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Monday, May 7, 2012
Ricordare ogni anno, nel giorno della memoria, la tragedia della Shoah è garanzia che questa tristissima pagina della recente storia sia consegnata alla Storia e superi il rischio di un appuntamento rituale, con scadenze fisse e un po' consolatorie?(Stefania Consenti dal libro "Il Futuro della Memoria) A questa domanda si è cercato di dare risposta in una tavola rotonda organizzata a Milano, che ha coinvolto storici, ricercatori, giornalisti etre testimoni italiani sopravvissuti alla Shoah.
Monday, July 8, 2013
The USC Shoah Foundation organized an April 25 lecture by Marianne Hirsch, its 2013 Yom Hashoah scholar-in-residence, who discussed her work on postmemory: the relationship that children of Holocaust survivors have with the personal, collective and cultural trauma of their parents.
Thursday, December 12, 2013
On the 76th anniversary of the start of the Nanjing Massacre, a commemoration was held including the last remaining survivors, some of whom gave their testimony, which will be a part of the Nanjing collection in the USC Shoah Foundation's Visual History Archive.
Tuesday, May 31, 2011
On Monday, May 9, Steven Spielberg, Founder of the USC Shoah Foundation Institute, presented Comcast Chairman and CEO Brian L. Roberts with its highest honor, the Ambassador for Humanity award. Roberts was recognized for his visionary leadership and philanthropic work in education and technology. Jon Bon Jovi was special musical guest. This is a photo essay of the event, which took place in Roberts' hometown of Philadelphia.Photos by Jeremy Messler Photography LLC
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
The USC Shoah Foundation co-sponsored an evening with Honolulu poet and businessman Wing Tek Lum, who read from his new book The Nanjing Massacre: Poems. The reading took place on April 30 at USC.Photo credit: Kim Fox
Thursday, April 11, 2013
USC Shoah Foundation – The Institute for Visual History and Education brought its series of events for Genocide Awareness Week to a close on Thursday, April 11, 2013 with a screening and discussion with filmmaker Elida Schogt. Her dynamic trilogy of films—Silent Song, The Walnut Tree, and Zyklon Portrait— is a collage of family photos, home movies, and footage that tells the story of her mother’s survival and her truncated family tree.
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
USC Shoah Foundation - The Institute for Visual History and Education marked USC's Genocide Awareness week with a series of events, including an evening of dramatic arts on April 9, 2013.
Thursday, December 9, 2010
On Thursday, December 9, 2010, Steven Spielberg, Founder of the USC Shoah Foundation Institute, presented Jeffrey Katzenberg, CEO of DreamWorks Animation, and longtime philanthropist, with the USC Shoah Foundation Institute’s highest honor, the Ambassadors for Humanity Award. Jeffrey Katzenberg was honored for his commitment and support of the organization and recognized for his work as a philanthropist and community leader. Craig Ferguson hosted the Ambassadors for Humanity Gala with Grammy® and Academy Award® winner Jennifer Hudson was special musical guest.
Friday, February 14, 2014
Teachers from across Poland attended the 2014 Teaching with Testimony in the 21st Century professional development program at the Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw.
Monday, March 3, 2014
Monday, April 8, 2013
Political movements are strongly remembered through the iconic visuals created amidst the controversy.  Collecting these artistic interpretations is the mission of the Center for the Study of Political Graphics, a Los Angeles-based nonprofit that gathers, preserves and showcases international poster art that responds to the cry for social change.  Eighteen of these posters have been selected for exhibition at the USC Fisher Museum of Art in partnership with USC Shoah Foundation–The Institute for Visual History and Education.  The exhibition, titled Denouncing Violence Against Women
Friday, April 19, 2013
It is with the commemoration of the70thanniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising that the Museum of History of Polish Jews will begin its educational and cultural activities in the Museum’s extraordinary new building.  From April 19th, 2013, the Museum will open its doors to the public.  During the Museum open days, visitors will be invited to take part in the creation of an installation at the Museum Education Center, in art workshops for children, youth and adults, Hebrew and Yiddish, workshops for families, meetings with witnesses of history, and historical walks th
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
On March 19, USC Shoah Foundation–The Institute for Visual History and Education, gave a presentation about education based on Holocaust survivor testimony, to more than 100 students, faculty and staff of the University of Szeged, one of Central Europe’s foremost institutions of higher learning.Album posted on:  April 2, 2013 
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Educators from the state of Tennessee, some traveling up to three hours, gathered at the Sara Simpson Professional Development Technology Center in Knoxville to participate in an Echoes and Reflections program on Wednesday, February 13.  Organized by the Tennessee Holocaust Commission Inc., more than 20 secondary school educators received training as well as a copy of the award-winning Echoes and Reflections resource guide.
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Students across the Czech Republic, Hungary, and some regions of Romania, recently participated in a series of contests to create cartoons and drawings inspired by testimony in the Visual History Archive.  Originally conceived and organized by Petra Hoffmannova and Jakub Mlynář of the Malach Center for Visual History in Prague, the challenge was replicated and inspired more than 120 grammar school, high school, and applied graphics students to submit illustrations based on the experiences of Holocaust survivors.
