CfA: Interactive EHRI Online Course in Holocaust Studies

The EHRI (European Holocaust Research Infrastructure) Project offers places in an interactive Online Course on “The Holocaust through the Perspective of Primary Sources” designed by EHRI-Partner Yad Vashem. With original documents and interviews with leading historians, it offers a comprehensive insight into various primary sources essential for Holocaust research. Discussions among the participants will be supervised and supported, with written assignments guaranteeing a high scientific standard.

REMINDER: Registration for 'The Holocaust and History' Now Open

This is a reminder that registration is now open for our upcoming conference, 'The Holocaust and History: The Work and Legacy of David Cesarani'.

Our colleague David Cesarani (1956-2015) was a leading historian of the Holocaust and of Anglo-Jewry, and a public intellectual concerned with the importance of historical understanding. The aim of this conference is to celebrate his work through presenting and debating leading and new research in these areas, and by holding a large public engagement event on recent work on the Holocaust and its legacy.

WORKSHOP: The Holocaust Research Centre Workshop Series: Holocaust Archaeologies

Our spring term workshop will take place on Friday 17th March 2017 at the German Historical Institute, Bloomsbury, London. The workshop focuses on Holocaust archaeologies, an area of study that has gained much traction in recent years. This workshop will discuss what archaeology can teach us about the Holocaust, and about those who perpetrated the genocide; about how the most menial of objects can tell a personal story; and how the remains of those who were murdered have been discovered, and treated, since 1945.

ANNOUNCEMENT: New MA Stream in Holocaust Studies at the University of Victoria in BC, Canada

Dear colleagues and students,
I am pleased to announce that the Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies at the University of Victoria is now accepting applications for our new two-year interdisciplinary MA Stream in Holocaust Studies.


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