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Panel Discussion Conference Public History of the Holocaust

Berlin Conference: Internet Can Take Holocaust Education to the Next Level


International conference in Berlin also warns for Holocaust Denial

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Watch a short video with an introduction to the topic: This video premiered at the conference.

Berlin, July 9, 2013 Holocaust denial takes on a life of its own on the Internet. And the realities of the world wide web are such that effectively policing online Holocaust denial is unachievable.

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International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance Launches Survey


The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (formerly the Task Force for International Cooperation on Holocaust Education, Remembrance, and Research) is seeking information via an online survey on the difficulties people have encountered in accessing Holocaust-related archival materials. The project's objective is to identify problems and find ways to address them in the future.

EHRI Workshop at ITS

EHRI Workshop on 'Geography and Holocaust Research' at ITS


From 27th to 29th May 2013 the International Tracing Service (ITS) in Bad Arolsen hosted the EHRI workshop on “Geography and Holocaust research” with 18 participants from seven countries.

“We are very pleased to be the host for this important interdisciplinary exchange between academics. The findings of the geographers enable even better depiction of the geographical and time relationships of the Holocaust,” said Professor Rebecca Boehling, Director of the ITS.


International Symposium: Holocaust in South-East Europe


The fate of Jews in Bulgaria, and in countries and territories under Bulgarian State administration during World War II

Date : June 9th and 10th 2013
Venue : Shoah Memorial, Paris
This symposium is organised by EHRI partner Mémorial de la Shoah, in cooperation with CERI/ Sciences-PO.

The recognition by all the European nations of the unprecedented character of Holocaust and acceptance of making it a common European narrative remains a major issue.

EHRI Co-Organiser Conference Public History of the Holocaust


EHRI is proud to be co-organiser of the International Conference Public History of the Holocaust. Historical Research in the Digital Age. The other organisers are DARIAH (Digital Research Infrastructure for the Arts and Humanities) and TextGrid. The event is funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). The conference takes place on July 9 in the Jewish Museum in Berlin.

The digital age presents challenges as well as opportunities for historians and historical collection holders.


EHRI Meetings in Amsterdam


EHRI engages with related projects and organisations

In April EHRI held its third General Partner Meeting in Amsterdam, hosted by NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies. Once a year all twenty partners get together to discuss the progress of the project and the next steps to take. EHRI is more than halfway into its term and has so far fulfilled all expectations.


National Reports Published on EHRI Website


A new tool for researchers is now available on the website of the European Holocaust Research Infrastructure: EHRI’s national reports. The national reports are first and foremost a tool in the identification and investigation work of EHRI. Because the field of Holocaust studies relies on a huge variety of archives, one of EHRI’s most important tasks is to create an inventory of Holocaust-related archival institutions and collections in order to share information about them and help provide access to the research community. The 47 reports provide EHRI’s identification work with a structured framework.


CfP: Simon Wiesenthal Conference 2013

Collaboration in Eastern Europe during World War II and the Holocaust. December 5-7, 2013, Vienna, Austria

EHRI partner The Vienna Wiesenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies (VWI) and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies invite applications for an interdisciplinary conference on complicity and collaboration in World War II and the Holocaust in the Eastern part of Europe.


President Obama Visits Yad Vashem


Unique manuscript shown to US President

On Friday 22 March, US President Barack Obama visited EHRI partner Yad Vashem. He visited the Hall of Names, the Museum of Holocaust Art, participated in a memorial ceremony in the Hall of Remembrance, and visited the Children’s Memorial, before signing the Yad Vashem Guest Book.

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Call for Papers: Kavod Issue 4

Deadline: May 30th, 2013

The Claims Conference seeks professional articles for the fourth issue of Kavod. They invite submissions from a variety of authors representing academic research, case studies, related agency initiatives and development, clinical practice and book reviews.