Center for Holocaust Studies at the Leibniz Institute for Contemporary History

Corneliu Pintilescu

Corneliu Pintilescu is a researcher at the George Bariţiu Institute of History in Cluj-Napoca. He has a PhD in History from the Babeş-Bolyai University. His research interests include emergency powers and dictatorial regimes in twentieth century Romania, political opposition and state coercion in the Eastern Bloc, and nationalities policies in post-war Romania.

His latest publications are: “State of Siege and the Holocaust in Romania: An Incursion into the Origins of the Legal Framework for the Operation of the Camps under the Antonescu Regime”, Holocaust. Studii şi cercetări, vol. 13, no. 1 (2022); “The Reverberations of the October 1917 Revolution and the State of Siege in Interwar Romania” in Gerhard Besier, Katarzyna Stoklosa (eds.), 1917 and the Consequences, Routledge, London, 2020.