Raíssa Alonso, a PhD candidate in Social History at the University of São Paulo, Brazil, has been awarded the 2022-2023 Margee and Douglas Greenberg Research Fellowship at the USC Dornsife Center for Advanced Genocide Research. She will be in residence at the Center in March 2023 to conduct research for her dissertation, “The ‘Other Germany’ in Brazil and the United States: Intellectuals in Exile and the Fight Against Nazism (1933-1959).”
cagr / Wednesday, July 6, 2022
Carli Snyder, a PhD candidate in History at the City University of New York (CUNY), has been awarded the 2022-2023 USC Shoah Foundation USC Shoah Foundation Robert J. Katz Research Fellowship in Genocide Studies. She will be in residence at the USC Dornsife Center for Advanced Genocide Research in January 2023 to conduct research for her dissertation “‘The Flesh of the Facts’”: Toward a Feminist Holocaust Consciousness."
cagr / Wednesday, July 6, 2022
Ryan Cheuk Him Sun, a PhD candidate in History at the University of British Columbia, Canada, has been awarded the 2022-2023 Breslauer, Rutman, and Anderson Research Fellowship at the USC Dornsife Center for Advanced Genocide Research. He will be in residence at the Center for a month during the Spring 2023 semester.
cagr / Wednesday, July 6, 2022
Institution subscribing to USC Shoah Foundation's Visual History Archive: Purdue University Stewart Center 504 W. State Street West Lafayette, IN 47907 Tel: (765) 494-2839 Email: archives@purdue.edu Website: https://www.lib.purdue.edu/spcol
/ Wednesday, July 6, 2022
The multidisciplinary Holocaust Geographies Collaborative research group returned to USC Shoah Foundation and shared their plans for an exciting new project harnessing the power of testimony that will begin this summer.
holocaust, gis, research, georgraphy, Holocaust research, USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research, cagr, op-eds / Monday, February 1, 2016
Wolf Gruner is the founding director of the Center. He developed the vision and main features of its now internationally recognized innovative academic program.
speakers bureau / Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Institution subscribing to USC Shoah Foundation's Visual History Archive: Union College Don Love Building, LIB241 3745 S 48th St Lincoln, NE 68506 Tel: (402) 486-2514 ext. 2150 Email: bliss.kuntz@ucollege.edu Website: https://ucollege.edu/library/heritage-and-archives
/ Saturday, July 9, 2022
An online lecture by Antara Chatterjee (Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Bhopal, India) lnaugural Strauss Fellow at the Center for Medicine, Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Cedars-Sinai Visiting scholar at the USC Dornsife Center for Advanced Genocide Research, June-July 2022
cagr / Tuesday, July 19, 2022
More about Sara Góralnik Shapiro Sara Góralnik Shapiro remembers the day her mother sent her and her brother out of the Korzec ghetto in the hopes they would survive with a Ukrainian farmer. Watch Sara Góralnik Shapiro's full testimony in the Visual History Archive Online.
/ Friday, June 5, 2020
/ Thursday, September 12, 2019
Access the entire USC Shoah Foundation's Visual History Archive: POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews Resource Center 6 Anielewicza Street 00-157 Warsaw Poland Phone: 22 47 10 300 E-mail: resourcecenter@polin.plhttps://polin.pl/en/resource-center
/ Tuesday, October 22, 2013
/ Monday, July 25, 2022
/ Wednesday, July 27, 2022
If you are in the Aspen, CO, area, come learn about our testimony-based work and interact with Holocaust survivors via Dimensions in Testimony, as seen on 60 Minutes. Families are welcome. Refreshments will be served.
/ Wednesday, July 27, 2022
Aspen Film in partnership with USC Shoah Foundation is proud to present a special family event featuring two short films: The Tattooed Torah and Ruth: A Little Girl's Big Journey. Free to the public.
/ Wednesday, July 27, 2022
For USC Shoah Foundation Next Generation Council member Jodi Harris, contributing to the Institute is a family affair: Her mother was a docent at the first iteration of the Institute in the mid-1990s, leading tours of the trailers in which the Institute was initially housed on the backlot of Universal Studios.
/ Thursday, July 23, 2020
Ruth: A Little Girl’s Big Journey is a short, animated film produced by USC Shoah Foundation. The film follows Dr. Ruth Westheimer’s early life, with Dr. Ruth’s own voice recounting how she survived the Holocaust as a young girl. According to Executive Producer Jodi Harris, the film gives viewers “a chance to discover much more about Dr. Ruth’s childhood and learn how she emerged from tragedy stronger than before.” 
/ Friday, November 19, 2021
When Zuzanna Surowy needed to make herself cry as the lead actress in the Holocaust-era feature film My Name Is Sara, she followed the advice of her co-star to “put a demon inside of her” – to imagine something so tragic it would bring tears to her eyes. It was much harder for Surowy, then 15, to follow the second half of that directive: to leave the demon on the set.
/ Thursday, August 4, 2022
/ Monday, January 27, 2020
(28 min) Five survivors of the Sobibor death camp discuss their participation in the camp uprising of 1943.
sobibor, uprising, lesson, clip reel, segments for the classroom, sfc / Thursday, May 9, 2013
USC Shoah Foundation today presents the first of two events in Aspen, Colorado hosted by Melinda Goldrich, a prominent member of the Aspen philanthropic community who serves on USC Shoah Foundation’s Board of Councilors’ Executive Committee.
/ Monday, August 8, 2022
Each year, the USC Dornsife Center for Advanced Genocide Research hosts a team of scholars from different universities, different countries, and different academic disciplines for one week so that they can develop and discuss a collaborative, innovative, and interdisciplinary research project in the fi
cagr / Thursday, August 4, 2022
Take part in a grassroots revolution for memorializing the Holocaust: invite friends and family to an in-person or online gathering. We provide you with a kit including hosting tips, an abridged testimony from our Visual History Archive, educational material and discussion prompts.
/ Friday, April 1, 2022
Through a new partnership with Zikaron BaSalon, we invite you to host your friends and family at an intimate gathering. We will provide you with an abridged testimony, educational material, discussion prompts, and hosting tips to create an event that will inspire your guests and move them to action – maybe even to host their own gatherings in the future.
/ Tuesday, March 15, 2022
/ Friday, August 19, 2022
/ Saturday, May 11, 2019
The European Parliament Liaison Office in Washington, D.C. and Outside the Box [Office], in cooperation with the USC Schwarzenegger Institute and USC Shoah Foundation, invite you and a guest to attend a screening of Quo Vadis, Aida? written & directed by Jasmila Zbanic, and produced by Damir Ibrahimovich and Jasmila Zbanic.
/ Monday, August 22, 2022
Eugenia Adler was 17 at the start of World War II. She survived the Warsaw Ghetto and Auschwitz-Birkenau and Majdanek concentration camps, and spent time fighting with the partisans. In this clip, she recalls finding shelter with a frightened horse as Germany bombed Warsaw in September 1939. More clips from survivors on the beginning of World War II: Rosette Baronoff on the Breakout of War David Bayer remembers the Invasion of Poland
homepage / Wednesday, August 31, 2022
September 3, 1939, Britain and France declared war on Germany. Rosette Baronoff remembers being a little girl playing outside of her home in Paris and her mother telling her that war had started.
clip, female, Rosette Baronoff, jewish survivor, Paris 1939, declartion of war / Tuesday, September 3, 2013

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