Marta Verginella, PhD is Full Professor of European History of the 19th Century and Theory of History at the Department of History, University of Ljubljana, between 2005 and 2007 she was the head of the Department. Since 1998 she has been a member of the nostrification committee at the Senate of the Faculty of Arts. From 2006 to 2010 she was a national coordinator for historiography at Slovene Research Agency. From 2009 to 2013 she was a member of the council of the Slovene National Museum of Contemporary History. Since 2013 she has been a member of the management Board of the Slovenian Repertory Theatre in Trieste. She published numerous monographs and articles on the subject of border studies, memory studies, oral history and history of 19th century. She has also done a pioneering work in the social and cultural history of the First and Second World Wars, in the history of women, and on anti-Semitism and the Holocaust in Slovenia.