Preamble

Following the advent of the National Socialist regime in the year 1938, more than 2,700 mostly Jewish affiliates of the University of Vienna were dismissed and subsequently driven away and/or murdered - lecturers, students and administration employees. Furthermore, over 200 people were stripped of their academic titles.
In 2008, 70 years after the so-called "Anschluss" [annexation] and the pogroms of what came to be cynically called the "Kristallnacht" [Crystal Night], the University of Vienna commemorates this injustice and  ...

Heinrich Racker

  • Born: 07-03-1910
  • Faculty: Faculty of Medicine
  • Category: expelled student

Dr. phil. Heinrich RACKER, born on July 3rd, 1910 in Neu-Sandez/Poland (entitled residency ('heimatberechtigt') for Vienna/Austria, Citizenship: Austria), son of Naftali Racker (editorial journalist), lived in Vienna 2nd district, Taborstrasse 52b/18. He was enrolled finally in fall term 1937/38 at the Medical School in the 1st year of his studies (fall term 1937/38 was validated on February 21st, 1938). He worked as a lecturer at the "Arbeiterkonservatorium" in Vienna. His younger brother Efraim Racker (1913-1991), who studied at the Medical School of the University of Vienna, was able to finish his studies with a discriminating ceremony of a 'Nichtarierpromotion' in 1938.

Heinrich Racker was able to emigrate to Grat Britain and became a wellknown psychoanalyst.

Lit.: GEUTER 1986, 274.

 

Katharina Kniefacz


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Nationale of Heinrich Racker, fall term 1937/38 (1st form front), Photo: H. Posch (c) Universitätsarchiv WienNationale of Heinrich Racker, fall ...
Nationale of Heinrich Racker, fall term 1937/38 (1st form back), Photo: H. Posch (c) Universitätsarchiv WienNationale of Heinrich Racker, fall ...



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