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Early Attempts at the Historical Documentation of the Holocaust

26/11/2012
International Workshop within the framework of the European Holocaust Research Infrastructure (EHRI), supported by the European Union
Holocaust Memorial Center - Budapest November 27-28, 2012

Early documentations of the Holocaust still influence the way we look upon the mass destruction of European Jews during World War 2. But who created these collections and what were their motives?

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EHRI Summer Schools in Holocaust Studies 2013

22/10/2012

EHRI (European Holocaust Research Infrastructure) invites applications to its two summer schools on Holocaust studies in 2013. The summer schools are being funded by the European Union.

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People in EHRI: Wolfgang Schellenbacher

10/10/2012
EHRI Work Package Member on Trans-institutional Research Guides

When Michal Frankl, Head of the Shoah History department at the Jewish Museum in Prague, asked me to be a part of EHRI, I was really excited to be involved in such a large and ambitious project, working together with Holocaust institutions throughout Europe and Israel.

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Public Opening of Mémorial de la Shoah at Drancy

10/10/2012

In September French EHRI partner Mémorial de la Shoah opened a new place in Drancy, devoted to history and education, located in front of the Cité de la Muette.

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The Aftermath of Genocide: Victims and Perpetrators, Representations and Interpretations

08/10/2012
10th Biennial Conference of the International Association of Genocide Scholars
June 19-22, 2013, Siena
CALL FOR PAPERS

The way societies deal with the violence and massacres of the recent past is one of the aspects of genocide studies that needs to be interpreted, deepened and fully analyzed.

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Linda Margittai Talks about her EHRI Fellowship

08/10/2012

Linda Margittai is one of the twelve EHRI fellows of 2012. Linda, who is from Hungary, was hosted at NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Amsterdam, in May and June to further her research on the fate of Hungarian Jews living abroad during the Holocaust. She was happy to answer a few questions about her fellowship.

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(Re-)presenting EHRI

03/10/2012

In May and June 2012, EHRI was presented on various occasions by Veerle Vanden Daelen, who is leader of the EHRI team for Identification and Investigation. On 22 May, the 5th Contact Day Jewish Studies on the Low Countries took place, organized by the Institute of Jewish Studies at the University of Antwerp. 

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EHRI Workshop 'Truth and Witness'

03/10/2012

The Wiener Library in London was delighted to host the latest international workshop of the European Holocaust Research Infrastructure. The workshop, held from 30 April to 2 May 2012, focused on five topics: audio-visual testimony; the timing of testimony; testimony as evidence, evidence as testimony; translation of Holocaust testimonies and false testimony. 

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Geography and Holocaust Research

25/09/2012
International Workshop within the Framework of the European Holocaust Research Infrastructure (EHRI) supported by the European Commission.

EHRI organizes an international workshop on Geography and Holocaust Research, to be held at the International Tracing Service at Bad Arolsen, Germany on May 27-29, 2013, and would like to invite you to submit a proposal.

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Saul Kagan Claims Conference Fellowship for Advanced Shoah Studies

29/08/2012

The Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany (Claims Conference) is offering a limited number of fellowships for Ph.D. and Post Doctoral (new!) candidates pursuing advanced Holocaust studies.

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