Feb 12, 2019

FRITZ ASCHER SOCIETY Newsletter #25, February 2019

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Dear Friends, What was it like to be a Jew in Nazi Germany? Come join the discussion tomorrow, February 12, at 6:30 pm, when I speak with Marion Kaplan, Skirball Professor of Modern Jewish History, NYU, about those who went underground, including Fritz Ascher, and endured the terrors of nightly bombings, hunger and cold, and the even greater fear of being discovered by the Nazis. At King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center, 53 Washington Square South. This program accompanies the exhibition “Fritz Ascher, Expressionist” at the Grey Art Gallery of New York University here in New York - please check out the other stimulating programs here. And do not forget to see the exhibition, which is on view [...]

Oct 9, 2016

Verfahren. “Wiedergutmachung” im geteilten Berlin

Aktives Museum, Berlin (Germany)

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Aktives Museum, Berlin (Germany)

The Aktive Museum in cooperation with the Gedenkstätte deutscher Widerstand and the Gedenk- und Bildungsstätte Haus der Wannsee-Konferenz is examining the practice of restitution after 1945 in divided Berlin, which is shown on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the liberation from the National Socialist Regime. website Especially in Berlin, where during the Cold War two completely different concepts of restitution existed side-by-side, their political framework and its consequences for the restitution procedures can be demonstrated like nowhere else. 27 individual cases vividly present diverse groups of victims and restitution procedures in Berlin West and East. They illustrate the repercussions of the often lengthy procedures for the victims. At the same time, the sociopolitical parameters can be determined that caused [...]