2007

Book Presentation “Persecuted Childhood – Children and Young People as Victims of Nazi Social Administration”

The publication “Persecuted Childhood”, which was co-funded by the National Fund of the Republic of Austria for Victims of National Socialism, will be presented to the public on Friday 7 December 2007 in the MP’s reception room at the Parliament. The President of the National Council and Chairperson …

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Painting Restituted Following Publication in the Art Database of the National Fund

The publication of heirless artworks with questionable provenance in the online art database of the National Fund of the Republic of Austria has led to the restitution of the painting by Adriaen Ostade, “Bauernbesuch/In der Bauernstube" to the heirs of the original owner.

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Award for Hannah Lessing’s Work Building Bridges to Holocaust Survivors

Hannah M. Lessing, Secretary General of the National Fund for Victims of National Socialism and of the General Settlement Fund will be awarded the “Shofar of Freedom Award” on 22 September 2007 in honor of her work for survivors of Nazi persecution.

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English Version of the Art Database of the National Fund for Victims of National Socialism is Online

Since 3 July 2007 the art database of the National Fund of the Republic of Austria for Victims of National Socialism has also been available in English. At www.artrestitution.at the art database provides information in English on art and cultural objects that have remained “heirless”, and which were …

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