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The Last Swiss Holocaust Survivors

On 16 November, 2017, the acting IHRA Chair, François Wisard, presented the Swiss Chairmanship’s projects and the IHRA’s latest activities to ambassadors of IHRA Member Countries and others on the...

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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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Holocaust Education, Youth and Social Media

On 6 December 2017, the Swiss Embassy to the United States will hold a panel discussion entitled "Holocaust Education, Youth and Social Media" within the framework of the Swiss Chairmanship of the...

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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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Hungary honours Scottish Missionary

A special exhibition in honour of Scottish missionary Jane Haining was opened in the Holocaust Memorial Centre in Budapest. Miss Haining, who grew up near Dumfries, served as Matron at the Scottish...

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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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Calls for Project Applications

As part of its "Words into Action" program, the OSCE's Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) is seeking applications from qualified persons and organizations who can develop...

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Working Definition of Antisemitism

The Bulgarian government has adopted the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance working definition of antisemitism and has appointed a national coordinator on combatting antisemitism. On 18...

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Education Research: Bibliographies

The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance is pleased to announce the publication of a set of bibliographies in fifteen languages to accompany the third volume in its publication series: "Resear...

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