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Fellowships 2013/2014 at the Vienna Wiesenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies (VWI)

06/02/2013

EHRI partner the Vienna Wiesenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies (VWI) invites applications for its fellowships for the academic year 2013/2014, beginning October 1, 2013.

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National Jewish Book Award for Laura Jockusch

06/02/2013

The Jewish Book Council, an American organisation, gave the National Jewish Book Award 2012 to Laura Jockusch for her book Collect and Record! Jewish Holocaust Documentation in Early Postwar Europe, published by Oxford University Press in August 2012.

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An EHRI Workshop in Bad Arolsen: Comparative Studies on Finding Aids as Genre

29/01/2013

Between 17 and 21 December 2012 EHRI partner the International Tracing Service hosted a workshop convened within the framework of the Work Package for Standards and Guidelines of the EHRI project.

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Early Attempts at the Historical Documentation of the Holocaust

21/12/2012
Budapest, 27.-28. November 2012, Holocaust Memorial Centre (Holokauszt Emlékközpont, www.hdke.hu)
International workshop within the framework of the European Holocaust Research Infrastructure (EHRI)

The EHRI workshop, which aimed to reconstruct the activities of the Jewish post-war documentation projects and to place them into a comparative context, was a vivid illustration that the history of archival collections can be anything but boring.

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New Look EHRI Website

21/12/2012

We are very pleased to announce that EHRI will be welcoming 2013 with a brand new website. Now that the project is halfway through, we thought the website needed a more informative and attractive design that was better suited to the current content.

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EHRI Timeline

20/12/2012

Behind the scenes of EHRI a team of professionals is working hard to develop what is going to be EHRI’s main achievement: an online portal that will give access to now dispersed Holocaust resources and a Virtual Research Environment that will encourage advanced and collaborative research.

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People in EHRI: Ewa Mork

19/12/2012
Head of Documentation at the Center for the Study of the Holocaust and Religious Minorities in Oslo (HL-senteret), Norway
Member of EHRI Work Package 18 on Keywords/Thesaurus

HL-senteret is probably the youngest institution among the EHRI affiliates. The creation of the center was a result of a year-long process involving the restitution of property and assets confiscated from the Norwegian Jews during the Second World War.

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EHRI Job Offer: Research Developer at King's College London

11/12/2012

EHRI partner King´s College London, Department of Digital Humanities, Centre for e-Research (CeRch) is seeking a Research Developer in dynamic web development including implementation of front-end interfaces.

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One of the Most Important Archival Collections on the Terezín Ghetto Now Online

11/12/2012

On the occasion the 71st anniversary of the founding of the Terezín Ghetto, the Jewish Museum in Prague, an EHRI partner, is publishing on-line it’s Terezín collection. The documents are published on a newly created online catalogue for the Jewish Museum’s collections. The URL is: http://collections.jewishmuseum.cz/.

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EHRI Mapping Holocaust-related Archives in Greece

03/12/2012
European Holocaust researchers gather in Athens

Athens. The European Union’s EHRI project is now studying Holocaust related archives and collections in Greece. The Holocaust was definitely also a Greek tragedy. Less than twenty percent of the Jewish population of this European member state survived the Nazi reign of terror.

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