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EHRI Partners and the 1994 Rwandan Genocide


Between April 7 and mid-July 1994, close to one million individuals were assassinated in Rwanda: in less than three months, three quarters of the Tutsi population perished during this genocide.

To commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide, several EHRI partners organise special events.

People in EHRI: Anne Langer, Co-Organises EHRI's Final Launch Event

Anne Langer

Assistant at the Foundation Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, Berlin

I started as a student research assistant at the Foundation Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe (Stiftung Denkmal für die ermordeten Juden Europas) where I was involved with developing and organising several exhibitions.

EHRI Workshop: From Data to Knowledge. How EHRI Links and Opens Holocaust Collections to All


Workshop at the Wiener Library for the Study of the Holocaust & Genocide

Fri 11 Apr 2014. Time: 9.30am - 1.00pm

The European Holocaust Research Infrastructure (EHRI) works to integrate the collections of various Holocaust institutions across Europe into an accessible online portal. EHRI also encourages collaboration in research across various fields of interest. In March 2015, EHRI will introduce its main achievement: an online portal that gives access to dispersed sources relating to the Holocaust.

Research Forum: Holocaust memory, archives or the representation of the Holocaust and genocide in the 21st Century


Call for Papers

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.

Corpses in Society: Human Remains in post-Genocide and Mass Violence Contexts


Call for Papers

3nd Annual & International Conference of the Research Programme Corpses of Mass Violence and Genocide

Conference to be held at the University of Manchester, UK, on 8 - 10 September 2014

The organisers are calling for papers dealing with the treatment of human remains in the context of mass crime aftermaths.

CfP: Kavod - Honoring Aging Survivors


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.