The Memorial will be closed to the public on Friday, April 29 and Sunday May 1 , 2016.
From April 19 to 21, in the premises of the Jewish Community of Banja Luka, held a training seminar for 30 Bosniak teachers about the history of the Holocaust and the mass killings in the Balkans during World War II.
International Workshop within the Framework of the European Holocaust Research Infrastructure (EHRI)
Methodology and Ethics in the Digital Era
The European Holocaust Research Infrastructure (EHRI) invite you to participate in the international workshop on Holocaust archival film footage to be held at Yad Vashem, Jerusalem on 19-21 September, 2016.
Call for Papers
The target groups of this international workshop are archivists, collectors, researchers, scholars, filmmakers, curators, and all others who work with archival footage. The workshop's objective is to enhance cooperation among people who work in archives that collect Holocaust related film footage. Proposals are now being accepted for individual presentations.
February 15, 2016, Ferrara (Italia) - The Institute for Contemporary History in Ferrara, the Shoah Memorial and the National Museum of Italian Judaism and Holocaust MEIS in Ferrara organizing an international Conference of Historical and Historiographical Studies on " Jewish resistance in Europe" : see the program
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.
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 email@example.com
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.
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.