Marta Simó

Doctor in Sociology from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (2018) with the Thesis: “La memòria de l’Holocaust a l’Estat Espanyol. Des d’una perspectiva històrica i una perspectiva sociològica”.  Jewish Identity and Holocaust specialist from the Jagellonska University of Krakow in Poland (2005) and Moscow State University in Russia (2010).

From 2012 researcher in the ISOR group. Member of the “Exile, Deportation and Holocaust” Working Group of the Democratic Memorial and the Department of Education of the Generalitat of Catalonia. From 2013 to 2016 member of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) Team of Multilingual Experts. Since 2015 member of the Executive Committee of the EHAS (European Association for Holocaust Studies). From the 2018 member of the Stories project that moves from the Anne Frank House of Berlin, a member of the Working Group on the survivors of the Nazi persecution of the Bundersverband information & Beralung für NS-Verfolgte in Cologne and a member of the TLH research group ( teaching and learning about the Holocaust) jointly with the University of Haifa (Israel).


2018. Auschwitz i Shoah a Vinyes R. Diccionario de la Memoria. Editorial Gedisa

2017. (With Eckmann, M., Stevick, D., & Ambrosewicz-Jacobs, J) S. Research in Teaching and Learning about the Holocaust. A dialogue beyond borders. Berlin: Metropol Verlag.

2016. Challenges for Memory, Teaching and Learning about the Holocaust in Spain in Bystanders, Rescuers or Perpetrators”. IHRA.

2015. Дев’ята мiжнародна конференцiя «уроки голокосту та сучасна Росiя. Голокост i cучаснiст. 1 (13)

2015. ITS, Spain and the Holocaust. In yearbook 2015 „Freilegungen – Spiegelungen der NS-Verfolgung und ihrer Konsequenzen“ . Wallsteinverlag. 

2009. “Испания”. ХОЛОКОСТ НА ТЕРРИТОРИИ СССР. Энциклопедия. РОССПЭН.

Areas of interest

Holocaust and other genocides

Sociology of memory, culture and identities

Education in Human Rights


Teaching in several masters and postgraduate courses on the Holocaust, Holocaust education and Memory studies

Teaching at Business Studies at the Humanitarian State University in Moscou