Microcosms of the Holocaust


Vienna Exhibition “Final Sites before Deportation”

Kleine Sperlgasse 2a, Castellezgasse 35, Malzgasse 7 and 16 – these addresses in Vienna-Leopoldstadt are practically absent from collective memory. However, in the topography of the Shoah in Vienna and Austria, these are central locations. In 1941/42, four deportation collection camps were situated at these sites, where Jews were interned before deportation. Groups of approximately…

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EHRI Fellowship Call 2016-2018

EHRI fellowship programme now open for applications The EHRI fellowships are intended to support and stimulate Holocaust research by facilitating international access to key archives and collections related to the Holocaust as well as archival and digital humanities knowhow. The fellowships intend to support researchers, archivists, curators, and younger scholars, especially PhD candidates with limited…

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New publication Microhistories of the Holocaust

978-1-78533-366-8 $120.00, 336 pages, 4 illus., bibliog., index Dear Colleague, It is our pleasure to announce the recent publication in the Americas, Australasia, China and Japan of MICROHISTORIES OF THE HOLOCAUST, Edited by Claire Zalc and Tal Bruttmann. Publication in the rest of the world will take place next month. The Key features of this book: Micro perspectives…

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MCAHS Summer Research Workshop Microcosms of the Holocaust: Emotional Communities in the Modern Metropoles of Nazi-Occupied Europe

Throughout the big cities of twentieth-century Europe, Jews and Gentiles lived together, often enmeshed in tight networks that crosscut public and private spheres. Both communities are well-studied in the historiography of the Holocaust, but often is isolation. This workshop examines how the interactions of Jews and Gentiles evolved, during the Holocaust and in the immediate…

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