Press and Public Relations for the Bergen-Belsen Memorial,
Tel.: +49 (0) 5051– 4759-199
Fax: +49 (0) 5051– 4759-118
Stephanie Billib has handled press and public relations for the Lower Saxony Memorials Foundation since 2009. She is the point of contact for all press enquiries relating to the Bergen-Belsen Memorial and is responsible for the public presentation of the Memorial. She has managed the Memorial’s “Digital Strategies” project since 2014, and she also represents the Memorial in the research project known as “Accessing Campscapes: Inclusive Strategies for Using European Conflicted Heritage (iC-ACCESS)” in the context of the Humanities in the European Research Area (HERA) programme of the EU. In connection with digital strategies, she is working with the SPECS research group of Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona to develop database-driven applications for visitor guidance, including a tablet application and a spatial application. Her research areas are Hungarian prisoners in Bergen-Belsen and connecting digital media and communication.
Stephanie Billib studied history as well as English and American literature at the University of Hanover, earning a master’s degree with a dissertation on Hungarian prisoners in the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. She began working in visitor support for the Bergen-Belsen Memorial in 2000, and she has carried out translations, research and interviews for the Research and Documentation department.