Tag Archives: Holocaust

CFA Deadline: Sep. 30, EHRI Fellowships in Holocaust Studies 2013, Europe and Israel

[ August 26, 2013 to September 30, 2013. ] EHRI (European Holocaust Research Infrastructure) invites applications for its fellowship programme for 2014.

The EHRI fellowships are intended to support and stimulate Holocaust research by facilitating international access to key archives and collections related to the Holocaust. The fellowships intend to support researchers and younger scholars, especially PhD candidates with limited resources. The fellowships are funded [...]

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June 27, Lecture, “René Cassin, the Holocaust, and the Universal Declaration for Human Rights,” England

[ June 27, 2013; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ] Remembrance is not a human right but the precondition for the effective establishment and maintenance of a regime of human rights. In this lecture Professor Jay Winter (Yale University) explores the central role played by Holocaust remembrance in the framing and passage of one of the foundational human rights documents of the twentieth century: the [...]

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CFP Deadline: June 2, “Collaboration in Eastern Europe during World War II and the Holocaust,” (USHMM-VWI conference), Austria

[ May 2, 2013 to June 2, 2013. ] The Simon Wiesenthal Conference 2013 will be held on the theme “Collaboration in Eastern Europe during World War II and the Holocaust,” December 5-7, 2013, Vienna, Austria.

Organizers
Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Vienna Wiesenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies (VWI)

Call for Papers
The Vienna Wiesenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies (VWI) and the United States [...]

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CFA Deadline: May 1, Holocaust Studies Conference, USA

[ April 2, 2013 to May 1, 2013. ] The 11th International Holocaust Studies Conference, to be held October 15-18, 2013 at Middle Tennessee State University, will focus on “Global Perspectives on the Holocaust.”

Because 2013 marks the 80th anniversary of Hitler’s seizure of power, the organizers encourage papers on the implications and ramifications of that event. The organizers also seek papers and panels on [...]

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42nd Annual Scholars’ Conference on the Holocaust & the Churches, May 12-14, Rochester, USA.

[ May 12, 2012 7:00 am to May 14, 2012 5:00 pm. ] 42nd Annual Scholars’ Conference on the Holocaust and the Churches Monroe Community College, Rochester, New York, May 12-14, 2012

The Annual Scholars’ Conference on the Holocaust and the Churches (ASC), under the leadership of Honorary Chairman Elie Wiesel, will be hosted by Monroe Community College’s Holocaust, Genocide, and Human Rights Project (MCC) May 12-14, 2012 in [...]

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Film, April 16, “Turkish Passport,”New York, USA

[ April 16, 2012; 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ] Turkish Passport: A Screening and Conversation
Monday, April 16, 2012
6:30 -  9:30 pm
Altschul Auditoriuim
4th floor, School of International and Public Affairs
Columbia University

Registration REQUIRED. Register here.

The Turkish Passport tells the story of diplomats posted to Turkish Embassies and Consulates in several European countries, who saved numerous Jews during the Second World War. Whether they pulled them out [...]

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Vandalism shows need for tolerance education, says Brooklyn lawmaker

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European Holocaust Research Infrastructure

The European Holocaust Research Infrastructure has been launched recently.  Twenty organizations have come together in a project financed by the European Union to open a portal to give online access to dispersed sources relating to the Holocaust all over Europe and Israel, and by encouraging collaborative research through the development of tools. The project [...]

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World Religions – Grades 8 -12

These websites through PBS provides lesson plan ideas for teachers to incorporate into their classes about world religions.Topics covered in the Grades 8 to 12 activity ideas include an overall introduction to world religions, graphing data on different world religions, and the architecture of different religious monuments. The last two sections in this lesson plan [...]

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World Religions – Grades 3 – 7

These websites through PBS provides lesson plan ideas for teachers to incorporate into their classes about world religions.
Topics covered in the Grades 3 to 7 activity ideas includes religious buildings/houses of worship for different faiths, celebrations various religions have in the spring time, and stories from the Native American tradition. Each of these activity sections [...]

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