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New EHRI Document Blog: How It Happened: Documenting the Tragedy of Hungarian Jewry


The newest EHRI Document Blog post is based on the key publication and original sources of one of the major eyewitness chroniclers of the Holocaust in Hungary. Edited by Nina Munk, Ferenc Laczó and László Csősz, the blog post presents excerpts culled from the new critical edition of Ernő Munkácsi’s How It Happened: Documenting the Tragedy of Hungarian Jewry, and from the book’s introduction by Ferenc Laczó.

Call for proposals: The Activities of ‘the Joint’ in Poland and Neighboring Countries 1945-1989: Reality and Perceptions


Researchers are invited to submit a proposal for the workshop “The Activities of ‘the Joint’ in Poland and Neighboring Countries 1945-1989: Reality and Perceptions,” to be held at the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw on August 7-9, 2019. This workshop is co-sponsored by the JDC Archives and the POLIN Museum. Other partners include the Emanuel Ringelblum Jewish Historical Institute in Warsaw, the Skirball Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies at New York University, and the Institute for Israel and Jewish Studies at Columbia University.

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The Saul Kagan Claims Conference Fellowship for Advanced Shoah Studies


The Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany (Claims Conference) is offering a limited number of fellowships for Ph.D and Post Doctoral Candidates Conducting Research on the Holocaust. 

The application deadline is January 2, 2019 for the Fall 2019 - Summer 2020 Funding Year. Maximum Award Amount: $20,000 per Year. 

EHRI Seminar on Holocaust Testimonies

EHRI Seminar in Jerusalem: A Discussion on Holocaust Testimonies in the Digital Age


EHRI Seminar "From the Living Room to the World-Wide Web: Documenting, Uploading and Utilizing Holocaust Testimonies in the Digital Age" Jerusalem, 11-15 November, 2018

Yad Vashem hosted a unique and innovative EHRI seminar dealing with the challenges involved in collecting, preserving, accessing and using testimonies of Holocaust survivors in the digital age.

EHRI Seminar Greece Readings of the Visual

EHRI Seminar in Greece on Holocaust Photography


The Jewish Museum of Greece, Athens, 18-19 October 2018

EHRI Seminar Readings of the Visual. Holocaust Photography and Education in the Digital Era

Οn 18-19 October 2018, the Jewish Museum of Greece and EHRI organized an international workshop on “Readings of the Visual. Holocaust Photography and Education in the Digital Era” at the Netherlands Institute at Athens. Over the last decades, the visual has become a vital part of education as well as an important topic in academic discussions.

Call for applications: The Study of the Holocaust in Romania: Current State and Trends


We invite applications for this international EHRI-seminar, organised by the Elie Wiesel National Institute for Studying the Holocaust in Romania and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. The seminar provides an overview of methods, sources, and current research trends in Holocaust research in Romania. Included are visits to various archives and memorial sites in Bucharest.

New EHRI Document Blog: BeGrenzte Flucht: Integrating Austrian and Czechoslovakian documentation on 1938 refugees


In this latest EHRI Document Blog post, Michal Frankl and Wolfgang Schellenbacher (EHRI) look at the process of bringing together archival material from Austria, Czech Republic and additional material from other countries about Austrian refugees attempting to flee to Czechoslovakia after the Anschluss in 1938.

EHRI call for special Conny Kristel Fellowship


EHRI invites applications for its first Conny Kristel Fellowship. EHRI is offering a fellowship of three weeks at NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies in Amsterdam to honour the memory and legacy of Dr. Conny Kristel, former EHRI project director and senior researcher at the NIOD, who sadly passed away on 6 October 2018.

The deadline for applications is 31 December 2018 and the fellowship will have to be completed by 31 August 2019. THIS CALL IS NOW CLOSED.

Call for applications: University Partnership Lecturer in Holocaust Studies, ELTE University, Budapest


The Claims Conference Kagan Fellowship in Advanced Shoah Studies has established a partnership with ELTE University in Budapest, enabling a lecturer to teach at least three Holocaust courses there during the academic year of 2019-2020, under the leadership of Dr. Gabor Sonkoly in the Faculty of Humanities.

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Report: #NeverForget. Teaching about Trauma Experiences on the Historical Sites in Lithuania


The EHRI partner Vilna Gaon State Jewish Museum has recently co-organised a seminar entitled  #NeverForget: Teaching about Trauma Experiences on the Historical Sites organized in collaboration with the Faculty of Communication of Vilnius University and The International Commission for the Evaluation of the Nazi and Soviet Occupation Regimes in Lithuania. The seminar was attended by 50 participants (teachers, librarians, museum specialists, students) and was a part of the International project #NeverAgain: Teaching Transmission of Trauma and Remembrance through Experimental Learning supported by the European Commission.