|09.30 - 11.30
- Panel 11 (Room 1):
Witnesses of mass atrocities and the Holocaust in Austria. Survivors' testimonies in research and education
- Chair: Michaela Raggam-Blesch, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Austria
- Philipp Rohrbach, Vienna Wiesenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies, Austria
Spaces of coercion, movement, and freedom. Memories of Hungarian-Jewish forced labour in Vienna.
- Christoph Lind, Institute for Jewish History in Austria, St. Pölten, Austria
Remembering the Hungarian-Jewish forced labourers massacred at Hofamt-Priel in 1945.
- Philipp Mettauer, Institute for Jewish History in Austria, St. Pölten, Austria
Survivors and victims of the Lower-Austrian psychiatric hospital Mauer-Öhling during the time of National Socialism.
- Wolfgang Gasser, Institute for Jewish History in Austria, St. Pölten, Austria
The use of historical sources in school projects.
- Panel 12 (Room 2):
Testimonies and memory
- Sharon Kangisser Cohen, Central Archives for the History of the Jewish people, Israel
The survivor and their story.
- Kateřina Králová, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic
Memories of oppression. Post-war Greece in Jewish partisan testimonies.
- Giovanni Miglianti, Yale University, USA
Beyond shame and guilt. On testimonial writing as stripping oneself naked.
- Paul Weindling, Oxford Brookes University, UK
Mengele at Auschwitz. Reconstructing the twins.
- Panel 13 (Room 3):
Child survivors. Repatriation and resettlement
- Rebecca Clifford, Swansea University, UK
Family reunification after the Holocaust. Searching for the child's perspective.
- Eliana Hadjisavvas, University of Birmingham, UK
"Tracing the displaced."
Youth Aliyah and the Cyprus camps, 1946-49.
- Katherine Rossy, Queen Mary University of London, UK
On the move. Stolen and hidden children under French & British occupation in postwar Germany (1945-1949).
- Kamila Uzarczyk, University of Wroclaw, Poland
"The long way home."
Displaced children from Poland in postwar Austria.
- Panel 14 (Room 4):
- Judith Lindenberg, Écoles des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), Paris, France
Literary representations of survival in the Yiddish series "Dos Poylishe Yidntum" (Polish Jewry), 1946-1966.
- Sarah Phillips Casteel, Carleton University, Canada
Black Holocaust fiction. The literary afterlives of black victims of the Nazis.
- Ariane Santerre, Université de Montréal and University of Western Ontario, Canada
"Dante n'avait pas prévu cela."
The use of intertextuality in French and Italian survivor testimonies of the Nazi camps (1945-1947).
- Hanna K. Ulatowska, University of Texas at Dallas, USA
Literary representation of friendship and solidarity of writer survivors of Auschwitz.
- Panel 15 (Room 5):
- Shirli Gilbert, University of Southampton, UK
Teaching the Nazi past in apartheid and post-apartheid South Africa.
- Esilda Luku, Aleksandër Moisi University, Durrës, Albania
The status of the Holocaust education in Albania.
- Simon Perego, University of Poitiers, France
"Come honor our martyrs, bring your children along."
Holocaust education and/through commemoration among Parisian Jews, from France's liberation to the end of the sixties.
- Nina Valbousquet, Center for Jewish History, New York, USA
Surviving the Holocaust through interfaith dialogue. Jules Isaac and the revision of the Christian teaching on the Jews (1940-1971).
|11.30 – 13.00
- Lunch Break
|13.00 – 15.00
- Panel 16 (Room 1):
Performing the Jewish Archiv
- Lisa Peschel, University of York, UK
Reconstructing a musical revue from the Terezín/Theresienstadt Ghetto.
- Simo Muir, University of Leeds, UK
Cultural reactions to the Holocaust in Finland.
- Joseph Toltz, University of Sydney, Australia
A precarious thread. Revitalising the song sessions of David Boder.
- Teryl Dobbs, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
Josima Feldschuh, "The Prodigy of the Ghetto"
Musicking in extremis and a critical pedagogy of music in Holocaust education.
- Panel 17 (Room 2):
Testimonies and visual representation
- Katalin Ambrus, Freelance filmmaker, Berlin, Germany
Webdocumentary: "The sand mine"
- Nava T. Barazani, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Child's play. Libyan-Jewish children's games during WWII and Holocaust.
- Sasha Colby, Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada
"To re-activate and re-embody"
The ethics and aesthetics of research-creation in working with stories of survivors of forced labour.
- Liat Steir-Livny, Sapir Academic College, Israel
Relief and rehabilitation of Holocaust survivors in Israeli cinema. Changing representations.
