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The 9th International Summer School of the Digital Interview Collections-CeDiS

News from Apr 27, 2017

2017 Topic:  “Memories on Display: Using Oral History Interviews as Academic Sources and Exhibits at Memorial Sites.”

Conference Dates: July 23-29, 2017

Application Period: April 24- May 21, 2017

Freie Universität Berlin invites young international scholars to become acquainted learn about with interdisciplinary methods of analyzing video testimonies of Holocaust survivors. This year’s Summer School focuses on the representation of survivors’ testimonies in museums and memorial sites.

The program is generously supported by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and is designed for individuals who have previously visited a German university for one or several semesters, either as an exchange student or researcher, and who have an interest in oral history and the history of National Socialism.

The Summer School is free of charge for the participants. Freie Universität Berlin will cover room and board and subsidize travel costs.

Please note that the workshop language will be German. To attend a high level of written and spoken German is required.

For more information as well as the online application form visit: