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04/02/2015 Professor Rebecca Boehling has announced that she will be returning to the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC)

The Director of the International Tracing Service (ITS) Professor Rebecca Boehling, has announced that she will be returning in January 2016 to her post as Professor of History and Affiliate Professor of Judaic Studies and Gender and Women Studies at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC). She has been on...

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09/11/2014 “Where should We have gone after the liberation?”

Only few Germans have to this very day been aware of how Nazi persecutees, forced laborers and former concentration camp inmates continued their lives in transit camps after 1945. With the exhibit “Where should We have gone after the liberation?” the International Tracing Service (ITS) shows in Frankfurt am Main for...

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08/21/2014 Post-War Lives after Volkswagen

The ways of life of Jewish survivors after the liberation are documented in a new publication of the series “Forschung Positionen Dokumente” (Research Positions Documents) relating to the history of the Volkswagen Corporation. The volume of essays and documents named “Nachkriegswege nach Volkswagen. Jüdische...

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05/28/2014 Persecuted by the Nazis, Deported to Concentration Camps, but not Acknowledged as Victims

Some survivors of the Nazi period had to struggle for acknowledgement and compensation for decades. The reason: They were Sinti and Roma. The book “Stimmen der Überlebenden des »Zigeunerlagers« Lackenbach” (Voices of the Survivors of the »Gypsy Camp« Lackenbach), which is based on thus far scarcely known sources in the...

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05/22/2014 ITS initiated as permanent international partner of the “International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance” (IHRA)

On the occasion of its plenary meeting in London on 15th May 2014, the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) voted for the inclusion of the International Tracing Service (ITS) as permanent international partner. IHRA, founded in 1998 on the initiative of the then Prime Minister of Sweden, Göran Persson,...

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