Lectures


Marriages of Convenience during the Nazi Era
02.12.2016, FH Campus Vienna
Lecture in the seminar "Exile and Resistance"




Past lectures

Marriages of Convenience during the Nazi Era
29.09.2016, 12.00 Uhr
Commission for Provenance Research Vienna
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Gender und “Agency” in Scheinehen in der NS-Zeit
Österreichischer Zeitgeschichtetag 2016, in session 'Agency, Netzwerk und Biographie in der Frauen- und Geschlechtergeschichte'
09.-11.06.2016, Graz
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Being on the scent of estate - between archives and relatives of deceased persons
Input and Co-organiser of the 9th Workshops of the Network of Biographical Research
22. April 2016, Institut für Europäische Ethnologie
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Marriage of Convenience as Strategy to Escape the Nazi Regime
in session 'Mixed Marriages among Migrants: Opportunities and Constraints'
European Social Science History Conference 2016
30.03.-02.04.2015, Valencia
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Gender & Nation: Constructing Marriages (of Convenience) in Swiss Archives
04.03.2016, Marietta-Blau-Saal, University of Vienna
Workshop "Cases, Case Files and Case Stories" at the Working Group "Womens' and Gender History" of the Historical-Cultural Faculty of the University of Vienna
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Marriage of Convenience as Strategy to Escape
lecture in the serie Geh Denken!
12.01.2016, 19.00
Depot, Breite Gasse 3, 1070 Vienna
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Marriage of Convenience - Unusual and Unequal Partner Relationships in Exile
lecture at the workshop "Relationships Across Borders: Couples and Families in a Mobile Modern Age"
10.–11.12.2015, German Historical Institute, Paris
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Marriages of Convenience
Annual Conference of the Austrian Political Science Association 2015
28.11.2015, University of Salzburg
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Marriage of Convenience as Female Strategy to Escape the Nazi Regime
lecture at the workshop 25th anniversary of the German Comitee Research in Women’s History, 27.11.2015, Berlin
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Marriage of Convenience as a Way into Exile - Unusual Partner Relationships
Online Presentation at the conference “Family and Partner Relationships during and after Exile” Conference of the “North American Society for Exile Studies”
Michigan Technological University, 25.-27.09.2015 
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Marriage of Convenience as Illicit Strategy to Escape the Nazi Regime

lecture at the Conference 'Trafficking, Smuggling, and Illicit Migration in Historical Perspective'
18.-20.06.2015, London
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Marriage of Convenience in Narrations about Exile in Switzerland
lecture at the workshop 'Family Narratives/ Nation(alistic) Narratives'
09.06.2015, Zurich
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Presentation / status report of the research project 'Fictitious marriages during the Nazi-era', funded by the 'Zukunftsfonds der Republik Österreich'
19.05.2015, 6.30 pm.
Diplomatic Academy Vienna
Invitation as pdf
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Challenges in Researching the Phenomenon of Marriages of Convenience during the Nazi era
12.05.2015, 6.30 pm.
Department of History, University of Vienna, fernetzt - Young Network on Women's and Gender History
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Marriage of convenience as subversive migration strategy in past and present
20.04.2015, FrauenHetz Wien
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Presentation at the Prize-giving of the 'Edith-Saurer grant'
12.03.2015, 6.30 pm., AK Wien
Invitation as pdf
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Marriages of Convenience in Switzerland during the Nazi Era
lecture at the Conference 'Exile. Asylum. Diaspora. The Role Switzerland during the 20th Century'
26.-28.02.2014, University of Bern
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Marriages within the Jewish Community 1938 in Austria
lecture at the Jewish Institute for Adult Education
20.01.2015, 6.30 p.m.
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Marriages of Convenience in Narratives on Exile
lecture in the series "Debating Feminisms"
Depot, Breite Gasse 3, 1070 Vienna
12.01.2015, 7 p.m.
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Marriage of Convenience as Strategy to Survive the Nazi Regime
lecture at the conference "Beyond Camps and Forced Labour: Current International Research on Survivors of Nazi Persecution"
07.-09.01.2015, Imperial War Museum, London
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Jewish Marriages 1938 in Austria
lecture at the Jewish Institute for Adult Education
Praterstern 1, 1020 Vienna
29.01.2014, 6.30 p.m.
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Marriage of Convenience as Unexplored Female Strategy of Escape and Exile
lecture in cooperation with Working Group: Women in Exile of the Austrian Society for Exile Research
IWK, Berggasse 17, 1090 Vienna
11.11.2014, 6.30 p.m.
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Marriages of Convenience as a Form of Human Trafficking?

lecture at the conference "Trafficking, Smuggling, and Helping". Flight between Life-Saving and Exploiting
13.-15.10.2014, Vienna
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Marriage of Convenience - Past and Present. Aspects of Gender-Specific Experiences of Persecution and Exile.
lecture at the conference of the working group 'Women in Exile'
17.-19.10.2014, Berlin
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Fictitious Marriage as a Strategy for Escape to Britain
lecture at the conference "Exile and Gender"
17.-19.09.2014, London
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Marrying a 'Foreigner'. Living Conditions and Survival Strategies of Inter-Married Couples during the Nazi Era
12.06.2014, Verein Fibel, Vienna

Marriage as a Means to Escape. Case Studies from the Third Reich, Eastern Germany and Recent Developments, at the conference "The Long Road to Freedom"
08.05.2014, Vienna International Center

Fictitious Marriages of Viennese Jewish Women as Strategy to Escape. Report on an On-Going Research Project
04.05.2014, Maimonides-Centre, Vienna

Investment Fictitious Marriage. Marrying a Foreigner as an Escape Route. presentation at the conference 'Comets of Moneys. Exile and Economy. Annual Meeting of the Society for Research on Exile'
30.03.2014, Vienna

Marriages of Protection Entered Into by Viennese Jewish Women as a Way into Exile.
lecture at the Jewish Institute Vienna
29.01.2014, Vienna

Gender Roles and Gender Constructions in the Nazi Era.
presentation at the first annual conference of the Austrian Society on Gender Research
05.-07.12.2013, Vienna

Austrian Migration Policy: an historical overview from the 1960s till today - with a special focus on family migration, its legal restrictions and loop holes using the example of sham marriages from an intersectional perspective.
lecture at the MATILDA Summer School Europe on the move: gender, minorities and forced and unforced migrations in the age of the nation state", 11.07.2013, Vienna

Immigration Marriage: Definatory Powers of State Authorities and Approaches of Resistance, poster presentation at the conference: Power and Agency, 06./.07.12.2012, Vienna

Guest at the panel discussion "Exile - Past, Present and Future?
03.12.2012 at the "Institute of Science and Art", Vienna
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Marriages of Protection in Egypt in 1938
presentation at the conference "Going East. Going South. Austrian Exile in Asia and Africa"
19./20.10. 2012 in Graz

Marriages without Borders
presentation together with Petra Neuhold and Paul Scheibelhofer, at the "9. Contemporary History Days", Linz

Wilful Marriage Migration. Marriages of Protection and Marriages of Convenience during the Nazi Regime, presentation at the conference "Children, Women and Family. Historical Perspectives of Migration"
06./07.09.2012 in Salzburg 

Austrian Migration Policy: A historical overview from the 1960s till today - with a special focus on family migration from an intersectional perspective, 09.07.2012, Budapest, Central European University, MATILDA Summer School on  Gender and Migration, 19th-21st Centuries.” 

Into Exile by Means of Marriages of Convenience. Marriages of Protection by and with Writers during the National Socialism, at the book presentation "Exile - a Reader on the Literature of Exile", 22.05.2012, Republican Club, Vienna