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Prof. Dr. Sybille Steinbacher

Sybille Steinbacher, Prof. Dr. phil., studied modern and contemporary history, medieval history and political science in Munich, doctorate in Bochum, habilitation in Jena. Since 2017 Director of the Fritz Bauer Institute and Professor of the History and Impact of the Holocaust at Goethe University Frankfurt am Main. From 2010 to 2017 University Professor of Contemporary History / Comparative Dictatorship, Violence and Genocide Studies at the University of Vienna. Feodor Lynen Fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation 2004/05 at Harvard University. 2012/13 as Ina Levine Invitational Scholar at the Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. Project director of the Dachau Symposia on Contemporary History. Publications include: Auschwitz. Geschichte und Nachgeschichte, 5th ed., Munich 2020; (ed. with Jürgen Zarusky) Der deutsch-sowjetische Krieg 1941-1945. Geschichte und Erinnerung, Göttingen 2020; (ed. with Volkhard Knigge) Geschichte von gestern für Deutsche von morgen? Die Erfahrung des Nationalsozialismus und historisch-politisches Lernen in der (Post-)Migrationsgesellschaft, Göttingen 2019; „Musterstadt“ Auschwitz. Germanisierungspolitik und Judenmord in Ostoberschlesien, Munich 2000; Dachau. Die Stadt und das Konzentrationslager in der NS Zeit. Die Untersuchung einer Nachbarschaft, 2nd ed. Frankfurt am Main et al. 1994.

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