A Research Introduction to Jewish Life and the Holocaust

Deadline:  15 September 2017
Open to: undergraduate, MA, and early PhD students who are enrolled in relevant academic disciplines at colleges and universities
Venue:  8–12 January 2018, Washington, DC

Description

The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum invites applications for the international seminar “A Research Introduction to Jewish Life and the Holocaust in the Soviet Union.” This seminar will be held January 8–12, 2018, at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC.

This seminar will acquaint undergraduate, MA, and early PhD students with the central topics, issues, and sources related to the study of Jewish life and the Holocaust in the Soviet Union, including pre-war life, evacuation, mass shootings, rescue, forced labor, and issues of commemoration and memory, with a prominent geographical focus on Ukraine. Mandel Center scholars will lead discussions, and the seminar will include group analysis of many of the types of primary source material available in the Museum’s collections. In addition, participants will have the opportunity to explore the Museum’s extensive library, archival, and other collections.

Eligibility

The Museum welcomes international applications from undergraduate, MA, and early Ph.D. students who are enrolled in relevant academic disciplines at colleges and universities.

Costs

Participants are required to attend the full duration of the seminar. Awards will include the cost of direct travel to and from each participant’s home institution and Washington, DC; shared lodging for the seminar’s duration; and select meals.

How to apply?

In order to apply, please fill the application.

For more information, please visit the official web page.