The most eminent French specialists met in Skopje from September 14 to 16 for a seminar about the history of the Holocaust and mass crimes in the Balkans : Georges Bensoussan, historian of the Shoah Memorial in Paris, Johann Chapoutotand Yves Ternon, historians at the Sorbonne, Paris , Nadège Ragaru , historian and political scientist at Sciences Po Dijon and Tal Bruttmann, historian.
This seminar organized by the Shoah Memorial in Paris and the Holocaust Museum in Skopje allowed 35 Macedonian history teachers to attend three days of training within the framework of a Franco -Macedonian project supported by the Embassy of France and the French Institute.
EHRI (European Holocaust Research Infrastructure) invites applications for its fellowship programme (2016-2018).
The EHRI fellowships are intended to support and stimulate Holocaust research by facilitating international access to key archives and collections related to the Holocaust as well as archival and digital humanities knowhow. The fellowships intend to support researchers, archivists, curators, and younger scholars, especially PhD candidates with limited resources.
The Shoah Memorial of Paris is one of the 15 EHRI partner institutions that for the period 2016-2018 grants up to 414 weeks of access
In order to make your visit easier, buses from the Shoah Memorial in Paris to the Memorial in Drancy are available every Sunday. Departure at 2 pm.
The word "Holocaust" is commonly used in english speaking countries, whereas the Hebrew word "Shoah" which means "catastrophe" is used in France.