Austria

Barbara Neubauer

Austria

Barbara Neubauer was born in 1955. After finishing her studies of Art History and History at the University of Graz (focus of research on Baroque in Austria), she has been working since 1983 for the inventory project “Österreichische Kunsttopographie” in Carinthia. She was awarded the “Förderungspreis für Wissenschaft”, Austrian science prize, in 1986. Between 1988 and 1990, Barbara Neubauer has been working for the Federal Office for the Protection of Monuments, Department of the state of Carinthia, and then as an employee for the Department of Vienna. From 2002 until 2008, she was appointed Head of the Department of Vienna. Her consecutive nomination as Executive Head of the Federal Office for the Protection of Monuments was announced on June 24th 2008. At the international level, Barbara Neubauer has been actively participating to workshops on questions regarding heritage conservation with organisations such as ICCROM.

 

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