Leonard Schmieding
Public Historian

Leonard Schmieding is a historian of Modern Germany. Next to youth, popular culture and music, his research and teaching interests include food and drink, Germans abroad, and museums and material culture. He also works as a public historian curating exhibitions and programs that address discrepancies between private and official memory, help students and teachers come to terms with the most recent past, and counter populism and right-wing extremism. He is currently affiliated with the University of Münster, Germany, where he investigates the history of German Reunification.



16 October 2019