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"De-registered" – The forced displacement of the St. Pölten Jews to Jewish collection flats in Vienna, 1938-42

Scientists from the Institute for the Jewish History of Austria, with schoolchildren from Sankt Pölten, are carrying out research into the eviction and enforced resettlement of Lower Austrian Jews between 1938 and 1942. The National Fund is supporting this project, undertaken within the scope of …

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Call to tender for a general contractor

The National Fund of the Republic of Austria for Victims of National Socialism is seeking to hire a general contractor to plan the renovation work on Block 17 on the site of the Auschwitz-Birkenau memorial.

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From the Victim Paradigm to a European Culture of Remembrance

About the concept for the new Austrian national exhibition at the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum

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Barbara Prammer In Memoriam

Mag.a Barbara Prammer
The staff of the National Fund of the Republic of Austria for Victims of National Socialism, the General Settlement Fund for Victims of National Socialism and the Fund for the Restoration of the Jewish Cemeteries in Austria mourn the loss of the longtime Chairperson of their Boards of Trustees, …

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Appeal for artifacts for the new permanent exhibition “Far Removed. Austria in Auschwitz”

As Coordination Office for the new Austrian national exhibition at Auschwitz-Birkenau, the National Fund endorses this bid to find historical items:

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Account of the book presentation "Exile in Africa"

On 10 April 2014 in Vienna's Palais Mollard, the National Fund presented the third volume of the series "Erinnerungen. Lebensgeschichten von Opfern des Nationalsozialismus" [Lives Remembered. Life Stories of Victims of National Socialism], which is devoted to the subject "exile in Africa".

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"Far removed. Austria in Auschwitz"

Team led by Hannes Sulzenbacher and Albert Lichtblau is commissioned with the redesign of the Austrian national exhibition at Auschwitz. Concept described as "directional" by the Board of Appraisal.

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Austrian National Fund presents a series of books containing the life stories of the Victims of National Socialism

On 7 March 2013, the National Fund of the Republic of Austria for Victims of National Socialism will present the second volume of the series "Lives Remembered. Life Stories of Victims of National Socialism" with a reading of autobiographical texts followed by a discussion with contemporary …

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Austrian Parliament Resolves Schedule for Closing Down the General Settlement Fund for Victims of National Socialism

Deposit of decision of the Claims Comittee
On 6 December 2012, the Austrian parliament unanimously resolved the deadlines for the deposit of monetary compensation for victims of National Socialism which has been awarded but could not yet be disbursed. As a result, by the end of 2018 the work of the General Settlement Fund shall be completed …

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The National Fund of the Republic of Austria is honored by Yad Vashem

On 14 December 2011, the central Holocaust memorial site Yad Vashem in Jerusalem held a ceremony honoring the National Fund of the Republic of Austria for Victims of National Socialism in recognition of its many years of support.

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