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National Police Forces in Europe and the Holocaust 1939-1945

Academic opening conference in the framework of the Belgian Chairmanship of the Task Force for International cooperation on Holocaust Education, Remembrance and Research. Lamot Centre - Mechelen, Monday 25 June 2012

This conference is organized under the umbrella of Eucowas (European Cooperation on War Studies). This is an international partnership coordinated by Belgian EHRI partner CEGES-SOMA.


EHRI Fellow Nina Paulovicova


Nina Paulovicova was the first EHRI Fellow at the Jewish Museum Prague where she was based for two months in January-February 2012. She conducted research for her postdoctoral project 'The rescue of Slovak Jews in the final stage of the cleric-fascist Slovak state (1944-1945)'.


Peope in EHRI: Luc Levy, Head of International Relations at the Shoah Memorial in Paris


I graduated with a Doctorate and Postgraduate Diploma from the IEP of Paris (Institute of Political Studies) and am fluent in Russian and Serbo-Croatian. My Doctoral thesis was on the image of Nazism in the Soviet media during the Stalinist period.


EHRI Community Hub


Be part of the Holocaust Research Community and register for the EHRI Community HUB.

EHRI wants to actively support the Holocaust research community. We are creating an online portal that will give access to dispersed Holocaust sources. Additional to this portal we will develop a Virtual Research Environment (VRE) for Holocaust researchers. The Hub is a beginning.


EHRI and the Digital Research Infrastructure for the Arts and Humanities (DARIAH)


On 2 and 3 April the first General Virtual Competency Centre Meeting of DARIAH EU was held in Utrecht, the Netherlands. Tobias Blanke, one of the Directors of DARIAH-EU and member of EHRI’s Executive Team, facilitated two panel sessions. Conny Kristel, Project Director EHRI, participated in a panel with representatives from the arts and humanities research community.


Call for Papers: Music and Genocide

The Department for Comparative Studies of Civilizations of the Jagiellonian University in Krakow holds an International Interdisciplinary Conference on Music and Genocide.
November 16-17, 2012.

On first glance no two experiences could be further away from each other than genocide and music. The world of mass murder seems to be the opposite of the world of spirituality.


Call for Papers: 1942, from El Alamein to Operation Torch, a turning point of the war in North Africa


The conflict and its consequences for the Jews 

EHRI partner Mémorial de la Shoah in France and the Ben-Zvi Institute, Israel, are organizing an international conference commemorating the 70 years since Operation Torch and the great battle at El Alamein.


Call for Papers: Early Attempts at the Historical Documentation of the Holocaust


EHRI would like to invite you to an international workshop on Early Attempts at the Historical Documentation of the Holocaust, to be held at the Holocaust Memorial Center in Budapest, Hungary on November 27-28, 2012. The overall objective of the EHRI experts' workshops is to generate a creative exchange of knowledge and views between experts in various methodological subfields of Holocaust research and documentation. 


EHRI Survey: Have your Collections Represented


Do you work for an institution that holds materials related to the Holocaust?

Perhaps you are an archivist, a staff member at a museum, or devoting your time to a memorial site?

Then you could help us by filling out this survey.


Call for Papers: Simon Wiesenthal Conference 2012


EHRI partner VWI (Vienna Wiesenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies) organizes the Simon Wiesenthal Conference 2012:

Before the Holocaust Had its Name. Early Confrontations of the Nazi Mass Murder of the Jews.

Date: November 29 - December 1, 2012