The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) announces the 2020 Jack and Anita Hess Faculty Seminar: Between Enemy Combatant and Racial ‘Other’: Nazi Persecution of Soviet POWs. This year’s Seminar will explore Soviet prisoners of war (POWs) as one of the many victim groups that the Nazis deliberately persecuted in their campaign on the Eastern Front.
H-Holocaust exists so scholars of the Holocaust / Shoah can communicate with each other using this innovative and exciting new technology.
The Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies at the University of Victoria is now accepting applications to our interdisciplinary MA Stream in Holocaust Studies for September 2020.
Shalom from Israel
Wishing each and every one of you a blessed Rosh Hashanah
Next year in Jerusalem . . .
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) seeks a Content Developer for Experiencing History, a digital primary source tool for the college classroom. This position is a two-year, term staff position. Experiencing History presents a curated set of contextualized, annotated, and translated primary sources from the Museum’s vast collections (including historical film footage, oral testimonies, diaries and letters, official documents, photographs and more) and from external collections in a flexible interface meant to appeal to a broad array of higher-education audiences.
Conference: November 3-4, 2019, Yale University, New Haven, CT
Rokhl Oyerbakh: The Bridge Between Wartime and Postwar Testimony
Rokhl Oyerbakh was a writer, essayist and a member of the Oyneg Shabes underground documentation effort in the Warsaw Ghetto. As one of the only survivors of Oyneg Shabes, she helped recover buried documentation after the war before emigrating to Israel.
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