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.
Holocaust survivor and famous writer, Elie Wiesel has became a central figure in the memory of the Holocaust and human rights defense. This conference will focus on the foundations of its work. This colloquium is supported by the Foundation for the Memory of the Shoah.
En 1972, la cour de justice de Hambourg acquitte Walter Becker, le lavant de l’accusation de crimes de guerre commis à l'encontre de la population juive du ghetto de Wierzbnik alors qu'il était chef de la police criminelle. Christopher R. Browning se penche alors sur les récits des survivants et les interrogatoires réalisés en vue du procès. Il s’attache à un objet historique relativement peu étudié pour lui-même faute de documentation, le camp-usine de travail forcé.
On the occasion of the publication in France of his latest book Remembering Survival: Inside a Nazi Slave-Labor Camp, Christopher R. Browning presented its work in Paris on October 20, 2010. Browning is recognized as one of the foremost historians of the Holocaust.
<p>The discovery of more than 1,500 prized paintings and drawings in a private Munich residence, as well as a recent movie about Allied attempts to recover European works of art, have brought Nazi plundering back into the headlines, but the thievery was far from being limited to works of art. From 1942 onwards, ordinary Parisian Jews - mostly poor families and recent immigrants from Eastern Europe - were robbed, not of sculptures or paintings, but of toys, saucepans, furniture, and sheets.</p>