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Andreas Fickers

Andreas Fickers

Andreas Fickers is Professor for Contemporary and Digital History at the University of Luxembourg. Until 2013 he was Associate Professor for Comparative Media History at Maastricht University (NL). He has studies history, philosophy and sociology at the RWTH Aachen in Germany and at the Université de Champagne-Ardenne in Reims /France. He spend some time at the Deutsches Museum in Munich and Bonn before returning to Aachen University where he defended his PhD on the European struggle for a colour television standard in 2002. In 2003 he was appointed Assistant Professor on Television History at Utrecht University. Here he set up the European Television History Network (ETHN) and concentrated his research on comparative and transnational approaches to the European history of radio and television. He is actively engaged in the Tensions of Europe Network and actually President of the German Association for the History of Medicine, Science and Technology. Recent publications include A European Television History (edited with Jonathan Bignell / Blackwell-Wiley 2008) and Materializing Europe. Transnational Infrastructures and the Project of Europe (edited with Alexander Badenoch, Palgrave-Macmillan 2010).

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