The Foundation supports research on anti-Semitic persecution, the Shoah and other genocides. It also supports research in other disciplines. The Foundation awards doctoral and postdoctoral grants and provides funding for research trips and conferences. It also contributes to the dissemination of knowledge via funding for publications and translations. Lastly, it participates in the conservation and exploitation of archives.
How and why did 75% of Jews escape death in France under the Occupation, despite the Nazi extermination plan and the collaboration of the Vichy regime? Jacques Semelin takes a fresh look at the tactics of daily life that allowed the persecuted to escape roundups and deportations.
As part of the conference "The New Polish School of Holocaust History" to be held from 21 to 22 February 2019 in Paris, the Foundation for the Memory of the Shoah and the Collège de France are organizing a public lecture by historian Jan Tomasz Gross, professor emeritus at Princeton University.
Proposing a project
The Foundation grants financial aid for publication, translation, symposia, conferences, lectures and seminars as well as projects to collect, preserve and promote archives. In an academic framework, it awards doctoral, post-doctoral and research grants. It issues calls for projects in partnership with other institutions.
Research and travel grants: Due to the Covid-19 crisis, the deadline has been postponed to a still undetermined date.
Missions, invitations, symposia, publication and translation: November 1st, 2020