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13. February 2016 08:00 - 13. March 2016 23:59
CfP - WorkshopsCall for Papers: Refugees and Citizens. New Nation States as Places of Asylum, 1914-1941
Especially over the past few decades, the refugee policies of Western states in the interwar period have been the subject of thorough examination by historians who have mostly highlighted the restrictive policies of closed borders, or ‘paper walls’, especially vis a vis Jewish refugee...Weiterlesen...
17. February 2016 16:00
VWI goes to...Laura Almagor: Forgotten Alternatives: Jewish Territorialism as a Movement of Political Action and Ideology, 1905–1960
VWI goes to the University of Vienna This presentation aims to shed light on the history of a largely forgotten Jewish political movement: Jewish Territorialism. It also demonstrates how the history of twentieth century Jewish politics is not confined to the realm of Jewish studies, ...Weiterlesen...
18. February 2016 18:30
Simon Wiesenthal LectureSusanne C. Knittel: Unheimliche Heimat. Triest als Erinnerungsraum
In Triest lassen sich die widerstreitenden Impulse der italienischen Erinnerungskultur seit 1945 wie in einem Mikrokosmos betrachten. Die Spannung zwischen Gedächtnisarbeit und einer Rehabilitierung des Faschismus wird am Beispiel zweier Gedenkstätten besonders deutlich: der Risiera d...Weiterlesen...
24. February 2016 14:30
VWI goes to...Paul Weindling: Experiencing Persecution and Forced Migration: Jewish Medical Refugees from post-Anschluss Vienna to the UK
Institute of Culture Studies and Theatre History,Austrian Academy of SciencesClubraumDr.-Ignaz-Seipel-Platz 21010 Wien VWI goes to the IKT... Studies of what is euphemistically called “emigration” and “exile” of persons escaping Nazi persecu-tion have traditionally focused on high a...Weiterlesen...
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