Launch of the VR Experience "Eva Umlauf - Her Testimony"

NOV 2023


Berlin, Germany

After two years of intense efforts, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität and Fraunhofer Heinrich-Hertz-Institut (HHI) will present the VR Experience of Holocaust survivor Dr. Eva Umlauf on November 8 from 4:00 to 8:00 pm, CET.

The use of virtual reality and volumetric video technology creates new opportunities to tell history and histories, engage with the past and learn about Eva Umlauf's life story.



4:00 - 4:10 pm: Welcome speech

  • Dr. Ralf Schäfer, Division Director Video, Fraunhofer HHI

4:10 - 4:40 pm: Greetings

  • Dr. Felix Klein, Federal Government Commissioner for Jewish Life in Germany and the Fight against Anti-Semitism
  • Jakob Meyer, Board of the Foundation EVZ
  • Dr. Ingo Krüger, Board of Management of Bayerische Sparkassenstiftung

4:40 - 5:30 pm: Presentation of the VR Experience

  • Together with teenagers from Berlin schools
  • Presenter: Prof. Dr. Markus Gloe, Political Education and Didactics of Social Studies, LMU Munich

5:30 - 6:00 pm: Exploration opportunity

6:00 - 8:00 pm: Reception and Networking


The event will take place in hybrid form at Fraunhofer HHI in the Lanolinfabrik and can be accessed online here.

For attendance please register via Eventbrite.

Find more information on the project here.