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Monday, June 20, 2016
The work includes hardware and software updates to systems that have been in use in the Shoah Foundation digitization, archive and storage process for testimony ingest for over nine years.
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Friday, June 10, 2016
Friday, June 10, 2016
Monday, April 20, 2015
Friday, August 10, 2018
Triggered by the deadly white nationalist rally of last August, USC Shoah Foundation launched Stronger Than Hate, an initiative that draws on the power of eyewitness testimony to help students and the general public recognize and counter antisemitism, racism, xenophobia and other forms of hatred.
Monday, October 19, 2015
A few weeks ago, USC Student Body President Rini Sampath posted on her Facebook page about incidents of hatred and intolerance on campus. A Saturday night after a USC football game, Sampath had been walking down USC’s Fraternity Row when a man leaned out his frat house window and hurled a racial epithet and a beverage cup at her.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
The Challenge, which will award $10,000 total in prizes, invites and encourages students to participate in their communities and complete an IWitness activity by submitting a short explainer video detailing how they were inspired through testimony to make a positive impact.
Tuesday, December 15, 2015
I found as a teacher that the most challenging task when teaching about the Holocaust and genocide, is how to do it not using material that shocks the students to the point that they do not want to look at the content, study the history or listen to present day issues due to the emotional shut down that can occur.
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Forty-nine universities and museums around the world now have full access to the Visual History Archive. The Visual History Archive's 52,000 testimonies will be available to members of the University of Vienna - faculty and students - for the purposes of teaching, studying and research.
Friday, September 22, 2017
IWitness has implemented the first phase of its expansion of the IWitness website's search capabilities.
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
The USC Shoah Foundation-produced documentary will be available on all Showtime platforms; check your local listings for a complete schedule.
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
One Day in Auschwitz is an hour-long documentary produced by USC Shoah Foundation and originally broadcast on Discovery on Jan. 27, 2015. It follows Holocaust survivor Kitty Hart-Moxon as she returns to Auschwitz-Birkenau with two high school students.
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust installation features all of the Institute's 51,696 testimonies LA Weekly's annual Best of LA 2012 honored the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust's Tree of Testimony exhibit with the award for "Best Video Art Exhibit." The interactive exhibit immerses visitors in survivors' memories from the Institute's Visual History Archive.
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.
Wednesday, September 21, 2011
Hannah Pollin-Galay discusses how culture and language inform Holocaust testimony
Thursday, September 15, 2011
Hannah Pollin-Galay to study how culture and language inform Holocaust testimonyThe USC Shoah Foundation Institute is pleased to announce the arrival of its first research fellow, doctoral student Hannah Pollin-Galay, who began her stay on September 1.
Friday, June 7, 2013
USC Shoah Foundation has granted the Istituto Centrale per i beni sonori ed audiovisivi headquarters in Rome full remote access to its Visual History Archive.
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.
Friday, January 15, 2016
As part of its commitment to serving as an internationally recognized resource and leader in the field of Holocaust and genocide studies, USC Shoah Foundation has established the Robert J. Katz Research Fellow in Genocide Studies.
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
USC Shoah Foundation – The Institute for Visual History and Education brought its series of events for Genocide Awareness Week to a close on Thursday, April 11, 2013 with a screening and discussion with filmmaker Elida Schogt.
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Thursday, July 16, 2015
USC Shoah Foundation’s ITS department is one month into a yearlong project that will ultimately change the way universities access the Visual History Archive.
Monday, March 17, 2014
The footsteps of Holocaust survivors come to life in IWalks, USC Shoah Foundation’s interactive testimony-based educational program.
Thursday, October 17, 2013
Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest is now the second Visual History Archive access site in Hungary and the 45th in the world.
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
USC Shoah Foundation’s latest quarterly stats update shows remarkable gains in its testimony access and academic and educational outreach over the past year.
Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Cornell marked the launch Wed., Nov. 3 with a public lecture by New Yorker columnist and Rwandan Genocide expert Philip Gourevitch.
Tuesday, September 27, 2011
USC Professor Researching Forms of Jewish DefianceThe USC Shoah Foundation Institute has appointed Wolf Gruner, Shapell-Guerin Chair in Jewish Studies and Professor of History in the USC Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, as its inaugural Senior Fellow.

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