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Since 3 May 2021, the archive and library have been reopened to visitors with strict hygiene measures. Appointments are necessary. The museum is also open to the public again (max. three persons at the same time).

Latest Events and Calls

14. May 2021 08:00 - 30. June 2021 23:59
CfP - WorkshopsNazis and Nazi Sympathisers in South America after 1945. Careers and Networks in their Destination Countries
Adolf Eichmann, Josef Mengele, Klaus Barbie, and Erich Priebke: These names are exemplary of the Nazi criminals who found refuge in South America after 1945. There, they either remained untroubled or were only made accountable for their crimes many years later. Investigations into th...Weiterlesen...
14. May 2021 08:00 - 31. August 2021 23:59
Ausschreibung DirektionDas Wiener Wiesenthal Institut für Holocaust-Studien (VWI) sucht zum Eintrittstermin 01.06.2022 eine/n Direktor/in.
Das von der Republik Österreich und der Stadt Wien geförderte VWI ist dem Vermächtnis von Simon Wiesenthal gegenüber verpflichtet und bewahrt sein Archiv. Es widmet sich der Erforschung, Dokumentation und Vermittlung von allen Fragen, die Antisemitismus, Nationalsozialismus, Rassi...Weiterlesen...
19. May 2021 15:00
VWI invites/goes to...Messan Tossa: Artefakte des Holocaust im afrikanischen Kontext
VWI invites the Institut für Afrikawissenschaften an der Universität Wien Die zunehmende Verflechtung von Welten aufgrund der Überwindung realer Distanzen geht Hand in Hand mit der Übersetzung lokaler Eigenheiten in globale Repräsentationsmuster. Aufgrund dieser virtuellen Distanzlos...Weiterlesen...
25. May 2021 17:00
VWI invites/goes to...Kateřina Králová: Family (Inter)Mission – Unaccompanied Child Refugees in Europe in 1940s-1950s
VWI goes to the Czech Centre Vienna At the threat of violent conflicts, children and minors are undisputable the most vulnerable targets of physical and political hostilities. More often than not, this forces their parents to an uneasy decision to ensure their security, even at the c...Weiterlesen...
26. May 2021 16:00
VWI invites/goes to...Gerald Steinacher: Forgive and Forget? Vatican Responses to the Nuremberg Trials and Denazification
VWI invites the Institute for Contemporary History at the University of Vienna The leadership of the Catholic Church, Pope Pius XII and his closest advisors, as well as many cardinals and bishops, were critical of the Nuremberg war crimes trials and denazification efforts after the S...Weiterlesen...
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