PD Dr. Daniela Simon
After finishing school in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia, Daniela Simon studied Modern and Contemporary History, Political Science and German Studies at the University of Duisburg-Essen. In 2008 she received her Magistra Artium degree and worked as a freelancer at the Haus der Essener Geschichte/City Archive from 2009 to 2012. During her doctoral studies from 2012-2015 at the Institute for Eastern European History and Regional Studies at the University of Tübingen, she was a scholarship holder of the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media and of the State of Baden-Württemberg. The title of her dissertation, completed in 2015, is "Religion and Violence in Eastern Croatia and Northern Bosnia 1941-1945". From 2015 to 2020, she was a member of the scientific staff at the Collaborative Research Center 923 "Threatened Orders", where she was also a member of the board and a staff representative from 2018 to 2020. Since 2021 she has been a research associate at the Institute of Danube-Swabian History and Regional Studies, head of a research area and of the Institute's archive. In 2022 she habilitated at the Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Tübingen in Southeast European History with a thesis on cultural hybridity in Istria 1870-1914.
Forschungsbereich am IdGL
- Regionalgeschichte Serbiens, Bosnien und Herzegowinas und Kroatiens
- Diversität und Hybridität in der Habsburgermonarchie
- Gewalt und Religion im Zweiten Weltkrieg in Kroatien und Bosnien und Herzegowina
- Transformationsprozesse und sozialer Wandel in Jugoslawien
- Südosteuropa-Gesellschaft e. V.
- Förderverein Geschichte an der Universität Tübingen e. V.