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

Roxana Breitenbach
(0)234 32-23992
GA 4/147


At the 54th German Historians' Conference, which took place in Leipzig in September 2023 under the motto "Fragile Facts", Kirsten Pörschke and Prof. Saskia Handro organised the panel "More than a fact check! Historical research by students as historical-cultural capital". The contributions are documented in the current LAG magazine (3/2024) from 20 March 2024 - including an article by Prof. Dr. CHristian Bunnenberg on the present and future of the history competition in a culture of digitality. You can find the article here

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In August 2023, Wallstein Verlag published @ichbinsophiescholl. Darstellung und Diskussion von Geschichte in Social Media. The volume is edited by Mia Berg and Christian Kuchler

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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

The sixth year of the Public History course has opened the exhibition "Why RUB?" on the history, everyday life and future of the Ruhr-Universität Bochum. At the end of January, the students equipped the glass showcase in the GA 02 foyer, which can be viewed until winter 2023/24.

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