New Symposia Podcasts: "Reassessing Nazi Human Experiments and Coerced Research, 1933-1945"

We are pleased to present 19 podcasts recorded at the two part international symposium:


"Reassessing Nazi Human Experiments and Coerced Research, 1933-1945: New Findings, Interpretations and Problems"

4 - 7 July 2013, Wadham College, Oxford



Convened by Organised by Paul Weindling (Oxford Brookes University), Marius Turda (Oxford Brookes University), and Volker Roelcke (University of Giessen).

Kindly funded by the Wellcome Trust, the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany, and the University of Giessen



Part I. "Reassessing Nazi Human Experiments and Coerced Research"

Paul Weindling, Anna von Villiez, Aleksandra Loewenau (Oxford Brookes University), and Nichola Farron (Amsterdam)

"Researching Experiment Victims - Findings and Problems" [36min15]


Astrid Ley (Sachsenhausen Memorial and Museum)

"Children as Victims of Medical Experiments. Why were Experiments made on Children in Concentration Camps?" [17min19]


Raphael Toledano(Struthof Museum, Schirmeck)

"Deliveries of Dead Bodies at the Anatomical Institute of the Reichsuniversität Strassburg between 1941 and 1944" [30min34]


Andreas Frewer(Friedrich-Alexander-Universität, Erlangen-Nürnberg)

"Research in Slave Labour-Camps during National Socialism Round Table Discussion: Evaluating Concentration Camp Research" [17min24]


Vladimir Solonari(University of Central Florida)

"Fighting Typhus – Killing Jews: On Relations between Modern Science and Mass Murder in Romania-occupied South Ukraine, 1941-1942"  [43min10]


Kamilla Uzarczyk (Medical University of Wrocław)

"'Der Kinderfachabteilung vorzuschlagen': Psychological examination of children at the Jugendpsychiatrische Klinik Loben" [35min36]


Herwig Czech(University of Vienna)

"Beyond Spiegelgrund and Berkatit: Human Experimentation and Coerced Research at Vienna University, 1939 to 1945" [34min10]


Margit Berner(Natural History Museum, Vienna)

"A Racial study of Jewish families in Tarnow, 1942"  [27min36]


Gabriele Czarnowski(Medical University, Graz)

"Fetography: A National Socialist Medical Crime on Pregnant Forced Labourers and the International Research Context (ca. 1930-1950)" [36min38]


Christian Bonah (University Strasbourg) and Florian Schmaltz (MPIWG, Berlin)

"From Witness to Inditee: Eugen Haagen and his Hearings from the Nuremberg Military Tribunal (1947) to the Struthof Medical Trials (1952/1954)" [46min13]


Marius Turda (Oxford Brookes University)

"The Bond of Complicity: Reading Miklós Nyiszli's Memoirs" [39min40]


Gabriele Moser (University of Heidelberg)

"Ordinary Ethics: The Practice of X-Ray-/Radium-Sterilization in Nazi Germany and Associated Medical Scientific Research" [15min51]


Michael Simunek (Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague)

"Informed Testimonies: Medical Experiments in Nazi Concentration Camps In the Reports of Physician-Prisoners from Czechoslovakia, 1945–1989" [16min01]



Part II. "Reassessing Nazi Psychiatric and Brain Anatomical Research"

Sabine Hildebrandt (Harvard University, Massachusetts)

"Current Status of Identification of Victims of the National Socialist Regime whose Bodies were used for Anatomical Purposes" [30min13]


Hans-Walter Schmuhl (University of Bielefeld)

"Ernst Rüdin’s Recommendations on Psychiatric-neurological Research during the War (1942)" [27min36]


Maike Rotzoll (University of Heidelberg) and Gerrit Hohendorf (Technical University of Munich)

"Medical Research on the Victims of 'Euthanasia' – Carl Schneider and the Heidelberg “Research Children” 1942-1945" [29min18]


Rakefet Zalashik (Ben-Gurion University, Beer Sheva)

"The Testimonies of Israeli Victims/Survivors: Specific Characteristics and Historical Values" [19min08]


Volker Roelcke (University of Giessen)

"Regulating Human Subjects Research: Scope, Limitations, and post-WW II Negotiations on the Research Guidelines/ Reichsrichtlinien of 1931" [22min21]



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