Centro Primo Levi is a New York based organization inspired by the humanistic legacy of writer and chemist Primo Levi, who survived Auschwitz and contributed significantly to the post-World War II debate on the role of memory in modern societies. CPL cultivates education and debate on Primo Levi’s work and Italian Jewish history
Founded on February 2, 1920 under the title of the Institute of National History and initially placed under the auspices of the University of Cluj, it is known as the oldest Institute in Romania dedicated to the research of its history and related disciplines.
The Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Anti-Semitism (SICSA) was established in 1982 as an interdisciplinary research center dedicated to an independent, non-political and critical approach to understanding the phenomenon of antisemitism.
The CDEC Foundation was officially established in 1986 with headquarters in Milan, to continue the work of the Contemporary Jewish Documentation Center founded in Venice in 1955.
It is an independent research institute for the promotion and study of the events, culture and reality of Jews in Italy from the Emancipation to the present day, with particular reference to contemporary Italy and the Nazi-Fascist period. The CDEC Foundation is in fact recognized as the leading institute in Italy for the history and documentation of the Shoah.