International Team

Artists Cafe
A snapshot from our Artists’ Cafe March, 4, 2021

We are grateful for the support and work of colleagues and institutions from around the world. This project is funded by the generous support of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.


University of Victoria (Home Institution)

  • Dr. Charlotte Schallié, Department of German and Slavic Studies (Project Lead)
  • Dr. J. Matthew Huculak, Head, Advanced Research Services & Digital Scholarship Librarian, University of Victoria Libraries
  • Gillian Booth, Curator of Academic and Community Programs, University of Victoria Legacy Art Galleries
  • Randa El Khatib and the Electronic Textual Cultures Lab‘s Open Knowledge Program

Canadian Museum for Human Rights (Winnipeg)

  • Lise Pinkos, M. Ed., Manager, Education Programming

The University of British Columbia (Vancouver)

  • Dr. Andrea Webb, Department of Curriculum & Pedagogy

Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre

  • Dr. Ilona Shulman Spaar, Education Director & Curator


Arolsen Archives – International Center on Nazi Persecution

  • Dr. Akim Jah

Centre for Holocaust Studies (Institute for Contemporary History, Munich)

  • Dr. Frank Bajohr, Director
  • Dr. Andrea Löw, Deputy Director

Centre for Research on Antisemitism (Technical University Berlin)

  • Dr. Stefanie Fischer, Associate Researcher
  • Dr. Andrea Hopp, Fellow
  • Patricia Piberger, Student Assistant

Ravensbrück Memorial (Mahn- und Gedenkstätte Ravensbrück)

  • Ingrid Bettwieser
  • Dr. Matthias Heyl, Head of the Educational Department

University of Osnabrück

  • Maja Sturm, Senior Teacher for Art, German, Drama; Lecturer
  • Dr. Christoph Sturm, School of Educational and Cultural Studies


Anne Frank House

  • Jan Erik Dubbelman, Head Educational Projects Department

Erasmus University Rotterdam

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

  • Dr. Dienke Hondius, Associate Professor of History


University of Haifa

  • Dr. Arie Kizel, Head, Pedagogical Development of Educational Systems, Faculty of Education

Yad Vashem

  • Dr. Noa Mkayton, Director, International Education and Training Department, International School for Holocaust Studies, Yad Vashem

United Kingdom

The University of Bristol

  • Dr. Tim Cole, Professor of Social History and Director of Brigstow Institute

The University of Leicester, The Stanley Burton Centre for Holocaust and Genocide Studies

  • Dr. Alexander Korb, Associate Professor, Modern European History
  • Dr. Fransiska Louwagie, Associate Professor in French Studies: School of Modern Languages
  • Dr. Martin Stern MBE (Holocaust survivor), Holocaust Memorial Day Trust

United States

Penn State University

  • Dr. Kobi Kabalek, Assistant Professor of Holocaust Studies and Visual Studies; Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literature and Jewish Studies

University of Nebraska, Omaha

  • Dr. Mark Celinscak, Louis & Frances Blumkin Professor of Holocaust & Genocide Studies; Executive Director, Sam & Frances Fried Holocaust & Genocide Academy Modern Europe, Holocaust and Genocide Studies, War and Culture Studies.