Gabriele Hammermann

Gabriele Hammermann, born 1962, is Director of Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site since 2009. She studied history, art history and sociology at the universities of Munich and Trier and was awarded a scholarship to do research at the German Historical Institute in Rome. The topic of her dissertation was “Forced Labor for the Allies. The conditions of work and life of interned Italian military personnel in Germany from 1943 to 1945” (Tübingen 2002). The Italian translation was awarded the Premio Acqui Storia book prize. She worked as Research Assistant at Buchenwald Memorial Site from 1996 to 1997. From 1997 to 2008 she served as Deputy Director and Research Assistant at Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site. She is a member of several scientific advisory committees such as the Topography of Terror Documentation Center and the Documentation Center on Forced Labor, both in Berlin, the Dokumentation Obersalzberg in Berchtesgaden, the National Socialist Documentation Center in Munich, Halle 116 in Augsburg and was a member of the German-Italian Historians’ Commission from 2009–2012. She has done research on forced labor, on various topics related to Dachau Concentration Camp, on war crimes committed near the end of the war, and on the internment camp at Dachau from 1945–1948.

Participation in Events

Kick-off Meeting


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

Senior advisor
Alte Roemerstraße 75, 85221 Dachau – Germany