Mapping Visual History of the Holocaust in the Digital Age: Approaching Holocaust Memory through Digitized Moving Images in the Visual History of the Holocaust and the Ephemeral Films Projects
Presentation by Tobias Ebbrecht-Hartmann and Michael Loebenstein at the online-conference “Digital Memory – Digital History – Digital Mapping: Transformations of Memory Cultures and Holocaust Education”
Friday, 24.09.2021, 11:30 to Friday, 24.09.2021, 13:30
The presentation introduces two online infrastructures that offer advanced search functions and online tools for viewing, reviewing, annotating and connecting moving images from the era of National Socialism and the Holocaust.
Panel with members of the VHH project at the Fifth Annual Conference of the Memory Studies Association on “Convergences” in Warsaw
Friday, 09.07.2021, 10:00 to Friday, 09.07.2021, 12:00
As visual media play an important role in shaping memory, we are rethinking the role of visual materials in the formation and transformation of memory from a perspective that views relations as a fundamental principle incorporating historical contexts, specific events, and particular places.
VHH Research Seminar – Session 5: Soviet Filmed Atrocity Images on American Movie Screens, 1942–1945, and Some Partial Answers to the Questions of What, When, Where and By Whom?
Presentation by Stuart Liebman
Tuesday, 15.06.2021, 18:00 to Tuesday, 15.06.2021, 20:00
In the fifth session of CERCEC's H2020 "Visual History of the Holocaust" Research Seminar, Prof. em. Stuart Liebman (Queens College, City University of New York) speaks about Soviet atrocity images shown in American cinemas during World War II.
Presentation by Lital Henig and Shir Ventura at the online-conference “Digital Holocaust Memory from the Margins: Practices, Places, and Narratives”
Thursday, 03.06.2021, 15:00 to Thursday, 03.06.2021, 17:30
From online archives to video games, Holocaust related imagery has migrated to digital media. This migration also impacts practices of digital curation, as the digitised images of the Holocaust behave differently than analogue ones.
Presentation by Noga Stiassny at the online-conference “Digital Holocaust Memory from the Margins: Practices, Places, and Narratives”
Thursday, 03.06.2021, 15:00 to Thursday, 03.06.2021, 17:30
This paper focuses on artistic representations of the Nazi gas chambers and demonstrates how this icon of Holocaust memory can be used as the thematic and visual skeleton of a digital exhibition.
VHH Research Seminar – Session 4: Un-Seen: The Manyfold Lives of a 1943 Deportation Film Footage across the East-West Divide
Presentation by Nadège Ragaru
Tuesday, 18.05.2021, 16:00 to Tuesday, 18.05.2021, 18:00
In the fourth session of CERCEC's H2020 "Visual History of the Holocaust" Research Seminar, Prof. Nadège Ragaru (Sciences Po, Paris) speaks about the life and afterlife of film footage documenting the deportation of Jews in 1943.
Migrating Images in the Digital Age: Multimodal Curation of Visual Records from the Liberation of Nazi Concentration Camps in Digital Infrastructures
Presentation by Tobias Ebbrecht-Hartmann, Lital Henig, Noga Stiassny and Fabian Schmidt at the online-conference “Migrating Archives of Reality”
Thursday, 06.05.2021, 14:00 to Thursday, 06.05.2021, 15:00
Digital media and new forms of visual appropriation by digital means intensified the constant circulation of photographs and film footage related to historical events. Next to “classical” media such as films, paintings and graphic novels, nowadays also digital short videos or Internet memes refer to historical imagery. As migrating images, the visual records from the liberation of Nazi concentration camps inform complex and multilayered chains of references.
Presentation by Ingo Zechner, Lindsay Zarwell and Criss Austin at the online-conference "Films of State: Moving Images Made by Governments"
Thursday, 08.04.2021, 13:00 to Thursday, 08.04.2021, 14:30
With a focus on color film footage shot by the U.S. Ary Air Forces at Buchenwald concentration camp, this presentation provides an overview of how the use and reuse of government films is explored in the VHH project.
VHH Research Seminar – Session 3: Soviet Footage on Nazi Crimes and Its Textual Documentation: Identification and Research Issues
Presentation by Valérie Pozner and Irina Tcherneva
Tuesday, 06.04.2021, 16:00 to Tuesday, 06.04.2021, 18:00
In the third session of CERCEC's H2020 "Visual History of the Holocaust" Research Seminar, Valérie Pozner (CNRS-THALIM) and Irina Tcherneva (CNRS-Eur'ORBEM) speak about Soviet film footage documenting Nazi crimes.
VHH Research Seminar – Session 2: Dziga Vertov’s Blood for Blood (1941) in the Interval of Fall 1941
Presentation by John MacKay
Friday, 26.03.2021, 16:00 to Friday, 26.03.2021, 18:00
In the second session of CERCEC's H2020 "Visual History of the Holocaust" Research Seminar, John MacKay (Yale University, Film and Media Studies/Slavic Languages and Literatures) speaks about Vertov's Blood for Blood (1941).
Presentation by Natascha Drubek-Meyer
Thursday, 25.02.2021, 16:00 to Thursday, 25.02.2021, 18:00
In the first session of CERCEC's H2020 "Visual History of the Holocaust" Research Seminar, Natascha Drubek-Meyer (Free University of Berlin/ Fonte Stiftung, Peter Szondi-Institut Berlin) speaks about Majdanek.
Annual VHH Consortium Meeting
Tuesday, 23.02.2021, 15:00 to Wednesday, 24.02.2021, 19:00
At the beginning of the second half of the VHH project, this large Consortium Meeting provides a multi-perspective update on where we stand and where we go.
Presentation by Ingo Zechner at the online workshop “Teaching Digital Methods for Film Studies”, JGU Mainz
Friday, 19.02.2021, 11:00 to Friday, 19.02.2021, 12:00
What is advanced about Advanced Digitization? In this presentation, Ingo Zechner advocates for a comprehensive understanding of Advanced Digitization.
Project presentation by Ingo Zechner at the online cluster meeting of the projects funded under the DT-TRANSFORMATIONS-12-2018-2020 topic, EU Commission, REA
Wednesday, 10.02.2021, 10:00 to Wednesday, 10.02.2021, 12:00
The topic comprises a group of six projects that have officially kicked-off. The objective of this first cluster meeting and its brief project presentations is to allow projects to get to know and learn from each other, to exchange, to share and start planning actions in synergy.
Tuesday, 02.02.2021, 09:30 to Tuesday, 02.02.2021, 13:00
The aim of this internal mini-workshop is to further refine the VHH Results and Stakeholders Matrix, and to workshop the VHH project’s strategic approach to exploitation in preparation for the consortium meeting 2021 and upcoming deliverables.
Tuesday, 26.01.2021, 14:00 to Tuesday, 26.01.2021, 17:00
Exploring the possibilities and challenges of automatic relation detection in films is the aim of this mini-workshop.
Tuesday, 12.01.2021, 09:30 to Tuesday, 12.01.2021, 13:00
At the beginning of the second half of the VHH project, this joint mini-workshop gathers computer scientists, historians and media scholars to present and discuss the possibilities and further requirements of two software solutions employing automatic analysis tools developed in the course of the project: BOW (Batch OCR Webservice) and ArchAIvist.