Research

Aspires to be the premiere academic destination for the study of genocide and the role of audio-visual testimony in research and education.

2014 International Conference Panel Spotlight: The Dynamics of Oral History of War and Genocide: The Case of Indonesia

The Dynamics of Oral History of War and Genocide panel will examine the challenges, implications and responsibilities that modern testimony collections have for communities that have experienced war and genocide.

(Pictured: Cambodian Genocide survivor Theary Seng gives testimony in 2011)

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Rutman Teaching Fellow Harry Reicher Delves into the Visual History Archive

Harry Reicher, USC Shoah Foundation’s first-ever Rutman Teaching Fellow, wrapped up his four-day fellowship today with a talk that revealed how exceptionally valuable the Visual History Archive will become to his teaching.

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Meet Olga Gershenson

If you’ve never heard of the 1945 Soviet film The Unvanquished, don’t worry: You’re not alone, and Olga Gershenson will talk about why that is at USC Shoah Foundation’s international conference in November.

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  • Fellowships

    Learn about past and present fellowship recipients. Also, find out about upcoming fellowship opportunities.

  • Publications

    An ongoing list of 125 publications that have made use of the Institute's archive.

  • College Course Development

    In this section, you can access a table of current and past courses at several universities around the world that have used testimony from the Institute's archive. Also find resources for developing your own course using visual testimony.

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