News for July 2013

USC Shoah Foundation – The Institute for Visual History and Education welcomed Eyal Kaminka, the newly-appointed director of the International School for Holocaust Studies (ISHS) of Yad Vashem, to its offices on July 26 for a discussion about the ways that the two organizations cooperate and partner in a variety of educational programs.

/ Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Screenings Will Debut In Philadelphia, Highlighting The Re-Opening Of City’s Iconic Prince Music Theater

Philadelphia, PA – July 25, 2013 - The 20th anniversary of Steven Spielberg’s epic film Schindler’s List (meticulously restored under his personal supervision) will be marked with a series of special screenings to benefit the USC Shoah Foundation - The Institute for Visual History and Education.

/ Monday, July 29, 2013

Claudia Ramirez Wiedeman, PhD, has joined USC Shoah Foundation as Associate Director for Educational Technologies and Training. Her duties include strategic, content, and professional development related to the Institute’s flagship web-based educational tool, IWitness, which is designed to make the Visual History Archive accessible to educators and students around the world.

/ Wednesday, July 24, 2013

By Nora Snyder

/ Wednesday, July 24, 2013

USC Shoah Foundation is currently fundraising for New Dimensions in Testimony, a new project being developed in concert with USC Institute for Creative Technologies and Conscience Display. The project is to capture three-dimensional interviews with a number of survivors so that in the future people will enable to engage with them conversationally.

/ Monday, July 22, 2013

Teachers from all over Hungary gathered in Budapest this month for the six-day introductory seminar to the USC Shoah Foundation’s 2013 Teaching with Testimony for the 21st Century program. But there was one educator among them who didn’t just travel across the country – he came from the other side of the world.

/ Friday, July 19, 2013

2O13. július 5-7-g tartottuk a Videóinterjúk a 21. század oktatásában című tanárképzés első évfolyamának (2O12) programzáró találkozóját a budapesti Közép-európai Egyetemen.

A program részeként a kollégák meghallgathatták ruandai vendégünk, Appolon Gahungayire előadását arról, hogyan használhatók a Vizuális Törtnelmi Archívum interjúi az oktatásban Ruandában, illetve Kovács András professzor, antiszemitizmus-kutató előadásában a mai magyarországi antiszemitizmus jelenségéről beszélgettek.

/ Friday, July 19, 2013

Június 3O-a és július 5-e között rendezte a USC Soá Alapítvány a Videóinterjúk a 21. század oktatásában című, magyarországi tanárképzési programjának második évfolyamát.

A program segítségével a résztvevő tanárok megismerhetik a videóinterjúkkal való tanítás lehetőségét, és megtanulhatják, hogyan illeszthetik be az interjúkat eredményesen pedagógiai munkájukba.

/ Friday, July 19, 2013

Four applied mathematics undergraduate students are dedicating their summer to a major research project for the USC Shoah Foundation – The Institute for Visual History and Education.

/ Thursday, July 18, 2013

Professor Andrea Pető of Central European University in Budapest has written an article about how to use USC Shoah Foundation’s Visual History Archive in teaching students at the graduate level. The piece appears as a chapter in the seventh volume of Jewish Studies at the Central European University edited by András Kovács and Michael Laurence Miller.

/ Wednesday, July 17, 2013