Center News

  • May 30, 2018
    "New Perspectives on Kristallnacht: After 80 Years, the Nazi Pogrom in Global Comparison" 
  • May 30, 2018
    Call for Papers: International Conference "In Global Transit: Forced Migration of Jews and other Refugees (1940s-1960s)" May 19-22, 2019

    Conference at GHI WEST and The MAGNES Collection of Jewish Art and Life at the University of California, Berkeley

    - Simone Lässig (German Historical Institute Washington/GHI West, UC Berkeley)
    - Wolf Gruner (USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research, Los Angeles)
    - Francesco Spagnolo (The Magnes, UC Berkeley)
    - Swen Steinberg (University of Dresden)

  • May 1, 2018
    Julien Zarifian (University of Cergy-Pontoise, France)
    2017-2018 Visiting Fulbright Scholar 
    “The United States and the Question of the Armenian Genocide”
    April 19, 2018
  • May 1, 2018
    Christopher R. Browning (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
    2018 Sara and Asa Shapiro Scholar in Residence
    “Holocaust History and Survivor Testimony: The Case of the Starachowice Factory Slave Labor Camp”
    March 29, 2018
  • April 2, 2018
    Kathryn Brackney, the 2017-2018 Katz Research Fellow in Genocide Studies, gave a public lecture on the research she conducted during her month in residence at the Center.
  • April 2, 2018
    On March 15, Mélanie Péron from the French department at the University of Pennsylvania delivered a lecture on the research she conducted during her fellowship at the Center.
  • April 2, 2018
    Jennie Burnet, Associate Professor of Anthropology at Georgia State University, gave a public lecture at the Center for Advanced Genocide Research focusing on the intrinsic and extrinsic factors that influenced rescuer behavior during the 1994 genocide of Tutsis in Rwanda.
  • March 26, 2018
    Living through the Holocaust was such a strange and overwhelming experience, survivors often found it difficult to find ways to describe it. In her lecture “Phantom Geographies in Representations of the Holocaust” hosted by USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Studies on March 22, Kathryn Brackney identified survivors who talked about living in a world outside of time and place, where even the laws of nature fell apart.
  • March 7, 2018
    Philippe Sands, Professor of Law and Director of the Centre on International Courts and Tribunals at University College London, gave a public lecture at the USC Gould School of Law focusing on his recent book "East West Street: On the Origins of 'Genocide' and 'Crimes Against Humanity'".
  • March 7, 2018
    Two of the three Center Summer 2017 research fellows gathered to publicly present and discuss their research using the USC Shoah Foundation Visual History Archive (VHA).