New issue of Dapim: Studies on the Holocaust - Volume 31, Issue 2

We are happy to announce the publication of a new issue of Dapim: Studies on the Holocaust

The newest addition, Volume 31, Issue 2 features three articles:

The Memory of the Archive: The International Tracing Service and the Construction of the Past as History

Dan Stone

‘A Shower of Hail to All Orchards’: On the Consumerist Interpretation of National Socialism

Ishay Landa

Performative Environments of Polish Memory: The Grodzka Gate – NN Theater Center’s Approach to Lublin’s Jewish Pasts

Diana I. Popescu

HBI Research Awards - Application Deadline Thursday, September 14, 2017

The Hadassah Brandeis Institute is accepting proposals for the 2017 Research AwardsScholars, activists, writers and artists who are pursuing research on questions of significance to the field of Jewish women's and gender studies, or work that deals with the themes of the HBI's focus in a comparative perspective, may apply. 

Call for Applications: 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. The next course will begin on September 2017. 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.

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. The next course will begin on September 2017. 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.

CFA: GEOP Interdisciplinary Research Workshops 2018

Call for Applications: GEOP Interdisciplinary Research Workshops

POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews invites individuals and institutions to propose three-day research workshops to be held at POLIN Museum on topics related to the history and culture of Polish Jews, including new perspectives on public history, museums, and cultural memory. We especially encourage interdisciplinary and comparative approaches.

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.

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