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See the new guidelines, deadline etc for the Art and Writing Contests for 2012

Also note the DHRC’s new mailing address:
305 Sugar Camp Circle, Dayton, OH 45409

Does your school group want to visit the Prejudice and Memory exhibit at the National Museum of the US Air Force, but budget cuts have made that impossible? The DHRC recently received a generous grant from the Levin Family Foundation that may allow us to help you. Contact the Director, Renate Frydman, for details.

SOCHE is hosting an event in October with Jane Elliott, the creator of the famous “blue-eyed/brown-eyed” exercise, first done with grade school children in the 1960s:

The Anatomy of Prejudice with Jane Elliott
… Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Morning & evening sessions available
Both sessions are free and open to the public
Sinclair Community College
Call Marcella Balin at (937) 478-4958 for more information.


Peace and Reconciliation: an exhibit at the Springfield Center for the Arts at Wittenberg College

This exhibit on the Jews of Wittenberg, Germany and the Holocaust opens with a special program on October 3; the exhibit runs through November 13. Click here for a PDF with all the details.


Claims Conference: Call for Applications

Deadline: January 25, 2012

 

Claims Conference
Saul Kagan Fellowship for Advanced Holocaust Studies

The Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany (Claims Conference) has a limited number of fellowships available for Ph.D. candidates pursuing Holocaust studies for the 2012-13 academic year. The application deadline is January 25, 2012. After reviewing the information on our website (http://forms.claimscon.org/fellowships), contact Lori Schor (Lori.Schor@claimscon.org) to express your intent to apply. Write Cohort V Applicant Inquiry in the subject line.

 

Through the Kagan Fellowship program, the Claims Conference supports Ph.D. candidates pursuing the advanced study of the fate of Jews who were systematically targeted for destruction or persecution by the Nazis and their allies between 1933 and 1945. Supported research can include: the immediate historical context in which the Shoah took place; political, economic, legal, religious, or socio-cultural aspects; ethical and moral implications; and related topics.

 

Kagan Fellowships of up to $18,000 per fellow are awarded to outstanding candidates who exhibit strong personal commitment to Shoah memory, demonstrate excellence in academic achievement, and possess the potential to provide outstanding professional leadership that will shape the future of Shoah scholarship.

Click here to meet our current fellows and alumni http://forms.claimscon.org/fellowships/fellows2011.pdf.

Lori Schuldiner Schor
Fellowships Administrator
Lori.Schor@claimscon.org

http://forms.claimscon.org/fellowships/

http://kavod.claimscon.org

http://blog.claimscon.org/2011/07/25/the-importance-of-the-saul-kagan-fellowship/

646.485.2050 (phone)
212.481.9607 (fax)

The International School for Holocaust Studies at Yad Vashem is pleased to announce its upcoming 8th International Conference on the Holocaust and Education.

The conference will be the week of June 17-21, 2012 at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem.
Please check the Yad Vashem website in the weeks to come for information on topic and abstract submission.

www.yadvashem.org
http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/education/index.asp