Archives and Research

Crimes Uncovered: The First Generation of Holocaust Researchers

The Wiener Library’s spring 2019 exhibition, Crimes Uncovered: The First Generation of Holocaust Researchers, traces the stories and legacies of the individuals and institutions who first collected...

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Safeguarding Access to Archives

For decades a significant amount of the documentation bearing on the Holocaust and its historical context has been scattered, endangered, and in many cases inaccessible. The International Holocaust...

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Memory of Holocaust, Perception of Jewish Culture Heritage and Antisemitism. A qualitative comparative study in Morocco, Spain, Germany, France and Great Britain

The aim of this project was to conduct research and to compile reports on Holocaust discourses in 5 countries, followed by conferences. Recommendations from the conferences were later passed on to...

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Sharing digitized Belgian Archives

The Kazerne Dossin digitized more than 800,000 documents related to the deportation and persecution of Jews and Sinti and Roma. The digitized archives shall be made available to other institutions...

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Diverging fates - Travelling Circus People in Europe under National Socialism

This two-year project, with an international team of researchers, examines the histories and divergent fates of circus owners, families and performers under National Socialism. This project served as...

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The relationship between the historical churches and the Jewish community in Czechoslovakia and Hungary from 1920 until the Holocaust

This project aimed to conduct comparative research in order to analyze the Christian churches' attitude in Slovakia and Hungary after the WWI and prior to the Holocaust, their contemporary reflection...

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Diplomatic 'Games' over the Deportation of Jews from Macedonia

This project intends to research and shed light on the negotiations between the Bulgarian and German government at the end of 1942 that resulted in signing a treaty on the resettlement of 20,000 Jews...

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International Colloquium: Bystanders, rescuers or perpetrators? The Neutrals and the Shoah - Facts, Memories, Myths and Countermyths

This project examined the attitude and reaction of the neutral countries during World War II (specifically Argentina, Ireland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and Turkey) to the Holocaust. Recent...

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European Library Platform for Teaching and Learning about the Holocaust

The project aims to create a large-scale European library network aiming to develop the framework for a collaborative platform of international resources for Holocaust education in the context of...

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Investigating and documenting the Roma Genocide in Eastern Europe: Collection of testimonies of survivors and bystanders

The project aimed to document the genocide of the Roma and spread the knowledge about what happened to Roma in various countries. Within the project, interviews with Roma survivors and witnesses about...

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