Ingo Zechner

Ingo Zechner, born 1972, is a philosopher and historian, who has been serving as Director of the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for History and Society (LBIGG, in 2019 transformed into the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Digital History, LBIDH) in Vienna since 2015. He was an academic staff member at the Jewish Community Vienna (2000–2008), the Head of the Community’s Holocaust Victims’ Information and Support Center (2003–2008), and the founding Business Manager of the Vienna Wiesenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies, VWI (2009). 2013–2016 he was the Associate Director of the IFK International Research Center for Cultural Studies. Since 2010 he has been a project manager and participant of several research projects, including the project “Ephemeral Films: National Socialism in Austria” (2011–2016), jointly directed with Michael Loebenstein, and the Horizon 2020 project “I-Media-Cities” (2016–2019). Working on American Liberation Footage he was the Raab Foundation Fellow at the Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington DC (2013). He has published two books (on philosophical aesthetics and post-structuralist philosophy), co-edited four volumes, two journals, as well as one exhibition catalogue, and written articles on film, literature, music, archival theory and practice, Holocaust studies and Jewish history.

Participation in Public Deliverables

D1.5 EU Commission Policy Brief

Author

D2.1 Advanced Digitization Tool Kit

Author

D2.2 Literature Database

Contributor

D2.3 Digitized Collection of Text Documents related to Footage and Films

Contributor

D2.4 Database of Films, Artworks, and other Visual Culture Products

Contributor

D2.5 Report on Digital Curation of Popular Culture Content

Contributor

D2.6 Expert Videos on Popular Culture Content

Contributor

D2.7 Advanced Digitization of Popular Culture Content

Contributor

D3.1 Definition of Engagement Levels, Usage Modes, and User Types

Author

D3.2 Mind Map Visualizing Multimodal Curating

Contributor

D3.3 Ethics Guideline

Contributor

D3.4 Framework for Tool Kits, Best Practice Models and Future Network Activities

Contributor

D3.5 Concept: VHH i-docs

Contributor

D4.1 Controlled Vocabularies Specification

Author

D4.2 Metadata Integration Concept

Contributor

D8.2 Project Design and Identity Handbook [revised edition]

Contributor

Participation in Events

Pre-Kick-off Meeting

Meeting

Friday, 19.10.2018, 09:15 to Saturday, 20.10.2018, 18:00

Liberation Footage and the Visualization of the Holocaust

Presentation

Friday, 30.11.2018, 11:00

Kick-off Meeting

Meeting

Wednesday, 27.02.2019, 09:15 to Friday, 01.03.2019, 20:00

Advanced Digitization

Workshop

Wednesday, 20.03.2019, 09:30 to Friday, 22.03.2019, 16:00

Curation of Engagement Levels

Workshop

Monday, 20.05.2019, 09:00 to Tuesday, 21.05.2019, 17:00

Archival Research

Mini-Workshop

Wednesday, 12.06.2019, 13:30 to Thursday, 13.06.2019, 18:00

Taxonomy of Relations

Workshop

Monday, 19.08.2019, 13:30 to Tuesday, 20.08.2019, 17:00

Archival Research in Eastern European Archives

Mini-Workshop

Monday, 14.10.2019, 13:30 to Tuesday, 15.10.2019, 17:00

Metadata

Workshop

Monday, 21.10.2019, 09:00 to Tuesday, 22.10.2019, 16:00

Vocabularies

Workshop

Thursday, 21.11.2019, 13:45 to Friday, 22.11.2019, 17:00

Bilder der Befreiung. Liberation Footage - Atrocity Pictures

Screening and Discussion

Monday, 09.12.2019, 10:00 to Monday, 09.12.2019, 12:00

Allied Attempts to Cover Nazi Crimes on Film. What Questions can the Footage Answer?

Workshop

Friday, 13.12.2019, 10:30 to Sunday, 15.12.2019, 13:00

Citavi

Workshop

Thursday, 13.02.2020, 13:15 to Friday, 14.02.2020, 17:30

NonAV Metadata (Citavi)

Mini-Workshop

Wednesday, 27.05.2020, 13:00 to Wednesday, 27.05.2020, 17:00

In Focus: Approaching the Visual History of the Holocaust through Digital Technology

Presentation

Tuesday, 24.11.2020, 16:00 to Tuesday, 24.11.2020, 17:30

Engaging with the Visual History of the Holocaust Through Digital Curation: The Case of the VHH-Media Management and Search Infrastructure

Presentation

Tuesday, 08.12.2020, 17:30 to Tuesday, 08.12.2020, 17:50

Text Analysis

Mini-Workshop

Tuesday, 12.01.2021, 09:30 to Tuesday, 12.01.2021, 13:00

Relation Detection

Mini-Workshop

Tuesday, 26.01.2021, 14:00 to Tuesday, 26.01.2021, 17:00

Exploitation Roadmap

Mini-Workshop

Tuesday, 02.02.2021, 09:30 to Tuesday, 02.02.2021, 13:00

The VHH Horizon 2020 Innovation Action

Presentation

Wednesday, 10.02.2021, 10:00 to Wednesday, 10.02.2021, 12:00

Advanced Digitization: Tool Kit & Best Practice Models

Presentation

Friday, 19.02.2021, 11:00 to Friday, 19.02.2021, 12:00

Consortium Meeting

Meeting

Tuesday, 23.02.2021, 15:00 to Wednesday, 24.02.2021, 19:00

VHH Research Seminar – Session 1: The Making of Majdanek – Cemetery of Europe (1944)

