Book presentation in Vienna
About the event
The project and book presentation in Vienna was held on March 26, 2015 at the Law Faculty of the University of Vienna.
It was organized by the Austrian Academy of Sciences and the project partner the Law Faculty of the University of Vienna, Institute for Law Philosophy, Religion and Culture Law. The organizer in the name of the Law Faculty and the corresponding institute was Emer. Prof. Dr. Richard Potz. The event was opened at 18 o’clock.
Please find here the event invitation and announcing poster.
Speakers at the event, with the following programme:
- Presentation of the project and project results:
EU – project „After the traces of our neighbors: Jews in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Holocaust“
- Book/photo-exhibition presentation: „After the traces of our neighbors: Jews in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Holocaust“, written by Anisa Hasanhodžić and Rifet Rustemović
who presented the project aims and results, were(alphabetically) following:
DREIER, Werner, Dr. – „Erinnern.at“, Verein Nationalsozialismus und Holocaust: Gedächtnis und Gegenwart, Bregenz, Austria
HASANHODŽIĆ Anisa, Mag. DI – Austrian Academy of Sciences
KATZ Vera, Dr. – Institute for History, University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
MANOSCHEK Walter, ao. Univ.-Prof. Dr. – Institute for Governmental policies, University of Vienna
POTZ Richard, emer. o. Univ.-Prof. Dr. – Institute for Law Philosophy, Religion and Culture Law, Faculty of Law, University of Vienna, i.e.
WIESHAIDER Wolfgang, Dr. Institute for Law Philosophy, Religion and Culture Law, Faculty of Law, University of Vienna
PINGEL Falk, Dr. – „Erinnern.at“, Verein Nationalsozialismus und Holocaust: Gedächtnis und Gegenwart, Bregenz, Österreich
RUSTEMOVIĆ Rifet, prof. hist. – Austrian Academy of Sciences
ŠABOTIĆ Izet, ao. Univ.-Prof. Dr. – Department for History, Philosophical Faculty, University of Tuzla
TAUBER Eli, Dr. – Jewish community of Bosnia and Herzegovina
UHL Heidemarie, Univ.-Doz. Dr. – Austrian Academy of Sciences
The speeches were held in German, English and Bosnian. The official translator was present too, it was Mag. Ana Paleksić, who translated in these three languages when needed.
The leaflets about the project were distributed to the visitors.
At the event also panels from the photo-exhibition were presented. The showed panels were translated into German and were chosen because the towns showed on them had a special historical connection between their Jews and the city of Vienna itself.
During the cocktails and buffet time, intensive conversations with the public continued; in particular many questions were directed to Ms. Hasanhodžić and Mr. Rustemović.