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Elizabeth Anthony is the Director of Visiting Scholar Programs at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies. She was co-editor of Freilegungen: Spiegelungen der NS-Verfolgung und ihrer Konsequenzen, Jahrbuch des International Tracing Service, the 2015 Yearbook of the International Tracing Service, which also included Anthony’s article “Sexual Violence as Represented in the ITS Digital Archive.” She has published chapters in Lessons and Legacies Volume XII (2017); The Future of Holocaust Memorialization: Confronting Racism, Antisemitism, and Homophobia through Memory Work (2015); and the Nürnberger Institut für NS-Forschung und jüdische Geschichte des 20. Jahrhunderts Jahrbuch 2010. Her book, The Compromise of Return: Viennese Jews after the Holocaust, is forthcoming with Wayne State University Press in spring 2021. Anthony received her PhD in history at Clark University in 2016. Anthony holds a Master of Social Work from the University of Maryland and a Bachelor of Arts in economics from St. Mary’s College of Maryland. Anthony was the recipient of a Fulbright research grant (Austria) and a Mandel Center research fellowship, among others.

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Dr. Paul


Paul Miller holds a B.A. in history from Arizona State University (1989) and a Ph.D. in modern European history from Yale University (1995).  After graduate school, Miller worked at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (Washington, DC) as an editor of the journal Holocaust and Genocide Studies.  Since 1998, Miller has taught in the history department of McDaniel College in Westminster, Maryland (USA).  In Fall 2003, Miller taught at McDaniel College’s Budapest Program.  From 2004-05, he was a Fulbright fellow at the University of Sarajevo in Bosnia-Herzegovina, where he taught a course on twentieth-century genocide and published both academic and journalistic articles on genocide memory in the former Yugoslavia.  In 2005-06, Miller taught at the International University of Sarajevo.


From 2011-13, Miller was a Marie Curie Fellow (European Union research funding program) at the University of Birmingham (UK), where he worked on a book on the memory of the Sarajevo assassination (28 June 1914:  A Day in History and Memory).  He is also writing a general history of the assassination for Oxford University Press.  That work is provisionally entitled, It’s Nothing:  The Sarajevo Assassination and the Origins of World War I (anticipated 2015).  Miller has received additional support for this project from the U.S. National Endowment for the Humanities, the American Philosophical Society, and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. 


Miller is currently completing an article entitled, Yugoslav Eulogies:  The Footprints of Gavrilo Princip, which will be published in 2014 (prior to the centenary of the Sarajevo assassination) in both the University of Pittsburgh-based journal The Carl Beck Papers in Russian and East European Studies, as well as in the Belgrade-based journal Srpski knji�evni list (the latter in the Bosnian-Croatian-Serbian language).



Edward Serotta is a journalist, photographer and filmmaker specializing in Jewish life in Central and Eastern Europe. Born in Savannah, Georgia, Edward has worked in Central Europe since 1985. Between 1996 and 1999, he produced three films for ABC News Nightline. Edward has published three books – Out of the Shadows, Survival in Sarajevo and Jews, Germany, Memory. He has contributed to Time Magazine, The L.A.Times, The Washington Post, and other outlets. Ed founded Centropa in 2000.

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