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Eva Schloss, stepsister and childhood friend of Anne Frank, spoke to a capacity crowd at USC on January 22, in an event sponsored by Chabad @ USC and USC Shoah Foundation–The Institute for Visual History and Education.  Like her stepsister, Schloss went into hiding in Holland and was betrayed, captured, and sent to the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp.  Today, her testimony is preserved in the Institute’s Visual History Archive.  In addition to sharing her own story, Schloss discussed the discovery and printing of Anne Frank’s wartime journal, The Diary of a Young Girl, which has been
Monday, November 11, 2013
Teachers across Poland traveled to Hungary last week to attend a workshop organized by USC Shoah Foundation–The Institute for Visual History and Education (the Institute).  The workshop, part of the Institute’s Teaching with Testimony for the 21st Century program, took place at Central European University in Budapest from November 11 to November 16.  During the workshop, the teachers learned how to use interviews with Holocaust survivors and witnesses for education. 
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
The Institute and the Anti-Defamation League held a workshop in November, where nearly 50 Southern California teachers learned to use Echoes and Reflections, a multimedia curriculum on the Holocaust.  The workshop also included training on the Institute's IWitness website.  MoreAlbum posted on:  December 12, 2012 
Sunday, November 18, 2012
From November 18-20, 2012, the USC Shoah Foundation and the Italian Ministry of Education organized an educational pilot program in Abano Terme, Italy.  Teachers and students from high schools across the country attended the workshop to explore usability and feasibility of IWitness, the Foundation's internet resource for teachers and students, in the Italian education context.  The workshop objectives were twofold:  teachers focused on developing their ability to run the classroom pilots, whereas students tested their skills on working with the platform.  During the sessions, students utili
Thursday, November 8, 2012
A historic international symposium on sexual violence during the Holocaust took place on November 7–8, 2012, convened by USC Shoah Foundation–The Institute for Visual History and Education, and Remember the Women Institute.  The approximately 20 academics and activists who participated have all worked on this issue, which has been overlooked by most historians for nearly 70 years.  A highlight of the two-day symposium was a public event with Oscar-winning actress Jane Fonda on November 8, also co-sponsored
Friday, August 17, 2012
USC Shoah Foundation–The Institute for Visual History and Education, organized a seminar for Ukrainian teachers at Central European University in Budapest, Hungary.  The seminar ran within the framework of Teaching with Testimony for the 21st Century, the Institute's professional development program for teachers in Europe, from August 17-24.
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Friday, September 7, 2012
In July, the USC Shoah Foundation Institute held a follow-up workshop for graduates of the 2011 Master Teacher Program.  Participants reconvened as a professional practice- and learning-community after using testimony in the classroom during the past school year.  MoreAlbum posted on:  September 7, 2012 
Monday, August 13, 2012
The USC Shoah Foundation-Institute for Visual History and Education organized a seminar for teachers in the Czech Republic on August 13.  The seminar, which took place at the Malach Center for Visual History in Prague, is part of "Teaching with Testimony for the 21st Century," the Institute's professional development program for teachers in Europe.  MoreAlbum posted on:  August 17, 2012 
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
From August 1-3, the USC Shoah Foundation–The Institute for Visual History and Education, held a best practices workshop for graduates of the Master Teacher Program, a professional development program for educators that centers on the use of Holocaust and genocide eyewitness testimony in the classroom.  MoreAlbum posted on:  August 6, 2012 
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
The USC Shoah Foundation Institute organized a symposium for educators and leaders of partner organizations in Rwanda and South Africa on July 25 and 26.  The symposium, titled Teaching, Testimony, and Transformation:  Global Landscapes, centered on the educational use of Holocaust and genocide survivor testimony in the classroom setting.  Participants worked towards a shared understanding of opportunities and challenges that educators face in different countries and the factors that contribute to convergences and divergences in education across national borders.  They also explore
Sunday, July 1, 2012
The inaugural workshop of the Institute's Teaching with Testimony for the 21st Century program ran from July 1-6 at Central European University in Budapest.  The program for teachers in Europe provides professional development training centered on the educational use of Holocaust eyewitness testimony.  Twenty teachers from across Hungary (and three from Hungarian-speaking regions beyond the national border) completed the workshop, which prepared them to produce their own testimony-based classroom lessons and activities. 
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
On June 6, Steven Spielberg, Founder of the USC Shoah Foundation Institute, presented Robert A. Iger, Chairman and CEO of The Walt Disney Company, with the Institute’s highest honor, the Ambassador for Humanity Award.  Iger was honored at the Institute’s annual gala, where he was recognized for his support of the Institute’s work, his longtime philanthropy, and his leadership role in corporate citizenship.  The gala presenting sponsor was JCPenney®.  Jimmy Kimmel hosted, and Mary J.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Le mercredi 20 juin 2012 a eu lieu à la Préfecture des Hauts-de-Seine, la cérémonie de la remise des prix du Concours national de la Résistance et de la Déportation (édition 2012).  La cérémonie s'est déroulée en présence de M. Pierre-André Peyvel, préfet des Hauts-de-Seine, et de M. Edouard Rosselet, inspecteur d'académie des Hauts-de-Seine.Album publié:  le 26 juin 2012