Rethinking Jewish and Non-Jewish Relations: Transdisciplinary Conference for Early Career Researchers in Jewish Studies
May
7
9:00 AM09:00

Rethinking Jewish and Non-Jewish Relations: Transdisciplinary Conference for Early Career Researchers in Jewish Studies

In the last decades, Jewish Studies have been subject to fundamental changes. The various subjects in Jewish Studies have drawn from developments in individual disciplines such as transnational history, comparative literature, social sciences, etc., but also from transdisciplinary developments such as the various “turns,” specifically linguistic and cultural turns.

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Book presentation: „Der Fall Gurlitt“
Jan
23
6:30 PM18:30

Book presentation: „Der Fall Gurlitt“

“Door broken open. Customs Investigation Lindau.”With these brief words Cornelius Gurlitt describes the dramatic events of February 28, 2012, when customs officers invade his Munich apartment and seize his collection of over 1,500 works of arts—a move that finds its way into the media as the “Munich Artworks Discovery” and makes headlines worldwide.

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Be part of the project Sigmund Freud Museum 2020
Nov
8
to Dec 20

Be part of the project Sigmund Freud Museum 2020

The Sigmund Freud Museum is currently undertaking a major project to save and renovate Freud’s former home and to improve the visitor experience. For this the Sigmund Freud Museum needs your support! Help the Sigmund Freud Museum to preserve the unique cultural heritage at Vienna´s „Berggasse 19“ – by taking part in the crowdfunding campaign and supporting the project with your contribution at freud.wemakeit.com

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The Female Side of God
Apr
30
to Oct 8

The Female Side of God

The Jewish Museum Hohenems poses a challenging question to the monotheistic religions: Is it possible to view the—according to Jewish, Christian, and Muslim tradition—“one and only God” as other than male? The exhibition—a project of the Jewish Museum Hohenems in cooperation with the Museum of the Bible, Washington DC, and the Jewish Museum Frankfurt am Main—thus takes a critical look at concepts of God in the Abrahamic religions. It also addresses the impact of these notions on traditional religious and social practice and the self-assertive attempts to break out of these roles.

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Trude und Elvis. Wien - Memphis - Hollywood
Apr
5
to Oct 29

Trude und Elvis. Wien - Memphis - Hollywood

From June 1956 to November 1960, Elvis Presley had a secretary by the name of Trude Forsher. She was from Vienna and had narrowly escaped persecution by the Nazi regime in 1939. Jean and Julian Aberbach were distant relatives, also from Vienna, who had established themselves in the USA as music producers specializing in country & western music.

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Marcel Odenbach. Proof of Nothing
Feb
5
to Apr 30

Marcel Odenbach. Proof of Nothing

Marcel Odenbach one of the most important contemporary video artists, has overwritten his first solo exhibition at Kunsthalle Wien with the title of a poem by Ingeborg Bachmann. Beweis zu nichts (Proof of Nothing) deals with the persistence of the victim-perpetrator structure within post-war society.

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