Theary recounts a debate among her family about where to travel next as refugees of the Cambodian Genocide.
clip, 100 days to inspire respect / Monday, March 13, 2017
home page / Tuesday, April 12, 2022
From September 11 to September 14, 2016, the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide hosted the international conference "A Conflict? Genocide and Resistance in Guatemala."
cagr / Tuesday, November 1, 2016
"Research With Testimonies: Featuring the Center's 2021 Lev Student Research Fellows” Nicholas Bredie (USC PhD candidate in Literature and Creative Writing) and Atharva Tewari (USC undergraduate student, Global Studies and Journalism major) 2021 Beth and Arthur Lev Student Research Fellow  April 12, 2022
cagr / Tuesday, May 31, 2022
"Growing Up Jewish During the Holocaust in Hungary” Barnabas Balint (PhD candidate in History, Magdalen College, University of Oxford, UK)  2021-2022 Breslauer, Rutman, and Anderson Research Fellow  March 29, 2022
cagr / Friday, April 29, 2022
"Reclaiming the 'Ruins of Memory': Gender, Agency, and Imagination in Stories of the Shoah” Sara R. Horowitz  (York University, Canada)  2020-2021 Sara and Asa Shapiro Scholar in Residence  March 23, 2022
cagr, research / Friday, April 29, 2022
"Shades of Agency: Choice, Survival & Resistance of Jewish Women During the Holocaust in Transnistria” Lilia Tomchuk (PhD candidate in History, Fritz Bauer Institute, Frankfurt, Germany)  2021-2022 Margee and Douglas Greenberg Research Fellow  March 2, 2022
cagr / Friday, April 29, 2022
“Redress for Linguistic Genocide in Canada” Lorena Sekwan Fontaine (University of Winnipeg/San Diego State University) February 17, 2022
cagr / Friday, March 4, 2022
In 2018, under the initiative of the Yale Library’s Fortunoff Video Archive, three leading institutions holding large collections of Holocaust testimonies agreed to make a portion of their materials available as transcripts, along with a subset of video recordings, in Let Them Speak / In Search of the Drowned: Testimonies and Testimonial Fragments of the Holocaust (LTS). LTS is a searchable digital anthology of testimonies which examines survivor experiences and uses them to understand the experiences of those who did not survive. It is also a dynamic monograph with essays by Dr.
cagr / Monday, November 22, 2021
Two USC scholars – graduate student Nicholas Bredie and undergraduate student Atharva Tewari – will share the Beth and Arthur Lev Student Research Fellowship for Summer 2021.
cagr / Wednesday, June 30, 2021
Two promising USC scholars – undergraduate student Lucy Sun and graduate student Rachel Zaretsky -- will share the Beth and Arthur Lev Student Research Fellowship for Summer 2020. The Beth and Arthur Lev Student Research Fellowship provides support for USC students at any academic level and from any discipline to conduct a month of research in residence at the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research focusing on testimonies of the USC Shoah Foundation Visual History Archive (VHA) and/or other related USC resources and collections.
cagr / Monday, June 8, 2020
After a long period of neglect, the study of genocides against Indigenous populations is becoming an increasingly larger part of the field of genocide studies.
cagr, op-eds / Tuesday, August 8, 2017
Martha Stroud, PhD, is the Associate Director and Senior Research Officer of the USC Dornsife Center for Advanced Genocide Research. She manages the day-to-day operations of the Center, which advances innovative interdisciplinary research on the Holocaust and other genocides and promotes use of the Visual History Archive in research and teaching. She joined the Center in 2015 after earning her PhD in Medical Anthropology at UC Berkeley.
/ Tuesday, August 8, 2017
Amidst escalating attacks against Ukraine’s second largest city, a global team of experts worked quickly to preserve and authenticate a complex evidence base. Using photos, video, web scraping, sourced from social media and messaging platforms, engineers and lawyers worked together to produce an unbroken chain of evidence on the decentralized web.
/ Friday, June 10, 2022
USC Shoah Foundation is bringing The Willesden Project educational initiative to a group of 500 Ukrainian refugees and other guests in Warsaw, Poland this weekend. The event will also feature a musical performance by USC Shoah Foundation partner and celebrated pianist Mona Golabek.
/ Thursday, June 16, 2022
On Tuesday, March 10, 2015, the USC Center for Advanced Genocide Research hosted a lecture from Dr. Peter Hayes who spoke before a packed room at USC on the complex relationship between anti-Semitism and homophobia exerted in Nazi-occupied territories during World War II. The Theodore Zev Weiss Holocaust Educational Foundation Professor at Northwestern University specializes in 20th-century German History, writing extensively on German industry under the Nazis. Monday's lecture, however, focused on the evolution of his views on a comparison that he was previously reluctant to address.
cagr, lecture, homophobia, homosexuality, anti-semitism, Peter Hayes / Wednesday, March 11, 2015
The USC Dornsife Center for Advanced Genocide Research is proud to announce its cooperation with a German government funded multi-institutional Holocaust research project entitled #LastSeen - Pictures of Nazi Deportations.
cagr / Wednesday, April 20, 2022
/ Sunday, July 28, 2019
Marion Pritchard recalls bringing up the topic of homosexuality at the dinner table and how her father took her aside to discuss the importance of tolerance. She passed away in 2016 at the age of 96. Read our tribute to her.
clip, rescuer, aid provider, female, homosexuality, gay, radclyffe hall / Wednesday, June 26, 2013
/ Friday, April 14, 2017
/ Friday, June 5, 2020
The Los Angeles premiere event will take place at the Museum of Tolerance at the Simon Wiesenthal Center in partnership with USC Shoah Foundation, Museum of Tolerance, and Holocaust Museum LA.
/ Monday, June 27, 2022
The New York premiere event will take place in Safra Hall at the Museum of Jewish Heritage on Tuesday, July 12, in partnership with USC Shoah Foundation.
/ Monday, June 27, 2022
On a Wednesday morning in New York in the fall of 2021, Rabbi Nicole Auerbach greeted Walter and Phyllis Loeb in Central Synagogue’s majestic sanctuary. She led them through the arch-lined nave, past row after row of pews, beyond the six sets of capital columns wrapped in colorful, gold-accented reliefs, all the way up to the intricately carved Mahagony bima, the stage where the synagogue’s rabbi and cantor preside over Shabbat and holiday services.
/ Wednesday, June 29, 2022
Two USC scholars – graduate students Emily Geminder and Vaclav Masek - will share the Beth and Arthur Lev Student Research Fellowship for Summer 2022.
cagr / Thursday, June 30, 2022
Mya Worrell (they/them) is Program Assistant at the USC Dornsife Center for Advanced Genocide Research. They support the Center's programming, research, and outreach. They’ve been with USC since 2016, earning a BA in Gender & Sexuality Studies and American Studies & Ethnicity in 2020. They joined the Center for Advanced Genocide Research in 2021. While an undergraduate student, they interned at USC Asian Pacific American Student Services and Kaya Press, assisting with events and developing programming.
/ Tuesday, July 5, 2022

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