IHRS seek collaborations with individual scholars and institutions, both on research and on archive collections, on short and long term. We are welcoming requests on different types of collaboration and especially those which leads to a joint application for funding. Please contact the Director Karin Kvist Geverts on email karin.kvist.geverts@ihrs.se if you like to propose collaborations.


IHRS has initiated a collaboration with the Norwegian HL-Senteret in Oslo. We are partners in an application to the Norwegian Research Council on the Holocaust in Norway, and on an international research conference which was held in Stockholm on June 17, 2022, on Sweden and the Holocaust in a Scandinavian Context. Local and Regional Aspects in close vicinity with the first meeting of the Swedish Presidency of the IHRA in June. Norway and Sweden have several important connections and the conference focused on new research on the Holocaust from a local and regional perspective. Read more about the conference here.


IHRS is part of the Swedish research network for Holocaust Studies which was initiated by Associate Professor Karin Kvist Geverts Director of IHRS together with Doctoral Candidate Martin Englund of Södertörn University College, Professor Malin Thor Tureby of Malmö University and Lecturer Lars M Andersson of Uppsala University. The Research Network is multidisciplinary and gathers ca 60 scholars. A textbook on Sweden and the Holocaust for university students in teacher training is currently being developed with chapters written by scholars within the network. The textbook project is edited by Associate Professor Izabela Dahl of Örebro University and Karin Kvist Geverts of IHRS.


IHRS is a partner in a new network on ”History and Memory of the Holocaust and Romani genocide in a Comparative International Perspective” financed by the Foundation for Baltic and East European Studies, and led by Associate Professor Andrej Kotljarchuk of Södertörn University College. The aim is to deepen our understanding of the Holocaust and the genocide of the Roma, as well as the Memory of these event, in a comparative perspective. The network arranged a conference on May 24-25, 2022, for young scholars. IHRS participated in a panel on Antigypsyism and Antisemitism in Sweden.


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