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EHRI Meetings in Amsterdam


EHRI engages with related projects and organisations

In April EHRI held its third General Partner Meeting in Amsterdam, hosted by NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies. Once a year all twenty partners get together to discuss the progress of the project and the next steps to take. EHRI is more than halfway into its term and has so far fulfilled all expectations.


National Reports Published on EHRI Website


A new tool for researchers is now available on the website of the European Holocaust Research Infrastructure: EHRI’s national reports. The national reports are first and foremost a tool in the identification and investigation work of EHRI. Because the field of Holocaust studies relies on a huge variety of archives, one of EHRI’s most important tasks is to create an inventory of Holocaust-related archival institutions and collections in order to share information about them and help provide access to the research community. The 47 reports provide EHRI’s identification work with a structured framework.


CfP: Simon Wiesenthal Conference 2013

Collaboration in Eastern Europe during World War II and the Holocaust. December 5-7, 2013, Vienna, Austria

EHRI partner The Vienna Wiesenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies (VWI) and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies invite applications for an interdisciplinary conference on complicity and collaboration in World War II and the Holocaust in the Eastern part of Europe.


President Obama Visits Yad Vashem


Unique manuscript shown to US President

On Friday 22 March, US President Barack Obama visited EHRI partner Yad Vashem. He visited the Hall of Names, the Museum of Holocaust Art, participated in a memorial ceremony in the Hall of Remembrance, and visited the Children’s Memorial, before signing the Yad Vashem Guest Book.

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Call for Papers: Kavod Issue 4

Deadline: May 30th, 2013

The Claims Conference seeks professional articles for the fourth issue of Kavod. They invite submissions from a variety of authors representing academic research, case studies, related agency initiatives and development, clinical practice and book reviews.


IHRA Seeks Project Coordinator for Multi-Year Workplan on Archives


The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA, formerly known as the Task Force for International Cooperation on Holocaust Education, Remembrance, and Research) seeks to fill the position of a project coordinator for its Multi-Year Work Plan on Archival Access.


ITF Announces New Name: International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA)


The International Task Force for International Cooperation on Holocaust Education, Remembrance and Research (ITF) will change its name into International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA). This was decided during the ITF meeting on December 10-13 in Liège (Belgium).


EHRI Maps the Greek Holocaust Archives


On 4 December 2012, an EHRI workshop on Greek Holocaust-related archives took place in Athens. Presided by Dr. Veerle Vanden Daelen (Ceges-Soma, 'Identification & Investigation' Work Package leader in EHRI) and co-organized by Dr. Agiatis Benardou (Athena RC/IMIS, EHRI user requirements), an EHRI delegation met with a representative sample of the Greek Holocaust research community, including members of major universities, museums and archival institutions.


Foundation of the Memory of the Shoah: Call for Projects

Program ‘History of Anti-Semitism and of the Shoah’ 2013-2014

A private French foundation for the benefit of the public, the Foundation of the Memory of the Shoah pursues its program for assisting research in all fields concerning the Shoah, its origins and consequences, up to the present day, as well as studies on past and contemporary anti-Semitism.


New Scholars and New Research on the Holocaust

Call for Papers
International Academic Conference on Holocaust Research
University of Toronto; October 6-7, 2013

Organized by the Chancellor Rose and Ray Wolfe Chair of Holocaust Studies and the Centre for Jewish Studies at the University of Toronto, and the Government of Canada, this international academic conference will showcase and consider new Holocaust-related research by new scholars in the field.