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.
The female guards in Nazi concentration camps occupied a key position in the camp chain of command between male SS leaders and female prisoner-functionaries. These women were responsible for a considerable part of the violence routinely perpetrated against female camp inmates.
The Foundation for the Memory of the Shoah and the Institut Émilie du Châtelet offer a doctoral and a post-doctoral grant for young researchers working on the history of Jewish women in France during the Second World War and the post-war period (1939-late 1950s).
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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.
Missions, invitations, symposia, publication and translation: November 1st, 2018
Research and travel grants: April 1st, 2019