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Mémoire | Publication

Beyond Despair - The Rwanda Genocide Against the Tutsi Through the Eyes of Children - english translation of Hélène Dumas book

"Beyond Despair - The Rwanda Genocide Against the Tutsi Through the Eyes of Children" is the english translation of the book "Sans ciel, ni terre" of Héléne Dumas, published in the United States by the Fordham University Press editions. This book is a story of the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, observed, experienced, and narrated from the perspective of children through their school notebooks.

Éditions Fordham University Press - 2024

Recherche | Publication

"Space in Holocaust Reseto spatial thinkarch : A transdisciplinary approach to spatial thinking" by J. Fubel, A. Klein and A Wienert

Space in Holocaust Research: A Transdisciplinary Approach to Spatial Thinking," co-edited by Janine Fubel, Alexandra Klei, and Annika Wienert, explores the Holocaust, its aftermath, and its memory through a transdisciplinary approach to spatial thinking. In this book, space is regarded as a social phenomenon. Spatial thinking is defined as the "consideration of the location of people or objects in behavioral, cognitive, or physical spaces, and the attempt to understand why they are situated where they are, particularly by visualizing their interrelationships."

Walter de Gruyter - 2024

Recherche | Colloque

Quantifying the Holocaust: Classifying, Counting, Modeling: What Contribution to Holocaust History?

The development and discussion of quantitative investigation and analysis techniques are impacting and revitalizing numerous fields within historical research. How does this affect studies on the Holocaust? This international colloquium, organized by Claire Zalc, a research director at CNRS, and supported by the European Research Council (ERC), offers an opportunity to reflect on the potentials and challenges associated with various forms of quantification in this specific domain.

From Tuesday, May 14th to Thursday, May 16th 2024

Mémoire | Exposition

Rwanda 1994. Traces of the Tutsi genocide - La Contemporaine, Nanterre

To mark the 30th commemoration of the Tutsi genocide in Rwanda, the RwandaMap international research network and LaContemporaine are presenting a traveling exhibition on the history and memory of the Tutsi genocide, based on the collections of La Contemporaine and enriched by public and private archives from Rwanda, France, Belgium and elsewhere. The exhibition consists of 25 panels presenting ten research themes and a set of 150 reproduced documents.

Tuesday, May 14 to Friday, July 12, 2024

Aide aux survivants | Rencontre

3rd Forum Generations of the Holocaust

In partnership with numerous associations, the Shoah Memorial is organizing a new intergenerational meeting on the theme "Acting and Transmitting." Meetings, workshops, conferences, dinners, performances, and visits will punctuate this moment of exchange and conviviality.

From Saturday, May 18th to Monday, May 20th, 2024.

Culture juive | Publication

Histoire juive de la France - Under the direction of Sylvie Anne Goldberg

This monumental work, spanning nearly  1,5000 pages, brings together contributions from 150 specilists from 6 different countries, under the direction of Sylvie Anne Goldberg. Intennded for a wide audience, il allows for a better understanding of the continuous contribution of Jews to the building of France, its values, society, and culture.

Publication: Wednesday, October 11, 2023, by Albin Michel Editions

Mémoire | Publication

"When I grow up" - the lost autobiographies of six Yiddish teens by Ken Krimstein

After discovering autobiographies of teenagers written in Yiddish on school notebooks in Lithuania between 1932 and 1939, the American illustrator Kim Krimstein turned them into a book published in 2021, now translated into French. It tells lives without embelishment, direct towards a future they would never have, as almost all of these teenagers disappeared in the Holocaust, along with their families, and the Yiddish culture with them.

Published in english

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Mémoire | Exposition

Traveling exhibition #StolenMemory from the Arolsen archives

The Arelson Archives present a traveling exhibition about the last possessions of the victims of nazism, often former Prisoners of concentration camps, which they keep until they can return them to their families. In addition to memorial challenges, the exhibition aims to draw public attention so that the remaining 2,500 objects can be returned as soon as possible.

To be seen in many French cities in 2023 and 2024

Recherche | Colloque

International colloquium - "The Photography of Persecution. Pictures of the Holocaust" - The American University of Paris

This international conference, organized by the "George and Irina Schaeffer Center for the Study of Genocide, Human Rights, and Conflict Prevention" at the American University of Paris (AUP), aims to study photographs depicting the persecution and murder of Jews in Europe from 1933 to 1945.

Colloquium: from Wednesday 22th to Friday 24th of June 2022, AUP, Paris 75007

Recherche | Publication

Rescue, Relief, and Resistance - Catherine Collomp

Rescue, Relief, and Resistance: The Jewish Labor Committee's Anti-Nazi Operations, 1934–1945 is the English translation of Catherine Collomp’s award-winning book on the Jewish Labor Committee (JLC). Formed in 1934 by the leaders of the Jewish Labor Movement, the JLC came to the forefront of American labor’s reaction to Nazism and antisemitism.

Wayne State University Press - 2021