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The Holocaust and the Contemporary World

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28/10/2014
International Interdisciplinary Conference in Krakow, Poland
23rd-24th April 2015
Organizers: Professor Wojciech Owczarski – University of Gdańsk (Poland), Zofia Ziemann – Jagiellonian University (Poland), Amanda Chalupa – McGill University (Canada)
Co-organizer: InMind Support

Although Holocaust Studies is a thriving research area, boasting many important recent publications and projects, a truly broad, interdisciplinary perspective is still felt to be lacking. Hence, this conference is meant as an opportunity to look together at the theme of the Shoah in as diverse and wide a context as possible.

The Holocaust and the Digital

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15/10/2014
Online forum discussion
Tuesday 9th December 2014, 12 Noon (GMT)

Abstracts are available here: http://holocaustgenocidepopularculture.wordpress.com/call-for-papers-research-forum/ 

The forum will take place online.

CfA: The Sharon Abramson Research Grant for the Study of the Holocaust

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15/10/2014

The Holocaust Educational Foundation of Northwestern University is pleased to announce the 2015 Sharon Abramson Research Grant competition.  

USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research Fellowship, 2015-2016

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08/10/2014
University of Southern Califronia, Los Angeles, USA

The USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research invites applications from senior scholars for its 2015-2016 Center Research Fellow. The fellowship provides $30,000 support and will be awarded to an outstanding candidate from any discipline, who will advance genocide research through the use of the Visual History Archive (VHA) of the USC Shoah Foundation and other USC resources.

Leo Baeck Institute London: John A.S. Grenville Studentship

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08/10/2014
Queen Mary University, UCL, London

The Leo Baeck Institute London is pleased to offer a 3-year John A. S. Grenville studentship for an outstanding doctoral candidate wishing to pursue a research project in the field of German Jewish history and culture with a focus on the late 19th and 20th centuries. Applications are invited from current and prospective graduates with an excellent academic track record.

Call for Fellows: The 20th Annual Summer Institute on the Holocaust and Jewish Civilization

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08/10/2014
The Holocaust Educational Foundation of Northwestern University
Evanston, Illinois, June 21 to July 3, 2015

The Holocaust Educational Foundation of Northwestern University is pleased to invite applications for fellowships to participate in the 20th annual Summer Institute on the Holocaust and Jewish Civilization, from June 21 to July 3, 2015, at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.

Digital Holocaust Theater Archive Launched

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07/10/2014

Today is the official launch of the digital Holocaust Theater Archive, a website containing plays from 1933 to the present that has user specific informative entries and is intended for students, scholars, theater artists, teachers and the general public. This growing catalog of over 550 titles is publicly accessible and housed on line at the Sue and Leonard Miller Center for Contemporary Judaic Studies at the University of Miami.