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“Interactions. Explorations of Good Practice in Educational Work with Videotaped Testimonies of Victims of National Socialism” Book Release

“Interactions. Explorations of Good Practice in Educational Work with Videotaped Testimonies of Victims of National Socialism”, the fourth volume in the series "Education with Testimonies", is now...

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Braunau Contemporary History Days Conference Held in Austria

The 20th annual Braunau Contemporary History Days Conference ("20. Braunauer Zeitgeschichte-Tage") will take place in Braunau am Inn, Austria from 23-25 September 2011. The 2011 theme is "Difficult...

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Vienna Conference on Contemporary Concepts in Memorial Studies

What role do places of memory, particularly memorial sites, have in conveying relevant and action-guiding knowledge about the period of National Socialism, in particular for the global migrating...

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International Conference on “The Genocide of the Roma and Sinti: New Teaching Materials”

The conference "The Genocide of the Roma and Sinti: New Teaching Materials" will be held in Eisenstadt, Austria in November 2012. New teaching materials on the Genocide of Roma and Sinti will be...

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Austria Commemorates 5 May

Austria’s national Memorial Day Against Violence and Racism in Memory of the Victims of National Socialism was commemorated on 5 May.  Austria has commemorated this date, the anniversary of the...

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5th Dialogforum Mauthausen

The 5th Dialogforum Mauthausen took place on 6 and 7 May, focusing on the functions of a memorial site as a place of education and commemoration. Implementation of the new educational concept at...

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Call for Papers: Simon Wiesenthal Conference 2013

The Vienna Wiesenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies (VWI) and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies invite applications for an interdisciplinary...

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Austria Commemorates 75th Anniversary of the November 1938 Pogroms

A number of commemorative events were held in Austria to mark the 75th anniversary of the November 1938 pogroms.  Under the initiative of Barbara Prammer, President of the National Council of...

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