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2018 Fellowships at the Center for Holocaust Studies at the Institute for Contemporary History, Munich

02/10/2017

[Die deutsche Version finden Sie hier]

The Center for Holocaust Studies at the Institute for Contemporary History will be offering grants for research stays at the Center in Munich during 2018.

EHRI Document Blog

New EHRI Blog: Card File of the Jewish Population in the Protectorate Bohemia and Moravia

28/09/2017

The latest EHRI Document Blog contribution by Daniela Bartáková, who works for the Jewish Museum in Prague, focuses on the remnants of the registration card file from the territory of the Protectorate Bohemia and Moravia. This protectorate was established by Nazi Germany following the occupation of Czechoslovakia.

International Memorial’s Database Conference

EHRI at the International Memorial’s Database Conference in Paris

27/09/2017

From 13 until 15 September 2017, EHRI partner the Mémorial de la Shoah in Paris hosted the annual International Memorial’s Database Conference. 41 archivists and research staff members from 21 collection holding institutes and memorial sites, spread across Germany, Poland, Austria, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Spain, the Czech Republic, Lithuania, Israel and the United States, gathered to share information on their ongoing and completed data(base) projects.

EHRI Seminar

The Nazi Occupation and the Extermination of the European Jews. Methods, sources and interpretations: a focus on Italy and Lithuania

26/09/2017

by Laura Fontana, Mémorial de la Shoah

From the 30th of July to the 4th of August 2017 the Mémorial de la Shoah of Paris and the Vilna Gaon State Jewish Museum (VGSJM) of Vilnius, with the kind support of the University of Trieste that hosted the event, jointly organized a six-day seminar on The Nazi Occupation and the Extermination of the European Jews. Methods, sources and interpretations: a focus on Italy and Lithuania. 12 participants from several European countries (Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Italia, Austria, Germany, Denmark and Greece) as well as from Israel attended the workshop, held within the framework of EHRI.

Claims Conference fellowships

The Saul Kagan Claims Conference Fellowship for Advanced Shoah Studies

04/09/2017

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 3, 2018 for the Fall 2018 - Summer 2019 funding Year. Maximum Award Amount: $20,000 Per Year.

EHRI Document Blog

New EHRI Blog: “In the Country of Numbers”. Gerardo Nassau’s Unpublished Memoir of Sachsenhausen

22/08/2017

The newest contribution to the EHRI Document Blog comes from Astrid Ley, who takes a close look at the unpublished memoir of Gerardo (Gerhard) Nassau she discovered during her recent EHRI fellowship at The Wiener Library in London.

Wiener Library Job Advertisement - Acquisitions Librarian

21/07/2017

Full-time, permanent post based in Central London, WC1

The Wiener Library is the world’s oldest Holocaust archive and the home of Britain’s largest collection of published and unpublished works, documents and photographs relating to the Nazi era.  We are seeking an Acquisitions Librarian to join the team in a permanent post. For someone with an interest in modern history this is an opportunity to help develop Britain’s foremost collection of printed and audio-visual material regarding the Holocaust, its causes and consequences. As we are a small organisation we are looking for someone who is a good team player willing to be involved in other projects as necessary.

Wiener Library Job Advertisement - Cataloguer

21/07/2017

Full-time, temporary post based in Central London, WC1

The Wiener Library is the world’s oldest Holocaust archive and the home of Britain’s largest collection of published and unpublished works, documents and photographs relating to the Nazi era.  We are seeking a qualified Librarian to join the Collections Team for 18 months full-time, to catalogue our book, pamphlet and audio-visual collections. For someone with an interest in modern history this is an opportunity to help develop Britain’s foremost collection regarding the Holocaust, its causes and consequences. As we are a small organisation we are looking for someone who is a good team player willing to be involved in other projects as necessary.

EHRI General Partner Meeting

EHRI Gathers in Milan for its Annual Partner Meeting

20/07/2017

In 2017 the beautiful city of Milan formed the background for the annual General Partner Meeting of the consortium that develops the European Holocaust Research Infrastructure (EHRI). Nearly seventy people, active for any of the 24 partner institutions and based in one of 17 countries that participate in the making of EHRI, gathered to present, discuss and evaluate the results and future of the project.

EHRI Document Blog

New EHRI Document Blog: Murdered on the Verge of Survival: Massacres in the Last Days of the Siege of Budapest, 1945 Part II

20/07/2017

Part II of the EHRI Document Blog post entitled "The Profile of the Perpetrators" is out. Based primarily on Arrow Cross administrative and private records held in the Hungarian National Archives, the authors focus on the personality, social background and motivations of the members of the killing squad. The blog post features an updated interactive map of Budapest as well as documents from three different archival collections, unique photos and film footage.

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