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People in EHRI: Andrea Löw

06/03/2012

Leader of Work Package 5: Training

The EHRI project had only just started when I moved from Berlin to Munich, so the launch in Brussels was my first official trip after I began working at the Institute of Contemporary History (IfZ).

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Gathering the Voices

06/03/2012

Scottish Holocaust Project

Gathering the Voices is a good example of the many projects, big and small, and in various countries, that still contribute to our knowledge of the Holocaust and its impact. In the end EHRI hopes to connect all this material and to create the best environment for Holocaust research.

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e-Newsletter for Experts in Holocaust Documentation

07/02/2012

The European Holocaust Research Infrastructure has published its first issue of the e-Newsletter for Experts in Holocaust Documentation. The aim of this annual online newsletter is to share and disseminate knowledge and new insights, and to organize a continuous exchange of knowledge and views between experts in methodological fields of Holocaust research.

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The PROMISE VIGILS – Remembering the First Transport of Women into Auschwitz

11/01/2012

Seventy years ago, on 26TH MARCH 1942, the first transport of Jews arrived in Auschwitz. They were young women between the ages of 16 and 22 and numbered from 1000—1999. However, if you look in the history books, there is hardly any mention of that first transport, nor recognition that the first transport was young women whose internment inaugurated what would be the most despicable death camp in history.

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The World Memory Project

11/01/2012

USHMM and Ancestry.com help to find information about lost relatives

Sol Finkelstein had no idea what happened to his father. In 1945, just days before liberation at Mauthausen concentration camp, Sol and his father were separated, and Sol never saw him again. Recently Sol's family contacted the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) in hopes of finding more information about his father. The Museum discovered the date and place of Sol's fathers death.

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Institut für Zeitgeschichte and USHMM: exchange of scholars-in-residence

11/01/2012

EHRI partner, the Institut für Zeitgeschichte (IfZ) of Munich/Berlin (picture), Germany, and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies are pleased to announce support for an exchange of scholars-in-residence.

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EHRI Holocaust Research Survey

01/01/2012

Over a 100 people have already responded to our Holocaust Research Survey. If you have not yet completed our questionnaire, maybe you could raise the number and click on this link. We want to thank everbody who has already taken the time. Perhaps you could help us even more by telling your research friends or mention us on Twitter. Thanks!

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Reopening of The Wiener Library: A is for Adolf

20/12/2011

On 1 December 2011 EHRI partner The Wiener Library has officially relaunched in its new home at 29 Russell Square, London. The event was attended by Princess Anne and Dave Milliband.

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USHMM's Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies: Fellowship Competition 2012-13

20/12/2011

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies is now accepting applications for the 2012-13 fellowship competition. The Center awards fellowships to support significant research and writing about the Holocaust.

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ITS seeks new Director

20/12/2011

The eleven-state International Commission for the International Tracing Service (ITS) is seeking a new Director for the ITS at Bad Arolsen in Germany in succession to the International Committee of the Red Cross which has run the archives and tracing service since 1955.

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