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Follow EHRI on Twitter @EHRIproject

21/11/2013

Please follow us on Twitter @EHRIproject and stay updated as the European Holocaust Research Infrastructure project enters its final year and we start to countdown towards the launch of the online portal and research environment, that will provide you access to dispersed Holocaust related sources.

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EHRI Fellow Katja Happe researched the persecution of Dutch Jews

19/11/2013

Since May 2012, Katja Happe has been a research associate at the Department of Modern and Contemporary History at the University of Freiburg, Germany, for the DFG (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft) project "The history of the persecution of Jews in the Netherlands 1940-1945". She was an EHRI fellow for four weeks in September 2013 at the NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies. During her fellowship she did research for her project that will result in a book. She has specialized in Dutch-German history and had visited the NIOD before

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People in EHRI: Kepa Joseba Rodriguez

19/11/2013

Kepa works for the Research and Development Department of the Göttingen State and University Library, Germany. In the lab, he is active for the European Holocaust Research Infrastructure and works on the creation of the online portal and research environment.

I graduated with a Doctorate at the Centre for Mind and Brain Sciences (CiMEC) at the University of Trento (Italy) with a focus in Computational Linguistics and Corpus Linguistics.

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The Wiener Library at 80: The Endurance of Truth

19/11/2013

On the 7th November, EHRI partner The Wiener Library: For the Study of the Holocaust and Genocide celebrated the eighty years since it began its work as a record and archive of Nazism and anti-Semitism.

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Exhibition Mémorial de la Shoah: Scenes from the Ghetto

14/11/2013
November 13, 2013 - September 28, 2014

Between 15,000 and 20,000 photographs were taken in the ghettos during World War II. What is the meaning of these pictures? Propaganda? Testimony? Resistance? Denunciation for History? The answers may be found in the context of the photos as well as in the personality of the photographers.

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Truth and Lies. Filming in the Terezín Ghetto 1942-1945

05/11/2013

Exhibition Jewish Museum Prague

Film was used by the Third Reich as a powerful tool for controlling public opinion. Two propaganda films were made about the Terezín ghetto during the war. On the basis of the latest findings, EHRI partner the Jewish Museum in Prague and the Czech National Film Archive created an exhibition. It charts the history behind both films, focuses on the people who initiated them and describes the conditions for the filming. Many prisoners were forced to take part as actors, extras and film crew members.

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Recent Work Towards the EHRI Portal

05/11/2013

Petra Links is an archivist who works at the NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies in Amsterdam and is very involved in EHRI. Here Petra gives an overview of recently completed work that paves the way for the creation of the portal: the identification of user requirements, the research on metadata standards and the implementation and development of a thesaurus in combination with authority files.

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Wiener Library Workshop: Introduction to Holocaust Studies through the Records of the International Tracing Service

04/11/2013

The Wiener Library for the Study of the Holocaust & Genocide and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Centre for Advanced Holocaust Studies

In October, the Wiener Library for the Study of the Holocaust & Genocide, in partnership with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Centre for Advanced Holocaust Studies (CAHS), successfully hosted the informative seminar, Introduction to Holocaust Studies through the International Tracing Service (ITS) Collection at the Wiener Library.

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Call For Applications: For The CENDARI Visiting Research Fellowships 2014

04/11/2013

The Call for Applications to the CENDARI Visiting Research Fellowships programme for 2014 is now open and the closing date for receipt of applications is the 9th December 2013.

The CENDARI Visiting Research Fellowships are intended to support and stimulate historical research in the two pilot areas of medieval European culture and the First World War, by facilitating access to key archives, specialist knowledge and collections in CENDARI host institutions. 

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Simon Wiesenthal Conference 2013

01/11/2013
SWC 2013: Collaboration in Eastern Europe during World War II and the Holocaust 
Thursday, 5th December 2013 -  10:00 to Saturday, 7th December 2013 - 18:00
Palais Trautson, Museumstraße 7, 1070 Wien-Neubau

This three-day conference will bring together scholars from all disciplines working on complicity and collaboration in a number of European countries to share their research with each other and the public.

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