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Call EHRI Fellowships in Holocaust Studies 2014


EHRI (European Holocaust Research Infrastructure) invites applications for its fellowship programme for 2014.

EHRI will grant up to 18 fellowships in Holocaust Studies to researchers and young scholars in 2014. An EHRI fellowship means that you can perform your research for four weeks, full expenses paid, at one of five EHRI partner institutions: Jewish Museum Prague, Yad Vashem, Institute for Contemporary History Munich, Shoah Memorial Paris, or NIOD Amsterdam. You can apply now!


Berlin Conference: Support for Holocaust Research Infrastructures


International Conference Public History of the Holocaust: Historical Research in the Digital Age

On July 9 EHRI co-organised an international conference on the Public History of the Holocaust, hosted by the Jewish Museum in Berlin. Facilitated by EHRI and two other European infrastructure projects supporting humanities research, DARIAH and TextGrid, and sponsored by the German Ministry of Education and Research, the conference brought together policy makers, archival and memory institutions, and academics to reflect on the challenges and opportunities the digital age offers for the public history of the Holocaust.


EHRI Summer School Munich: Holocaust Studies at Lake Starnberg


Organized by the Institut für Zeitgeschichte, the second EHRI Summer School has started on July 22 in Munich under favourable circumstances. The first two weeks of the course take place at the Akademie für Politische Bildung Tutzing, an independent institution that conducts – partially in cooperation with other partners – courses, seminars, conferences and workshops on their premises in Tutzing at Lake Starnberg. It may not always be easy to focus on the Holocaust with such a sunny view of the beautiful lake, but the impressive programme will assure the attention of all the participants.


Dan Michman at first EHRI Summer School in Paris


The EHRI Summer School in Paris is in its second week. The summer school has an extensive programme with a mixture of lectures of well-known Holocaust researchers and tours of the Mémorial de la Shoah and several other important archives in Paris.


First EHRI Summer School Starts in Paris

EHRI Summer Schools in Holocaust Studies 2013
July 15 - August 2

Open to scholars from a variety of disciplines (historians, sociologists, psychologists, anthropologists and other academics who are interested in the Holocaust) as well as to archivists, the first EHRI Summer School is organized by the Mémorial de la Shoah. A week later, a second EHRI Summer School, organized by the Institut für die Zeitgeschichte, will start in Munich.

Read the Programme EHRI Summer School Paris 2013.

Panel Discussion Conference Public History of the Holocaust

Berlin Conference: Internet Can Take Holocaust Education to the Next Level


International conference in Berlin also warns for Holocaust Denial

For more information on the conference Public History of the Holocaust, please also visit

Watch a short video with an introduction to the topic: This video premiered at the conference.

Berlin, July 9, 2013 Holocaust denial takes on a life of its own on the Internet. And the realities of the world wide web are such that effectively policing online Holocaust denial is unachievable.

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International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance Launches Survey


The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (formerly the Task Force for International Cooperation on Holocaust Education, Remembrance, and Research) is seeking information via an online survey on the difficulties people have encountered in accessing Holocaust-related archival materials. The project's objective is to identify problems and find ways to address them in the future.

EHRI Workshop at ITS

EHRI Workshop on 'Geography and Holocaust Research' at ITS


From 27th to 29th May 2013 the International Tracing Service (ITS) in Bad Arolsen hosted the EHRI workshop on “Geography and Holocaust research” with 18 participants from seven countries.

“We are very pleased to be the host for this important interdisciplinary exchange between academics. The findings of the geographers enable even better depiction of the geographical and time relationships of the Holocaust,” said Professor Rebecca Boehling, Director of the ITS.


International Symposium: Holocaust in South-East Europe


The fate of Jews in Bulgaria, and in countries and territories under Bulgarian State administration during World War II

Date : June 9th and 10th 2013
Venue : Shoah Memorial, Paris
This symposium is organised by EHRI partner Mémorial de la Shoah, in cooperation with CERI/ Sciences-PO.

The recognition by all the European nations of the unprecedented character of Holocaust and acceptance of making it a common European narrative remains a major issue.

EHRI Co-Organiser Conference Public History of the Holocaust


EHRI is proud to be co-organiser of the International Conference Public History of the Holocaust. Historical Research in the Digital Age. The other organisers are DARIAH (Digital Research Infrastructure for the Arts and Humanities) and TextGrid. The event is funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). The conference takes place on July 9 in the Jewish Museum in Berlin.

The digital age presents challenges as well as opportunities for historians and historical collection holders.