Last week, I was interviewed on Austrian radio to reflect on the topic of ‘technostalgia’: the revival of analogue technologies in the digital age. The weekly radio show on computer and technology called Matrix was aired on Sunday 8 January…
I am a postdoctoral researcher in the collaborative research project “Digital History & Hermeneutics” of the Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (University of Luxembourg). My PhD dissertation, entitled Hybrid Histories: Technologies of Memory and the Cultural Dynamics of Home Movies, 1895-2005, was written at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences of Maastricht University, the Netherlands.
amateur film, cultural memory, media history, media archaeology, dispositif, media generations, user typologies, hybridity, materiality of media technologies, digital history, digital hermeneutics.
tim.vanderheijden [at] uni.lu
Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History University of Luxembourg
11, Porte des Sciences
University of Luxembourg