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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Digital History

Digital History

The unit for Digital History is concerned with the use of digital media and tools for historical praxis, presentation, analysis and research. Increasingly defined as a branch of the Digital Humanities, Digital History centers its work around the innovative application of new communication technologies used online. It represents an evolving field shaped by databases, hypertexts and networks, in which historical knowledge is either communicated or collectivelly developed. New digital history projects therefore rely on creativity, cooperation and technical innovation. Future areas of focus will center on practices of text mining and visualization. Digital History also represents a rapidly changing field – for which new methods and formats are continually being developed. Cont.

Prof. Dr. Rüdiger Hohls

Telephone: +49 (0)30 / 2093-70606
Telefax: +49 (0)30 / 2093-70656
Email: HohlsR@geschichte.hu-berlin.de


Mailing Address

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Faculty of Arts and Humanities I
Department of History
Office: Friedrichstraße 191-193
10099 Berlin, Germany



Friedrichstrasse 191-193A
10117 Berlin
(The entrance is located at Kronenstrasse 12)