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Examining American Responses to the Holocaust

Examining American Responses to the Holocaust: Digital Possibilities | Hosted by the FDR Library, Oct 12-15, 2021


Examining American Responses to the Holocaust: Digital Possibilities, hosted by the FDR Library, Oct 12-15, 2021

Chief Archivist | United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Job Announcement | Chief Archivist | United States Holocaust Memorial Museum


The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is a federally chartered, nonpartisan institution that was created by the US Congress to serve as America’s national memorial to the victims of the Holocaust and an educational institution dedicated to the history and lessons of the Holocaust. The Museum seeks to educate Americans from all 50 states and all walks of life as well as international audiences. The Museum has three areas of expertise: Holocaust remembrance, Holocaust scholarship and education, and genocide prevention.

Simon Wiesenthal Prize 2021

Simon Wiesenthal Prize | Call for Applications 2021


The National Fund of the Republic of Austria for Victims of National Socialism, established at the Parliament, announces the Simon-Wiesenthal-Prize for the first time in 2021. The prize is intended to honour the memory of the architect, publicist and writer Simon Wiesenthal, who fought tirelessly throughout his life against indifference to the crimes of National Socialism. The Simon-Wiesenthal-Prize is intended to spur many people and organisations to raise their voices and follow this example.

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Job announcement EHRI-PP Belgian State Archives

Job Announcement | Researcher EHRI-PP | Belgian State Archives


The Belgian State Archives/CegeSoma is recruiting a researcher (m/f/x) for the project European Holocaust Research Infrastructure Preparatory Phase (EHRI-PP).


The Belgian State Archives is a federal scientific institution that is part of the Federal Science Policy (BELSPO). The institution consists of the General State Archives in Brussels, 18 branches of the State Archives spread throughout the country and the Study and Documentation Centre on War and Contemporary Society (CegeSoma) in Brussels.

Saul Kagan Claims Conference Fellowship

Saul Kagan Claims Conference | Fellowship for Advanced Shoah Studies


The Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany (Claims Conference) is offering a limited number of fellowships for Ph.D. and Post Doctoral Candidates
Conducting Research on the Holocaust.

The application deadline is December 20, 2021* for the Fall 2022 - Summer 2023 Funding Year.

Maximum Award Amount: $25,000 Per Year

Claims Conference University Partnership

Claims Conference University Partnership Program in Holocaust Studies


Claims Conference University Partnership Program in Holocaust Studies



The Jewish Material Claims Against Germany (The Claims Conference) provides grant funds to European universities for the purposes of teaching Holocaust courses for one year and is currently seeking universities that are interested in creating a partnership for the 2022-2023 academic year.
In order to be eligible for this round, the university must:

CFP Knowledge on the Move

Call for Papers: International Workshop | Knowledge on the Move: Information Networks During and After the Holocaust


Call for Papers: International Workshop
"Knowledge on the Move:
Information Networks During and After the Holocaust"



The Pacific Regional Office of the German Historical Institute Washington and the USC Dornsife Center for Advanced Genocide Research invite proposals for their joint workshop: “Knowledge on the Move: Information Networks During and After the Holocaust.”

Online Edition Diplomatic Reports

New EHRI Online Edition "Diplomatic Reports" | How Diplomatic Staff Reported the Persecution and Murder of European Jews


The online edition "Diplomatic Reports" focuses on how diplomatic staff reported the persecution and murder of European Jews during World War II. It contains documents by the diplomatic staff of (temporary) allies, opponents as well as neutral countries, reporting from countries under German occupation. Next to the documents and translations, the edition offers an introduction to the countries the diplomatic staff came from, highlighting their diplomatic relations before and during the war, the general character of the reports and the role that the persecution of the Jews played in them.

EHRI Document Blog Post The Lost Jews of Stettin

New Document Blog | The Lost Jews of Stettin: A Revealing Letter from 1942


A new EHRI Document Blog post by Judith Haran analyses a document from Harvard Law School’s extensive collection of documents from the Nuremberg trials. This letter, that was not used in any of the Nuremberg trials, includes an 11-page list of 280 deceased Jews deported from Stettin in February 1940. By inquiring the purpose of this list, the post follows the history of the deportation of more than 1,000 Jews leaving from Stettin and the fate of the deportees.

Judith Haran has been analyzing documents for the Nuremberg Project at Harvard Law School since 2017.

Read the Document Blog Post

VWI Workshop

EHRI Partner | ONLINE EVENT: Simon Wiesenthal Workshop "The Fantastic Afterlives of the Holocaust"


EHRI Partner the Vienna Wiesenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies (VWI) organises an online workshop "The Fantastic Afterlives of the Holocaust" from 16-18 June 2021. You can follow the workshop online via Zoom:

Ghosts, apparitions, phantoms, demons, monsters, and miracles all inhabit postwar references to the Holocaust. They constitute recurrent, though often neglected, tropes in testimonies and memoirs of survivors, but also increasingly come to the fore in contemporary engagements with the Holocaust. Fantastic, spectral, supernatural, monstrous, and uncanny figures permeate personal accounts of the Holocaust that stretch across generational boundaries, inform artistic and literary practices, and, as a recent development, also academic writing. Whether as incarnations of “ultimate evil”, concoctions of post-Holocaust imaginations, or figurations of its continuous relevance and resonance, their presence establishes a set of new themes through which to address the Holocaust and its experiential, affective, cultural, and political impact.