Research Seminar

Thursday, 25.02.2021, 16:00 to Thursday, 25.02.2021, 18:00

VHH Research Seminar – Session 2: Dziga Vertov’s Blood for Blood (1941) in the Interval of Fall 1941

Research Seminar

Friday, 26.03.2021, 16:00 to Friday, 26.03.2021, 18:00

VHH Research Seminar – Session 3: Soviet Footage on Nazi Crimes and Its Textual Documentation: Identification and Research Issues

Research Seminar

Tuesday, 06.04.2021, 16:00 to Tuesday, 06.04.2021, 18:00

Unfolding the Visual History of the Holocaust through American Liberation Footage

Presentation

Thursday, 08.04.2021, 13:00 to Thursday, 08.04.2021, 14:30

VHH Research Seminar – Session 4: Un-Seen: The Manyfold Lives of a 1943 Deportation Film Footage across the East-West Divide

Research Seminar

Tuesday, 18.05.2021, 16:00 to Tuesday, 18.05.2021, 18:00

VHH Research Seminar – Session 5: Soviet Filmed Atrocity Images on American Movie Screens, 1942–1945, and Some Partial Answers to the Questions of What, When, Where and By Whom?

Research Seminar

Tuesday, 15.06.2021, 18:00 to Tuesday, 15.06.2021, 20:00

Relational Memories

Panel

Friday, 09.07.2021, 10:00 to Friday, 09.07.2021, 12:00

Reconsidering Representations of the Holocaust – Digital Curation, Evidence and Remembrance Through the VHH Project

Roundtable

Tuesday, 12.10.2021, 16:00 to Tuesday, 12.10.2021, 17:30

Digital Transformation of Analog Film

Presentation

Tuesday, 19.10.2021, 18:00 to Tuesday, 19.10.2021, 18:20

VHH Research Seminar – Session 6: Towards a Forensic Cinema

Research Seminar

Tuesday, 26.10.2021, 16:00 to Tuesday, 26.10.2021, 18:00

Dunkles Erbe: Digitales Kuratieren von Holocaust-Filmen

Presentation

Thursday, 04.11.2021, 15:30 to Thursday, 04.11.2021, 15:30

VHH Research Seminar – Session 7: How to Tell the Story of Liberated Concentration Camps: On the Written Documents of British Cameramen and Filmmakers

Research Seminar

Tuesday, 23.11.2021, 16:00 to Tuesday, 23.11.2021, 18:00

Digitales Kuratieren

Presentation

Thursday, 21.04.2022, 10:30 to Thursday, 21.04.2022, 12:00

Tracing Visual Evidence of the Holocaust: Challenges of the Digital Curation of Liberation Footage across Archives and Disciplines

Panel

Tuesday, 26.04.2022, 09:00 to Tuesday, 26.04.2022, 10:30

VHH Research Seminar – Session 10: Between Fiction and History: Ethical Questions during the Historical Research for Son of Saul

Research Seminar

Thursday, 28.04.2022, 16:00 to Thursday, 28.04.2022, 18:00

Moving Images from the Archives. Historical Footage of Nazi Crimes in Documentaries

Conference

Sunday, 08.05.2022, 18:00 to Tuesday, 10.05.2022, 17:00

VHH Research Seminar – Session 11: By filming, by writing. Photographic testimonies of the Nazi camps

Research Seminar

Thursday, 09.06.2022, 16:00 to Thursday, 09.06.2022, 18:00

VHH Research Seminar – Session 12: Writing the history of the Holocaust and of mass violence in Nazi-occupied Kharkiv

Research Seminar

Thursday, 16.06.2022, 16:00 to Thursday, 16.06.2022, 18:00

Participation in Media Reports

Filmdokumente des Holocaust werden digital aufbereitet

Der Standard, Thursday, 02.08.2018

Neuartiges Archiv für Holocaust-Filme

science.orf.at, Thursday, 02.08.2018

Online-Archiv zu Holocaust-Dokumenten geplant

ORF-Radio Ö1, Wissen aktuell, Thursday, 02.08.2018

Stumme Bilder des Holocaust sichtbar machen

Die Presse, Saturday, 04.08.2018

Kulturzeit extra: Auschwitz und wir – Wie der Shoah gedenken?

3sat, Thursday, 27.01.2022

Participation in Videos

Advanced Digitization: Tool Kit & Best Practice Models

Friday, 19.02.2021

Unfolding the Visual History of the Holocaust through American Liberation Footage (1/4): Introduction

Thursday, 08.04.2021

Unfolding the Visual History of the Holocaust through American Liberation Footage (4/4): Advanced Digitization & the VHH-MMSI

Thursday, 08.04.2021

Annotating and linking – Establishing relations in the Visual History of the Holocaust Media Management and Search Infrastructure

Friday, 09.07.2021

Digital Transformation of Analog Film

Tuesday, 19.10.2021

Dunkles Erbe: Digitales Kuratieren von Holocaust-Filmen

Thursday, 04.11.2021

Project Coordinator, Work Package Leader, member of the Management Board, LBI team leader, researcher
Hofburg, Batthyanystiege, Mezzanin, 1010 Vienna – Austria
Ingo.Zechner@history.lbg.ac.at