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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, 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.
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, 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
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