CFA: Joint Workshop for Advanced PhD Candidates in the UK, Wiener Library-Yad Vashem (Jerusalem)

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November 21, 2016 to November 24, 2016
Subject Fields: 
Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, Jewish History / Studies, European History / Studies, Contemporary History, German History / Studies

Workshop: Yad Vashem, Jerusalem, Israel

Mon 21 Nov 2016 to Thu 24 Nov 2016

This workshop intends to bring together post-graduate students from the United Kingdom and Israel who are in the process of writing a PhD-thesis to exchange ideas and to share their research results on the Holocaust, including its antecedents and aftermath. The Wiener Library and Yad Vashem’s Research Institute encourage PhD candidates to submit their applications for the workshop, which will be held in English from 21 - 24 November 2016 at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem. All topics on the Holocaust are open for consideration, though preference will be given to those intending to use the International Tracing Service Digital Archive.

Eligibility and Application Procedure

  • Applicants must be registered in a university PhD programme in the United Kingdom.

  • Applicants must have finished their course work and be in an advanced stage of their research.

All application materials must be submitted electronically in English by 12 September 2016. Selections will be announced by 30 September 2016.

Applications and letters of recommendation should be submitted to:

Dr Christine Schmidt 
Deputy Director and Head of Research 
The Wiener Library
29 Russell Square 

Final selection of applications for UK participants will be made by The Wiener Library. Israeli participants will be selected by Yad Vashem. Reimbursement for travel, shared accommodation and meal stipends will be provided.

Please see the pdf for further information:

Contact Info: 

Dr Christine Schmidt
Deputy Director and Head of Research

The Wiener Library for the Study of the Holocaust & Genocide
29 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DP
Tel: 020 7636 7247
Fax: 020 7436 6428