News for June 2014
After completing an intense two-week introductory session at the University of Southern California, seven students and two professors are ready to begin this summer’s Problems Without Passports trip to Rwanda.
/ Thursday, June 19, 2014

Now available for viewing, video of President Obama's acceptance speech at the 2014 Ambassadors for Humanity gala held May 7, 2014. Also included are speeches from USC President C. L. Max Nikias, Holocaust survivor Celina Biniaz, school teacher Michelle Clark, and Institute founder Steven Spielberg. All worth watching!

/ Thursday, June 19, 2014

Скрізь в Україні відеосвідчення з Архіву Візуальної історії надихають дітей до створення ілюстрацій, що представляють справжні випадки дискримінації під час тоталітарних режимів. Малюючи ці ілюстрації кожен та кожна з юних громадян України намагаються здобути місце у щорічному літньому таборі, присвяченому формуванню толерантності та цінуванню етнокультурного розмаїття країни.

/ Thursday, June 19, 2014
Close and distant readings of the Visual History Archive by Todd Presner, professor of Germanic languages, comparative literature, and Jewish Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles, for the Spring 2014 issue of PastForward.
/ Wednesday, June 18, 2014

USC Shoah Foundation hands off books on the Armenian Genocide to USC Doheny Library’s Holocaust and Genocide Studies collection.

Lynn Sipe, senior bibliographer and curator for the Holocaust and Genocide Studies Collection for Doheny Library, visited the Institute June 13 to pick up books and other resources on the Armenian Genocide

/ Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Two years into USC Shoah Foundation and Kigali Genocide Memorial’s IWitness in Rwanda project, hundreds of students and teachers across Rwanda have been exposed to IWitness and talks are underway to incorporate it into the national curriculum.
/ Monday, June 16, 2014
Attendees of Central European University’s Future of Holocaust Memorialization: Confronting Racism, Antisemitism and Homophobia through Memory Work conference this week had two opportunities to learn about the Visual History Archive from a USC Shoah Foundation teaching fellow and staff.
/ Friday, June 13, 2014
All over Ukraine, testimony from the Visual History Archive is inspiring children to create remarkable artwork representing true scenes of discrimination during the Holocaust. With their artwork, each of these young Ukrainians is hoping to earn a place at an annual summer camp dedicated to building tolerance and awareness of their country’s diverse cultures.
/ Thursday, June 12, 2014
USC Shoah Foundation and its colleagues at the United Nations came together to host a panel discussion at the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict today in London, joining leaders and advocates from around the world to raise awareness of sexual violence in conflict zones and wartime.
/ Wednesday, June 11, 2014
The USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research invites applications from senior scholars for its 2014-2015 Center Research Fellow. The fellowship provides $30,000 support and will be awarded to an outstanding candidate from any discipline who will advance genocide research through the use of the Visual History Archive (VHA) of the USC Shoah Foundation and other USC resources.
/ Wednesday, June 11, 2014