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Switzerland and the Holocaust

Between 4 and 11 February 2018, the Mémorial de la Shoah in France organizes a series of events (conference, movies, testimonies) on Switzerland and the Holocaust, with the support of the Swiss...

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Call for Papers: Urban Jewish Heritage - Presence and Absence

Call for Papers for Conference: Urban Jewish Heritage - Presence and Absence to be held from 3-7 September 2018 in Krakow, Poland as part of the European Year of Cultural Heritage. Over the centuries...

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Network of War Collections in the Netherlands

Researchers are often faced with the challenge that historical sources are dispersed throughout various archives, collections, museums and memorials. Complementary data and information are grouped and...

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IHRA in Bern

From 27-30 November, 2017, the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance holds its second bi-annual Plenary Meeting under the Swiss Chairmanship in Bern. Over four days almost 200 experts and...

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"Medical Review – Auschwitz” available online

31 volumes of “Medical Review - Auschwitz” have been made available online by the Cracow Medical Society. The collection comprises all original volumes of writings, selected articles in English, and...

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Saul Kagan Fellowship

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. Th...

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Visa Book added to UNESCO Memory Register

The book of visas granted by Aristides de Sousa Mendes, Portuguese Consul in Bordeaux during the Second Wolrd War, has been nominated to join the UNESCO Memory of the World International Register by...

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Murder of People with Disabilities

On 26 November 2017, the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance will hold a conference in Bern, Switzerland, on the murder of people with disabilities and the Holocaust together with the...

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The Holocaust in German and Dutch History Textbooks

The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance is pleased to congratulate delegate Marc van Berkel, a member of the Delegation of the Netherlands, on successfully defending his Phd. entitled...

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Current Research on Auschwitz History and Memory

The European Association for Holocaust Studies calls for papers on current research on Auschwitz History and Memory. Date: 14–16 November 2017 (with an optional visit to the Auschwitz-Birkenau...

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