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08. December 2022 08:00 - 13. January 2023 23:59
FellowshipsCall for Fellowships 2023/24
Fellowships 2023/24 at the Vienna Wiesenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies (VWI) (german version below) The Vienna Wiesenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies (VWI) invites applications for its fellowships for the academic year 2022/2023. The VWI is an academic institution dedicate...Weiterlesen...
08. December 2022 08:00 - 31. January 2023 23:00
CfP - WorkshopsThe 1952 German-Jewish Settlement and Beyond. New Perspectives on Reparations During and After the Cold War
On 10 September 1952, the Federal Republic of Germany, the State of Israel, and the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany signed a historic agreement in Luxembourg, according to which Germany was to pay Israel the costs for “the heavy burden of resettling so great a num...Weiterlesen...
09. December 2022 18:00
VWI Visual"Grandma’s Tattoos", Director: Suzanne Khardalian, Sweden, 2011, 58 minutes, original version with English subtitles
Grandma's Tattoos is a powerful documentary that reveals the fate of thousands of forgotten women, mostly teenagers and young girls, who survived the 1915 Armenian Genocide but were forced into prostitution by their captors. Many of these women were tattooed as a permanent mark of the...Weiterlesen...
14. December 2022 17:00
VWI invites/goes to...Patrick Bernhard: Nordafrika und der Holocaust: Plädoyer für eine Verflechtungsgeschichte von Nationalsozialismus und Kolonialismus
VWI goes to Arbeitskreis Kulturanalyse and University of Vienna Bis heute ist die Frage nach dem Zusammenhang von Kolonialismus und Nationalsozialismus hoch umstritten. Mein Vortrag stellt sich dem Problem auf neue Weise. Anstatt wie bisher üblich Vergleiche zu ziehen zwischen der de...Weiterlesen...
10. January 2023 16:00
VWI invites/goes to...Christoph Dieckmann: Shoah, Warfare and Occupation 1938-1945
 VWI goes to Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies  Historians have long examined the complex, close relationship between the Holocaust and the German war effort. Using Lithuania as a case study, Dieckmann takes a new look at this relationship that includes...Weiterlesen...
11. January 2023 16:00
VWI invites/goes to...Violeta Davoliūtė: The Holocaust Perpetrator in Local Memory. Case Studies from Lithuania in European Perspective
VWI goes to the Institute of Culture Studies and Theater History (ÖAW/IKT) The outbreak of communal violence against Jews catalysed by the German invasion of the USSR continues to raise controversy. Research on the testimonies of Jewish survivors and previously inaccessible Soviet ar...Weiterlesen...
18. January 2023 18:00
VWI invites/goes to...Yulia Abibok: Victims, Perpetrators and "Our Guys". Interethnic Relations and Mass Massacres in Eastern Galicia
VWI goes to University of Vienna – Institute for Eastern European History This talk explores the history of atrocities committed during the Second World War in the Polish-Ukrainian borderland from local and personal perspectives of victims, perpetrators, and bystanders. The research ...Weiterlesen...
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