The 9th Tensions of Europe conference

Decoding Europe: Technological Pasts in the Digital Age

Niels Brügger

Centre for Internet Studies / NetLab

Aarhus University

Niels Brügger is Professor in Internet studies and Digital Humanities, and head of the Centre for Internet Studies as well as of the internet research infrastructure NetLab, Aarhus University, Denmark. His research interests are web historiography, web archiving, and media theory. Within these fields, he has published monographs and a number of edited books as well as articles and book chapters. Recent publications include The Archived Web: Doing History in the Digital Age (MIT Press, 2018), Web25, a special issue of New Media & Society, The Web as History: Using Web Archives to Understand the Past and the Present (ed. with Ralph Schroeder, UCL Press 2017), and Web 25: Histories from the first 25 years of the World Wide Web (Peter Lang 2017). Coming edited volumes: The SAGE Handbook of Web History (ed. with Ian Milligan, Sage, 2019), and The Historical Web and Digital Humanities: The Case of National Web domains (ed. with Ditte Laursen, Routledge, 2019). He is co-founder and Managing Editor of the newly founded international journal Internet Histories: Digital Technology, Culture and Society (Taylor & Francis/Routledge).


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