The Vienna Wiesenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies (VWI) invites applications for its fellowships for the academic year 2012/2013, beginning October 1, 2012.The VWI is an academic institution dedicated to the research and documentation of antisemitism, racism and the Holocaust. Conceived and established during Simon Wiesenthal’s lifetime, the VWI receives funding from the Austrian Ministry for Science and Research as well as the City of Vienna. Research at the institute focuses on the Holocaust in its European context, including its antecedents and its aftermath.
Research projects focus on a topic relevant to the research interests of the VWI. Within this parameter, theme, approach and methodology are the choice of the applicant. Fellows will have access to the archives of the institute, now under development. It is expected that fellows will exploit relevant resources from the collection in their research projects. Research results will be the subject of formal fellow’s discussion and will be presented to the wider public at regular intervals.
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