About the Institute

The Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is a locus for research and teaching on the Holocaust, as well as on the memory and representation of this and other genocides. Its three primary organizing and research rubrics are: History, Memory, and Education.

The Institute’s principal activities include: teaching and research, public events and lectures, permanent exhibition visits and training. The Institute also houses a research library and archive, as well as collections of multiple media, including photographs and film, art and artifacts.

All visitors are welcome during opening hours. Please call 413.835.0221 or email ihgms@umass.edu.