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23. February 2024 08:00 - 01. March 2024 23:59
Call for ApplicationsCEU Summer Course: Holocaust Testimonies and Their Afterlives
Course date: 10–19 July 2024Location: Budapest Application deadline: 1 March 2024ECTS Credits: 2.0Course delivery: In-person This 9-day, intensive summer course will investigate the genealogy of the era of the witness, focusing on the emergence of Holocaust testimony as the model fo...Weiterlesen...
04. March 2024 10:00
WorkshopEHRI und Mikroarchive in Österreich
EHRI (European Holocaust Research Infrastructure) hat sich als Ziel gesetzt, seine Unterstützung und Dienstleistungen für Mikroarchive zu verbessern. Im Rahmen von EHRI steht der Begriff „Mikroarchiv“ etwa für Familienarchive, Archive von Vereinen, Gedenkstätten, Forscher:innen und ge...Weiterlesen...
05. March 2024 19:00
BuchpräsentationLaura Almagor: Beyond Zion. The Jewish Territorialist Movement, Liverpool University Press, Littman Library of Jewish Civilization, 2022
CEU Jewish Studies Program and the Vienna Wiesenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies (VWI) invite you to the discussion and book launch of Beyond Zion. The Jewish Territorialist Movement. Laura Almagor’s book reconstructs the rich history of the activities and changing ideologies o...Weiterlesen...
07. March 2024 18:30
Simon Wiesenthal LectureShulamit Volkov: Die jüngste Welle des Antisemitimus. Kontinuitäten und neue Entwicklungen
Die jüngste Welle des Antisemitimus hat weltweit Ratlosigkeit ausgelöst. Als Ausgangspunkt ihres Vortrags wird Shulamit Volkov die parallelen antisemitischen Wellen nach dem Sechstagekrieg von 1967 und dem Jom-Kippur-Krieg im Jahr 1973 betrachten. Dabei wird sie auch auf ihre bekanntg...Weiterlesen...
12. March 2024 14:00
VWI invites/goes to...VWI invites Research Center for the History of Transformations (RECET), University of Vienna
Workshop 02.00 pmConstantin Iordachi (VWI Senior Fellow)Cleansing Ultranationalism: A Comparative History of Fascism in Eastern Europe, 1918–1945Commented by Michal Kopeček (RECET) 03:00 pmMirnes Sokolović (VWI Junior Fellow)The Construction of Europe by the Yugoslav Literary Righ...Weiterlesen...
14. March 2024 19:00 - 15. March 2024 17:00
rÆson_anzenDori Laub, Psychoanalysis and Testimony – Invoking Presence out of Absence
Über die Konferenz Den Holocaust zu überleben war die Ausnahme. Zeugnis über den Holocaust abzulegen, bedeutet auch, Zeugnis für diejenigen zu geben, die nicht überlebt haben, die nicht mehr gehört werden können. Zeugnisse von Holocaust-Überlebenden sind oft der einzige Zugang zu den...Weiterlesen...
20. March 2024 19:00
InterventionGedenkstätte Karajangasse. Geschichte und Perspektiven eines politischen Lernorts
Das heutige Gymnasium am Augarten erstreckt sich über eine Fläche, die bis zur Zusammenlegung drei Grundstücke umfasste: Neben dem Brigitta-Realgymnasium und einem Wohngebäude befand sich dort auch eine Volksschule für Mädchen. Nach dem „Anschluß“ 1938 wurden jüdische Lehrer:innen und...Weiterlesen...

Research Fellowships 2024/25 at The Vienna Wiesenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies (VWI)

 

The Vienna Wiesenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies (VWI) invites applications for its research fellowships for the academic year 2024/25.

 

The VWI is an academic institution dedicated to the research and documentation of antisemitism, racism, nationalism and the Holocaust. Conceived and established during Simon Wiesenthal’s lifetime, the VWI receives funding from the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research, the Federal Chancellery as well as the City of Vienna. Research at the Institute focus-es on the Holocaust in its European context, including its antecedents and its aftermath.

 

Scholars who have completed their PhD studies and have produced works of scholarship are eligible for receiving a research fellowship. Research fellows will be able to conduct research on a topic of their choice in the field of Holocaust studies at the Institute. Beyond the research work itself, the stay at the Institute is intended to encourage communication and scientific exchange among the fellows at the institute. Research fellows are expected to support the Institute’s aca-demic work and provide research adjective and support to junior fellows. Research fellows must be regularly present at the VWI.

 

Research projects of the research fellows are to focus on a topic relevant to the research inter-ests of the VWI. Within this parameter, applicants are free to choose their own topic, approach, and methodology. Fellows will have access to the archives of the Institute. It is expected that fellows will make use of relevant resources from the collection in their research projects. Research results will be the subject of formal fellow’s discussion and will be presented to the wider public at regular intervals. At the end of their stay, fellows are required to submit a research paper which will be peer-reviewed and published in VWI’s e-journal S:I.M.O.N. – Shoah: Intervention. Meth-ods. Documentation.

 

Research fellowships are awarded for a duration of between five and eleven months. They will have a working space and Internet access and will receive a monthly stipend of € 2,200.-. In ad-dition, VWI will cover housing costs during the fellowship (up to € 600.- per month) as well as the costs of a round-trip to and from Vienna (coach class airfare or 2nd class train fare). There is an additional one-off payment of € 200.- available for research conducted outside of Vienna or pho-tocopying costs outside of the Institute, where applicable.

 

Research fellows will be selected by the International Academic Advisory Board of the VWI.

 

Applications may be submitted in English or German and must include the following documents:

 

  • completed application form,
  • a detailed description of the research project, including the research objectives, an overview of existing research on the topic and methodology (12,000-character max.)
  • a list of publications and a CV with a photo, if not already included in application form (optional).

 

Please send your application in electronic format (in one integral *.pdf-file) with the subject head-er “VWI Research Fellowships 2024/25” by 12 January 2024 to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

If you do not get confirmation that we have received your proposal, please contact us.

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