- Panel 18 (Room 3):
Reception and resettlement
- Antoine Burgard, Université Lumière Lyon 2, France, and Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada / University of Manchester, UK
Leaving Europe at any cost: Imposed and contested identities of Holocaust child survivors.
- Beth B. Cohen, California State University, USA
"War orphans find home"
Reception and adoption of child survivors by US families.
- Richard A. Hawkins, University of Wolverhampton, UK
A new life in Britain? A case study of the experiences of Jewish refugee children in mid-twentieth century Britain.
- Yael Siman, Iberoamericana University, Mexico City, Mexico and Nancy Nicholls, Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile
Experiences of survival, trajectories of mobility and narratives of integration by Holocaust survivors in Chile and Mexico.
- Panel 19 (Room 4):
Surviving and survivors in Eastern Europe
- Ruth Leiserowitz, German Historical Institute in Warsaw, Poland
Jews and their informal space in Klaipėda, 1945-1960.
- Anna P. Ronell, Independent scholar, USA
Jewish refugees from Nazi persecution in the Soviet Union. New materials from Israel.
- David M. Rosen, Fairleigh Dickinson University, USA
Bread breaks iron. Jewish child partisans in the landscape of violence in Eastern Europe.
- Naama Seri-Levi, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
The Jewish returnees from the Soviet Union and their unique character in the DP camps.
- Panel 20 (Room 5): Legacies
- Morwenna Blewett, Birkbeck College, UK / Hamilton Kerr Institute, University of Cambridge, UK
Kenneth Clark, The National Gallery and the rescue of men 'of education and good taste'.
- Herwig Czech, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
After the shock. Austrian psychiatry and survivors of Nazi persecution.
- Mila Ganeva, Miami University in Ohio, USA
Charlotte Glückstein and the post-Holocaust revival of the fashion industry in Berlin, 1945-1953.
- Steven Schouten, University of Amsterdam, Netherland
Samuel Pisar and the legacy of the Holocaust in post-war international affairs.
|15.00 – 15.30
- Coffee / Tea Break
|15.30 – 17.00
- Panel 21 (Room 1):
Jews and justice
- Svenja Bethke, University of Leicester, UK
"The Ghetto environment served as a brake on crime"
Jewish postwar reflections on criminality and morality in ghettos.
- Gabriel N. Finder, University of Virginia, USA
Jews, Poles, and justice in the aftermath of the Holocaust.
- Yvonne Kozlovsky Golan, University of Haifa, Israel
From our own people. A discussion of the Kapo's role in the camps through Israeli cinema.
- Panel 22 (Room 2):
The Image of Auschwitz-Birkenau. Imagination, expectation and reception of a historical site and memorial place
- Regina Fritz, University of Bern, Switzerland
"This place is Hungary's largest cemetery."
Imaginations and narratives of Auschwitz in Hungary.
- Imogen Dalziel, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK
Auschwitz in the imagination. Representations of the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum on social media.
- Imke Hansen, Hamburg University, Germany
"What Auschwitz should be."
Expectation and experience between silence and thrill.
- Panel 23 (Room 3):
Memory and memorials
- Anne-Lise Bobeldijk, NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Netherlands
The memory of the forgotten concentration camp Maly Trostenec.
- Stephanie Hesz-Wood, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK
Dislocation in Drancy. Architecture, appropriation and memorialisation.
- Paula Oppermann, University of Glasgow, UK
The history of the Rumbula memorial. A case of Holocaust commemoration in Soviet Latvia.
- Panel 24 (Room 4):
Work with children after the Holocaust and its relevance to children in conflict today
- Maggie Fraser Kirsh, College of William and Mary, USA
Publicity, privacy, and protection. The ethics of 'advertising' child survivors.
- Verena Buser, Alice Salomon University for Applied Sciences Berlin, Germany
Child survivors' reactions to genocide, war, and loss.
- Boaz Cohen, Western Galilee College, Akko, Israel
Lena Kuchler and her '100 children'. A micro history of child survivor care after the Holocaust.
- Panel 25 (Room 5):
Jewish DPs in Italy
- Helga Embacher and Grazia Prontera, University of Salzburg, Austria
The 'open' displaced persons camps of Salento.
- Elena Mazzini, University of Florence, Italy
The presence of the Jewish DPs in Florence. A case study (1945-1948).
- Chiara Renzo, Universities of Florence and Siena, Italy
Shaping a new identity in transit. The Jewish displaced persons in Italy, 1943-1948.
- Reception: Austrian Embassy, Belgrave Square