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EHRI Takes Next Step to Sustainable Future


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


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


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



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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EHRI Portal Receives Honorary Mention Prix Ars Electronica 2018


On 11 june 2018, it was announced that the EHRI Portal is the winner of an Honorary Mention of the Prix Ars Electronica in the category Digital Communities.

Jewish Museum Greece workshop

Call for Proposals EHRI Workshop in Greece: Readings of the Visual


Holocaust Photography and Education in the Digital Era

International Workshop within the Framework of the European Holocaust Research Infrastructure

The Jewish Museum of Greece, Athens | October 18–19, 2018 | Venue: Ionic Centre, Athens

We would like to invite you to an international workshop on Readings of the Visual: Holocaust Photography and Education in the Digital Era to be held by The Jewish Museum of Greece, Athens, on 18-19 October, 2018.

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One-day EHRI Conference in Jerusalem: Connecting the Puzzle Pieces - Challenges and Methods


Identifying and Connecting Holocaust Period Archival Collections in Israel and the World

11 June 2018 | Yad Vashem, Jerusalem, Israel

With the attempt to systematically destroy all European Jewry, the Nazis destroyed and scattered many records documenting the Nazi killing apparatus and Jewish life. After the war, it became very difficult to locate information concerning the persecution and extermination of the Jews, as well as their personal and communal stories.

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New Online Course From Yad Vashem: "Antisemitism: From Its Origins to the Present"


EHRI partner Yad Vashem has developed a free online course "Antisemitism: From Its Origins to the Present". This free video course brings together 50 leading researchers and public figures from all over the world – historians, sociologists, linguists, philosophers, and political scientists, as well as policy makers, and religious leaders. Together they explore the development of antisemitism – from its origins to the present.

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People in EHRI: Anna Ullrich - Research Assistant at the Center for Holocaust Studies at IfZ Munich and Involved in EHRI's Training and Education


By the time I reached High School my interest in the history of National Socialism and particularly the history of the Holocaust had already been sparked, thanks to engaged teachers, study trips to memorial sites and meeting survivors. There was no doubt that this would also become a focal point of my study once I became a student in history, political and media science at the University of Trier in 2006. My master thesis focused on the Zionist newspaper "Jüdische Rundschau" and its news coverage during the first years of National Socialism. Shortly afterwards, in 2012, I was admitted to the Leibniz Graduate School "Disappointment during the 20th century. Loss of utopia, denial, renegotiation", hosted by the Institute for Contemporary History (IfZ) and the Ludwig-Maximilians University, both located in Munich.


EHRI and MediaLAB: Resonance Project


In 2017, the European Holocaust Research Infrastructure (EHRI) embarked on a special mission: To find out how to reach out to a broader audience than our current one.

Although EHRI is in principle open to everyone, it is probably true that most of our resources and activities are more geared towards a professional crowd of researchers, archivists, information and cultural heritage specialists and digital humanists. This goes for the EHRI Portal that gives access to Holocaust-related sources, but perhaps even more for the EHRI workshops, seminars and fellowships. The EHRI Document Blog is one way of trying to connect to a wider audience.

However the Holocaust and its lessons is a subject that touches society as a whole. EHRI therefore would like to translate some of what it has to offer to communities outside of academia. Of course in an indirect way, EHRI already reaches more people than just its core users. After all, the professionals who use our infrastructure often disseminate their research findings widely, by writing books or blog posts, through films or exhibitions.