Dr. Johanna Braun, a researcher with the Institute of Culture Studies and Theatre History at the Austrian Academy of Sciences and lecturer in the Department of Art and Education at the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna, will be conducting research as a visiting scholar at the USC Dornsife Center for Advanced Genocide Research for three months beginning in December 2021. 
cagr / Wednesday, December 1, 2021
In the month of July, Julia Calderón, PhD candidate in Hispanic Languages and Literatures at the University of California, Los Angeles, will work with the Center as a visiting scholar and summer professional intern. Julia Calderón earned a Summer Internship Professionalization grant from the Spanish and Portuguese Department at UCLA that enables her to work at an organization of her choosing over the summer.
cagr / Wednesday, June 30, 2021
Through the lens of their testimony as part of the “If You Heard What I Heard” docuseries produced by Carolyn Siegel, the grandchildren of Holocaust survivors will share their experiences of growing up with first hand accounts of the atrocities of the Holocaust.
jan27 / Friday, January 7, 2022
Institution subscribing to USC Shoah Foundation's Visual History Archive: University of Sussex Library Falmer Hill, Falmer Brighton BN1 9QL United Kingdom Tel: +44 01273 678163 Email: library@sussex.ac.uk Website: https://www.sussex.ac.uk/library/
/ Sunday, January 9, 2022
Institution subscribing to USC Shoah Foundation's Visual History Archive: Pädagogische Hochschule Luzern Pfistergasse 20 6003 Luzern Switzerland Tel: +41 041 203 01 11 Email: info@phlu.ch Website: https://www.phlu.ch/
/ Sunday, January 9, 2022
Join us on January 18 as we take a deep dive into USC ShoahFoundation’s Visual History Archive, which is home to nearly 55,000 testimonies from survivors and witnesses of the Holocaust.
/ Monday, January 10, 2022
In this clip, Justus Rosenberg also recalls his impression of American journalist and rescuer Varian Fry.
/ Monday, January 10, 2022
Justus Rosenberg worked with Varian Fry to rescue more than 1,000 artists and intellectuals as part of the Emergency Rescue Committee. In this clip, Rosenberg expresses frustration at having to turn away many others. Read more about Justus Rosenberg
/ Monday, January 10, 2022
In a five-hour interview with USC Shoah Foundation, Justus Rosenberg refers to himself as “small fry,” “a cog,” an unimportant person. And perhaps it was for this reason that for decades, the Bard College literature professor hadn’t let on—to his colleagues, to his students, and even, for a time, to his own wife—that he had fought and outwitted the Nazis during World War II to save thousands from persecution.
in memoriam / Monday, January 10, 2022
On the afternoon of January 27, 1945, the Red Army liberated Auschwitz, a complex of concentration and extermination camps. Although most of the prisoners were sent on a death march before the Soviet troops arrived, around 7,000 still remained at Auschwitz. The date of the liberation is recognized by the United Nations as International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
/ Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Liberation is typically characterized by the arrival of Allied forces. Interviewees tell of liberation from concentration camps, or during death marches, or may describe liberation upon emergence from hiding.
liberation, tcv / Wednesday, January 12, 2022
World War II liberator William McKinney describes the need for communities to come together.
/ Friday, January 14, 2022
/ Friday, January 14, 2022
On this Martin Luther King Jr. day, we reflect on Dr. King’s legacy, and the work that remains to be done. However long the arc of history, we continue to bend it towards justice.
/ Monday, January 17, 2022
In honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, award-winning storyteller and photographer Rachael Cerrotti joins live via Zoom from her home in Maine to share her grandmother’s story using photographs, video, testimony, and clips from her critically-acclaimed podcast We Share the Same Sky.
jan27 / Tuesday, January 18, 2022
The inaugural 2020-2021 Scholar Lab program focuses on the topic of antisemitism. A cohort of academics was invited to explore antisemitism from a wide range of disciplinary perspectives and to use the collaborative meetings to guide and hone their work. The results of their research, presented in both traditional and non-traditional formats, will be accessible to the public later this year.
research, scholar lab, antiSemitism, Countering Antisemitism / Tuesday, January 18, 2022
Join Temple Israel of Hollywood, USC Shoah Foundation, and Chevalier Books for a special event with artist-in-residence and author Rachael Cerrotti about her critically-acclaimed memoir “We Share the Same Sky” based on her award-winning podcast.
