Archives and Research

Conference registration open for “Jasenovac Past and Present: History and Memory of Institutionalized Destruction”

The Jasenovac camp complex was a major site of mass killings of Serbs, Jews, Roma and Sinti, and opponents of the criminal policies of the fascist Ustaša regime during the Second World War. Built in...

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How the Stutthof Maritime Evacuation IHRA Grant uncovered new dimensions of the Holocaust

During the last months of the Second World War, the Nazis began forcibly evacuating prisoners on death marches across Europe. By April 1945, the Stutthof concentration camp, established by Nazi...

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International community agrees concrete commitments to counter Holocaust distortion and fight antisemitism at Remember ReAct Forum

Malmö, Sweden: 13.10.21 – The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) joined world leaders, and international organizations including the CoE, EU, FRA, OSCE, the UN, and UNESCO at the...

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Why are networks important for archival research?

The Monitoring Access to Holocaust Collections IHRA Project, which helps further open access to Holocaust-related materials, has made building partnerships and strengthening networks central to its...

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A digital monument to commemorate the fates of the Holocaust victims of the Szeged-Bačka region

Using modern, interactive, and crowdsourced technology, the Foundation for the Szeged Synagogue will create an online memorial that will also function as a “living archive,” featuring images, links...

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Locker of Memory

The Jungfernhof concentration camp is located four miles outside of Riga Latvia, where 3,984 Reich Jews were imprisoned, from 1941–1943. Today, it is used as a recreational park, with only a single...

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Draft guidelines for Monitoring Access to Holocaust Collections Project presented

During the Athens Spring Plenary meetings and about one year after the project’s launch, the IHRA’s project on Monitoring Access to Holocaust Collections has made great strides. Despite having to...

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Proof concept of optical character recognition application to provide access to the most important Romanian Holocaust-related archival document

Today, there exist a relatively high number of available digital archival resources. However, the great majority of the basic archival collections have been digitized in non-searchable formats, such...

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Porajmos in Serbia – Mapping the past, changing the present

"Private narratives have grown to from being the raw material in confirmation of the thesis to a voice of people's memory, a parallel telling of history, rich in detail and narrative texture." These...

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Developing methodologies and tools to safeguard the historical record of the Holocaust by making it visible and accessible through educational outreach program in local archives

This project constitutes an innovative approach in archival practice by inviting archivists to a new and active role in Holocaust education. Through a series of conferences and seminars, experts from...

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