The Division of Academic Programs supports, promotes, and produces interdisciplinary scholarship and research about the Holocaust and its aftermath. Our programs include academic publications and public-facing writing, research fellowships and colloquia, lecture series, and collaborations with university faculty and students. We welcome scholars and the general public to events where we translate our rich body of research and scholarship into easily accessible resources.

Learn about some of our programs and activities below.

Upcoming Lectures

Antisemitism in the Aftermath of the Holocaust
USC Shoah Foundation Event
At the close of World War II, the Allies labeled survivors of the Holocaust as either displaced persons (DPs), refugees, or stateless persons. These categories included Jews, prisoners of war, Roma and Sinti, forced laborers, and perpetrators who used the chaos to hide their identity. But as the scale of the humanitarian disaster became more...
  • June 4, 2024
  • Online Event
L-R: Rt Hon Lord Pickles; Ellen Germain; Dr. Robert J. Williams. Photo: Kim Fox Photography

We invite scholars, students, and the public to a wide range of events — webinars, lectures, workshops, seminars, and colloquia — that explore the interdisciplinary histories of the Holocaust and its aftermath.

Learn more about our ongoing Lecture Series


We offer colloquia and fellowships for graduate students and scholars that support research, grant access to the VHA, and connect students and scholars with the USC Shoah Foundation staff, who share their expertise in working with our collections.

Open Applications:

Azrieli Research Fellowship for PhD Candidates and Early-Career Scholars (Deadline: April 4, 2024)

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