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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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03/27/2015 | News EHRI: Unveiling of a New Holocaust Research Portal

Materials related to the Holocaust lie scattered across the world in archives, museums and memorials. In light of the fact that soon there will be no remaining survivors to give testimony about their years of persecution, this loss will need to be at least partially compensated for through new networks and research...

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12/10/2014 Cooperative Projects with the Wiener Library, London

A workshop for graduate students as well as the planned cooperation regarding the development of pedagogical materials for university teaching took Dr. Susanne Urban, Head of the Research and Education Branch at the International Tracing Service (ITS), to London for a visit at the Wiener Library for the Study of the...

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11/15/2014 New Approaches to Research Topics

Between 30 October and 2 November 2014, the biennial conference Lessons & Legacies of the Holocaust took place in Boca Raton, Florida; the conference had been co-organized by the Holocaust Education Foundation of Northwestern University and by the Florida Atlantic University. One conference panel was dedicated to...

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