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2015 Conference: Transnational Holocaust Memory

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09/07/2014

26-27 January 2015 at the University of Leeds, United Kingdom

The University of Leeds is pleased to announce that an international conference entitled Transnational Holocaust Memory will take place on 26-27 January 2015 at the University of Leeds. Recognising that Holocaust ‘memory’ (in the broadest sense) is increasingly shaped by transnational forces such as mass migration, global travel and tourism, economic globalization, digital media and the internet, this conference will explore the future of Holocaust memory in shifting international contexts.

"Through Our Own Lens: Reflecting on the Holocaust from Generation to Generation"

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08/07/2014

International Conference on Holocaust Education at Yad Vashem

Jerusalem, 7-10 July

Over 450 educators from 50 countries will attend the 9th International Conference on Holocaust Education at Yad Vashem’s International School for Holocaust Studies. Yad Vashem is a partner in EHRI.

EHRI Summer School Amsterdam: 12 trainees from 11 different countries

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07/07/2014

Read right away about the EHRI Summer School trainees.

The fourth EHRI Summer School in Holocaust Studies got off to a good start. The twelve trainees, that are from eleven different countries, were welcomed at NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies, that is host to this EHRI Summer School. They immediately went on a tour of the NIOD and were introduced to the NIOD and EHRI. In the afternoon they had their first lectures, on the use of Holocaust pictures.

EHRI Workshop: From Dispersed Sources to an Integrated European Research Infrastructure

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02/07/2014
EHRI workshop at the Shoah Memorial, Paris
held on Monday, 2 June 2014

On June 2nd, the Shoah Memorial of Paris (Mémorial de la Shoah) successfully hosted one of the EHRI Regional Workshops under the title “From Dispersed and Fragmented Holocaust Sources to an Integrated European Research Infrastructure”. The main purpose for this workshop was to present the work of EHRI in France.

Antisemitism in Greece: Past and Present Trajectories Conference

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26/06/2014
Date: 7/8 July 2014
Conference venue: Berlin, Hardenbergstraße 16-18 (HBS), room 005, ground floor 

The Zentrum für Antisemitismusforschung der TU Berlin, ZfA, together with the Centrum Modernes Griechenland, FU Berlin, CeMoG and the National Centre for Social Research Athen, EKKE, organise a conference on antisemitism in Greece, past and present trajectories.

Conference: Memory Frictions: Conflict, Negotiation, Politics

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25/06/2014
University of Zaragoza, Spain, 6th to 8th May 2015

The 1990s brought with them a “memory boom” that has made memory a central concern in contemporary culture and politics at a global scale. Important contributing factors have been, among others, the debates surrounding False Memory Syndrome; developments in the academic fields of Holocaust Studies and Postcolonial Studies; the spread of public historical consciousness; and the evolving dynamics of reparation politics and justice.