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Call For Papers | Connected Histories | EHRI-AT Conference

Call For Papers | Connected Histories | EHRI-AT Conference

22/10/2021

The Vienna Wiesenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies and the Department of Contemporary History at the University of Innsbruck are happy to announce the first EHRI-AT Conference on May 23-25, 2022.

The conference will be dedicated to Connected Histories. Memories and Narratives of the Holocaust in the Digitial Space. We welcome proposals on the topics of:

Important steps towards a permanent EHRI organisation headquartered in the Netherlands

20/10/2021

This week the EHRI Board of Governmental Representatives (BGR) held its second full meeting and took important steps towards establishing EHRI as a permanent European organisation in the form of a European Research Infrastructure Consortium (ERIC).

Pledge for EHRI at the Malmö International Forum on Holocaust Remembrance and Combating Antisemitism

14/10/2021

The Netherlands offers to host and co-fund the headquarters of the permanent European Holocaust Research Infrastructure (EHRI). Dutch incumbent Minister of the Interior and Kingdom Relations Kajsa Ollongren announced this yesterday in her pledge at the Malmö International Forum on Holocaust Remembrance and Combating Antisemitism.

CFP for Yad Vashem-EVZ workshop, December 2021

Call for Proposals | Personal and Family Archival Collections: Connecting the Pieces In the Complex Puzzle of the Holocaust Story

12/10/2021

Yad Vashem – the World Holocaust Remembrance Center would like to invite you to participate in a virtual international workshop on the significance of personal and family Holocaust collections, organized by Yad Vashem – the World Holocaust Remembrance Center, with the support and cooperation of EVZ – the Foundation "Remembrance, Responsibility and Future", on 14- 15 December 2021.

EHRI acknowledged in European Commission’s Strategy on antisemitism

06/10/2021

On Tuesday 5th October 2021, the EU launched its first ever Strategy on combating antisemitism and fostering Jewish life. Antisemitism is worryingly on the rise, not only in Europe but globally. Contemporary antisemitism occurs in many ways, from online hate speech to hate crimes and attacks on Jewish people, their property and institutions, or as desecration of cemeteries and memorials. Incredibly, despite the long-standing presence of Jews in Europe, people have little knowledge of Jewish life and Judaism.

Examining American Responses to the Holocaust

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

15/09/2021

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

06/09/2021

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

02/09/2021

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.
 

The Prize

Job announcement EHRI-PP Belgian State Archives

Job Announcement | Researcher EHRI-PP | Belgian State Archives

20/08/2021

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

30/07/2021

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

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