Center News

  • December 30, 2019
    In 2019, the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research conducted deep and wide-ranging outreach, introducing the Visual History Archive to scholars, academic faculty, fellows, librarians, and students through in-depth workshops, demonstrations, consultations, and class introductions.
  • December 4, 2019
    “Narratives of ‘Home’: Violence, Spatial Belonging, and Everyday Life for Armenian Genocide Survivors”
    Ayşenur Korkmaz (PhD candidate in European Studies, University of Amsterdam)
    2019-2020 Robert J. Katz Research Fellow in Genocide Studies
    November 19, 2019
  • December 4, 2019
    “Survivor Activism in the Aftermath of Historical Genocides and Contemporary Mass Shootings”
    Anna Lee (USC undergraduate, English major, Spanish and TESOL minor)
    2019 Beth and Arthur Lev Student Research Fellow
    November 5, 2019
  • November 30, 2019
     

    The USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research is proud to announce the publication of a new book entitled New Perspectives on Kristallnacht: After 80 Years, the Nazi Pogrom in Global Comparison, edited by Wolf Gruner and Steve Ross.

  • November 1, 2019
    “Shabbiha: Assad’s Paramilitaries and Mass Violence in Syria” Dr. Uğur Ümit Üngör (Utrecht University, Department of History, and NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Amsterdam) October 3, 2019
  • October 14, 2019
    Cosponsor: Indigenous Knowledge Institute of the University of Melbourne, Australia

     

     

  • October 4, 2019

    In 2020, on Indigenous Peoples' Day (formerly known as Columbus Day) -- October 12, 2020 -- the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research will launch a three-day international conference entitled “Mass Violence and Its Lasting Impact on Indigenous Peoples - The Case of the Americas and Australia”.

  • September 6, 2019
    Call for Papers for an edited book on The Future of Holocaust Testimonies: 
    Preserving, Researching, and Re-Presenting Survivor’s Voices
  • September 6, 2019
    The USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research invites research proposals from advanced-standing Ph.D. candidates for its 2020-2021 research fellowships. Each fellowship provides $4,000 support and will be awarded to an outstanding advanced- standing Ph.D. candidate from any discipline for dissertation research focused on testimony from the USC Shoah Foundation Visual History Archive and other USC resources.
  • September 6, 2019

    Each year, the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research hosts an interdisciplinary team of scholars from different universities and different countries for one week so that they can develop and discuss a collaborative innovative research project in the field of Holocaust and Genocide Studies using the video testimonies of the USC Shoah Foundation Visual History Archive (VHA) and other related resources at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles.

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