The International Institute for Holocaust Research
About the International Institute for Holocaust Research
Research and publications on the Shoah have always been high priorities of Yad Vashem since its official founding by the Knesset (the Israeli Parliament) in 1953. Due to the increase of international interest in the Shoah, the desire to encourage and support worldwide scholarly research on the Shoah and related topics, Yad Vashem established the International Institute for Holocaust Research in 1993. The Institute is active in the development and coordination of International research; the planning and undertaking of scholarly projects; the organization of symposia, conferences, and seminars; the fostering of cooperative projects among research institutions; financial and academic support for scholars and students of the Shoah; offering MA, PhD and postdoctoral fellowships; and publishing academic research, documentation, conference anthologies, diaries, memoirs, and albums about the Shoah. More...
- The John Najmann Chair of Holocaust Studies
- Yad Vashem Publications
- Yad Vashem Studies
- Search and Research Series
- Diana Zborowski Center for the Study of the Aftermath of the Holocaust
- Holocaust: Jews in the USSR new
- Fund for Research of the Holocaust in Hungary and Hungarian Jewish History in Honor of Dr. Ingrid D. Taube
Call for Papers
Second Workshop for Advanced PhD Candidates from Universities in the United States, Canada and Israel who are working on Holocaust Topics.
Date: 25 - 30 May 2014.
Location: University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA.
(Deadline extended to 10 March 2014)
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Aspects of Jewish Solidarity, Mutual Help, Animosities and Tensions Within Jewish Society During the Shoah
Date: December 15-18, 2014, Jerusalem.
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