Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. phil. Barbara Stelzl-Marx
Barbara Stelzl-Marx researches the consequences of the Second World War and the Cold War, children of war, migration, remembrance and commemoration. Named “Scientist of the Year” 2019, she is a university professor for contemporary European history at the University of Graz and Head of the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Research on Consequences of War (Graz – Vienna – Raabs) as well as Vice-President of the Austrian UNESCO Commission.
After completing her studies in History, English and Slavic studies in Graz, Oxford, Volgograd and at Stanford University as well as a postdoc Erwin Schrödinger scholarship from the FWF in Moscow, she was an APART scholarship holder from the Austrian Academy of Sciences, receiving several prizes and awards for her work.
Stelzl-Marx is the author and editor of a number of publications such as “Stalins Soldaten in Österreich. Die Innensicht der sowjetischen Besatzung 1945–1955” (2020) or “The Red Army in Austria. Soviet Occupation, 1945–1955” (2020). In 2018, she curated the exhibition “Lager Liebenau. Ein Ort verdichteter Geschichte” (Lager Liebenau. A place of condensed history) in the GrazMuseum while leading numerous research projects such as “Lebensborn” (ÖNB and the State of Lower Austria).
Ludwig Bolzmann Institute for Research on War Consequences, Liebiggasse 9, 8010 Graz