Barbara Stelzl-Marx, professor for European History at the University of Graz and head of the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for War Consequences is scientist of the year 2019.
Barbara Stelzl-Marx headed several research projects on the second world war and its implication. Even though the end of the biggest military conflict in the history of mankind took place 75 years ago, Stelzl-Marx’ work shows how relevant these happenings are still in today’s politics and society. Her work have been summarised in touching and popular books which despite their easy language manage to convey the brutal relevance of the research.
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