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Monday, January 24, 2011
On January 27, 2011, Anna Lenchovska, the Institute’s regional coordinator in Ukraine takes part in a round table, “Ukrainian society and Holocaust remembrance: research and educational aspects,” at the Diplomatic Academy of Ukraine.
Thursday, September 29, 2011
On September 29, 2011, honoring the 70th anniversary of the Baby Yar tragedy, the Ukrainian Cinema Club in Berlin presented a screening of Spell Your Name, a documentary film by Sergey Bukovsky, co-produced by the USC Shoah Foundation Institute and the Victor Pinchuk Foundation.  The screening was followed by a discussion with Cristoph Filinger, a journalist and a freelancer at the American Jewish Committee office in Berlin.
Thursday, September 29, 2011
Honoring the 70th anniversary of the Babi Yar tragedy, the Ukrainian Cinema Club in Berlin presented a screening of Spell Your Name, a documentary film by Sergey Bukovsky, co-produced by the USC Shoah Foundation Institute and the Victor Pinchuk Foundation. The screening was followed by a discussion with Cristoph Filinger, a journalist and a freelancer at the American Jewish Committee office in Berlin. Leonid Zozovskii, an Institute-interviewed survivor who lived through the Holocaust under false identity in Zelenchukskaia (Ordzhonikidze, Russia, then USSR), attended the screening.
Monday, September 12, 2011
On September 8, Stephen D. Smith, Executive Director of the USC Shoah Foundation Institute, gave a lecture, titled "The Power of Words: Testimony in an Age of Violent Ideologies," and demonstrated the Visual History Archive at the Interdisciplinary Judaic Studies Program of the National University Kyiv-Mohyla Academy (view photos).  Smith founded the UK Holocaust Centre in Nottinghamshire, England, and cofounded the Aegis Trust for the prevention of crimes against humanity and genocide.
Thursday, September 8, 2011
This weekend the USC Shoah Foundation Institute, which maintains an archive of nearly 52,000 testimonies given by survivors and other witnesses of the Holocaust, will organize a seminar at the Ukrainian House national center in Kyiv to train teachers on the use of Pain of Memory, a new multimedia kit designed for educators in Ukraine.
Saturday, September 10, 2011
On September 10, 2011, the USC Shoah Foundation Institute conducted a seminar at the Ukrainian House national center in Kyiv to train teachers on the use of Pain of Memory, a new multimedia kit designed for educators in Ukraine.  Pain of Memory is a comprehensive kit designed to enhance the educational experience of the exhibition “Shoah by Bullets:  Mass Shootings of Jews in Ukraine 1941-1944.”  Presented by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation in partnership with Mémorial de la Shoah, Yahad-In Unum, and the Ukrainian Embassies of Israel, France, Germany, and the United States, the
Tuesday, September 20, 2011
On Monday, September 19, Eli Rosenbaum, Director of the Human Rights and Special Prosecutions Section of the U.S.
Saturday, February 5, 2011
The USC Shoah Foundation Institute expanded its teacher education efforts to SerbiaThe USC Shoah Foundation Institute expanded its teacher education efforts to Serbia on 5 February 2011, when Hungarian Regional Consultant Andrea Szőnyi presented at a training on the Methodology of Holocaust Education in Subotica.  During a session of the daylong training organized by TUUM Association for Hungarian-speaking educators, the Institute’s Hungarian Regional Consultant presented the educational use of video testimony and shared available resources in Hungarian.  She also provided an overv
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Spell Your Name, a feature-length documentary about the Holocaust in Ukraine, was screened at the 2011 International Forum in Kyiv, on June 22, 2011.
Thursday, September 29, 2011
29 вересня 2011 року, вшановуючи 70-ту річницю пам’яті трагедії Бабиного яру в Українському кіноклубі в Берліні відбувся показ “Назви своє ім’я”, фільму Сергія Буковського, продюсованого Інститутом Фонду Шоа Університету Південної Каліфорнії і Фондом Віктора Пінчука. Після фільму відбулася дискусія з журналістом Крістофом Філінгером, позаштатним співробітником офісу Американського Єврейського Комітету в Берліні.
Tuesday, July 5, 2011
The largest gathering of Muslim and Jewish students and young professionals
Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Salzburg University will provide local access to the USC Shoah Foundation Institute’s Visual History Archive containing almost 52,000 testimonies of Holocaust survivors and other witnesses, recorded in 56 countries and in 32 languages.This is the first site in Austria to have access to the entire Visual History Archive, and it is linked to Freie University in Berlin which also has access to the archive in its entirety.  Local Salzburg historian and former survivor interviewer, Albert Lichtblau, was instrumental in arranging access at Salzburg University.
