Mia Berg

Research Assistant in the project "SocialMediaHistory - Geschichte auf Instagram und TikTok"

Curriculum Vitae

  • since 03/2021 Research Assistant in the project "SocialMediaHistory - History on Instagram and TikTok"
  • 05/2021-02/2022 Research Assistant in the Research Unit European History (Jun.-Prof. Dr. Fabian Lemmes)
  • 03/2021 Master of Arts in History, Theatre Studies and Public History
  • 08/2020-03/2021 Student Assistant in the project ViRaGe - Virtuelle Realitäten als Geschichtserfahrung 
  • 01/2020-05/2020 Semester abroad at the Turun yliopisto, Finland (Contemporary History)
  • 08/2019-03/2021 Student Assistant in the Research Unit European History (Jun.-Prof. Dr. Fabian Lemmes)
  • 04/2017-10/2019 Student Assistant in the International Office
  • 04/2017-12/2019 Student Assistant in the Department of Language Education and Multilingualism, Department of German Philology (Prof. Dr. Lena Heine)
  • 2017-2021 Study of Public History in the Master of Arts (1-subject) at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum
  • 12/2016-12/2017 Training and certificate "DaF/DaZ für Schule und Erwachsenenbildung" at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum
  • 2016-2021 Study of History and Theatre Studies in the Master of Arts (2-subjects) at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum
  • 04/2013-07/2015 Student Assistant at the Chair of Economic and Corporate History (Prof. Dr. Dieter Ziegler)
  • 2012-2016 Study of History and Theatre Studies in the Bachelor of Arts at the Ruhr-University Bochum

Research focus

  • History in Social Media
  • (Digital) Historical Culture
  • Public History


  • Open History e.V.
  • AoIR - Association of Internet Researchers
  • ECREA - European Communication Research and Education Association
  • DHd - Digital Humanities im deutschsprachigen Raum
Mia Berg

Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Faculty of Historical Sciences
Department of History
History Didactics 
Universitätsstr. 150
Room: GA 4/135
44780 Bochum


Office hour

In the summer semester, the office hour takes place every Tuesday between 10 and 11 am.

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