Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Professor for History Education and Public History
GA 5/58
Universitätsstr. 150
44801 Bochum

Roxana Breitenbach
(0)234 32-23992
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Christian Bunnenberg has been appointed University Professor (W3) for Didactics of History and Public History at Ruhr-Universität Bochum as of December 1, 2021. Read more on the RUB news portal!

Office hours summer break 2022

The office hour of Mr. Bunnenberg in the summer break takes place on 24.08.2022 from 14-16 h. If needed, please book a time slot under the given link:

  • Christian Bunnenberg: 24.08.2022, 14-16 h



In the current episode of the podcast "Aus Politik und Zeitgeschichte (APuZ)" of the Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung, Christian Bunnenberg talks on the topic of 'Travel and Tourism' (link to podcast). Issue 50/2021 of APuZ also features an essay on the history of cruise tourism and the so-called "Orientfahrt" with the Augusta Victoria in 1891 (link to article).

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In spring 2021, Osburg Verlag will publish an annotated edition of the Fröschweiler Chronik. Kriegs- und Friedensbilder aus dem Jahr 1870Jun.-Prof. Dr. Christian Bunnenberg edits the volume together with Prof. Dr. Tobias Arand (PH Ludwigsburg).

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Current projects include history in immersive media (AR, VR, 360° film), history teaching under digital conditions and history of the 19th century. 



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Public History

At the end of the winter semester 2021/22, the 5th year of the Public History program opens the exhibition "DDR-Haftzwangsarbeit für den Westen" - for the second time as online-exhibition!

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