The Institute

Dr. Sara Berger

Exhibitions

Sara Berger studied history, social psychology and Italian language and literature at Ruhr University Bochum. In 2011, she was awarded her PhD from Ruhr University Bochum for her thesis on the »Operation Reinhardt« extermination camps. She spent 2009 to 2020 at the Fondazione Museo della Shoah in Rome, where she designed and organised temporary exhibitions on themes such as Auschwitz, the Polish ghettos, Jewish persecution in Italy and diplomatic reports from Italy on the persecution of Jews in Europe 1938–1943. From 2012 to 2017, she worked on the Italian section of the »The persecution and murder of European Jews by National Socialist Germany 1933–1945« edition project. Sara Berger also collaborated on German museum exhibition projects, such as the Silent Heroes Memorial Center in Berlin. She has been responsible for exhibitions at the Fritz Bauer Institute since 2020.


Research focal areas

  • History of Nazi extermination camps
  • History of the persecution of Jews in Italy
  • Perpetrator research
  • History of the trials on Nazi violent crimes

Selected publications

  • Ed. (with Sanela Schmid, Erwin Lewin, Maria Vassilikou): Besetztes Südosteuropa und Italien. Volume 14 by: Susanne Heim, Ulrich Herbert et al. (Ed.), Die Verfolgung und Ermordung der europäischen Juden durch das nationalsozialistische Deutschland 1933–1945, Berlin 2017.
  • Ed.: Gualtiero Cividalli: Lettere e pagine di diario [Briefe und Tagebuchseiten]. 1938–1946, Florenz 2016.
  • Experten der Vernichtung. Das T4-Reinhardt-Netzwerk in den Lagern Belzec, Sobibor und Treblinka, Hamburg 2013.

List of publications

Dr. Sara Berger

Fritz Bauer Institut
Norbert-Wollheim-Platz 1
60323 Frankfurt am Main

IG Farben-Haus

Q3, 5. OG, Raum 5.314

+49 (0)69 798 322-30
s.berger(at)fritz-bauer-institut.de