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CfP: Digitization of Memories of Conflict

3-4 March, 2016 Lund University, Sweden 

Together with their partners the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) and Peace & Conflict Studies at Lund University, Sweden, the Centre for Resolution of International Conflicts (CRIC) is organising a three-part exploratory workshop series “Virtual Zones of Peace and Conflict” which is intended to foster and enhance collaboration between international peace scholars located in Sweden, Denmark and Norway. Potential attendess are invited to submit paper proposals for presentation at this workshop. The third workshop in this series will focus on memory, conflict and the politics of memory in digital contexts.

DARIAH’s General Assembly Votes for New Members: Poland and Portugal


Poland and Portugal have officially joined DARIAH. DARIAH’s General Assembly voted unanimously to accept the applications of the two countries. "We are delighted to see Poland and Portugal finally become part of DARIAH", said Laurent Romary, the President of the Bord of Directors of DARIAH-EU. 

The applications were prepared during the last two years with the help of DARIAH-EU. "Poland and Portugal have worked hard and we are very happy they will contribute to our vision of advancing digitally enabled reaserch in the arts and humanities in Europe and beyond", said Romary.

EHRI Workshop: Publishing Finding Aids in a Digitally Joined-up World


You are cordially invited to an EHRI workshop at DANS, in The Hague, the Netherlands, on 17 November 2015 on the topic of workflows that archives use to catalogue and publish information about their holdings. The workshop aims to get input from people who are part of the cataloguing workflow.

CfP: The Holocaust and the Struggle for Civil Rights

The Holocaust and the Struggle for Civil Rights
International Workshop
Centre for German-Jewish Studies and the Sussex Centre for American Studies  
University of Sussex, 14–15 April 2016

Until not long ago, the story of the African American civil rights movement has been told largely within the context of American history. Only since the collapse of communism has scholarship started to acknowledge how U.S. foreign policy concerns and the competition with the Soviet Union forced policy makers in Washington to support the civil rights agenda elsewhere.

EHRI participating in workshop on using European Infrastructures for Humanities Research


On 12 and 13 October 2015, a delegation from EHRI participated in a Europeana Research Workshop, entitled: “Using European Infrastructures for Humanities research: Scoping Content, Tools and Users”. Hosted by ATHENA Digital Curation Unit (DCU), the workshop brought together several key stakeholders of Europeana (Research Infrastructures, projects, e-content experts and digital humanists) for a workshop with the aim to create a discourse and a brainstorming revolving around the use of digital content in the Europeana portal for research. Next to EHRI, other projects were presented included DARIAH Teach, the Pelagios project, and IPERION CH and Parthenos.

CfP: Teaching Methods of the Holocaust and Genocide

Conference: 34th Conference on the Holocaust and Genocide
To be held at Millersville University, Millersville, PA, from April 6-8, 2016
General topic of the panel: Teaching Methods of the Holocaust and Genocide.
Due date: November 2, 2015, at 12 noon

Millersville University is seeking one participant (to offer a paper) and a chair to join us on a panel dealing with the pedagogy of teaching about the Holocaust and Genocide.

Call for Applications: American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) Archives Fellowships


The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee is pleased to present its Fellowship program. Two or three fellowships will be awarded each year to deserving scholars engaged in graduate level, post-doctoral, or independent study to conduct research in the JDC Archives, either in New York or Jerusalem.

Call for Applications: HEF Summer Institute on the Holocaust and Jewish Civilization

The 21st Annual Summer Institute on the Holocaust and Jewish Civilization
The Holocaust Educational Foundation of Northwestern University
Evanston, Illinois, June 19 to July 1, 2016
Call for Fellows

The Holocaust Educational Foundation of Northwestern University invites applications for fellowships to participate in the 21st annual Summer Institute on the Holocaust and Jewish Civilization, from June 19 to July 1, 2016, at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.

Call for Applications: A Research Introduction to the Holocaust in the Soviet Union

January 4-8, 2016, Washington, DC
Applications due October 11, 2015

The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum invites applications for the seminar “A Research Introduction to the Holocaust in the Soviet Union.” This seminar will be held January 4–8, 2016, at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC.

ITS places documents on Nazi persecution and its aftermath online


There is a great deal of interest worldwide in the documents of the archives of the International Tracing Service (ITS) about former victims of Nazi persecution and the liberated survivors. A small part of this collection, which since 2013 is inscribed onto the UNESCO “Memory of the World” register, can now be viewed in a new online archive. EHRI partner, the ITS has uploaded three collections in an initial step, including photos of personal objects that were taken from the prisoners in the concentration camps.