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The first phase of the program in which educator teams developed multimedia lessons from the Hungarian-language testimonies of the Institute’s Visual History Archive ended on April 17, 2010 with an official ceremony at the Holocaust Memorial Center in Budapest. The program was based on a three-way partnership between the USC Shoah Foundation Institute, the Holocaust Memorial Center and the Educational Research and Development Institute (OFI) of the Hungarian Ministry of Education.
/ Wednesday, April 28, 2010
Steven Spielberg and USC Shoah Foundation Institute Honor Jeffrey Katzenberg, Longtime Philanthropist and CEO of DreamWorks Animation
Thursday, December 9, 2010. Steven Spielberg, Founder of the USC Shoah Foundation Institute, presented DreamWorks CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg with the USC Shoah Foundation Institute’s highest honor, the Ambassadors for Humanity Award.
/ Monday, December 13, 2010
Steven Spielberg and USC Shoah Foundation Institute to Honor Jeffrey Katzenberg, Longtime Philanthropist and CEO of Dreamworks Animation
On December 9, 2010, Steven Spielberg, Founder of the USC Shoah Foundation Institute, will present Jeffrey Katzenberg, CEO of DreamWorks, with the USC Shoah Foundation Institute’s highest honor, the Ambassadors for Humanity Award. Craig Ferguson will host, with Grammy® and Academy Award® winner Jennifer Hudson as special musical guest.
/ Thursday, December 2, 2010
On September 21, 1920, the Hungarian Parliament passed Law XXV, now known as the Numerus Clausus Law (a system of “closed numbers”), introduced to limit the number of Jewish students in higher education. To mark this dark period of Hungarian history, the Holocaust Memorial Center in Budapest has organized an exhibition commemorating the 90th anniversary of this event.
/ Tuesday, November 23, 2010
USC Shoah Foundation Institute Executive Director Stephen D. Smith is featured in a podcast interview conducted by the Holocaust Denial on Trial website, designed to empower the open-minded reader to identify and reject the lies, distortions, and misleading innuendo used by Holocaust deniers.
/ Monday, November 22, 2010
The USC Shoah Foundation Institute participated in “Conflict Resolution and Peace Research: Cambodia,” a summer undergraduate course offered through the Problems Without Passports program, where students conducted their own interviews with survivors of Cambodian Genocide.
/ Monday, November 15, 2010
Central European University Seminar – Testimonies and Teaching: New Sources and Methodologies for Jewish Studies
For the second year in a row, Central European University is organizing a workshop on the use of the Visual History Archive in research and teaching.
/ Tuesday, November 2, 2010
In May, the USC Shoah Foundation Institute convened a workshop entitled “A New Generation of Learning: Holocaust Education and the Internet,” at Central European University in Budapest, Hungary, bringing together participants engaged in Holocaust education.
/ Thursday, October 28, 2010
On October 20, 2010, USC Shoah Foundation Institute hosted a screening of ENEMIES OF THE PEOPLE, followed by a discussion with Director/Producer Rob Lemkin and Cambodian Genocide survivor Kosal Path.
/ Wednesday, October 20, 2010
In July, Anna Lenchovska and Oleksandr Voitenko conducted a workshop entitled "The Power of Video Testimonies in the Formation of Historical Memory," for 32 teachers from Georgia and Armenia. The workshop was part of Sources of Tolerance.
/ Friday, October 1, 2010
On September 2, 2010, the USC Shoah Foundation Institute hosted a panel discussion that addressed the role of testimony in the process of national mourning, transitional justice, and memorialization, in the 16 years since the Rwandan genocide.
/ Thursday, September 2, 2010
The USC Shoah Foundation Institute is one of a select group of organizations invited to take part in UCLA's IPAM RIPS 2010 Program, providing an opportunity for high-achieving undergraduate students to work in teams on a real-world research project.
/ Monday, August 9, 2010
USC Shoah Foundation Institute Trains Teachers at Intersection of Holocaust Education and Digital Literacy Studies
The Leichtag Family Foundation has a made a major gift that will enable the USC Shoah Foundation Institute to expand its Teacher Innovation Network, making possible this training for many educators over the next three years.
/ Tuesday, July 27, 2010
Nottingham Trent University will award honorary doctorates to Marina Smith and sons James Smith and Stephen D. Smith, USC Shoah Foundation Institute Executive Director, for establishing the Holocaust Centre, the United Kingdom's first dedicated Holocaust education and memorial institution.
/ Thursday, July 22, 2010
Videotapes containing master recordings of 15,000 testimonies arrived at the USC Shoah Foundation Institute on July 12, 2010.
/ Friday, July 16, 2010
Tonight the law firm of Holland & Knight and the Holland & Knight Charitable Foundation presented its awards and scholarships to the 10 first-place winners of the firm's Holocaust Remembrance Project, an annual national essay contest for high school students.
/ Thursday, July 15, 2010
Public exhibit gave Brazilians an opportunity to explore Holocaust history through local survivors' memories.
/ Thursday, July 8, 2010
What's Your Issue honors the USC Shoah Foundation Institute.
/ Friday, July 2, 2010
The USC Shoah Foundation Institute participated in two major gatherings: Confererence and Plenary meeting.
/ Friday, June 18, 2010
Teacher Steve Richardson uses USC Shoah Foundation Institute testimony.
/ Thursday, May 13, 2010
Central European University (CEU) to host an international workshop, bringing together participants engaged in Holocaust education.
/ Tuesday, May 11, 2010
Howard Gillman, Dean of USC College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, announces newly appointed leadership positions of the USC Shoah Foundation Institute’s Board of Councilors.
/ Tuesday, May 11, 2010
Colin Keaveny, assistant professor in the department of French and Italian at the University of Southern California, wins Provost’s Prize.
/ Monday, May 10, 2010
Hill-Murray High School teacher receives 2010 Top Teacher Award.
/ Tuesday, April 27, 2010
The USC Shoah Foundation Institute and the Armenian Film Foundation sign historic agreement.
/ Tuesday, April 13, 2010
Dr. Stephen Smith, Executive Director of the USC Shoah Foundation Institute, to host discussion.
/ Wednesday, April 7, 2010
USC Shoah Foundation Institute for Visual History and Education to host its first International Digital Access, Outreach, and Research Conference.
/ Friday, March 19, 2010
Professor Omer Bartov to give a public lecture.
/ Friday, March 19, 2010
Echoes and Reflections reaches 10,000th educator.
/ Friday, February 26, 2010
Reception hosted at the USC Shoah Foundation Institute, at the United Nations.
/ Friday, January 29, 2010