About the Center

Center Summer Fellows Share their Research - April 4th at 3:30 PM

Join us for a public event featuring the Center's Summer 2016 research fellows -- USC undergraduate and graduate students and USC faculty -- who will discuss the research they have conducted using testimonies from the Visual History Archive. 


Omer Bartov Gives the Sara and Asa Shapiro Scholar Annual Lecture - May 8th at 11:30 AM

Join us for a public lecture by Omer Bartov (Brown University), 2016-2017 Sara and Asa Shapiro Scholar in Residence. He will be discussing how the East Galician town of Buczacz was transformed from a site of coexistence, where Poles, Ukrainians, and Jews had lived side-by-side for centuries, into a site of genocide.


Center's Interdisciplinary Research Week Will Focus on Holocaust Survivors in Latin America

For its Interdisciplinary Research Week, the Center has invited a team of scholars whose research will focus on testimonies of Holocaust survivors who settled in Mexico, Argentina, Chile and Colombia.


In the News

March 27, 2017
USC undergraduates, graduate students and faculty as well as faculty from other universities are encouraged to apply.
March 21, 2017
The workshop will cover the history of the archive, strategies for searching the testimonies, and examples of how the VHA has been used in classroom teaching.
March 14, 2017
Path and co-author Angeliki Andrea Kanavou study how young men plucked from rural Cambodia were turned into obedient arbiters of genocide by the Khmer Rouge regime.
March 9, 2017
Katja Schatte, USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research’s 2016-17 Greenberg Research Fellow, shared some of the discoveries she’s made in the Visual History Archive at her public lecture on March 7.
March 6, 2017
USC Shoah Foundation is co-sponsoring an advance screening of the new Polish documentary "Bogdan’s Journey" in Los Angeles on Wednesday, March 8.
March 2, 2017
Professor Lee Ann Fujii (University of Toronto) gave a public lecture at the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research focusing on her new book and acts of resistance.
Teresa Walch
March 2, 2017
Teresa Walch, the 2016-2017 Inaugural Robert J. Katz Research Fellow in Genocide Studies, gave a public lecture at the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research focusing on the calculated and gradual exclusion of Jews from public spaces and ultimately from their own homes that began in the 1930s.
February 27, 2017
The American University of Paris will host a workshop October 26-27, 2017, dedicated to sharing scholars’ experiences conducting research in the Visual History Archive. Applications are due May 9, 2017.
February 16, 2017
Over the course of 2016, testimony from USC Shoah Foundation’s Visual History Archive contributed to a wide array of published texts, from studies about the methodology of the Institute’s interviewing and cataloguing, to wholly other subjects that pulled from the VHA to back a defined thesis.
February 15, 2017
The USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research invites proposals for its 2017-2018 Rutman Fellowship for Research and Teaching that will provide summer support for one member of the University of Pennsylvania faculty to integrate testimonies from the USC Shoah Foundation Visual History Archive (VHA) into a new or existing course. The fellowship is open to all disciplinary and methodological approaches and will be awarded on a competitive basis to the most interesting project.