Austrian Research Agency for Post-War Justice

Forschungsstelle Nachkriegsjustiz (FStN)




Mailing address: A-1013 Wien, Postfach 98
Office at the Documentation Center of Austrian Resistance: c/o DÖW, 1010 Wien, Wipplingerstr. 6–8 (Altes Rathaus)

Tel: 0043 (1) 2289469 - 315 (DÖW)
Fax: 0043 (1) 2289469 391 (DÖW)
e-mail: "info@nachkriegsjustiz.at"

Bank account: Bank Austria (A-1010 Vienna, Schotteng. 6-8 )
SwiftCode BKAUATWW -- IBAN: AT431200050287004500

Until the relaunch of our English site (presumably in early 2016),
please use these links for some information about our activities:


Sunday, April 3 2016, from 7:45 AM until 6 PM:
(Bratislava-Petržalka and memorial sites in Lower Austria: Wolfsthal and Bad Deutsch-Altenburg)

e-mail: kuretsidis@hotmail.com
phone.: (+ 43 1) 22 89 469 / 315
Contribution: EUR 12,-
(Scholars, apprentices, students, unemployed free)
Meeting point: 1020 Vienna, Praterstern 1
(in front of the Jüdisches Institut für Erwachsenenbildung)
Metro stop "Praterstern", exit: Heinestraße

For more information please cf. the 2014 Program Folder PDF Download (247 kb)
or visit the web-site http://www.engerau.info/ of the Jewish Museum in Bratislava

Last publication:

German title: Das KZ Lublin-Majdanek und die Justiz
Strafverfolgung und verweigerte Gerechtigkeit: Polen, Deutschland und Österreich im Vergleich

(=The concentration camp Lublin-Majdanek on trial
Prosecution and denied justice: Poland, Germany and Austria in comparison)
English description



Commemorative excursions 2012 and 2013:

Bratislava-Petržalka (former Nazi camp Engerau), Wolfsthal (memorial for Hungarian-Jewish slave laborers), Berg (Memorial  “Panzersperre”), Bruck/Leitha (monument for 155 murdered Hungarian-Jewish slave laborers)
Sunday, 24 March 2013, starting from Vienna at 7:45 a.m.

English program folder PDF Download (247 kb)

(former Nazi camp Engerau), Wolfsthal (memorial for Hungarian-Jewish slave laborers), Parndorf (Ceremony in memoriam Professor Jonny Moser), Bruck/Leitha (monument for 155 murdered Hungarian-Jewish slave laborers)
Sunday, 1 April 2012, starting from Vienna at 7:45 a.m.

Last conference:

Majdanek on Trial
Polish, German and Austrian Judiciary and the Prosecution of Crimes at the Lublin-Majdanek Concentration Camp

28-29 October 2010, Vienna

2009/2010: Research Center for Postwar Trials launches research project on Maidanek trials in Poland, Germany and Austria:
Short description of the project
Appeal for cooperation

English Papers:

Winfried R. Garscha: An attempt at justice: NS-trials in Austria after 1945 (London, 2009)

Winfried R. Garscha: The Failed Expulsion of "Germanness": Political, Judicial and Cultural Aspects of Anti-German Resentments, 1945-1948 (Atlanta, 2009)

Winfried R. Garscha: War Crimes Trials before the Austrian People's Courts of the Immediate Post War Period and Austrian Politics of Memory (Bologna, 2002)

Winfried R. Garscha/Claudia Kuretsidis-Haider: War Crime Trials in Austria (Washington, 1997)

Winfried R. Garscha: The Second Austrian Republic and the Sequels of the Nazi Dictatorship (New York, 1997)


Last update: August 14, 2015