MARCH 17 1942

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Bełżec extermination camp opened in German occupied Poland, implementing Operation Reinhard, which  anhilated between 400,000 and 600,000 Jews by the time it closed in December 1942.

Little is known of the camp because of the very small number of survivors.


Stealth Altruism: Forbidden Care as Jewish Resistance in the Holocaust

I am seeking discussion of a subject I have been studying in earnest since 2003 when I retired from 43 years as a campus-bsed sociologist. My book - Stealth Altruism: Forbidden Care as Jewish Resistance in the Holocaust - offers my research findings, some of which can be previewed at www.stealthaltruism.com.

CFPs deadline extended for MWWHA conference on "Reformations and Revolutions in World History"

Call for Proposals

“Reformations and Revolutions in World History”

The Eighth Annual Conference of the 

Midwest World History Association

22-23 September 2017, University of Central Oklahoma (Edmond, Oklahoma)

The proposal deadline has been extended to 15 April 2017

and the keynote is announced.

CONFERENCE: Final CfP: Beyond camps and forced labour: current international research on survivors of Nazi persecution

Sixth international multidisciplinary conference, to be held at Birkbeck, University of London, and Wiener Library, London, 10-12 January 2018

In memory of David Cesarani

This conference is planned as a follow-up to the five successful conferences, which took place at Imperial War Museum London in 2003, 2006, 2009, 2012 and 2015. It will continue to build on areas previously investigated, and also open up new fields of academic enquiry.

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.


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