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Opening of the United Nations War Crimes Commission Archive at The Wiener Library

21/04/2017

The Wiener Library is pleased to announce that from Friday 21 April 2017 they will be offering researchers onsite access to the archive of the UN War Crimes Commission (UNWCC). This large archive contains a wide variety of documentation relating to the handling of war crimes by the Allied powers between 1943 and 1949, including: lists of alleged war criminals, files of charges brought against them, minutes of meetings, reports, correspondence, trial transcripts and other related materials. Further information about the full contents of the archive can be found in their Online Catalogue, and access information can be found on their website.

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New EHRI Document Blog post: Registration Cards: the Holocaust Survivors in Poland

19/04/2017

How did people search for their displaced and deported family members after WWII? In this new EHRI blog post, Anna Rosner from the Jewish Historical Institute in Warsaw examines how the Central Committee for the Polish Jews registered Holocaust survivors between 1944 and 1947 - a process that was mainly used to help reunite families in the years immediately following the establishing of the Committee. 

Call for Papers: Holocaust Research and Archives in the Digital Age

13/04/2017

Special Issue of Quest. Issues in Contemporary Jewish History (Journal of Fondazione CDEC www.quest-cdecjournal.it) to be published in June 2018.
Edited by Laura Brazzo (Fondazione Centro di Documentazione Ebraica Contemporanea, Milan) and Reto Speck (NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Amsterdam and King’s College London)

EHRI Workshop: Standing up to Scrutiny: Authenticating Holocaust Documentation

13/04/2017

International Workshop within the Framework of the European Holocaust Research Infrastructure

October 23-25, 2017 - United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, DC

 

Call for Proposals for an international EHRI workshop on authenticating Holocaust documentation to be held at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC, on October 23–25, 2017.

The Holocaust in the Borderlands: Interethnic Relations and the Dynamics of Violence in Occupied Eastern Europe

05/04/2017

International Workshop

The Holocaust in the Borderlands: Interethnic Relations and the Dynamics of Violence in Occupied Eastern Europe, Munich, 7-9 February 2018

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EHRI Fellowship Call: Next Evaluation Cut-Off Date 31 March 2017

22/03/2017

EHRI invites applications for its fellowship programme (2016-2018)

Next evaluation cut-off date: 31 March 2017

The EHRI fellowships are intended to support and stimulate Holocaust research by facilitating international access to key archives and collections related to the Holocaust as well as archival and digital humanities knowhow. The fellowships intend to support researchers, archivists, curators, and younger scholars, especially PhD candidates with limited resources.

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Call for Applications: EHRI Methodological Seminar in Trieste: The Nazi Occupation and the Extermination of the European Jews: Sources, Methods and Interpretations

21/03/2017

Deadline for apllications extended until 30 April!

30 July-4 August, 2017, Location: University of Trieste, Italy (Department of Humanities)

The Seminar is planned within the framework of the European Holocaust Research Infrastructure (EHRI) project, supported by the European Commission and organised by the Shoah Memorial of Paris, France, in close cooperation with Vilna Gaon State Jewish Museum in Vilnius, Lithuania. The seminar is organized with the kind support of the University of Trieste which will host the event.

We would like to invite researchers, historians and archivists working on Holocaust sources and historiography to apply for our seminar.

CfP: Near but Far: ‘Holocaust Education Revisited’

20/03/2017

Near but Far: ‘Holocaust Education Revisited’, Interdisciplinary Conference at Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (February 22-24, 2018)

The conference “Near but Far: ‘Holocaust Education Revisited’” is designed for people involved in educating students or the public about the crimes of the National Socialists and the reception of these crimes, as well as those who are in other ways connected to ‘Holocaust Education’. The title of the conference suggests a paradox.

CfA: EHRI Seminar in Lviv: Advanced Holocaust Studies Today: Sources and Approaches

16/03/2017

17–22 September 2017
Location: Center for Urban History of East Central Europe, Lviv, Ukraine

Applications are invited for the international EHRI Seminar: Advanced Holocaust Studies Today: Sources and Approaches in Lviv, Ukraine, 17–22 September 2017. The organizer is NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies (Amsterdam) in cooperation with the Center for Holocaust Studies at the Institute for Contemporary History (Munich), and in partnership with the Center for Urban History of East Central Europe (Lviv).

The Seminar is organized within the framework of the European Holocaust Research Infrastructure (EHRI) project, supported by the European Commission.

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CfP: EHRI Workshop: Data Sharing, Holocaust Documentation and the Digital Humanities. Best Practices, Case Studies, Benefits

14/03/2017

International Workshop within the Framework of the European Holocaust Research Infrastructure (EHRI) supported by the European Commission

Organized by Centro di Documentazione Ebraica Contemporanea - CDEC Foundation and the Università Cà Foscari - Venice 29-30 June 2017

In conjunction with the international LODLAM Summit, Venice, 28th-29th June 2017

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