exile Studies Librarian Michaela Ullmann, USC Shapell-Guerin Chair in Jewish Studies, Dr.
Tuesday, January 24, 2012
On January 24 to 26, 2012, on the eve of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, educational resources offered by four organizations were presented to Czech teachers in a unique pilot event.  Experts from Yad Vashem, the Educational Center of the Jewish Museum of Prague, the Terezin Memorial, and the USC Shoah Foundation Institute, partnered with local activists to showcase the educational materials and other resources made available by their organizations.  The traveling seminar visited the cities of Ústí nad Labem, Klášterec nad Ohří, and Varnsdorf, in the Czech borderlands.
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
On February 14, Holocaust survivor Pinchas Gutter participated in a prototype interview for New Dimensions in Testimony, an initiative to record and display 3D interactive testimonies that will preserve the dialogue between Holocaust survivors and learners far into the future.  Gutter's interview was part of the New Dimensions in Testimony seminar (February 13-15), which brought together Holocaust survivors, technologists, and leaders of museums and memorial institutions from around the world.  More
Friday, April 20, 2012
On April 20, at Los Angeles City Hall, Councilmembers Paul Krekorian and Eric Garcetti recognized the USC Shoah Foundation Institute and the Armenian Film Foundation for working jointly to preserve memories of survivors and other witnesses of the Armenian Genocide.
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
On February 7, 2012, from 10 a.m.to 4 p.m., the USC Shoah Foundation hosted an event entitled Witness and Responsibility, in the Doheny Memorial Library.  The day-long event focused on artistic work that engages with catastrophe and events—personal and world-wide—which challenge our sense of how things ought to be.  The event was a part of the Association for Jewish Theatre's four-day international conference in Los Angeles, Reflecting and Shaping a Shifting World.