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Research Program

Ephemeral Films: National Socialism in Austria (Parts 1+2)

Ephemere Filme: Nationalsozialismus in Austria (Teil 1+2)

Heads of project (Part 1): Ingo Zechner (LBIGG), Michael Loebenstein (National Film and Sound Archive, Canberra)
Head of project (Part 2): Ingo Zechner (LBIGG)
Cooperation partners: Austrian Film Museum (.FM), United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM)
Sponsor: Future Fund of the Republic of Austria, P11-0922 and P14-1645
Running time: 2011–2013 (Part 1), 2014–2016 (Part 2)

Austrian immigration to Canada

Die österreichische Migration nach Kanada

Head of project: Andrea Strutz (LBIGKG), Habilitation project (concluded)
Cooperation partners: University of Graz, Wirth Institute for Austrian and Central European Studies, University of Alberta; Department of History, University of Waterloo
Sponsors: own resources and procurement of bursaries and travel grants
Running time: 2010–2015

Lower Austria: an arena for forced migration, integration and inclusion in the postwar era, 1945–1956

"Niederösterreich: Zwangsmigrations- und Integrations-/Inklusionsraum in der Nachkriegszeit, 1945–1956"

Head of project: Stefan Karner (BIK)
Cooperation partners: Institute of Rural History, Institute for the History of Jews in Austria, University of Salzburg
Sponsor: Province of Lower Austria
Running time: 2015–2018

Between victim and co-perpetrator. War and National Socialism in the memory of ethnic German evacuees, refugees and deportees in Austria

Zwischen Opfer-Identität und Mittäterschaft. Krieg und Nationalsozialismus in der Erinnerung 'volksdeutscher' Evakuierter, Geflüchteter und Vertriebener in Österreich

Head of project: Gerhard Botz (LBIHS)
Cooperation partner: University of Bielefeld
Sponsors: Future Fund of the Republic of Austria, Gerda Henkel Stiftung
Running time: 2014–2016

Life during and after a spell of forced labour. The continued assessment of the files held by the “Reconciliation Fund of the Republic of Austria” in Vienna and its partner organisations in Poland on Polish forced labourers in Austria|

Leben in und nach der Zwangsarbeit. Die Fortsetzung der Auswertung des Aktenbestandes des “Österreichischen Versöhnungsfonds” in Wien und der Partnerorganisation in Polen zu polnischen Zwangsarbeitern in Österreich 

Head of project: Stefan Karner (BIK)
Sponsor: Future Fund of the Republic of Austria
Running time: 2013–2017

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