How to get involved

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EHRI has several activities on its 4-year calendar that will allow you to participate.

You can stay up to date of our progress and activities by visiting this website regularly and by subscribing to the EHRI Newsletter and mailings. For subscriptions and registrations >>

The News items page gives the latest information related to EHRI, from our partners and from our network. Please, contact us if you have news that may be suitable for this page.

Since January 2011 EHRI issues a newsletter at regular intervals. The first two EHRI Newsletters were in PDF format. The following EHRI Newsletters were and are in the form of e-Newsletters. You can find the newsletters on the Press page and the articles also on the News items pages.

We are currently enhancing the functionalities of our website by gradually developing the EHRI Community Hub. The aim of the Community Hub is to offer the archival and research communities interested in the Holocaust the opportunity to virtually collaborate with each other on our website, and to get more tightly involved in EHRI. You can already register for the hub and make a profile.

The Hub also allows members to access and comment on selected EHRI documents, like the National Reports, and in some cases to create their own community groups.

EHRI organizes several expert meetings and regional workshops. The overall objective of the EHRI experts' workshop is to generate a creative exchange of knowledge and views between experts in various methodological subfields of Holocaust research and documentation. The regional workshops are targeted at a more general audience that wants to get acquainted with EHRI. The expert meetings and workshops are always held at one of EHRI’s partner institutions. The latest calls and dates can be found on the Events & Workshops page.

EHRI has a fellowship programme. Every year twelve researchers are invited to stay for a period of four weeks to two months at an EHRI partner institute. There will be three calls, in 2011, 2012 and 2013. Read more about the EHRI Fellowships and the EHRI Fellows 2012 and EHRI Fellows 2013.

EHRI organizes four summer schools: two in 2013, and two in 2014. The EHRI Summer Schools in Holocaust Studies provide an overview on methods, sources and the state of research in Holocaust history research and are aimed at the graduate level. The EHRI summer schools in 2013 were held at Mémorial de la Shoah in Paris, France between 15 July and 2 August 2013, and at the Institut für Zeitgeschichte München -Berlin, in Munich, Germany between 22 July and 9 August 2013. Find out more about the 2013 EHRI Summer Schools.

In April 2014 an EHRI Summer School was organised at Yad Vashem, Israel. The fourth EHRI Summer School will take place in July 2014 at the NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies in Amsterdam. Read more about the 2014 EHRI Summer Schools.

In 2013 EHRI co-organised the international conference Public History of the Holocaust: Historical Research in the Digital Age. See the Berlin Conference film.

The international EHRI conference Holocaust Documentation in Eastern Europe took place in May 2014. The goal of this networking conference was to bring people together who deal with Holocaust documentation in Eastern Europe.