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Georg Spitaler

Georg Spitaler is a researcher and curator at the Austrian Labor History Society (VGA) and serves as a lecturer at the University of Vienna. His publications include books, edited volumes and articles on labor history, political theory, and political aspects of sport.

Articles by this author

Sports in Austria 1918-1938

This article gives an overview of the participation of Jewish women in Austrian sport from the Habsburg monarchy to the present day. Drawing on selected biographies of sportswomen and functionaries, and with a regional focus on the capital city of Vienna, it explores the double relationship between female emancipation and Jewish self-assertion in an environment that had long been male-dominated and anti-Semitic.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Georg Spitaler." (Viewed on November 28, 2023) <>.


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