Fortunoff/VWI Joint Research Fellowship

The Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies and the Vienna Wiesenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies (VWI) are delighted to announce the establishment of a joint postdoctoral fellowship position. Scholars who have completed their PhD studies and have produced works of scholarship are eligible for receiving the Fortunoff/VWI research fellowship.

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Overview

The Fellow will be able to conduct research on a topic of their choice in the field of Holocaust studies at the VWI using the digital collection of the Fortunoff Archive in Vienna. Beyond the research work itself, the stay at the institute is intended to encourage communication and scientific exchange among the fellows at VWI. At the end of their stay, the fellow is required to submit a research paper for the institute’s e-journal S:I.M.O.N. – Shoah: Intervention. Methods. Documentation, as well as contribute to the Fortunoff Archive's Critical Edition Series.
Application Information
The deadline for the 2019 Fellowship cycle has passed. Please contact the Archive for more information on upcoming fellowships.
Current Fellows

Ion Popa

Fortunoff/VWI Fellow
Ion Popa is a Saul Kagan Claims Conference Postdoctoral Fellow in Advanced Shoah Studies (New York) and Honorary Research Fellow of the Centre for Jewish Studies, University of Manchester. His research focus lies in the field of Jewish-Christian Relations in Eastern Europe during the Holocaust. His numerous publications include the monograph The Romanian Orthodox Church and the Holocaust and the article The 7th Rosiori Regiment and the Holocaust in Romania and the Soviet Union, the latter published in Dapim: Studies on the Holocaust in 2018.