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EHRI Blog: Photgraphing Refugee Deportation

New EHRI Document Blog: Photographing Refugee Deportation


On Visual Representation Of Refugees

The photograph discussed in the new EHRI blog post captures a dramatic moment during an attempted deportation of a group of Jews who escaped after the occupation of the Protectorate Bohemia and Moravia.

Wiener Library Job Advertisement - Project Archivist


Full-time, 1 year post based in Central London, WC1
Salary: £25,000
Responsible to: Archivist

The Wiener Library is the world’s oldest Holocaust archive and the home of Britain’s largest collection of published and unpublished works, documents and photographs relating to the Nazi era.  We are seeking a qualified Archivist to join the Collections Team on a one year contract starting in April 2017 to catalogue the Wiener Library’s own organisational archive.

Call for Applications: USC Shoah Foundation 2017-2018 Center Postdoctoral Research Fellowship


Deadline Extended: February 15, 2017

The USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research invites applications from postdoctoral scholars for its 2017-2018 Center Postdoctoral Research Fellowship.

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CfP EHRI Workshop: Online Access of Holocaust Documents: Ethical and Practical Challenges


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

Bucharest, Romania, 29-31 May 2017

We would like to invite you to an international EHRI workshop on Online Access of Holocaust Documents: Ethical and Practical Challenges to be held by the "Elie Wiesel” National Institute for the Study of the Holocaust in Romania, Bucharest, on 29-31 May 2017.

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Conference "As Mass Murder Began : Identifying and Remembering the Killing Sites of Summer-Fall 1941"


22-23 March 2017, Vilnius, Lithuania

The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) and Vilna Gaon State Jewish Museum would like to invite you to the conference “As Mass Murder Began: Identifying and Remembering the Killing Sites of Summer-Fall 1941” which will take place on March 22-23, 2017, in Vilnius, Lithuania.

Laura Fontana

Italy and the memories of the Holocaust: the Auschwitz paradox


Lecture by Laura Fontana from Mémorial de la Shoah, at the Instituto Italiano Cultura in Amsterdam, 27 January 2017

On the occassion of Holocaust Memorial Day, Laura Fontana will give a lecture at the Instituto Italiano Cultura in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Laura Fontana is the Head of the Italian Department of EHRI partner Mémorial de la Shoah since 2009. Since 2013, she has been the Scientific Coordinator of the Mémorial de la Shoah for EHRI, coordinated by NIOD Amsterdam.

HEF Call

Apply for the 2017 Summer Institute on the Holocaust and Jewish Civilization


The Holocaust Educational Foundation of Northwestern University (HEF of NU) is pleased to invite applications for fellowships to participate in the 22nd annual Summer Institute on the Holocaust and Jewish Civilization from 18-30 June 2017 at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. The renowned program is an intensive two-week course of study designed to broaden and deepen the background of current and prospective Holocaust educators.

GEOP Fellowships

Call for Applications for GEOP Fellowships at POLIN Museum 2017-2018


POLIN Museum’s Global Educational Outreach Program, supported by the William K. Bowes Jr Foundation and the Taube Foundation for Jewish Life and Culture, is offering up to six doctoral and post-doctoral fellowships for from three to five consecutive months in residence at POLIN Museum and EHRI partner, the Jewish Historical Institute (ŻIH). The fellowship stipend is $2,000 per month (payable in Polish zlotys).

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Dark Tourism Sites related to the Holocaust, the Nazi Past and World War II: Visitation and Practice


Conference at Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, UK

Wednesday, 28 June – Saturday, 1 July 2017

The aim of this interdisciplinary conference, which is especially aimed at tourism researchers, historians and memorial site employees, is to reflect on experiences with tourist visitors, their expectations and the resulting conclusions and implications for the work of memorial sites, museums and documentation centres in international and comparative perspective.

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Call For Papers: Beyond Camps and Forced Labour: Current International Research on Survivors of Nazi Persecution


Sixth international multidisciplinary conference, to be held at Birkbeck, University of London, and The Wiener Library.

Fri 31 Mar 2017 Time: 9am-5pm

In memory of David Cesarani

This conference is planned as a follow-up to the five successful conferences, which took place at Imperial War Museum London in 2003, 2006, 2009, 2012 and 2015. It will continue to build on areas previously investigated, and also open up new fields of academic enquiry.