|EHRI Summer Schools in Holocaust Studies 2013|
(European Holocaust Research Infrastructure) invites applications to
its two summer schools on Holocaust Studies in 2013. The summer schools
are being funded by the European Union.
first EHRI summer school will be organized by the Shoah Memorial –
Museum, Center for Contemporary Jewish Documentation, Paris, France
between 15 July and 2 August 2013. The second EHRI summer school will be
organized by the Institute of Contemporary History Munich – Berlin in
Munich, Germany between 22 July and 9 August 2013. The main language of
communication during the summer schools will be English, but passive
comprehension of French (in Paris) or German (in Munich) will also be
The summer schools will provide an overview on methods, sources and the
state of research in Holocaust history research and will be aimed at the
graduate level. The summer schools will be open to scholars from a
variety of disciplines (historians, sociologists, psychologists,
anthropologists and others interested in the Holocaust) as well as
archivists. Candidates from Central and Eastern Europe are especially
encouraged to apply. The 12 places in each summer school will be awarded
on a competitive basis.
EHRI will cover travel and subsistence costs during the summer school.
Recipients are responsible for securing visas if necessary. In 2013,
there will be another call for applications for the two EHRI summer
schools scheduled to take place in 2014 in Amsterdam and Jerusalem. All
four summer schools will share a similar curriculum with topics such as
the role of the German elites and general population in the Holocaust,
recent developments in the historiography of the ghettos and camps as
well as the involvement in and reactions of the local population to the
Holocaust in both Western and Eastern Europe. Visits to memorial sites,
research libraries and archives will also be included.
All application materials must be submitted in English. The application must include the following:
application material can be sent as an email attachment in DOC or PDF
format to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please send all application material
at one time. Submissions must reach EHRI by 15 December 2012. Later submissions for this year will not be accepted. Decisions will be announced in January 2013.
A completed application form;
A curriculum vitae (maximum 2 pages) including 3-5 indicative publications, if any;
letter telling us why you want to participate in the program and what
you think you can gain for your own project(s) by taking part (maximum 2
letter of recommendation from a reputable academic who is familiar with
the applicant’s work. A letter of recommendation should include
evaluation of the overall quality of the applicant’s work. The letter
may be sent by email as a scan (including the recommender's signature
and letterhead) with the application or directly by the recommender. The
letter must be received before the application deadline;
Applicants must also designate a second recommender in the application form. The recommender may be contacted directly by EHRI.
For more information as well as the application form, please visit the website: www.ehri-project.eu
Our mailing address is:
European Holocaust Research Infrastructure
, 1016 CJ