Weiss - Livnat International MA
Program in Holocaust Studies

STUDY | EXPLORE | ADVOCATE

Now Accepting Applications for 2021-2022

Hybrid Studies - Remote Learning Options Available

Multidisciplinary  <br /> Approach

Multidisciplinary
Approach

Learn More
Local & International <br />Internships

Local & International
Internships

Learn More
Innovation<br /> Hub

Innovation
Hub

Apply Now

Welcome
Weiss-Livnat International MA Program in Holocaust Studies

NURTURING A NEW GENERATION OF HOLOCAUST SCHOLARS 2

 

The Weiss-Livnat International MA  Program in Holocaust Studies is a branch of the Weiss-Livnat International Center for Holocaust Research and Education - a center dedicated to perpetuating academic scholarship while also preserving Holocaust memory and awareness. Our MA program is the only graduate studies program of its kind in the world. With a multidisciplinary approach to the study of the Holocaust, we offer our students a wide range of courses in the disciplines of History, Anthropology, Psychology, Education, and the Arts taught by leading scholars in the field. In one year, our students attain the knowledge and skills to continue in academia or set out on a career path in Holocaust education or commemoration.

OUR FEATURED COURSES

We believe the Holocaust should be taught from a multidisciplinary perspective and offer a range of courses in the fields of History, Anthropology, Psychology, Education, and the Arts.

Art in Extremis: Creative Resistance During the Holocaust Final Projects

In this semester’s course “Art in Extremis: Creative Resistance during the Holocaust” we surveyed the complex and varied responses artists had to their circumstances as victims and witnesses in exile and in hiding, in the camps and ghettos. We explored how art was used as both a means of documentation and as a way to communicate protest, despair or hope. Instead of writing a final paper, students curated their own digital art exhibitions, using objects, images, and text, reflecting on modes of presentation and installation as well as questions of ethics and audience. Some projects focused on motifs or themes (such as games or time), others on genres. Some are centered on art created by certain groups (such as women or children) while others study art created in certain localities (Terezin, Stuttgart or Jasenovac). They incorporated both “high” art and popular culture, coerced and clandestine work, by artists who survived as well as those who perished. The following are some of the students’ proposed exhibitions:

The Oscar Ghez Collection

Ghez Collection Online

Internships

Our students have the chance to participate in exclusive internships in Israel, Europe, and the United States.

Meet Our Alumni

This image for Image Layouts addon

Hana Green

USA

PhD Candidate, Clark University

 

This image for Image Layouts addon

Chenda Seang

Cambodia

Educator, Documentation Center of Cambodia 

This image for Image Layouts addon

Omri Galperin

Israel

Documentary Filmmaker

 

This image for Image Layouts addon

Esther Selman

UK

Creator, Without the Footnote Podcast

 

Life in Haifa

Image

Connect with us

University of Haifa
Address: 
199 Aba Khoushy Ave.
Mount Carmel, Haifa
Israel 3498838
Tel: 972 (0)4 8240111

ygranot@univ.haifa.a.c.il

Newsletter

Enter your email and we'll send you more information

Search