Simone Lässig

Member of the Scientific Committee

Director of the GermanHistorical Institute Washington DC.

Simone Lässig is a cultural and social historian of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Her research has focused on Jewish history, religion and religiosity, philanthropy and patronage, and memory cultures and the politics of memory. Simone Lässig has done work on historical education and educational media, and she is particularly interested in digital history and the digital humanities.