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Building the “Volksgemeinschaft” Nazi demographic policy in Vienna

book presentation and discussion

Wed 01.07.2015, 19:00-21:00

Building the "Volksgemeinschaft" Nazi demographic policy in Vienna
© Ingeburg Weinberger / Siedlung Wienerfeld Ost

A cooperation by the Ludwig Boltzmann Institut für Historische Sozialwissenschaft and LIT Verlag with the Az W

Welcome addresses:

Dietmar Steiner, director of the Az W
Gerhard Botz, Ludwig Boltzmann Institut für Historische Sozialwissenschaft und Universität Wien
Wilhelm Hopf, Inhaber LIT Verlag

Introduction: Ingeburg Weinberger, on her book NS-Siedlungen in Wien. Projekte – Realisierungen – Ideologietransfer (LIT Verlag, Vienna 2015)

panel discussion, with:

Gerhard Botz, historian, Ludwig Boltzmann Institut für Historische Sozialwissenschaft and Universität Wien
Sylvia Necker, historian, Institut für Zeitgeschichte, Munich
Klaus Steiner, urban planner
Ingeburg Weinberger, architectural historian
moderated by Dietmar Steiner, director of the Az W

The event focuses on Nazi settlement building projects in Vienna, which have been subject to comprehensive scientific study for the first time, by Ingeburg Weinberger. The presentation is followed by a discussion on the social and demographic strategies behind Nazis housing creation policy, the architectural leitmotifs employed and their lingering impact after 1945.

To accompany the exhibition »Vienna. The Pearl of the Reich« Planning for Hitler

admission free