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.