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Encyclopedia of Camps and Ghettos available online

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) has made volumes 1 and 2 of the "Encyclopedia of Camps and Ghettos, 1933-1945" available in full online.   As part of the USHMM's commitment to...

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Award for project that teaches about Holocaust on Snapchat

A project by young journalists in Germany to tell the story of the Holocaust to young Snapchat users has been awarded a prestigious journalism award, the Henri Nannen Prize, in addition to the...

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Deborah Lipstadt's talk debuts on TED

Historian Deborah Lipstadt’s talk on her courtroom battle with a Holocaust denier, chronicled in the film “Denial,” debuted as a TED talk this week. Lipstadt’s talk at a TEDxSkoll event in Oxford...

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Debate on the working definition of antisemitism

On the 26 April 2017, the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs together with the Elie Wiesel National Institute organized a debate marking one year since the Internatioanl Holocaust Remembrance...

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Austrian Government adopts working definition of antisemitism

On 25 April 2017 the Austrian Government adopted the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) working definition of antisemitism. A spokesman for the Österreichische Volkspartei said that...

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UNESCO publishes policy guide on education about the Holocaust

UNESCO has published a policy guide on Education about the Holocaust and preventing genocide, with recommendations for educational stakeholders. The publication will serve as a resource for policy...

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Call for Papers: Holocaust Research and Archives in the Digital Age

A special Issue of Quest. Issues in Contemporary Jewish History  on  “Holocaust archives and research in the digital age”is to be published in June 2018. The publication is edited by Laura Brazzo...

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Technology and the Preservation of Memory

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".   As the World War II...

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March of the Living

From 23-25 April the Chair of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA), Ambassador Benno Bättig, and the IHRA Executive Secretary, Dr Kathrin Meyer, attended the International March...

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Publication: "Escalating into the Holocaust"

The final publication emerging from the project "Escalating into Holocaust" is now available online. The publication comprises a collection of selected works, presentations, lectures and articles...

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