HIST332: The Holocaust and Genocide

Primary sources on the Holocaust, Holocaust museums and research institutes, genocide and related resources.

Resources for Primary Research

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Holocaust Museums and Research Institutes

United States

Europe

Australia

United States

Europe

United States

Israel

United States

Israel

  • Massuah Institute for Holocaust Studies
    A museum and international seminar center designed to "encourage preserving the memory of the Holocaust while placing special emphasis on its significance to our world".

Europe

United States

Europe

United States

Israel

United States

Israel

Europe

United States

Israel

  • World Jewish Congress
    Founded in 1936, the World Jewish Congress is an international organization whose mission is to foster the unity and creative survival of the Jewish people while maintaining its spiritual, cultural and social heritage.
  • Yad Vashem
    Established in 1953, Yad Vashem is the world centre for documentation, research, education and commemoration of the Holocaust.
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Resources on Genocide

Genocide Studies Institutes

  • Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies
    Established in 1997 as an independent center at the University of Minnesota. Provides material and resources about the holocaust and contemporary aspects of genocide. Includes an extensive list of relevant links.
  • Committee on Conscience
    The United States Holocaust Memorial Council. The Committee's mandate is "to alert the national conscience, influence policy makers, and stimulate worldwide action to confront and work to halt acts of genocide or related crimes against humanity".

Genocide

  • Gendercide Watch
    A project of the Gender Issues Education Foundation (GIEF), a charitable foundation based in Edmonton, Alberta. "Seeks to confront acts of gender-selective mass killing around the world".

Genocide Studies Institutes

  • Genocide Studies Program (United States)
    Founded in 1998 at Yale University, this program conducts research, seminars and conferences on the Nazi Holocaust, on the Bosnian and Darfur genocides, and on other examples of colonial and indigenous genocides.
  • Institute for the Study of Genocide (United States)
    Founded in 1982 and located at John Jay College of Criminal Justice of the City University of New York, the ISG exists to promote and disseminate scholarship on the causes, consequences and prevention of genocide.

Genocide

Genocide Studies Institutes

Genocide

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Other Resources

Human Rights Groups

International law

  • Crimes of War Project
    Established in 1999, as a collaboration of journalists, lawyers and scholars dedicated to raising public awareness of the laws of war and their application to situations of conflict.

Human Rights Groups

  • The Holocaust History Project
    Archive of documents, photographs, recordings, and essays regarding the Holocaust. Includes refutation of Holocaust-denial.

Human Rights Groups

International law

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