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CfP International Conference: The Holocaust in Southeastern Europe

25-26 May 2015, Bucharest
Applications due November 28, 2014

The Elie Wiesel National Institute for the Study of the Holocaust in Romania and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies invite applications for an interdisciplinary regional conference on the Holocaust in Southeastern Europe. The conference will be held May 25–26, 2015 in Bucharest.

People in EHRI: Matthew Nicholson, EHRI Publicity and Dissemination

Matthew works in Visitor Services for The Wiener Library for the Study of Holocaust and Genocide in Russell Square, London. He has been part of EHRI for nearly a year and a half and works on the EHRI Newsletter.

I have been working at the Wiener Library since June 2013 as the Library's Visitor Services and have worked with Petra Drenth and Reto Speck on the EHRI newsletter for around the same period.

International EHRI Workshop: Early Attempts at the Historical Documentation of the Holocaust II


The EHRI workshop Early Attempts at the Historical Documentation of the Holocaust was organised by the Jewish Museum in Prague, on October 21-23, 2014. It brought together experts from 13 countries to discuss and present their research on the early documentation of the Holocaust during and after WWII. The workshop extended the first EHRI workshop devoted to the early documentation of the Holocaust which was held in Budapest in 2012.

EHRI Workshop: Names of Shoah Victims, held at the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe

Anne Langer, Assistant at the Foundation Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe in Berlin, co-organised this recent EHRI workshop and explains the programme of the event.

The international EHRI-Workshop, Names of Shoah Victims: From scattered Sources to Individual Personal Stories was held at EHRI partner Foundation Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe in cooperation with Yad Vashem from October 20-21. The participants, from all over Europe and the US, 27 representatives of leading Holocaust research institutions from 12 different countries as well as various guest auditors, gathered at the Information Centre at the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe.

The Holocaust and the Contemporary World

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.