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Three New EHRI Document Blogs: Wartime Diary, Correspondence across Ghetto Walls, and Sharing Data with EHRI

14/08/2018

Three new EHRI Document blogs have been published. Katja Grosse-Sommer in her blog post writes about the wartime diary of a young couple from Amsterdam that was forced into hiding in September 1942.  In the second blog post, Magdalena Sedlická looks at both official correspondence and illegal letters leaving the Terezin ghetto to reveal the two different faces of the ghetto. The third blog post uses the example of a photograph of Holocaust victim Rosine Régine Lewkowicz, to show how Kazerne Dossin worked together with EHRI to produce standardised archival collection descriptions.

Read the blog posts on the EHRI Document Blog

Image: a postcard from the Terezin ghetto

Special Lessons & Legacies Conference Munich: Call for Papers

13/08/2018

For the first time ever, a special Lessons and Legacies Conference will take place in Europe, the continent where the Holocaust occurred. The conference will take place on 4-7 November 2019 in Munich, Germany. The submission deadline for papers is 31 December 2018. 

Additional Call for EHRI Fellowship-Applications – Deadline: 31 August 2018

18/07/2018

Additional Call for EHRI Fellowship-Applications – Deadline: 31 August 2018

We are delighted to announce an additional Call for Applications for EHRI Fellowships. We offer additional weeks of access at a limited number of EHRI institutions (see below). The deadline for applications is the 31 August 2018. Applicants will be notified during the second half of September.

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Call for Papers EHRI Conference: Research and Preservation of the Secret Archive of the Warsaw Ghetto

09/07/2018

Call for Papers | Invitation to a Conference within the Framework of the European Holocaust Research Infrastructure (EHRI)

6 December 2018 | Location: The Jewish Historical Institute in Warsaw, Poland

EXTENDED DEADLINE: 1 SEPTEMBER 2018

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General Partner Meeting EHRI 2018

04/07/2018

On Wednesday 27 June, EHRI held its annual General Partner Meeting, an event where almost everyone who is involved in EHRI gets together for a whole day of presentations and discussions. Every year the meeting is hosted by one of EHRI’s 24 partner institutions, and this time the Vilna Gaon State Jewish Museum in Vilnius, Lithuania, opened its doors to the consortium. Over sixty attendees from 17 countries were welcomed by Kamile Rupeikaite, director a.d.

Mapped visualization of the camps listed in WikiData after EHRI's contributions

EHRI Portal Vocabulary Set of Concentration Camps Greatly Expanded and Enhanced

03/07/2018

Over the past year, the EHRI team on Users and Standards has expanded and enhanced the EHRI Portal vocabulary set of concentration camps, incorporating data from the USHMM Encyclopedia of Camps and Ghettos, the Bundesarchiv, and

EHRI Takes Next Step to Sustainable Future

02/07/2018

The EHRI project has officially been adopted by the ESFRI Roadmap 2018 (European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures) to enter the ESFRI ecosystem. This is a first important step in a sustainable future for EHRI after the project ends in 2019.

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Call for Applications EHRI Workshop at VWI: Transnational Meets Local

25/06/2018

Making Holocaust Research Projects and Infrastructures Sustainable by Using Digital Archives, Electronic Repositories, and Internet Platforms on Local and Regional Levels

19-20 November 2018 | Location: Vienna Wiesenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies, Vienna, Austria

The workshop “Transnational Meets Local” is being organised by EHRI Partner the Vienna Wiesenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies, within the framework of the European Holocaust Research Infrastructure (EHRI) project, supported by the European Commission.

Workshop on Refugees

Call for Proposals Workshop EHRI and Masaryk Institute: Exploring Refugee Data

18/06/2018

Hands-on workshop on refugees and digital humanities

12-13 November 2018 | Location: Masaryk Institute and Archives of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague, Czech Republik

Deadline for submission of abstracts: July 31, 2018

We would like to invite proposals for a workshop on refugees and digital humanities, organized by EHRI and EHRI’s cooperating partner the Masaryk Institute and Archives of the Czech Academy of Sciences. Taking Nazi-era refugees as a departure, the workshop wishes to examine methods and possibilities of digital historiography of forced displacement, and in a broader sense of digital methods, of capturing human mobility in history.

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EHRI Job Opportunity for a Scientific Collaborator with EHRI Partner CegeSoma

14/06/2018

 

The State Archives - Belgium (Operational Direction 4 – CegeSoma) is recruiting a Scientific Collaborator (m/f/x) for the project European Holocaust Research Infrastructure (EHRI).

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