The exhibition " Sport in Europe during the war (1936-1948) " presented by the Shoah Memorial was opened in Genova (Italy) on 31 January. The exhibition has welcomed many visitors to its opening and is now visited by groups of students. Almost two hundred people attended the Paul Dietschy conferences on February 1 (see videos and photos below) with themes : « Sport in Nazi and fascist Germany in Europe: the example of football in propaganda and racism » and «The challenge of the stadium: the fascist sport in Europe in the thirties ».
January 31 , David Saltiel and Jacques Fredj , respectively President of the Jewish Community of Thessaloniki and Director of the Shoah Memorial , signed an agreement to create a museum and educational center dedicated to the Holocaust in Thessaloniki. This agreement will allow the Shoah Memorial to provide expertise and assistance in this project.
EHRI (European Holocaust Research Infrastructure) is dedicated to improve the European infrastructure for Holocaust studies by facilitating access to archival collections related to Holocaust history and by stimulating innovative, interdisciplinary and transnational research.
In the framework of this project the Federal Archives offer a ten day archival seminar under the title “Modern Diplomatics of the Holocaust”. It aims at giving a thorough introduction into the handling of German records related to the Holocaust. The intended audience are in particular archival staff members (especially from Eastern Europe) and Holocaust researchers who work with German archival records and would like to enlarge their knowledge on archival sources.
The Shoah Memorial held its first training session in Lithuania , in Vilnius, at the Vilna Gaon Jewish Museum , in partnership with the Embassy of France and the French Institute in Lithuania as well as the public operator of the Ministry of Education for memory issues.
UNESCO invites you to follow in LIVE , on January 27, 2016 , broadcasts of the conference and the official ceremony dedicated to the memory of Holocaust victims and organized as part of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
The Shoah Memorial is trying to establish the list of the Jewish persons who were deported from France and came back from deportation.
If you are a survivor or know of one, please inform someone at the desk of the documentation center or write to firstname.lastname@example.org
In 2002 , European Ministers of Education adopted, at the initiative of the Council of Europe, the declaration of the “Day of Remembrance of the Holocaust and for the Prevention of Crimes against Humanity” in Member States schools. France and the United Nations have held on January 27, the date of the opening of Auschwitz by the Soviet army, to institute this day of remembrance .
On the 14th and 15th of December, the Memorial de la Shoah welcomed the Directorate General of the Council of Europe, its director Mrs. Snezana Markovic, and the heads of the departments of: Culture, Youth, Cultural Heritage, Education, Democratic Government, Citizenship, and Equality and Human Dignity.
From December 1 to 6 in Berlin, will be held the second annual seminar for Italian language teachers, whose theme will be : Rethinking and teaching Nazism.
25 Italian teachers will participate in the seminar in English and French , simultaneously translated into Italian.
The seminar is open to graduates of the Italian University " Pensare e Insegnare Holocaust " proposed by the Shoah Memorial.
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
The word "Holocaust" is commonly used in english speaking countries, whereas the Hebrew word "Shoah" which means "catastrophe" is used in France.