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Thursday, April 7, 2011
On April 7, the USC Shoah Foundation Institute honored students from across the University who made short films using footage from the Institute’s archive of nearly 52,000 videotaped testimonies of Holocaust survivors and other witnesses.  The awards ceremony, screening, and panel discussion, made possible by Visions and Voices and HBO, were the culmination of the Student Voices short film competition, which invited all USC students to use the Institute’s archive in order to shape the conversation about violence and genocide.  Among the competition jury and on the panel was Academy Award-wi
Friday, April 20, 2012
On April 20, at Los Angeles City Hall, Councilmembers Paul Krekorian and Eric Garcetti recognized the USC Shoah Foundation Institute and the Armenian Film Foundation for working jointly to preserve memories of survivors and other witnesses of the Armenian Genocide.
Tuesday, August 23, 2011
For the second consecutive year, the USC Shoah Foundation Institute was selected to participate as a sponsor organization in the UCLA Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics’ Research in Industrial Projects (RIPS) Program.  The RIPS program “provides an opportunity for high-achieving undergraduate students to work in teams on a real-world research project proposed by a sponsor from industry or the public sector."
Thursday, May 21, 2009
Designed for educators, Living Histories:  Seven Voices from the Holocaust, is a series of 7 downloadable 30-minute testimonies, with classroom lessons highlighting a range of eyewitness experiences related to the Holocaust, from the Institute’s Visual History Archive.  Living Histories was piloted in several classrooms across the United States.  One pilot took place in the Spring of 2009 in Merri Weir's history class at Carson High School in Carson, California.  The photos below were taken during a classroom session that focused on one of the seven modules, Howard Cwick, L
Thursday, April 5, 2012
The 2012 Student Voices Film Contest was held April 5, 2012.  The evening included an award ceremony, screening, and panel discussion.Fifteen short films were submitted this year and developed around the following themes:  Whose Responsibility is "Never Again,” Inheriting Genocide, and The Outsider in Me.
Friday, July 15, 2016
Nineteen educators gathered at Central European University Budapest the first weekend in July 2016 to share the activities they piloted in the classroom after being initiated into the Master Teacher program in Hungary last year.
Thursday, August 11, 2011
Last month, the USC Shoah Foundation Institute hosted a meeting convened by the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.  The meeting brought together delegates from major archives with audio-visual Holocaust testimony holdings; other archives represented included Mémorial de la Shoah, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Yad Vashem–The Holocaust Mar
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.  Marking the 70th anniversary of the German attack on the Soviet Union on 22 June 1941, the 2011 International Forum, 1941:  German War of Extermination in Ukraine and Its Actors, was organized by the Institute of Global and European Studies at the University of Leipzig in the framework of the History Workshop Europe program (Geschichtswerkstatt Europa) of the German Federal Foundation, "Remembrance, Responsibility and Future" (D
Monday, February 2, 2015
As the number of Holocaust survivors dwindles, it falls to future generations to ensure their stories remain vibrant and strong.With that in mind, USC Shoah Foundation – The Institute for Visual History and Education brought groups of students and teachers from around the world this week to Poland to not only participate in Tuesday’s 70th anniversary commemoration of the liberation of the Auschwitz camp, but to give them the a deeper understanding of the horrors of World War II.
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.
Monday, December 6, 2010
The Holocaust Memorial Center in Budapest organized a one-year long Fellowship Program in Holocaust Education for curriculum developers and teacher trainers.  The program is supported by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum; the International Task Force on Holocaust Education, Remembrance, and Research; and the Hungarian Ministry of National Resources.  The Fellowship—a unique initiative in Hungary—is a year-long program during which participants have to develop their own project in Holocaust Education.  The major milestones of the year include a one-week intensive seminar, individua
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.
Monday, November 7, 2011
For the second year, the Institute is participating in the International Fellowship Program in Holocaust Education.  Organized by the Holocaust Memorial Center, with generous support from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) and the Task Force on International Holocaust Education, Remembrance and Research, the fellowship—a unique initiative in Hungary—is a year-long program during which participants will develop their own Holocaust education project.  This year’s fellows include education experts, university educators, curriculum developers, education policymakers, and journa

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