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Memorials, Government Visits and Nature Trips on Second Half of Problems Without Passports Rwanda

The Problems Without Passports trip to Rwanda ends today after a busy second week that included visits to some of Rwanda’s most stunning nature sites and opportunities for the students to meet politicians and international representatives.


Senior Scholars Invited to Apply for Center for Advanced Genocide Research 2014-15 Fellowship

USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research's first fellow will spend one semester in residence at the Center where he or she will conduct research and give a public talk. The deadline to apply is July 14, 2014.


Meet Marianne Hirsch

USC Shoah Foundation’s 2013 Yom Hashoah Scholar in Residence says she is looking forward to discussing digital technologies and how to teach future generations about genocide at the Memory, Media and Technology: Exploring the Trajectories of Schindler’s List international conference this November.

  • 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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