/ Wednesday, January 19, 2022
In this event Hosted by USC Shoah Foundation, in partnership with Writer's Bloc and Holocaust Museum LA, Batalion unveils countless stories of ingenuity, ferocity, and daring by girls and young women who fought the Nazis in Hitler’s ghettos in Poland. They blew up trains. They smuggled food and guns. They distributed false papers. They built bombs from a recipe unearthed in an old Russian pamphlet. They bought munitions. They spied.
lecture, presentation / Thursday, January 20, 2022
For weeks, Eva (Geiringer) Schloss and a small band of young women had been exploring the far corners of the women’s section of Auschwitz-Birkenau, alone and, for the first time in months, unwatched. It was January 1945, and Allied forces were nearing the camp. The SS had already evacuated most of the surviving inmates by way of middle-of-the-night marches in freezing temperatures. The gas chambers and crematoria had been destroyed. The SS guards had fled.
/ Friday, January 21, 2022
Eva (Geiringer) Schloss was 15 on January 27, 1945, the day the Soviet army first entered Auschwitz. But, she says, as the war raged on and uncertainty persisted, survival was a struggle even after liberation. Read about and view behind-the-scenes photos of Eva’s interactive biography for Dimensions in Testimony, an interview  that took more than 100 hours to capture with 3D technology.
liberation, liberation, auschwitz, auschwitz / Friday, January 21, 2022
In honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, we recognize lessons from the Holocaust—lessons that remind us of the destruction that can ensue when hate and intolerance go unchallenged, and that emphasize the importance of countering antisemitism and other forms of hate, starting from a young age. Join this webinar to hear an expert panel discussion on how to help young learners discover their power to create social change by countering narratives of hate and intolerance.
jan27 / Tuesday, January 25, 2022
To commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day, USC Shoah Foundation, The Willesden Project, and The Conscious Kid today launch a video read-along of Hold on to Your Music, the children’s book telling the story of Lisa Jura, a young Holocaust survivor who in 1938 escaped from Vienna on the Kindertransport and went on to become an acclaimed pianist in the United Kingdom.
/ Friday, January 28, 2022
USC Shoah Foundation today launches a new Virtual IWalk web app that enables students and teachers to tour historic sites online while watching and listening to witness testimonies from the Visual History Archive.
/ Thursday, January 27, 2022
In his interactive biography taken in 2014, Pinchas asks today’s youth to be accepting and tolerant of one another.
message to the future, future message / Wednesday, January 26, 2022
A public lecture by Prof. Lorena Sekwan Fontaine (University of Winnipeg/currently San Diego State University)  (Join us in person for this lecture or attend virtually on Zoom)  Organized by USC Dornsife Center for Advanced Genocide Research
cagr / Thursday, January 27, 2022
Annabel Carballo-Mesa is a PhD candidate at the University of Barcelona. Since January 17 she has been in Los Angeles conducting research with Visual History Archive (VHA) testimonies for a dissertation provisionally entitled “Na Bister! (Don’t Forget!) An Oral History of the Roma and Sinti Genocide”.
roma-sinti, Roma Sinti, research / Thursday, January 27, 2022
/ Friday, January 28, 2022
/ Friday, January 28, 2022
USC Shoah Foundation mourns the loss of László Kiss, a survivor of Auschwitz who played an integral role in USC Shoah Foundation’s educational efforts in Hungary. László died January 25 at the age of 94 in Budapest, where he has lived since after the World War II.
/ Friday, January 28, 2022