Dr. Gerhard Baumgartner is head of research at the Documentation Centre of Austrian Resistance (DÖW) since May 2014. His research focuses on the following areas: Resistance and persecution 1938 – 1945, history of the persecution of Roma and Sinti, Austria’s handling of its Nazi past, history of national minorities in the Burgenland.
His monographs include The Fate of the European Roma and Sinti during the Holocaust, Vienna – Paris 2013 (see also: www.romasintigenocide.eu); “Gypsy camp Lackenbach.” List of identified victims November 13, 2010. In memory of the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the “Glockner camp Lackenbach” on November 23, 1940, | “Gypsy Camp Lackenbach.” List of Identified Victims November 23, 2010. In Commemoration of the 70th Anniversary of the Establishment of “Gypsy Camp Lackenbach” on November 23, 1940, Vienna 2010; “Now we show you!” Contemporary Roma Art from Hungary, Vienna 2008 (together with Eva Kovacs and Peter Szuhay); Roma & Sinti – Modern Gypsy Paintings, Krems 2007 (with Tayfun Belgin); Roma Politics in Austria / Roma Policies in Austria, Vienna 2005 (with Florian Freund); Roma Policies in Austria, the European Union, and Beyond, Brussels 2004 (with Florian Freund).
Place: Academy of Fine Arts Vienna
Interviewers: Marina Gržinić, Sefik Tatlić
Filming: Valerija Zabret
Editing: Marina Gržinić, Valerija Zabret