Category Archives: politics

>Speaking About The Past

>Visited a Saturday morning flea market in the Altstadt last weekend, picked up some used books, including one out-of-print book titled “Man muß darüber reden” (“One Must Speak About It”), a collection of talks given by Nazi concentration camp survivors … Continue reading

Posted in Austria, Germany, history, memory, politics

>"Soldatenfriedhof" am Domplatz

>The Cathedral has a few special installations for Lent, including this “soldiers’ cemetery” of wooden crosses out in the little park in the Domplatz, by the artist Franz Wassermann. The 200 crosses bear the words “My body doesn’t belong to … Continue reading

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