Korb's research will investigate how local authorities in southern and eastern Europe, particularly Croatia, Serbia and Greece, collaborated with the Nazis and carried out their own acts of mass violence outside the epicenter of Nazi Germany.
cagr, center fellow / Thursday, April 13, 2017
Now in its fourth year, the Margee and Douglas Greenberg Research Fellowship is awarded to one advanced standing Ph.D. candidate each year who will use the Visual History Archive as a key component of their dissertation research.
cagr, greenberg fellow / Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Just one month into his four-month tenure as USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research’s 2016-2017 Center Fellow, Alexander Korb has already made new discoveries about how the Holocaust played out outside Germany from testimony in the Visual History Archive.
cagr, center fellow / Monday, April 24, 2017
Holocaust survivor Zenon Neumark and Guatemalan Genocide survivor Aracely Garrido are set to share their stories of survival and take questions from the audience.
genocide awareness month, defy, cagr / Tuesday, April 25, 2017
The second annual Robert J. Katz Research Fellow in Genocide Studies will be Kathryn Brackney, a Ph.D. candidate in history at Yale University.
cagr, bob katz, katz fellow / Thursday, April 27, 2017
Four of the five Center Summer 2016 research fellows gathered to publicly present and discuss their research using the USC Shoah Foundation Visual History Archive (VHA).
cagr / Saturday, April 29, 2017
Alexander Korb, the 2016-2017 Center Research Fellow and director of the Stanley Burton Centre for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at the University of Leicester, gave a public lecture at the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research focusing on his research on collaboration in the Holocaust in eastern and southeastern Europe.
cagr / Saturday, April 29, 2017
USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research’s 2017 Sara and Asa Shapiro Scholar in Residence Omer Bartov began his residence today with a Facebook Live interview about his work.
cagr, mickey shapiro / Friday, May 5, 2017
Bartov centered his discussion on how the East Galician town of Buczacz was transformed from a site of coexistence – where Poles, Ukrainians and Jews had all lived side-by-side for centuries – into a site of genocide during World War II.
cagr, mickey shapiro, sara shapiro, omer bartov / Monday, May 8, 2017
Holocaust survivor Zenon Neumark and Guatemalan Genocide survivor Aracely Garrido shared their stories of survival and their messages for the next generation at a Genocide Awarenes Month event hosted by DEFY, USC Shoah Foundation’s student organization.
cagr, defy, aracely garrido / Tuesday, May 9, 2017
The first-ever recipient of USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research’s Genocide Prevention Research Fellowship is Vanessa Belén Dorda Meneses, a PhD candidate from the University of Chile.
cagr, fellow, fellowship / Thursday, May 11, 2017
The USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research and the USC Casden Institute for the Study of the Jewish Role in American Life invite proposals for their 2018 International Conference “New Perspectives on Kristallnacht: After 80 Years, the Nazi Pogrom in Global Comparison”.
cagr / Thursday, May 18, 2017
Omer Bartov, the 2017 Sara and Asa Shapiro Scholar in Residence and John P. Birkelund Distinguished Professor of European History at Brown University, gave the Sara and Asa Shapiro Scholar Annual Lecture at the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research focusing on his upcoming book about the East Galician town of Buczacz, which transformed from a site of coexistence, where Poles, Ukrainians, and Jews had lived side-by-side for centuries, into a site of genocide.
cagr / Friday, June 2, 2017
Wolf Gruner, director of USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research, is in Oxford, Frankfurt and Berlin this week speaking about his research and his latest book on the persecution of Jews in Bohemia and Moravia during the Holocaust.
cagr, wolf gruner / Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Stroud’s book chapter is titled “Rethinking Resilience: Considerations on Resilience in Indonesia After 1965.”
cagr, indonesia / Wednesday, June 21, 2017
The workshop in Venice is titled “Data Sharing, Holocaust Documentation and the Digital Humanities. Best Practices, Case Studies, Benefits.”
cagr / Tuesday, June 27, 2017
USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research staff are in Australia this month for several presentations and a workshop centered on the Visual History Archive and testimony-based research.
cagr, australia / Wednesday, July 5, 2017
The USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research invites applications for its 2017-2018 Postdoctoral Research Fellowship for the Study of Racial and Religious Biases on College Campuses.
cagr / Thursday, July 6, 2017
With the start of the fall semester just a month away, start marking your calendar for USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research’s exciting schedule of lectures, academic conference and other events.
cagr / Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Daniel Conway, Texas A&M University, and Nancy Sinkoff, Rutgers University, have both been in residence at the Center for Advanced Genocide Research this week.
cagr / Thursday, August 3, 2017
The ‘Third Workshop for Advanced PhD Candidates from North American Universities and Israel who are working on the Holocaust’, co-sponsored by the USC Shoah Foundation Center For Advanced Genocide Research and Yad Vashem, took place from June 25 to June 29, 2017 at the International Institute for Holocaust Research in Yad Vashem.
cagr / Friday, August 4, 2017
“Filming the Camps” explores the World War II experiences of Hollywood directors John Ford, George Stevens and Samuel Fuller.
cagr / Monday, August 7, 2017
McBride will first give a lunchtime workshop on how to use the Visual History Archive in research and teaching. At 7 p.m., he will give a lecture "Of course, they were Neighbors": Testimony, Archives and the Holocaust in Ukraine.” Both will be held at Belk Library and Information Commons room 114.
cagr, greenberg fellow / Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Zelizer will use her fellowship to teach a Ph.D. research seminar entitled “Mediating War and Genocide Through Visual Memory.”
rutman teaching fellow, cagr / Monday, August 28, 2017
USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research Director Wolf Gruner will give a workshop on how to use the Visual History Archive at Clark University’s Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies on Wednesday, September 13 at 4 p.m.
cagr, vha, proquest, workshop / Wednesday, August 30, 2017
The USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research invites applications from senior scholars for its 2018-2019 Center Research Fellowship. The fellowship provides $30,000 support and will be awarded to an outstanding senior scholar from any discipline who will advance genocide research through the use of the USC Shoah Foundation Visual History Archive and other USC resources.
cagr / Sunday, September 3, 2017
The 2017 Interdisciplinary Research Week team gave a public lecture to discuss the progress of their project so far, in which they plan to comparatively analyze the individual experiences and narratives of Holocaust survivors in four Latin American countries.
cagr / Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Documentary filmmaker, historian and curator Christian Delage gave a live interview on the Institute’s Facebook page last week, wherein he discussed his past 20 years of experience researching and making films on genocide, and where his latest project on the 2015 Paris terrorist attacks diverges from standardized methods for gathering testimony.
cagr / Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Historian and filmmaker Christian Delage gave a public lecture at the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research about different forms of testimony — in war crimes trials, oral history repositories, and documentary - and his recent project collecting interviews about the November 2015 terrorist attacks in Paris.
cagr / Tuesday, October 3, 2017
The panel is about how social media and augmented reality technology have changed the way we commemorate genocide and experience genocide memorials and museums.
cagr / Monday, October 16, 2017

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