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VWI Workshop: The Forensic Turn in Holocaust Studies?

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15/06/2015
(Re-)Thinking the Past Through Materiality
A workshop organised by the Wiener Wiesenthal Institute für Holocaust-Studien (VWI)
From Thursday, 25.

CfP: Children and War: Past and Present (July 2016)

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12/06/2015
Third international multidisciplinary conference to be held at the University of Salzburg, Austria, on 13-15 July 2016.
Organized by the University of Salzburg and the University of Wolver

EHRI presented as a case study on Symposium Metadata Exchange in Mechelen

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03/06/2015
New EHRI Fellowship Programme also invites archivists and curators

On Thursday 30 April 2015, the Vlaamse Vereniging voor Bibliotheek, Archief en Documentatie (VVBAD, the Flemish library and archives association), organised a symposium on Metadata Exchange. The VVBAD, founded in 1921 and representing approximately 3,500 information professionals, is a non-profit organization for professionals working in libraries, archives and documentation centres in Flanders, the Dutch-speaking part of Belgium.

CALL TRAME Fellowship in Digital Humanities Funded by the Karl Zeno Schindler Foundation

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13/05/2015

The ZKS-TRAME Fellowship in Digital Humanities is funded by the Zeno Karl Schindler Foundation to foster advancement in humanities research and provide emerging digital scholars with an opportunity for growth - strongly based on their Humanities background - toward a professional development or pursuing careers in the academic and research sector within the DH field. The ZKS-TRAME Fellowship supports graduate students and PhDs in doing innovative work in the digital humanities at the SISMEL Digital and Multimedia Lab., in Florence.

JDC Archives Expands Its Digital Reach through Collaboration with EHRI

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28/04/2015

The JDC (American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee) Archives is now one of EHRI’s cooperating institutions, joining other repositories such as the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, the State Archives of Belgium, the Hungarian Jewish Archives, and the German Bundesarchiv (read more).

The EHRI portal includes key information about all JDC Archives Holocaust-era collections, among them the Cyprus, Geneva, Istanbul, New York, Stockholm, and Warsaw collections.

UK Holocaust Foundation Appeals for Survivor Stories

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28/04/2015
The UK Holocaust Memorial Foundation urgently wants to hear from survivors and those affected by Nazi persecution who have never told their story but would like the opportunity to do so before it’s too late.

Sir Peter Bazalgette, the chair of the new UK Holocaust Memorial Foundation set up to deliver the recommendations of the Prime Minister’s Holocaust Commission, is appealing to individuals to come forward if they know of survivors who have never told their stories.

Conference: ‘Another time, Another place? Challenges in Commemorating, Teaching and Researching the Holocaust 70 Years On’

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22/04/2015
Second Annual Conference of the British Association for Holocaust Studies
21-22 July 2015, University of Birmingham

2015 marks the 70th anniversary of the death marches, the liberation of Auschwitz and concentration camps in western Europe, the end of World War II, and early postwar trials including the First Bergen-Belsen Trial and the opening of the International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg. This sequence of anniversaries is an appropriate time to reflect on 70 years of research, education, public commemoration, musealization and cultural production, paying particular attention to the British and European contexts.