Event tip: Book Presentation “Exile in New Zealand”
The National Fund of the Republic of Austria for Victims of National Socialism cordially invites you to attend the presentation of Volume 7 “Exile in New Zealand” from the book series “Lives Remembered. Life Stories of Victims of National Socialism”.
Speakers include descendants of Nazi victims from Austria who emigrated to New Zealand and will speak about their experiences of persecution, flight and exile, and the cultural and social anthropologist Margit Wolfsberger, former President of the Austrian South Pacific Society, who has studied Austrian migration to Oceania in the course of several research visits and interviewed numerous Jewish refugees from Austria about their exile.
Welcome address and introductory words
Secretary General of the National Fund
Scientific Director of the National Fund
Discussion on the topic “Exile in New Zealand”
Annette Offenberger, descendant, NZL
Peter Sunley, descendant, NZL, AUT
Margit Wolfsberger, cultural and social anthropologist, AUT
Actor and author, Vienna
Emily Stewart, violin
Time: 24 May 2023, 6.30 pm.
Place: Austrian National Library, the Oratory in the Augustinian Wing, Josefsplatz, 1010 Vienna
The event will be followed by a reception with drinks and open sandwiches.
Free admission, limited seating!
If you wish to attend we kindly request you to RSVP by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
or by telephone on (01) 408 12 63.