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Teaching and Research Fellows to Study Law, Photography and More in Visual History Archive

USC Shoah Foundation’s 2014 teaching and research fellowships have been awarded to professors and students from a diverse range of disciplines, including writing, anthropology, law and history.


USC to Display Blavatnik Archive Foundation's Multimedia Exhibit on Soviet Jewish Soldiers

University of Southern California’s Doheny Memorial Library will present an exhibit this spring about Soviet Jewish soldiers during World War II, drawn from the Blavatnik Archive Foundation’s remarkable collection of artifacts, photographs, historical documents and video testimony.

(Photo courtesy of the Blavatnik Archive Foundation)


Meet Paul Rukesha

Aegis Trust’s Paul Rukesha helped lead the USC Shoah Foundation mission to Rwanda last week, and reports that the mission was a very meaningful and productive visit for all involved.

  • Fellowships

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

  • Publications

    An ongoing list of 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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