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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


Fellowships 2012/2013 - 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 2012/2013, beginning October 1, 2012. The VWI is a partner of EHRI.

The EHRI Fellows for 2012


EHRI has a fellowship programme (read more about the programme >> ). Between 2010-2014, every year twelve researchers were invited to stay for a period of four weeks to two months at an EHRI partner institute. The call for applications for 2012 was issued in the summer of 2011 and circulated widely. Overall 75 applicants from 22 countries applied for an EHRI fellowship.


Strenth Through Adversity: Women and Mass Violence


Presented by the USC Shoah Foundation Institute in Partnership with The Holocaust and the United Nations Outreach Programme

Thursday, March 8, 2012 
5:00 PM | Davidson Conference Center, Vineyard Room, USC Campus | Reception to follow


EHRI Meetings in Jerusalem


Last January over sixty people working for EHRI gathered in Israel for a series of meetings to discuss our initial results. EHRI partner Yad Vashem organized the event, and was host to the 19 partner organisations involved.


Truth and Witness

An International Workshop on Holocaust Testimonies of the European Holocaust Research Infrastructure (EHRI) at the Wiener Library for the Study of the Holocaust and Genocide
Monday 30th April - Wednesday 2nd May 2012

EHRI would like to invite you to an international workshop to be held at EHRI partner The Wiener Library on Holocaust Testimonies.


People in EHRI: Andrea Löw


Leader of Work Package 5: Training

The EHRI project had only just started when I moved from Berlin to Munich, so the launch in Brussels was my first official trip after I began working at the Institute of Contemporary History (IfZ).


Gathering the Voices


Scottish Holocaust Project

Gathering the Voices is a good example of the many projects, big and small, and in various countries, that still contribute to our knowledge of the Holocaust and its impact. In the end EHRI hopes to connect all this material and to create the best environment for Holocaust research.