A new research group focusing on Holocaust and Contemporary Genocides:
Popular Culture and Digital Technologies organises a forum about Holocaust memory, archives or the representation of the Holocaust and genocide in the 21st Century. The online forum will take place on 22 April 2014.
A Professional Journal for Care Providers and Families
The Claims Conference seeks professional articles for the fifth issue of Kavod, an electronic journal designed for care providers of aging Holocaust survivors and their family members. The purpose of Kavod is to reach out to the care-giving community by providing support based on an integration of research and best practice. Knowing how quickly the remaining survivors are aging, we recognize that there is urgency to this work and to the dissemination of meaningful guidance, knowledge, and exchange of information.
Today, January 27, is Holocaust Memorial Day, an annual International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust. It was designated by the United Nations General Assembly resolution 60/7 on 1 November 2005 during the 42nd plenary session. The resolution came after a special session was held earlier that year on 24 January 2005 during which the United Nations General Assembly marked the 60th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi concentration camps and the end of the Holocaust.
A project of the Lichtenberg-Kolleg - The Göttingen Institute of Advanced Study and the Fritz Bauer Institute, Frankfurt.
This new project aims to open up a range of additional and new perspectives, exploring the history of Anne Frank and her diaries within the framework of more comparative European, if not global cultural, intellectual, literary and political history.
Adam Gellert is one of the 11 EHRI fellows of 2013. Adam is a jurist and an independent researcher on the history of the Holocaust in Hungary. He received his Master’s degree in international law from the University of Amsterdam and has been an expert in several Hungarian war crimes cases. During his EHRI fellowship, he conducted research on the 1941 deportation and massacre of Hungarian Jews in and around Kamenets-Podolsk.
Conference International Federation for Public History
Amsterdam, Thursday 23 October 2014 - Sat 25 October 2014
Historical sources and narratives about the past infiltrate every corner of the web, from home-made digital media to online exhibitions, across social networks and in virtual museums. Digital tools have become essential for publics who preserve, present, discuss, and dispute history, and they will play a major role in the commemoration of the anniversary of WWI beginning in 2014.