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Tuesday, June 4, 2019
These short videos use testimony from our Countering Antisemitism Through Testimony collection of witnesses to contemporary antisemitism. They were produced to appear at United Nations, UNESCO and the European Commission’s Agency for Fundamental Rights For more information about Countering Antisemitism Through Testimony and how you can get involved, visit http://sfi.usc.edu/antisemitism
Thursday, September 12, 2019
USC Shoah Foundation's Stephen Smith will participate in a summit bringing together executives, athletes, owners, journalists, media personalities, scholars, and activists from around the globe to address the realities of antisemitism, its interface with sports, and to debate the strategies for changing the playing field. Other speakers will include Ross Greenburg, former President of HBO Sports; and NFL Hall of Famer Ron Mix.
Monday, April 8, 2019
Public lecture by Sven Reichardt (University of Konstanz) This lecture is part of the Gerda Henkel Lecture Series. Co-sponsored by the Max Kade Institute for Austrian-German-Swiss Studies and the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research.
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
A public lecture by Professor Sven Reichardt (University of Konstanz, Germany) Organized by the USC Max Kade Institute and co-sponsored by the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Karen Jungblut, USC Shoah Foundation’s director of global initiatives, will join a panel of genocide scholars on Friday — the first day of a two-day conference at Columbia University in New York City about the genocidal violence against the Rohingya in Myanmar.
Thursday, June 27, 2019
Lee Liberman to Chair Board of Councilors; Joel Citron Named Vice Chair. Liberman, a citizen of Australia, is the Institute’s first chair based outside of the United States. She and Citron have each dedicated many years to the USC Shoah Foundation, both serving on the Executive Committee of its Board of Councilors.
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
By the end of World War II, 96 percent of Thessaloniki’s 50,000 Jews had been killed, but the area’s connection to its Jewish past remains strong. Making that connection stronger, the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki recently became the latest access site for USC Shoah Foundation’s Visual History Archive.
Thursday, September 5, 2019
Challenge Winners Use ‘Stronger Than Hate’ Grant Awards to Promote Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in California and Pennsylvania School Communities.
Friday, May 31, 2019
This month, the 2017-2019 Interdisciplinary Research Week team came together again for their second weeklong residency at the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research.
Friday, June 14, 2019
Thanks to a generous grant from the Kazickas Family Foundation, USC Shoah Foundation will be able to index nearly 50 Lithuanian-language testimonies recorded in the 1990s. It comes at a time when Lithuania is grappling with difficult questions about the Holocaust.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Wolf Gruner, the founding director of USC Shoah Foundation’s Center for Advanced Genocide Research, began his quest to build a Holocaust library as part of a new Holocaust program as soon as he arrived at USC via Berlin a decade ago.
Monday, November 18, 2019
The collection of 101 interviews could be the world’s fullest audiovisual documentation of the Nanjing Massacre. The rampage began during the Sino-Japanese War on Dec. 13, 1937, when Japanese troops arrived by horseback, tank and foot and embarked on a campaign of violence and rape that terrorized the city for several weeks.
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Northern California local affiliates of CBS, Fox, ABC and NBC all aired segments about the exhibit featuring Holocaust survivor Pinchas Gutter, displayed by USC Shoah Foundation Finci-Viterbi Executive Director Stephen Smith in a room of the state Capitol building.
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
A USC Shoah Foundation film crew is recording four new testimonies in Central Europe this week at Auschwitz, Majdanek, Treblinka, Mauthausen, the Warsaw Ghetto and other historic sites. The project to capture the 360-degree testimonies stems from a partnership with the International March of the Living program.
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
The Program Specialist – Visitor Experience will report to the Program Manager – Program Development and be part of the Executive Office team. This individual will coordinate communications with all visitors to the USC SF whether they are in person, online or on the phone. They will be responsible for coordinating the visitor experience program, including determining the program and agenda for visits, liaising with department staff, scheduling spaces and hosting visitors. They will support staff across the institute who participate in visits.
Thursday, May 2, 2019
We are currently seeking a Creative Digital Content Producer and Manager to join USC Shoah Foundation to oversee the planning and production of video, digital, and multimedia media projects.
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Resources designed to counter Antisemitism and other forms of hatred will be available to more than 5 million educators and 51 million students worldwide
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
On January 25, 2019, the fifth- and sixth-graders of a school in Cottbus, Germany honored all those affected during the Holocaust by unveiling a Butterfly Project memorial to the 1.5 million children murdered during this dark moment in history. This first-ever initiative in Germany introduced a new, younger audience to real stories of local children.
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
New video challenge inspires students and educators to fight against discrimination, injustice and hate by using the power of testimony to create a brighter future.
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
At UNESCO’s Paris headquarters on Jan. 27, USC Shoah Foundation Finci-Viterbi Executive Director Stephen Smith will host a panel discussion following a screening of “Who Will Write Our History,” a documentary by Director Roberta Grossman and Executive Producer Nancy Spielberg that chronicles a covert effort by a group of resistance fighters in the Warsaw Ghetto who amassed an archive of documents that would later shed light on the Nazi atrocities that occurred there.
Monday, January 28, 2019
In her research of testimonies, USC student Virginia Bullington observed that women in the context of both the Armenian and Tutsi Rwanda genocides are often described as “bearers of culture, maternity and nationalism,” while in the Guatemalan context, “indigenous women were not essentialized -- they were erased.”
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
From social media campaigns to attending events in Rwanda, USC Shoah Foundation is marking this year’s Genocide Awareness Month with several important initiatives.
Tuesday, July 2, 2019
The USC Fisher Museum of Art and USC Shoah Foundation will open their joint exhibition “Facing Survival: David Kassan” at USC Fisher Museum.
Monday, April 15, 2019
The activity about the 1938 “Anschluss” is the product of a partnership between USC Shoah Foundation and erinnern.at, an educational NGO in Austria.
Monday, September 9, 2019
Screening and Q&A with Director Miki Dezaki​ This screening is co-sponsored by the USC East Asian Studies Center and Shinso Ito Center for Japanese Religions and Cultures and the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research. With additional support from the Korean Studies Institute
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Hundreds of Holocaust survivors have contacted the Institute to express their desire to tell their stories. The Last Chance initiative will give them the opportunity.
Friday, November 1, 2019
“Shabbiha: Assad’s Paramilitaries and Mass Violence in Syria” Dr. Uğur Ümit Üngör (Utrecht University, Department of History, and NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Amsterdam) October 3, 2019
Monday, January 7, 2019
Public lecture by Virginia Bullington (USC undergraduate, Narrative Studies)
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
USC Shoah Foundation is joining forces with The Genocide Education Project, which is dedicated to bringing curriculum about the World War I-era Armenian Genocide into high schools across the United States.

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