Éva Kovács is a sociologist, research programme director at the Vienna Wiesenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies (VWI) and senior research fellow at the Institute of Sociology of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. Her research fields are the history of the Holocaust in Central Europe, research on memory and remembrance and representations of race and ethnicity. She has authored five monographs, edited eight volumes and published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals. She founded the audio-visual archive ‘Voices of the Twentieth Century’ and she was the co-curator of the exhibitions Myths of the Nations at the German Historical Museum, the Representation of Roma and Sinti in Kunsthalle Krems and Contemporary Roma Art in Collegium Hungaricum Vienna.