Archives and Research

Statement on Disruption of International Symposium on Polish Research on the Holocaust

"On behalf of the experts of the Academic Working Group of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance, we express our grave concern about the recent disruption of the international symposium hel...

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Statement on the Holy See’s Decision to open the Pius XII Archives

"As current and incoming Chairs of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance, we warmly welcome the Holy See’s decision to open the Pius XII Archives. The IHRA has long enjoyed a close...

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Mass Murder of People with Disabilities and the Holocaust

In Germany and occupied Austria, people with disabilities were the first to fall victim to National Socialist mass murder, propagated under the euphemistic term of “euthanasia”. For racist and...

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Crimes Uncovered: The First Generation of Holocaust Researchers

The Wiener Library’s spring 2019 exhibition, Crimes Uncovered: The First Generation of Holocaust Researchers, traces the stories and legacies of the individuals and institutions who first collected...

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Safeguarding Access to Archives

For decades a significant amount of the documentation bearing on the Holocaust and its historical context has been scattered, endangered, and in many cases inaccessible. The International Holocaust...

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Memory of Holocaust, Perception of Jewish Cultural Heritage and Antisemitism. A qualitative comparative study in Morocco, Spain, Germany, France, and Great Britain

The aim of this project was to conduct research and to compile reports on Holocaust discourses in five countries, followed by conferences. Recommendations from the conferences were later passed on to...

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Sharing Digitized Belgian Archives

The Kazerne Dossin digitized more than 800,000 documents related to the deportation and persecution of Jews, Sinti, and Roma. The digitized archives shall be made available to other institutions such...

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Diverging Fates - Travelling Circus People in Europe under National Socialism

This two-year project, with an international team of researchers, examined the histories and divergent fates of circus owners, families, and performers under National Socialism. This project served as...

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The relationship between the historical churches and the Jewish community in Czechoslovakia and Hungary from 1920 until the Holocaust

This project conducted comparative research in order to analyze the Christian churches' attitude in Slovakia and Hungary after the WWI and prior to the Holocaust, their contemporary reflection on that...

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Diplomatic 'Games' over the Deportation of Jews from Macedonia

This project researched and shed light on the negotiations between the Bulgarian and German government at the end of 1942 that resulted in signing a treaty on the resettlement of 20,000 Jews from...

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