Friday, September 9, 2011
Семінар-тренінг в рамках програми вшанування 70-річчя трагедії Бабиного ЯруКонтакт: Анатолій ПодольськийДиректор Українського центру вивчення історії Голокосту(044) 285-90-30apodolskyi@gmail.comКонтакт: Талія КоенAсоційований директор зв'язків з громадськістю та комунікацій213.740.6036taliacoh@dornsife.usc.edu
Friday, October 7, 2011
For the first time, the USC Shoah Foundation Institute’s collection of more than 430 Italian language testimonies—part of its collection of nearly 52,000 video testimonies of Holocaust survivors and other witnesses—will be available online.  Last month, Italy’s Archivio Centrale dello Stato (Central State Archives) launched an online research portal that provides access to the testimonies, as well as to other archival holdings.Read the press release (English or Italian), with video.
Tuesday, October 18, 2011
TV broadcast features seminar.
Monday, January 24, 2011
Video testimonies from the Institute's archive are included in two documentaries that will air on Italian television on January 27, 2011, in recognition of the International Day of Commemoration In Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust.  If you have access to the following Italian-language channels, we encourage you to watch them.
Wednesday, November 9, 2011
The Institute has made 2,500 of its testimonies available at the Museum of Jewish Heritage–A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, in New York, NY.  The collection, which will open to the public on the 73rd anniversary of Kristallnacht (November 9, 2011), includes testimony of Holocaust survivors, rescuers, and liberators.  Press releaseAlbum posted on:  November 7, 2011 
Wednesday, September 7, 2011
The USC Shoah Foundation Institute, which maintains an archive of nearly 52,000 video testimonies of Holocaust survivors and other witnesses, held a workshop in July that was the next step in its Master Teacher Program. The program empowers secondary school educators in the U.S. to use the Institute’s testimonies as a resource for Holocaust and tolerance education, and the development of literacies for the 21st century.
Thursday, October 27, 2011
Holocaust literature expert to speak at Leavey Library.
Thursday, July 14, 2011
Northwestern University Library has just become the first institution in Illinois to offer complete access to the nearly 52,000 videotaped testimonies of Holocaust survivors and other witnesses contained in the USC Shoah Foundation Institute's Visual History Archive.
Monday, November 7, 2011
The Museum of Jewish Heritage–A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, in New York, is pleased to announce that starting on Kristallnacht, November 9, it will be the only public institution in New York where visitors can access video testimonies from Holocaust survivors and other witnesses collected by the USC Shoah Foundation Institute.
Monday, August 1, 2011
Participants from the 2010 Master Teacher Workshop meet a year later to share their testimony-based projects and discuss the progress of piloting them in the classroom.  They also receive continuing education credits.The USC Shoah Foundation Institute hosted a three-day follow-up workshop for 18 educators who attended the 2010 Master Teacher Workshop, which is the centerpiece of the “Teaching With Testimony” certification program.
Tuesday, March 29, 2011
Steven Spielberg, Founder of the USC Shoah Foundation Institute, will present Brian L. Roberts, Chairman and CEO of Comcast Corporation, with the USC Shoah Foundation Institute’s highest honor—the Ambassadors for Humanity award. Roberts will be recognized for his visionary leadership and philanthropic works in the areas of education and technology. Spielberg will present the award at the Institute’s annual gala, taking place this year in Roberts’ hometown of Philadelphia on May 9.
Monday, April 11, 2011
The ten documentary films feature firsthand accounts from individual survivors and witnesses of their personal experiences during the Holocaust, and are all presented by the USC Shoah Foundation Institute. This is the first time these films will be offered as a complete package to a U.S. television audience.
Monday, July 18, 2011
The USC Shoah Foundation Institute, whose work centers on making educational and scholarly use of their archive of nearly 52,000 video testimonies of survivors and other witnesses of the Holocaust, will hold its third annual Teaching with Testimony Workshop this week for participants in the Institute’s Master Teacher Program, who hail from 15 cities in seven states.
Monday, June 13, 2011
Dr. Dan Leshem, Associate Director for Academic Outreach and Research, is representing the Institute at a seminar in Lithuania on "Training teacher-trainers: European Holocaust History, Human Rights, and Tolerance Today".
Monday, October 17, 2011
From mid-October through mid-December, four staff members from the Kigali Genocide Memorial Center (KGMC) will intern at the USC Shoah Foundation Institute.

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