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Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies

Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies

Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies

The Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies (CHGS) promotes academic research, education and public awareness on the Shoah, other genocides and current forms of mass violence. Your generous support is key to maintaining the important work of the Center, advancing the hightest quality of scholarship, programs, and educational resources.

Student Opportunities

CHGS guides and mentors undergraduate and graduate students by organizing courses and workshops, offering grants and fellowships and providing unique opportunities for interaction with leading experts in the field. To find out more click here.

Professional and Educational Resources

CHGS supports educators through interactive workshops and institutes, facilitated by leading experts of Holocaust and genocide education. CHGS's website offers a myriad of resources for teaching age appropriate lessons about the Holocaust and genocide. To learn more click here.

Center News

2017 International Holocaust Remembrance Day Community Event featuring Father Partick Desbois

Thursday, January 26, 2017, 7:00 PM
Beth El Synagogue, 5225 Barry Street West, St. Louis Park 

The Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies (CHGS) is cosponsoring this event, presented by the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC) in commemoration of International Holocaust Remembrance Day featuring a talk by Father Patrick Desbois, who will discuss his work identifying sites of mass execution during World War II. CHGS is providing a round-trip shuttle bus for students.
Reserve your spot here.

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