Andreas Fickers

Andreas Fickers


Public history Contemporary history of Luxembourg Contemporary history of Europe Digital history & historiography Digital hermeneutics Digital literacy Digital methods Digital source criticism Digital tools Experimental media archaeology Historiography History of technology History teaching Media history Data ForumZ Teaching and learning Thinkering 100 years of East Belgium: a digital exhibition 175 years of POST Luxembourg A history of the CD-ROM (CD-Hist) Augmented Artwork Analysis (AAA). Computer-aided interpretation device for art images BUREU: EU office buildings between architectural “hardware” and managerial “software”, 1950s-2000 Confronting Decline: Challenges of Deindustrialisation in Western Societies since the 1970s Data Science meets Digital History (D4H) Digital History & Hermeneutics Doctoral Training Unit Docteuropa - Tri-national Doctoral School Doing Experimental Media Archaeology (DEMA): Practice & Theory Éischte Weltkrich: Remembering the Great War in Luxembourg Failure and success of dummy head recording: An innovation history of 3D Gilbert Trausch Journal of Digital History LuxTime Popkult60 (1) Radio Luxembourg - The station that changed our world Ranke.2 - Teaching platform on digital source criticism Soviet “Ostarbeiters” and POW in Luxembourg during WWII Studies in Digital History and Hermeneutics
Andreas is the director of the C²DH

Since 2016, Andreas Fickers is the director of the Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C²DH), 3rd interdisciplinary center at the University of Luxembourg and head of its Digital History Lab. He studied history, philosophy and sociology and is currently Professor for Contemporary and Digital History at the University of Luxembourg. He took his PhD in 2002 at RWTH Aachen University and worked as Assistant Professor for television history at Utrecht University (2003-2007) and Associate Professor for comparative media history at Maastricht University (2007-2013).

He's head of the FNR funded Doctoral Training Unit “Deep Data Science of Digital History” (D4H) and coordinates the Trinational doctoral school together with Prof. Dr Dietmar Hüser (Universität des Saarlandes) and Prof. Dr Hélène Miard-Delacroix (Université Paris-Sorbonne). He's also prinicipal investigator of the projects DEMA , Popkult60,  LuxTime and BUREU . Furthermore, he is the editor of the Journal of Digital History and co-editor of the book series ‘Studies in Digital History and Hermeneutics’ published by De Gruyter Oldenbourg.



Andreas Fickers can be contacted through his assistant Brigitte Melchior-Dolenc.