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Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Although the current situation in Hungary is more complex than many outsiders understand, it’s a tense situation, Ildikó Barna said, and a good time for students to pay more attention to where the slippery slope of hatred can lead – and where it has indeed taken their own country.
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Although the USC Shoah Foundation’s Visual History Archive is typically thought of as a way to preserve the stories of people who survived the Holocaust, a professor at the University of Pennsylvania has found a way to use the Archive to broaden the scope of memory to include not only survivors but also people who perished.
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Eighty-five years ago, millions of residents of Ukraine were starved to death as a result of the Soviet-era policies under Joseph Stalin’s totalitarian regime. The man-made famine of 1932-1933, also known as Holodomor, is part of my home country’s history that I grew to fully understand only through my work at USC Shoah Foundation.
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
The USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research invites research proposals from USC undergraduate students for its 2018 Summer Research Fellowships.
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Nancy Nicholls Lopeandia is a lecturer at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile on themes of memory, oral history and contemporary Chilean history. She received her BA in History at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and her PhD in Sociology from the University of Essex, United Kingdom. She has written about the experiences of repression among victims of the Chilean dictatorship (1973-1990) based on survivor testimonies. In recent years, her principal research topic has been survival, migration and adaptation among Holocaust survivors migrating to Chile.
Monday, February 12, 2018
Presented in partnership with the USC Doheny Memorial Library.
Monday, February 12, 2018
Over the course of their stay, the team built six IWitness activities focused on peace building in Rwanda. The first to go online will focus on Propaganda and Social Cohesion, which will be available for teachers and students by Tuesday, Feb. 13.
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Emmanuel Nicolás Kahan (Master and PhD in History & Memory Studies for the National University of La Plata), is a researcher at the National Council for Scientific and Technological Research (CONICET). He is a professor in the field of Political Theory at the Sociology Department of the National University of La Plata, and he teaches several postgraduate courses in different high education institutions.
Friday, March 2, 2018
The USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research invites research proposals from USC undergraduate students and USC graduate students for the inaugural Beth and Arthur Lev Student Research Fellowship.
Monday, March 26, 2018
Living through the Holocaust was such a strange and overwhelming experience, survivors often found it difficult to find ways to describe it. In her lecture “Phantom Geographies in Representations of the Holocaust” hosted by USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Studies on March 22, Kathryn Brackney identified survivors who talked about living in a world outside of time and place, where even the laws of nature fell apart.
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Teresa Walch is a postdoctoral fellow at Franz Rosenzweig Minerva Research Center at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She received her BA in History and German at the College of St. Benedict, her MA in Modern European History at the University of San Diego and her Ph.D.
Friday, November 30, 2018
The event hosted by USC Shoah Foundation’s Center for Advanced Genocide Research appears to have been the only international academic conference to mark the 80th anniversary of this fateful event of November 1938, during which Nazis and ordinary Germans murdered more than 100 Jews and destroyed thousands of synagogues, Jewish institutions, stores and homes across Germany.
Monday, February 5, 2018
Christopher R. Browning, Professor Emeritus at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been chosen as the 2017-2018 Sara and Asa Shapiro Scholar in Residence.
Monday, June 4, 2018
The two-week seminar at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in D.C. is meant to help university faculty make meaningful comparisons and to expand student awareness of Holocaust history.
Monday, December 3, 2018
USC Shoah Foundation and Genesis Philanthropy Group partner to create first Russian-language interactive biographies for award-winning Dimensions in Testimony program.
Thursday, January 25, 2018
The world will observe International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Saturday, which is the 73rd anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp. It’s a day of somber reflection, but also a time for education so the world can be better protected from the evils of the past. Among its many programs, USC Shoah Foundation offers IWitness, a free online platform that teachers and students can use to navigate this difficult subject. Among its nearly 200 activities, IWitness has many that focus on Auschwitz, liberation and other topics of relevance to the day’s message.
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Geoffrey Robinson (University of California, Los Angeles) “The Killing Season: A History of the Indonesian Massacres, 1965-66” October 4, 2018
Friday, February 2, 2018
This lecture is part of the series "Hidden Archives - Public Sturggles: Events Commemorating the 75th Anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising." Presented by Doheny Memorial Library and co-sponsored by the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research.
Thursday, March 8, 2018
The more than 1,000 interviews will constitute the largest non-Holocaust-related collection to be integrated into the Institute’s Visual History Archive. It will also be the Archive’s first audio-only collection.
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
“My mother very rarely spoke about the Holocaust or about what happened to her or how she, my father, my brother and myself survived the Holocaust as a complete family,” said Eddy Boas, whose book "I Am Not A Victim -- I Am A Survivor" chronicles the story of his family. “But the inspiration for my story actually came from the interview my mother did with USC Shoah Foundation in March 1995 – she would only participate in the interview if I was allowed to sit next to her.”
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
When Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas made the claim that Jews were targeted in the Holocaust for their “social function” in banking and not for their religion, he was not ranting from the podium or calling for death to the Jews. His approach was much more subtle, and therefore much more sinister.
Friday, June 29, 2018
Ildikó Barna, Associate Professor of Sociology, Department of Social Sciences and Program Director of the department’s Ethnic and Minority Policy MA Program at Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE), Budapest has been awarded the 2018-2019 International Teaching Fellowship at the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
During the Institute's inaugural summer William P. Lauder Internship Program, about two-dozen young people came to USC Shoah Foundation from across the country to participate in the intensive program, which focused on the causes and impacts of injustice and the ways an individual can respond.
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
A public lecture by Christopher R. Browning (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) 2017-2018 Sara and Asa Shapiro Scholar in Residence
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Lecture by Trinity College history professor Samuel Kassow lays out the unique circumstances leading to the legendary battle. The 75th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising will be on April 19.
Monday, April 23, 2018
The former goaltender for a well-known Rwandan team literally owes his life to soccer. Now he uses soccer to promote tolerance and unity. This year, he was recognized by Queen Elizabeth.
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
A public lecture by Jean-Marc Dreyfus (University of Manchester, United Kingdom)                                                            2018-2019 Center Research Fellow
Monday, December 17, 2018
Public lecture by Lukas Meissel (PhD candidate, Haifa University, Israel) 2018-2019 Greenberg Research Fellow
Friday, February 2, 2018
Inaugural Breslauer, Rutman & Anderson Research Fellow Diane Marie Amann gave a public lecture at the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research about her research on the little-known women involved in the Nuremberg Trials.
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
The on-location testimony of Ed Mosberg recounting the horrors he experienced at the Mauthausen concentration camp in Austria will be the second of its kind by USC Shoah Foundation. The Institute's first 360-degree testimony -- the critically acclaimed VR film "The Last Goodbye" -- takes viewers on a harrowing tour of the Majdanek concentration camp in Poland.

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