Prof. Dr. Sybille Steinbacher (Frankfurt am Main)

Sybille Steinbacher has been Director of the Fritz Bauer Institute since 2017 and holds the Chair for Research on the History and Impact of the Holocaust at Goethe University Frankfurt am Main. From 2010 to 2017, she was University Professor of Contemporary History / Comparative Dictatorship, Violence and Genocide Studies at the University of Vienna. Her publications include ›Musterstadt‹ Auschwitz. Germanisierungspolitik und Judenmord in Ostoberschlesien (2000) and Wie der Sex nach Deutschland kam. Der Kampf um Sittlichkeit und Anstand in der frühen Bundesrepublik (2011). Her book Auschwitz. A History (2004, 2020) has been translated into numerous languages.


  • Welcome and Introduction

    Panel: Opening Session / Key Notes | May 26 Wednesday 4:00 – 6:30 p.m.

  • Panel: Comments and Conclusions | May 28 Friday 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.