Tim is a postdoctoral researcher in the collaborative research project Digital History & Hermeneutics

Tim van der Heijden is a postdoctoral researcher in the collaborative research project Digital History & Hermeneutics of the Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (University of Luxembourg). Part of his tasks includes co-coordinating the Doctoral Training Unit (DTU), which aims at creating an experimental “trading zone” for the reflection on the epistemological and methodological challenges of doing digital history research. His PhD research on the cultural history of the home movie as a twentieth century family memory practice he conducted at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences of Maastricht University, the Netherlands. He holds a research-master’s degree in Media Studies from the University of Amsterdam (cum laude) and a bachelor degree in Cultural Studies from Erasmus University Rotterdam / University of Essex, UK.