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.
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.
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.
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.
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.