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2015

12/02/2015 | News A journey back in time – written by Megan Ward

It’s April in Northern Germany, the spring air is cool, and the countryside has me mesmerised. I’m approaching the tail end of my 2015 European visit, a very important and emotional chapter of my journey.

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11/11/2015 | News Updates and newly digitized documents for the ITS partners

In early November 2015 the International Tracing Service (ITS) sent out an updated version of its digitized archives to its seven partner institutions. With these copies of the documents from the ITS archives, the so-called “copyholders” of the ITS digital archive will have access to more of the unique documents of the...

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10/20/2015 | News Rudys notebook diary

On 18 August 1944, 21-year-old Rudy de Wijs was arrested in the Dutch city of Arnheim and deported to Neuengamme Concentration Camp, where he died only a few months later as a result of the inhuman conditions there. Among the personal belongings the young man was carrying with him when he was arrested was his notebook....

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09/15/2015 POLIN Research Fellowships for Doctoral and Postdoctoral Candidates

POLIN Museum’s Global Educational Outreach Program, supported by the William K. Bowes Jr Foundation and the Taube Foundation for Jewish Life and Culture, is offering up to six doctoral and post-doctoral fellowships for from three to five consecutive months in residence at POLIN Museum and the Jewish Historical...

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09/15/2015 | News EHRI is looking for Holocaust researchers, digital humanists and archivists

EHRI started its second phase in May 2015. In this new phase EHRI will sustain and expand its current work. More Holocaust institutions will be invited to participate and connect their collections in the EHRI portal, and new research tools will be implemented. These goals can only be reached in close cooperation with...

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09/15/2015 | News Displaced Children – Child Survivors

International Workshop: 30 May – 1 June 2016 / Max Mannheimer Studienzentrum (MMSZ), Dachau

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09/15/2015 EHRI Fellowships Call (2016-2018)

EHRI (European Holocaust Research Infrastructure) invites applications for its fellowship programme (2016-2018).

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09/14/2015 Workshops with ITS Partner Institutions

Improved accessibility to the digital copies in the ITS Archives is the focus of a series of workshops to be held regularly until 2018 and presented together by the International Tracing Service (ITS), The Wiener Library, and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM). The opening event took place early...

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07/09/2015 | News Multiple Identities: Non Jewish Jews during the Shoah

From July 6 to 9, 2015 Yad Vashem held its 8th Summer Workshop at the International Institute for Holocaust Research. At the center of the 4-dayworkshop were research papers on “non Jewish Jews”, meaning those that did not, or only to a certain degree, consider themselves to be Jewish, but had been declared as Jewish...

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04/30/2015 | News ITS Documents Consultable at French Archives Nationales

Researchers and scholars in France now have access to a digital copy of the collections of the International Tracing Service (ITS) relating to Nazi persecution and survivors freed from the camps. The Archives Nationales have just published the news on the availability of the digital ITS collection for research on their...

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