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The Genocide Education Project will host a workshop for educators on how to incorporate testimony from Armenian Genocide survivors into their teaching at an event on Friday.
Armenian Genocide, Armenian Genocide Testimony Collection / Thursday, June 9, 2016
USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research staff took their first trip to the American University of Paris (AUP) last month, the first visit since a partnership between the two organizations was announced.
aup, Paris, cagr, center for advanced genocide research, USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research / Friday, June 10, 2016
Behind every education initiative, new testimony collection or research program at USC Shoah Foundation is the hard work of the administration department.
ari zev / Monday, June 13, 2016
“Oskar Schindler saved my life but Steven Spielberg gave me a voice,” Holocaust survivor Celina Biniaz.
schindlers list, celina biniaz, memory, op-eds / Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Join USC Shoah Foundation for an informative conversation with International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA)’s Executive Secretary Kathrin Meyer, PhD, on Friday, June 17 in USC’s Leavey Library.
ihra, kori street / Tuesday, June 14, 2016
The Institute took the audience and jury prizes in the Alternative Realities Interactive categories for its New Dimensions in Testimony (NDT) project.
/ Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Featuring Junior Intern Ruth Hernandez, the event raised nearly $100,000 for USC Shoah Foundation.
Next Generation, next generation council, Ruth Hernandez, Stephen Smith, Philadelphia / Thursday, June 16, 2016
June 20 is recognized by the United Nations as International Refugee Day to raise awareness of the plight of the refugees around the world.
refugee, refugees, World Refugee Day / Friday, June 17, 2016
June 20th is recognized by the United Nations as International Refugee Day to raise awareness of the plight of the refugees around the world. In the Visual History Archive, the testimonies of genocide survivors include their personal experiences as refugees. As of now, the world is facing the biggest refugee crisis since World War II. To shed light on the current and past refugee crisis explore 10 interesting facts about the refugee experience.
World Refugee Day, op-eds / Friday, June 17, 2016
The work includes hardware and software updates to systems that have been in use in the Shoah Foundation digitization, archive and storage process for testimony ingest for over nine years.
its, visual history archive, kaltura / Monday, June 20, 2016
Peace Week is a series of events to commemorate the conclusion of the four-year program.
rpep / Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Ukrainian students once again demonstrated their artistic skill and sensitivity to testimony for this year’s “Sources of Tolerance” summer camp in Ukraine.
Ukraine, anna lenchovska, art / Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Los Angeles Entertainment Industry joins Institute Board Members David Zaslav and Andy Friendly for An Evening to Benefit USC Shoah Foundation
"Silence is not an option" became the motto of over 100 guests who learned about USC Shoah Foundation’s mission to fight against hatred and intolerance through genocide survivor and witness testimony.
advancement / Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Kathrin Meyer concluded her visit to USC Shoah Foundation with the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) with an informative conversation with Director of Education Kori Street.
ihra, kori street, Teaching with Testimony / Thursday, June 23, 2016
The National Holocaust Centre and Museum, founded by USC Shoah Foundation Executive Director Stephen Smith and James Smith, will commemorate its 20th anniversary June 26 with a service at Westminster Abbey in London.
/ Friday, June 24, 2016
Békéscsaba is the birthplace of survivor Gabor Hirsch, who traveled to Poland with USC Shoah Foundation in 2015 for "Auschwitz: The Past is Present."
hungary / Tuesday, June 28, 2016
At its physical core, USC Shoah Foundation is an impressive bank of computers and programs that bring the testimony of genocide survivors to people around the world. It’s a complicated and mysterious process for those who don’t have advanced degrees. But beyond the connections of wires and microchips, there is something far more mysterious and complicated going on: the human connection that takes place between people from different times, different places and different backgrounds when they engage with testimony.
op-eds / Tuesday, June 28, 2016
The USC Shoah Foundation Junior Interns learned about Japanese internment on their second annual field trip.
junior interns, Lesly Culp / Wednesday, June 29, 2016
A trio of eighth-graders from New Jersey created a poetry group that has enabled students at their school to express their hardships and appreciation for one another.
iwvc, iwitness, iwitness video challenge, IWitness Video Challenge Winner / Thursday, June 30, 2016
USC Shoah Foundation released an updated version of the Visual History Archive (VHA) that includes functionality enhancements related to the Institute’s partnership with ProQuest.
visual history archive, proquest / Friday, July 1, 2016
After a unique and inspiring fundraiser for USC Shoah Foundation in New York City last week, two jewelry designers are extending a special sale to benefit USC Shoah Foundation through Thursday, July 7.
advancement / Tuesday, July 5, 2016
In order to properly educate more Czech teachers on how to fully utilize IWitness programs, Senior International Program Consultant and Regional Consultant in the Czech Republic Martin Šmok is holding two teacher training sessions in August.
Czech Republic, czech, Martin Smok, iwitness / Wednesday, July 6, 2016
USC Shoah Foundation Executive Director Stephen Smith will speak and demonstrate New Dimensions in Testimony at the Aspen Jewish Community Center in Colorado.
New Dimensions in Testimony, Stephen Smith / Friday, July 8, 2016
The staff will share their research at Royal Holloway and Birkbeck, University of London, this week.
wolf gruner, cagr, london / Monday, July 11, 2016
I see two pictures of America. One that is open, free, respectful, fun-loving. The other which is divisive, fearful, angry, and violent. These two Americas have much that sets them apart, but they share missing elements, because neither America is integrated, fair, multicultural, embracing, or color-blind. Not in practice anyhow.
civil rights, Stephen Smith, op-eds / Tuesday, July 12, 2016
After an intensive six-days of learning how to teach with testimony, 19 educators from throughout Hungary completed the first part of the 2016 Master Teacher program in Budapest.
Teaching with Testimony, Teaching with Testimony in 21st Century, master teacher, budapest, Andrea Szőnyi / Wednesday, July 13, 2016
As the sun sets on the Danube River, I felt the need to pinch myself. I am really here in Budapest? It doesn’t feel so far away from my home in Los Angeles. But looking at the architecture and the castle in the distance, I fall in love with the romance of this old European city.
master teacher, budapest, History, holocaust, op-eds / Thursday, July 14, 2016
IWitness Workshop at 9th Annual Charlotte and Jacques Wolf Educators’ Conference on Echoes and Reflections
Lesly Culp, USC Shoah Foundation Senior Education Specialist and Trainer, delivered an introductory IWitness workshop for the participants during the week-long program.
echoes and reflections, iwitness, Lesly Culp, adl / Thursday, July 14, 2016
Every year on July 18, the world celebrates Nelson Mandela International Day, a day that honors the work and legacy of the South African leader and asks people to spend time fighting for social justice as Mandela himself did.
/ Friday, July 15, 2016
Nineteen educators gathered at Central European University Budapest the first weekend in July to share the activities they piloted in the classroom after being initiated into the Master Teacher program in Hungary last year.
master teacher, Teaching with Testimony, budapest, Andrea Szőnyi / Monday, July 18, 2016