Archives and Research

Pius XII archives opened

Today, a big step towards greater access to archives and new research on the Holocaust was taken. The archives of Pope Pius XII, who served as head of the Catholic Church from 1939 to 1958, were...

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IHRA Chair commends Holy See on opening of Pope Pius XII Archives

The IHRA Chair, Ambassador Georges Santer, said: "We commend the Holy See’s official opening of the Pope Pius XII Archives today. Archival access is a key aspect of Holocaust remembrance, and...

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Sousa Mendes exhibition opens in Luxembourg City


 I could not have acted otherwise, and I therefore accept all that has befallen me with love.
 
 
 The sentiment of these words, spoken by Aristides de Sousa Mendes towards the end of his life, is...

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Expert Workshop on Memory Laws

From 29 – 30 July, 2019, the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) held an expert workshop as part of its project on the topic of Memory laws under its five-year priority theme...

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IHRA Academic Working Group Statement on Scholarly Comparisons

"The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance aims to safeguard the record and counter distortion of the history of the Holocaust and genocide of the Roma. Its vision is to work towards the moral...

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Film Archives of the City of Luxembourg: Cinema-Concert of the film “Die Stadt ohne Juden” – The City without Jews feat. The Silent Movers

Tuesday, 14 May 2019 at 8:30 pm, Cinémathèque of Luxembourg 
 
 In cooperation with: International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance - 2019 Luxembourg Chairmanship, Austrian Embassy in Luxembourg...

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International Forum on the Kindertransport

Eighty years after the British operation to provide a safe haven for 10,000 unaccompanied child refugees from Nazism, how should the Kindertransport be remembered? This is the central question that...

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IHRA Project: Memory Laws and Safeguarding the Historical Record

In March, 2019, the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) began its project on the topic of Memory laws’ under its five-year priority theme ‘Countering Holocaust Distortion and...

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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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