23 September, 2022

IHRS participated in a workshop on antisemitism and conspiracy theories

IHRS participated in a Nordic workshop on antisemitism and conspiracy theories at Institut Judaicum Aboense at Åbo University on September 19. The purpose of the workshop was to gather scholars from Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland to discuss a common application on antisemitism and conspiracy theories. The workshop is a collaboration between IHRS, Uppsala… READ MORE

30 June, 2022

IHRS leads two panels on the Congress of Nordic Historians

On August 8-11th, the 30th Congress of Nordic Historians takes place at Gothenburg University. The theme of the Conference is “Global and local”. See the full programme here. The IHRS leads two panels under the heading Antisemitism in the Nordic countries: Regional expressions of global patterns of thought. Both panels will take place on… READ MORE

29 June, 2022

IHRS held its first conference

On June 17th, the IHRS and HL-senterets conference Sweden and the Holocaust in a Scandinavian Context. Local and Regional Aspects took place at Statens Historiska Museum in Stockholm, Sweden. The conference gathered 40 participants and new research on local and regional aspects of the Holocaust was presented in four sessions, see the full programme… READ MORE

29 June, 2022

IHRS responds to remittance on the Living History Forum

The government authority The Living History Forum was created in 2003 as part of the former Swedish Prime Minister Göran Persson´s information campaign aiming at increasing the knowledge on the Holocaust among Swedish youth. The information campaign also included the launch of the book “Tell ye your children” by Paul A Levine och Stéphane… READ MORE

28 June, 2022

Inauguration of the Swedish Holocaust Museum

On June 16th, the Swedish Holocaust Museum was inaugurated by Minister of Culture, Jeanette Gustafsdotter. The inauguration took place at Statens Historiska museer due to the fact that the Holocaust Museum has not yet opened in its temporary localities. The Museum launched its website, read more on The Swedish Holocaust Museum. The Museums Director… READ MORE

26 April, 2022

Conference Programme is public

The interest in the conference Sweden and the Holocaust in a Scandinavian Context. Local and Regional Aspects arranged by the IHRS and the HL-senteret has been overwhelming and we are therefore happy to announce the programme. The conference will include four sessions where new research is presented, a panel discussion on meeting the challenges… READ MORE

26 April, 2022

New facilities for the Swedish Holocaust Museum

The Swedish Holocaust Museum will be situated at Torsgatan 19 in the city center of Stockholm and open to the public next summer. The facilities will be the home of the museum for the coming years during the establishment of the museum. The Director of the Swedish Holocaust Museum, Dr. Katherine Hauptman, is pleased… READ MORE

23 February, 2022

Call for papers are open

Call for papers to IHRS and The Norwegian Center for Holocaust and Minority Studies (HL-senteret) conference Sweden and the Holocaust in a Scandinavian Context. Local and Regional Aspects on Friday, June 17th, 2022, in Stockholm are open. The conference is the first annual conference in collaboration between IHRS and HL-senteret and will focus on… READ MORE

5 October, 2021

Special funding for research on the Holocaust

The Swedish Government gives the Swedish Research Council a mandate to call for special funding for research on the Holocaust and antisemitism starting in 2022. The call opens on February 9 and ends on March 15, 2020. Read more here. The call is part of the pledges made by the Government during the International… READ MORE

5 October, 2021

IHRS to host an international conference with the HL-Senteret

IHRS will host a two-day international research conference in Stockholm on Local and Regional Aspects on Sweden and the Holocaust in close vicinity with the first meeting of the Swedish Presidency of the IHRA in June. We are happy to announce that the conference will be held in co-operation with the Norwegian HL-Senteret on… READ MORE

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