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Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Educators can now access three of USC Shoah Foundation’s Ukrainian-language lesson guides and modules for free on the USC Shoah Foundation website. Each lesson includes everything teachers need including testimony and film clips.
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
The new multimedia Ukrainian teacher’s guide Where Do Human Rights Begin: Lessons of History and Contemporary Approaches is now available as an online resource on the USC Shoah Foundation website.
Thursday, June 12, 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.
Wednesday, January 8, 2014
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Dartmouth College is the latest university to gain full access to USC Shoah Foundation’s Visual History Archive.
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Forty-nine universities and museums around the world now have full access to the Visual History Archive. The Visual History Archive's 52,000 testimonies will be available to members of the University of Vienna - faculty and students - for the purposes of teaching, studying and research.
Friday, January 31, 2014
A USC Shoah Foundation exhibit and New York Times article remember that millions of people were murdered not in concentration camps, but in public sites all over Eastern Europe.
Friday, March 21, 2014
Thirty-one teachers from 22 regions of Ukraine attended a national teacher training seminar on the use of a new multimedia educational kit, Ukrainian Famine of 1932-1933:  The Human Dimension of the Tragedy.In Ukrainian with English subtitles.
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Within the Visual History Archive there are over 8,000 testimonies that reference France, over 1,600 that were conducted in the country and over 1,800 testimonies that were given in French.
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
USC Shoah Foundation – The Institute for Visual History and Education is pleased to announce that Ecole Normale Superieure (ENS), a university in Lyon, France, is the 51st institution, and the first in France, to gain full access to the Institute’s Visual History Archive, a repository of nearly 52,000 video testimonies from survivors and witnesses of the Holocaust and other genocides.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
After several postponements due to the political turmoil in their country, the 2012 Teaching with Testimony in the 21st Century Ukrainian cohort finally came together this month for a follow-up session about the lessons they created over the last two years.
Thursday, April 17, 2014
USC Shoah Foundation and leaders around the world are condemning an anti-Semitic flier given to Jews in Donetsk, Ukraine, ordering them to register with the government or face deportation and confiscation of property.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Anna Lenchovska, M.D. in Psychology, is the international consultant in Ukraine for USC Shoah Foundation – The Institute for Visual History and Education. For nearly 10 years she has helped develop educational resources on how to use video testimonies in Ukraine classrooms.  Lenchovska also serves as executive director of the Congress of National Minorities of Ukraine. Prior to this she worked in the Ukrainian NGO “Institute of Jewish Studies” and a clinic for child psychiatry and psychotherapy.
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Ukraine has recently made headlines for its ongoing conflict with Russia, but Anna Lenchovska has helped bring human rights educational resources to the country for nearly 10 years as USC Shoah Foundation’s Ukrainian consultant.
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Teachers throughout the San Diego Unified School District had the opportunity to attend an IWitness training led by USC Shoah Foundation staff on Monday.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
April 8 marked International Roma Day, which aims to bring attention to the marginalization and racism affecting the Roma minority in Europe. USC Shoah Foundation educational consultant and historian Mikhail Tyaglyy believes testimony is one important way of fighting against the bigotry and intolerance that still affect people decades after the Holocaust.Tyaglyy spent two years as an interviewer for the Shoah Foundation in the 1990s, conducting around 100 testimonies of Jewish Holocaust survivors, Krimchaks and rescuers in Crimea.
Monday, March 24, 2014
Geared toward Ukrainian educators of students ages 14-18, Encountering Memory is a teacher's guide to accompany the film, Nazvy svoie im'ia (Spell Your Name), a documentary about the Holocaust in Ukraine that incorporates testimony from the Institute's archive. Encountering Memory training is a national program aimed at preparing approximately 3,000 educators throughout Ukraine to use the multimedia kit in the classroom.
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Remembering the Disappeared in Guatemala
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
This September a new school year will begin in Ukraine and the first lesson students be taught is “Ukraine is united" and the lesson will be devoted to state integrity of Ukraine. A tough issue for the country engrossed into an ongoing military conflict and terrorist attacks.
Monday, February 3, 2014
While protests rage in Ukraine, many Ukrainian teachers are committed to introducing new human rights educational materials to their classrooms. Olha Pedan Slyepukhina has taught middle- and high school history and social studies for 32 years in Ukraine. She was first introduced to the Shoah Foundation in 2007, participating in a teaching seminar called “Encountering Memory” about the film Spell Your Name, which was produced by the Shoah Foundation.
Friday, August 22, 2014
The Teaching with Testimony in the 21st Century program in Ukraine wasn’t Olena Bilchenko’s first experience teaching with the Visual History Archive. But the program gave her the opportunity to develop her own lessons for the first time, and she emerged with new skills and feeling a personal connection to Holocaust survivors and witnesses.
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
When students learn about the Holocaust for the first time by watching testimony from the USC Shoah Foundation, Inna Gogina knows exactly how they feel. She, too, didn’t know about the Holocaust – until she began working for the USC Shoah Foundation.
Wednesday, February 5, 2014
USC Shoah Foundation’s online exhibit Born in the City that Became Auschwitz is now available in French, Italian, Russian, Slovak, Hungarian, Spanish, Arabic, Polish and Czech. All versions are available here on the USC Shoah Foundation website.
Thursday, February 6, 2014
Ronald Tutor Campus Center (TCC) Forum, Room 450USC Shoah Foundation's 2013-2014 Institute Scholar, Dr. Douglas Greenberg, will looks at the lives of Jews before, during, and after the Holocaust in the Wolyn district of modern Ukraine.
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Visitors to the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles can now explore testimony from the USC Shoah Foundation within the museum’s core exhibition, Visions and Values: Jewish Life from Antiquity to America.
Friday, March 28, 2014
March 24, 2014: 2014 Senior Institute Fellow Dr. Douglas Greenberg, Rutgers University Distinguished Professor of History, discusses a place that was in six different countries in the 20th century: the region of Wolyn, which is now in Ukraine. He is currently conducting research to reconstruct the experience of the survivors of the Holocaust who came from Wolyn, where 250,000 Jews were murdered before the death camps were completely operational.
Monday, May 5, 2014
USC Shoah Foundation has partnered with the Center for Research on Intercultural Relations at Sacred Heart Catholic University in Italy to produce the multimedia website Giving Memory a Future: The Sinti and Roma in Italy and Around the World.
Monday, November 17, 2014
USC Shoah Foundation’s 2014 "Through Testimony" international conference “Memory, Media and Technology: Exploring the Trajectories of Schindler’s List” is in full swing in Los Angeles. Those unable to attend can still participate by viewing panels, roundtables and the keynote online.
Friday, February 7, 2014
Former USC Shoah Foundation executive director Douglas Greenberg has begun a two-month residency at USC Shoah Foundation as part of his 2013-2014 Institute Fellowship.
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.

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