Christian Dürr

Christian Dürr, born 1971, studied Philosophy, History and Communication Theory at the University of Vienna. In 2001 he started to work for the archival department within the Mauthausen Memorial, serving as head of the Mauthausen Memorial Archives and its scientific unit since 2006. He was member of the steering group for the conceptual redesign of the Mauthausen and is curator of the current permanent exhibitions at the Mauthausen and the Gusen memorials, among others. He is also co-editor of the series “Mauthausen Studien” and “Mauthausen Erinnerungen” published by the Mauthausen Memorial. In 2014 he was research fellow at the Center for Genocide Studies at the University of Tres de Febrero in Buenos Aires. His research interest focusses on the history of national socialist concentration camps, Memory Studies and the Argentine Military Dictatorship. Publications: Memorias incómodas. El dispositivo de la desaparición y el testimonio de los sobrevivientes de los centros clandestinos de detención, tortura y exterminio (Temperley: Tren en Movimiento, 2017); ‘Verschwunden’. Verfolgung und Folter unter der argentinischen Militärdiktatur (1976–1983) (Berlin: Metropol Verlag, 2016); Jenseits der Disziplin. Eine Analyse der Machtordnung in nationalsozialistischen Konzentrationslagern (Wien: Passagen Verlag, 2004).

Participation in Public Deliverables

D3.1 Definition of Engagement Levels, Usage Modes, and User Types


D4.1 Controlled Vocabularies Specification


Participation in Events

Pre-Kick-off Meeting


Friday, 19.10.2018, 09:15 to Saturday, 20.10.2018, 18:00

Kick-off Meeting


Wednesday, 27.02.2019, 09:15 to Friday, 01.03.2019, 20:00



Thursday, 21.11.2019, 13:45 to Friday, 22.11.2019, 17:00

Allied Attempts to Cover Nazi Crimes on Film. What Questions can the Footage Answer?


Friday, 13.12.2019, 10:30 to Sunday, 15.12.2019, 13:00

Consortium Meeting


Tuesday, 23.02.2021, 15:00 to Wednesday, 24.02.2021, 19:00

Documenting Nazi Crimes through Film: Soviet Union, 1942–1945


Thursday, 24.11.2022, 09:30 to Sunday, 27.11.2022, 16:30

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