RomArchive – the digital Archive of the Roma

Initiators and project managers

Isabel Raabe and Franziska Sauerbrey

Project executed by

sauerbrey | raabe gUG (haftungsbeschränkt)
Friedrichstr. 23A
10969 Berlin

t: +49-(0)30-25 29 33 77
f: +49-(0)30-61 20 16 73


Registry Court: Amtsgericht Charlottenburg, HRB 165158 B
Managing Directors: Franziska Sauerbrey, Isabel Raabe

RomArchive is funded by the German Federal Cultural Foundation.

Project team


Advisory Board

Project Management

Isabel Raabe and Franziska Sauerbrey

Financial Controlling and Contracts

Christof Müller

Project Coordination

Claudia Engels

Conception and mediation of digital archiving, digitisation and cataloguing; content-conceptual interface to website development; content integration

Deutsche Kinemathek – Museum für Film und Fernsehen

Jürgen Keiper, Felix Endruweit and Claudia Relota

Rights Clearance

Mirjana Lozančić

Press and Communication

Denhart v. Harling

Online Communication

William Billa


Michael Baute, Agi Bezeczky, Paul Bowman, Robert Brambeer, Thomas Brovot, Petra Cech, Rosamaria e. Kistic Cisneros, Xhivan Duka, Melitta Depner, Michael Ebmeyer, Christoph Erlenkamp, Christiane Fennesz-Juhasz, Golda Fischer, Claudia Fuchs, Tobias Fürschke, Lorely French, Martin Gális, Lilian-Astrid Geese, Markéta Hajska, Mozes F. Heinschink, Birgit Igla, Angel L. Ivanov, Sarita Jasarova, Nicolás Jiménez González, Inka Jurková, Pavel Kubanik, Katja Kynast, Ronald Lee, Mina Lunzer, Maria Meinel, Anna Kruszelnicke-Mirga, Dominikus Müller, Sophie Perl, Dragan Ristic, Karolína Ryvolová, Peter Šuster, Wilhelm Werthern, Ira Wilhelm, Zatania Estela


German: Tina Wessel, Jennifer Sophia-Theodor (Bilderpolitik)

English: Jan Cleave, Golda Fischer (Bilderpolitik), Adrian Marsh (Bürgerrechtsbewegung der Sinti und Roma), Margaret May, Nicola Morris, Melanie Newton

Romani: Jasarov Sejdo (Dance), Ruzdija Sejdoviv (Voices of the Victims), Petra Cech (Literature), Jan Červenka (Music)

Concept and Design
Laura Maikowski, Susanne Beer, Pierre Maite ( in Kooperation mit – ab 2019

Design and Development Content-Management-System,
Development of the Connector to Axiell Collections,
Implementation Webdesign

OpenVideo Multitude Media UG (haftungsbeschränkt), Jan Gerber and Erik Stein.

The Content-Management-System is made with the Django Web Application Framework.


David Weiss (draft design)

Mareike Windisch (graphics editing)

Legal Advice

Bernd Hoffmeister


Other temporary employees

  • Christiane Grün, technical implementaion 10/2015 to 03/2017
  • Sarah Johannsen, student assistance
  • Dorothee Kröger, student assistance
  • Sarah Kuss, student assistance
  • Gilda Nancy Horvath, online communication 06/2015 to 12/2016
  • Lara Raabe, student assistance
  • Kirsti Renner, student assistance
  • Marlitt Seeger, student assistance
  • Armin Ulm, press and communication 06/2015 to 06/2016
  • Andrea Platinská, student assistance

Partner and Sponsors

Cooperative partner
Deutsche Kinemathek – Museum für Film und Fernsehen

Apart from the German Federal Foundation the following institutions supported RomArchive:

Responsible for the content
sauerbrey | raabe gUG (haftungsbeschränkt)
Friedrichstr. 23A
10969 Berlin

t: +49-(0)30-25 29 33 77
f: +49-(0)30-61 20 16 73


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