CALL FOR PAPERS: Home as a place for anti-Jewish persecution in European cities, 1933-1945. Crossing urban social history and history of the Holocaust

International Conference, American University of Paris (January 11 and 12, 2018)


Co-organized by:

The George and Irina Schaeffer Center for the Study of Genocide, Human Rights and Conflict Prevention, American University of Paris

Le Centre de Recherches Historiques, EHESS-CNRS

L'Institut de Sciences sociales du Politique, Université Paris Nanterre-ENS Paris Saclay-CNRS


ORT Marks Graduate Fellowships for MA or PhD students - University of Southampton, UK

World ORT and the University of Southampton are pleased to announce 2 graduate fellowships of £5000 each, for Masters- or PhD-level students applying to study Jewish History and Culture at the University of Southampton beginning in October 2017.

          Students may work on any area or period of Jewish history and culture, and be registered in any department where they can be supervised by a member of the Parkes Institute (

BOOK RECOMMENDATION: 'The Holocaust and Motherhood'

The following book may be of interest to you: ' Birth, Sex and Abuse: Women's Voices under Nazi Rule' by Beverley Chalmers (Grosvenor House Publishers, UK, 2015). This book has won ten book awards including the USA National Jewish Book Award, the Canadian Vine Award for Jewish Literature, the Canadian Jewish Literary Award, and a CHOICE 'Outstanding Academic Title' award. The book provides a novel perspective on the Nazi era and on the neglected issue of the Nazi abuse of childbearing and sexuality.

CALL FOR PAPERS | Lessons and Legacies XV: Global Perspectives and National Narratives


Call for Papers

Lessons and Legacies Conference on the Holocaust XV

The Holocaust: Global Perspectives and National Narratives

1-4 November 2018

Washington University in St. Louis

St. Louis, Missouri, United States

CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS (revised) - Seminar/Study Trip to Israel



The founder of the Holocaust Educational Foundation, Mr. Zev Weiss invites applications for the first winter seminar/study trip to Israel to run from December 10-22, 2017. All professors, and graduate students pursuing PhDs in Holocaust-related studies are invited to apply.

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.


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