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Election discussion: Human Rights City Graz, where remains the Social

Submitted by Vita Activa on Mon, 12/14/2020 - 10:25

Dear Ladies and Gentlemen!

Social policy disputes had a major impact on the past year. It is therefore of particular concern to us that at the municipal elections in Graz, the city of human rights, the people concerned are finally able to speak for themselves and to be able to raise and express their concerns to politicians and to find out firsthand what the candidate lists will be in the next period want to contribute to solving socio-political challenges.

Book presentation "Social Racist Persecution in German Fascism"

Submitted by Vita Activa on Mon, 12/14/2020 - 09:52

Increasing public opinion in the government program against the poor, the unemployed and other groups of people marginalized by society shows that in the long run, racism is not "only" limited to foreigners and refugees.

Even when coming to terms with the Nazi past, “social fringe groups” are neglected, especially in Austria, even though the “anti-social commissions” only existed in Austria during the Nazi dictatorship.

Scientific Advisory Board

  • em. Univ.Prof. Dr. Wolfgang BenedektFounded the European Training and Research Center for Human Rights and Democracy (ETC) in 2000 and was director of the ETC until his retirement
  • Prof. Dr. Sigrid BetzeltUniversity of Economics and Law; Professorship for social sciences with a focus on the sociology of work and organization
  • Ian Greer
    Senior Research Associate in the ILR school at University of Cornell, Director of ILR Ithaca Co-Lab