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Board of Directors


The Board of Directors is the operative organ of the Vienna Wiesenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies (VWI). Its members are elected for a period of three years from among the proper members. Alternatively, the members of the Board of Directors may be delegated by the representatives of the supporting organisations. The Board of Directors reaches all operative decisions that have not been expressly delegated to the management.


The current members of the Board of Directors are:



Terezija Stoisits


Vice Chair:

Gerhard Baumgartner (Documentation Centre of Austrian Resistance)


Vice Chair and Secretary:

Claudia Prutscher (Jewish Community of Vienna)


Vice Secretary:

Joanna Nittenberg (Bund Jüdischer Verfolgter des Naziregimes)



Bertrand Perz (University of Vienna)


Further members of the Board:

Albert Lichtblau (Zentrum für jüdische Kulturgeschichte – Universität Salzburg)

Martina Maschke (_erinnern.at_)

Danielle Spera (Jewish Museum of Vienna)

Juliane Wetzel (International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance)

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The Vienna Wiesenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies (VWI) is funded by:


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