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14.08.2017

From 14 - 18 October a conference entitled "Memory Building: Engaging Society in Self-Reflective Museums' will be held in Cincinnati, Ohio. The conference is a joint endeavour between the International Committee for Architecture and Museum Techniques and the International Committee of Memorial Museums in Remembrance of the Victims of Public Crimes.

08.08.2017

From 12-15 April 2018 the Strassler Center will host the Fourth International Graduate Student Conference on Holocaust and Genocide Studies, in cooperation with the Research Institute of Contemporary Jewry at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem. The conference will provide a forum for advanced doctoral students and early post-docs to present their research projects to peers and established scholars.

07.06.2017

On Wednesday 26 April 2017, more than 450 middle and high school students and their teachers attended a multimedia presentation titled “The Children of Willesden Lane” at United Nations New York Headquarters.

24.04.2017

On 16 May the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) will hold an event entitled "New Frontiers: Technology and the Preservation and Presentation of Memory".

24.03.2017

The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum will bestow its highest honor, the Elie Wiesel Award, on German Chancellor Angela Merkel for her work advancing Holocaust awareness.

05.01.2017

Yale University intends to appoint a Postdoctoral Associate in the Study of Antisemitism for the academic year 2017-18.

29.11.2016

On 29 November, the USC Shoah Foundation is participating in Giving Tuesday with its campaign #Beginswithme. Giving Tuesday, a worldwide day of philanthropy, is observed the Tuesday after Thanksgiving.

10.10.2016

The Strassler Centre for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Clark University calls for doctoral applications. Together with the History Department, the Strassler Center offers a unique doctoral program in Holocaust History and Genocide Studies.

07.10.2016

Mark Weitzman, Chair of IHRA's Committee on Antisemitism and Holocaust Denial, urged OSCE adoption of the IHRA working definition of antisemitism at The Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM) of OSCE.

26.08.2016

In three lectures taking places in different locations in September, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum will examine the use of social media within the context of extremism.

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