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Call for Papers: Research Workshop at Yad Vashem: Overcoming the Darkness?


Holocaust Survivors' Emotional and Social Journeys in the Early Postwar Period


Location: Yad Vashem, Jerusalem, Israel | 29-30 June, 2020

Organized by: Diana and Eli Zborowski Centre for the Study of the Shoah and its Aftermath, The International Institute for Holocaust Research, Yad Vashem and the George and Irina Schaeffer Center for the Study of Genocide, Human Rights and Conflict Prevention, The American University of Paris

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EHRI Receives New Funding to Build a Permanent Home for International Holocaust Research


On 23 August, it was announced that the European Holocaust Research Infrastructure (EHRI) will continue to receive funding from the European Union to sustain and expand its resources and activities and to enable it to become a permanent European home for international Holocaust research and collaboration.

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EHRI Regional Conference: Escape and Rescue Routes - France, Belgium, Switzerland, Spain, Italy


Exile, Passages, Borders…1938-1944

One day Conference: 24th of September,2019, held at Mémorial de la Shoah, Paris, France

As part of the European Holocaust Research Infrastructure (EHRI), the Mémorial de la Shoah in Paris is organizing a study day devoted to "Escape and Rescue routes: France Belgium, Switzerland, Spain, and Italy: Exile, passages, borders ... 1938-1944”. This day aims to promote the EHRI program, to make its activities better known as well as the results achieved since its establishment in 2012.


2020 Fellowships at the Center for Holocaust Studies at the Leibniz Institute for Contemporary History


The Center for Holocaust Studies at the Leibniz Institute for Contemporary History (a partner within EHRI) will be offering grants for research stays at the Center in Munich during 2020.

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New Video About EHRI's Human Network


VIDEO: The EHRI Fellowships

In this short video EHRI presents its human network, which plays a vital role in the success of the project, next to the digital infrastructure. Meet several EHRI fellows and hear about their experiences during their fellowship. If you want to read more about the EHRI Fellowships, you can take a look at the Fellows in 2016-2018.

Call for Entries to the European Heritage Awards 2020


Europa Nostra, the leading heritage network in Europe, and the European Commission have recently launched the Call for Entries to the European Heritage Awards / Europa Nostra Awards 2020. 

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New EHRI Document Blog: Integrating New Data from Yad Vashem’s Archives into the EHRI Portal


This blog, written by Avishai Danino, Judith Levin, Kepa Rodriguez, Olga Tolokonsky and Emma Yavashan from Yad Vashem, describes Yad Vashem's data integration journey as part of their activities in EHRI's Work Package on Resource Identification and Integration Workflows. The goal was to update the Yad Vashem content on the EHRI Portal, improving the quality of the descriptions and adding a few new records.

New EHRI Document Blog: First Call for Resistance to the Nazis in the Vilna Ghetto: “Let us Not Go Like Sheep to the Slaughter”


The latest EHRI Document Blog post written by Daniela Ozacky-Stern (Moreshet Archive, Mordechai Anielevich Memorial) takes a close look at a handwritten document by Abba Kovner from January 1942. It follows the meeting in the Vilnius Ghetto that led to the proclamation “Let us Not Go Like Sheep to the Slaughter” by looking at photos from the Moreshet Archive.

The post analyses the meaning of the famous proclamation and follows the creation and composition of the underground organisation FPO (The United Partisan Organization).

Call for Participants: Workshop 'Non-Sites of Memory and Their Witnesses: The Testimonies of the Holocaust by Bullets'


The Research Center for Memory Cultures at the Faculty of Polish Studies of the Jagiellonian University and the Yahad – In Unum association kindly invite you to the workshop Non-Sites of Memory and Their Witnesses. The Testimonies of the Holocaust by Bullets

 23 September 2019, Kraków, Faculty of Polish Studies at the Jagiellonian University

Call for Proposals: International Workshop 'The Source'


'The Source. Holocaust Sources: Truth, Interpretation and (Mis)Use in the Digital Era'

International Workshop
Yad Vashem, Jerusalem
27-25 November 2019

We would like to invite you to participate in an international workshop on the significance of original Holocaust archival sources in the digital era to be held at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem, with the support and cooperation of EVZ Foundation, on 27-25 November 2019.