The experience and history of the Sonderkommando have been central to a number of crucial topics in post-war debates about the Shoah. Their proximity to the extermination process conferred a singular status to their testimonies. The conference considers this essential legacy.
Paying attention to scholarship on the history of the family, on state and NGO aid provision, and on the perspectives of children themselves, the conference focuses on constructions and understandings of trauma as a medicalised category.
This symposium is organised by Pantheon-Assas University and Euroforum (European Forum for Ukraine). The papers will focus on understanding the facts of the German occupation (1941-1944)
The Foundation and the Institut Emilie du Châtelet are willing to promote research on the topics, offering a doctoral and a post-doc stipend to researchers from various disciplines. This study day will present the huge available resources and let issues and callings come up. French will be the language of the meeting.
The 21st Workshop on History and Memory of National Socialist Camps and Extermination Sites” will take place in May 2016 in Aix-en-Provence (France) with the topic “Between Collaboration and Resistance”.
UNESCO partners with the National Commission of Senegal to UNESCO to organize a training seminar for high-level civil servants of ministries of education of Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Gambia, Mali, Niger and Senegal. A public conference will take place before the seminar.
To understand both current and National Socialist varieties of anti-Semitism, it is necessary to understand the emergence of new forms of anti-Judaism in the nineteenth century. An investigation of the phenomenon in comparative and transnational perspective, which has been only rarely attempted, promises to provide new insights.
The editing and publishing of “materials” and “documents” take up an important place in the first historiographical works on the Shoah. But the concrete historiographical operation remains hardly examined. This workshop is organized by the Research Group “Histoire & Historiography of the Shoah” (Center for Historical Research, EHESS-CNRS, Paris).
The Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy (ISGAP), USA, and the Groupe Sociétés, Religions, Laïcités (GSRL)/CNRS-EPHE, Paris (France) is organizing a series of seminars in 2015/2016 on contemporary antisemitism. This seminar series aims to explore this subject matter in a comprehensive, interdisciplinary framework from an array of approaches and perspectives as well as regional contexts.
This interdisciplinary conference will bring together scholars in the humanities and social sciences to forge new analytical perspectives on collaboration in Eastern Europe. Panels will address memory, trials, and the role of institutions such as the police, state administration, and press in the destruction of Jews and Roma in the Holocaust.