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Laughter in the Ghetto

Cabarets from a Concentration Camp

Lisa Peschel

Austrian Jews, were told that they were being sent to a labour camp or to establish a new ghetto; in reality, most went to Auschwitz. Although, according to most survivor testimonies, the true nature of the outgoing transports was unknown until the very end

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Cinemas of Boyhood Part II

Timothy Shary

Decisions (Germany, 2006) , Flight of the Red Balloon ( France, 2007 ), The Kid with a Bike ( Belgium, 2011 ), and Goodnight Mommy ( Austria, 2014 ). Natasha Anand focuses on just one film in her article— Taare Zameen Par —an Indian production from

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Jonathan Magonet

the Liberal Jewish movement in France, are included within the Documenta ( WUPJYS in the 1950s ). Three extensive studies (by Brasz, Berkowitz and Adunka) provide histories, respectively, of the Dutch, French and Austrian Progressive Jewish communities

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Pegida as a European Far-Right Populist Movement

Helga Druxes and Patricia Anne Simpson

identitarian nationalism from within “Fortress Europe.” In his analysis of far right politics in Austria, political scientist Farid Hafez draws attention to the dominant strategy of anti-Islamic populism: “This is based on a monolithic, not differentiated and

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Thomas Klikauer

and its Austrian Counterpart, the FPÖ Despite its own successes, the AfD still looks towards its Austrian counterpart, the right-wing Freedom Party (FPÖ) as Stephan Grigat argues in AfD & FPÖ . In the book’s preface, Julius Schoeps notes that the

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Larissa Mellor

family crossed Yugoslavia and Austria ending in Germany. My grandmother and her family arrived in Austria by way of Hungary. Both families traveling by foot, walking alongside covered wagons, learned additional languages and cultures, until years later

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Zenyram Koff Maganda

with each other, but the COVID-19 crisis has shown the limits of this cooperation. For example, the EU member states recently approved €279 million in EU aid following the 2019 extreme weather events in Austria, Italy, Portugal, and Spain

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An Experiment with Networks and Traps

Olga Lukyanova and André Mintz

Nordkraft, a cultural venue in the city’s harbor area. The installation was also later shown in 2017 at Ars Electronica, based in Linz, Austria, at the PostCity venue. By all measures, the app was just a typical “test game” of the type that had become

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Rachel Pistol

be on German and Austrian immigrants. Many of the fears surrounding immigration in the 1930s were economically based. Refugees arriving in Great Britain during the 1930s were considered not only on the merits of their case, but also on how they ‘might

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Susan Cohen

occupation of Austria in March, that transformed the escalating European refugee crisis into a catastrophe, and propelled Eleanor into a more vigorous campaign that focused on the welfare and rescue of refugees, especially Jews, in and from Nazi