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JDC Archives

Call for Applications: JDC Archives Fellowship Program 2020


The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) Archives is pleased to announce that it is accepting applications for its 2020 fellowship program.

EHRI Online Course Cultural Analytics

New Online Course on Analysing Datasets with Examples Based on Holocaust Research


The European Holocaust Research Infrastructure has developed, among its Online Courses, a Swirl-based online learning environment based on the R programming language. Each course lesson is devoted to a single topic, providing examples, exercises, self-assessment questions and references.

JDC Archive

Over 150 New Additions to the JDC Archives’ Historic Film, Video, and Audio Collection


EHRI's associate partner, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) Archives has just unveiled a new comprehensive webpage for its Historic Film, Video, and Audio Collection to mark its recent and significant progress in digitizing and preserving previously “hidden” treasures: historic film, video, and audio materials, from the 1920s up through the early 2000s,

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EHRI Collection of Digital Tools Guides


Team members of the European Holocaust Research Infrastructure (EHRI) from King’s College London and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum have created a series of guides to help researchers of the Holocaust and other related fields use digital tools in their research.

KL Warschau

New Blog: From the Ghetto Revolt to the Warsaw Uprising – Hungarian Jews in KL Warschau


The latest EHRI Document Blog post by Zoltán Vági and Gábor Kádár takes a close look at the history of the Warsaw Concentration Camp. As the SS destroyed the majority of relevant documents before evacuating the camp in the summer of 1944, knowledge on this concentration camp is therefore rather scarce. The post attempts to reconstruct the history of the Warsaw Concentration Camp by analyzing testimonies of 60 camp survivors, held by the Hungarian Jewish Museum and Archives.

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Call for Papers GI_Forum2020 and EHRI: Remembrance and Geomedia


GI_Forum 2020 | 7-10 July 2020 | Salzburg Austria

In 2020, GI_Forum has a special thematic track 'Remembrance and Geomedia', which is organised in cooperation with EHRI.

Thematic Focus 2020: Remembrance and Geomedia

Maps, open databases and geomedia open up completely new avenues for place remembrance and education. Linked to location, they make scientific and historic documentation available to lay people, inspire discussions on authenticity and allow new and explorative approaches both along the digital humanities as well as for learning environments.

Simon Wiesenthal

Fellowships 2020/2021 at the Vienna Wiesenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies (VWI)


The Vienna Wiesenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies (VWI) invites applications for its fellowships for the academic year 2020/2021.

The VWI is an academic institution dedicated to the research and documentation of antisemitism, racism, nationalism and the Holocaust. Conceived and established during Simon Wiesenthal’s lifetime, the VWI receives funding from the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research, the Federal Chancellery as well as the City of Vienna. Research at the institute focuses on the Holocaust in its European context, including its antecedents and its aftermath.

Conference Holocaust Studies in its Social Setting

Final Conference of the 2nd Phase of the EHRI Project: Holocaust Studies in its Social Setting


As an international platform that explores the meaning of the Holocaust as a European phenomenon, the EHRI project felt it appropriate to discuss the Holocaust in its 21st century societal and international dimensions. The societal challenges and technological changes make Holocaust Studies an ever-changing multidisciplinary field. Therefore an international conference was organized to enable established scholars, young researchers and other interested parties to take stock of the current situation and exchange their views. The result was a lively event, emphasizing the need for transnational collaboration in research and education.

The international conference Holocaust Studies and its Social Setting: Challenges and Trends was organised within the framework of the European Holocaust Research Infrastructure and took place in Amsterdam on July 3, 2019. It marked the conclusion of the second phase of the EHRI project. Therefore, the main ambition of this conference was to discuss the achievements of the project, to focus on the importance of EHRI's human network and to reflect on the important interaction between Holocaust research and society at large.

Forum Historiae

New Issue of Forum Historiae Dedicated to “Slovak Autonomy 1938–1939: The Initial Phase of the Holocaust and Persecution”


The latest issue of Forum Historiae, the semi-annual journal of the Institute of History of the Slovak Academy of Sciences, is published in cooperation with the Holocaust Documentation Center in Bratislava under the framework of the EHRI project. The idea to compose a special issue on the period of the Slovak Autonomy in 1938–1939 came up last autumn around the 80th anniversary of the declaration of the Slovak Autonomy on October 6, 1938.

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Call for Applications: 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 23, 2019 for the Fall 2020 - Summer 2021 Funding Year.

The Saul Kagan Claims Conference Fellowship for Advanced Shoah Studies aims to strengthen Holocaust studies and Shoah memory throughout the world. Their mission is to support the advanced study of the fate of Jews who were systematically targeted for destruction or persecution by the Nazis and their allies between 1933 and 1945, as well as immediate post-war events.