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52 Radiominuten: „Sie meinen es politisch!“ 100 Jahre Frauenwahlrecht

52 Radiominuten: „Sie meinen es politisch!“ 100 Jahre Frauenwahlrecht

In the current issue, we focus on articles on the topic of "100 years of women's suffrage in Austria". We broadcast excerpts from the opening of the exhibition 100 Years of Women's Suffrage - "They mean it politically", which took place in the Old Town Hall in Linz at the beginning of May.

Cornelia Daurer from the Archives of the City of Linz gave a talk on the topic of Linz women in local politics. Among other things, she explained that in Linz in the years before the end of the monarchy, social democratic women's organizations in particular had campaigned for women's suffrage.

Historian Gabriella Hauch presented the interdisciplinary research and exhibition project "They mean it politically!" 100 years of women's suffrage. The historian is one of the directors of the aforementioned project. This includes the exhibition "They mean it politically! 100 years of women's suffrage in Austria from March 2019 at the Volkskundemuseum Wien, publication of the book accompanying the exhibition with current research work and the suffrage cell. The latter, called "They mean it politically! 100 Years of Women's Suffrage, is on display as a decentralized exhibition module at several locations in Austria. Meanwhile also in Linz.

Voting cell in Linz and the surrounding area

A reading from the book "Why Celebrate"- Contributions to 100 Years of Women's Suffrage, published in 2018, will follow. Bettina Balàka, Marlene Gölz, Eva Schörkhuber and Petra Sturm read from this book

The book includes contributions from: Marie-Noelle Yazdanpanah, Petra Sturm, Maria Sterkl, Eva Schörkhuber, Veza Quinhones-Hall, Helga Christina Pregesbauer, Elena Messner, Marion Löffler, Birge Krondorfer, Nadine Kegele, Veronika Helfert, Jelena Gučanin, Li Gerhalter, Marlene Gölz, Mascha Dabić, Natalie Deewan, Brigitte Bargetz and Bettina Balàka
There is also a collection of current political demands by and an afterword by Marlene Streeruwitz.

Music: Aivery, First Fatal Kiss and Mayr