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03/07/2011 Drndarski serves as new Deputy Director

The delegate of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Djordje Drndarski, is the new deputy director of the International Tracing Service (ITS) in Bad Arolsen. “I consider it a privilege to be part of the tracing service,” said the 44-year-old. “It is an historic location of tremendous importance.”

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02/28/2011 ITS offers educational projects

The International Tracing Service (ITS) of Bad Arolsen has presented its offers for pedagogical work to various educational institutions. Particular focus is on school projects in the German state of Hesse, in addition to nationwide seminars at universities and workshops, as well as lectures on Nazi persecution. “In...

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12/14/2010 France Receives Digital Copies of ITS Documents

The French National Archives (Archives Nationales) have been handed over a total of 13 data volumes each with 500 gigabytes of documents from the archives of the International Tracing Service (ITS) in Bad Arolsen. Following Israel, the US, Poland, Luxembourg and Belgium, France is now the sixth country to make use of...

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11/30/2010 First set of finding aids published

The International Tracing Service (ITS) in Bad Arolsen has published the first finding aids for its archive holdings. They explain the documents and collections in the ITS archives. “The finding aids that have now been completed describe sections of the archives which had previously been hardly accessible for...

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11/16/2010 European Union launches first continental project for Holocaust studies

Brussels, 16 November 2010: Today the European Holocaust Research Infrastructure was officially launched under the patronage of Council President Herman Van Rompuy. EHRI - the European Holocaust Research Infrastructure - is ensuring highest standards for research of continental history. With seven million Euro funding...

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