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USC hosts first conference about Mayan genocide


The USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research held its first conference on the Guatemalan genocide this week to bring together researchers for informative panels on the little-known history of this era in Latin America. The conference, “A Conflict? Genocide and Research in Guatemala,” began Sunday and will continue through Wednesday. Attendees included award-winning […]

Shoah worker indexes Armenian testimonies


Though Shoah means “Holocaust” in Hebrew, Manuk Avedikyan is working to document  survivor accounts of the Armenian Genocide for the USC Shoah Foundation, which has an agreement with the Armenian Film Foundation to preserve and disseminate these testimonies. The USC Shoah Foundation dedicates itself to documenting audio visual testimonies from survivors and witnesses of genocides […]