Personal Details: Demantowsky, Marko
Managing Director | Geschäftsführender Herausgeber
Member PHW Executive Board
Marko Demantowsky, PhD (*1970), holds the chair for Public History at the Faculty Center for Transdisciplinary Historical and Cultural Studies at University of Vienna. Previously he was full professor for modern history and history education at at the School of Education FHNW (Departement Head for Social Sciences Education) and a member of the Institute for Educational Sciences at the University of Basel. Prior to this, he was assistant professor for history education at the University of Bochum (2007-12) and interim professor at Jena University (07-08) and Siegen University (06/07). Research assistant at the universities of Leipzig, Dortmund, Münster 1998-2007.
His main research interests focus on the digital transformation particularly in Public History, the (digital) cultural anthropology of public history, and the theory and history of historical education.
He has created and developed and now co-manages some multilingual infrastructures in the field of digital history.
Recently published, a short theory of public history:
What is Public History? De Gruyter Publishers, 2019
Landschaft und Identität
Monthly Editorial April 2021 | Einführung in den Monat April 2021 After conclusion of the April publication and OPR processes: completed with all names and DOIs on 28 April... Read More ›
Aus der Werkstatt: ein Zwischeneditorial
Copyright (c) 2020 by De Gruyter Oldenbourg and the author, all rights reserved. This work may be copied and redistributed for non-commercial, educational purposes, if permission is granted by the... Read More ›
Abstract: This is part 2 of the essay about the exceptional demands on university teaching in the digital-distant semester at the German-speaking universities forced by the corona crisis. The two... Read More ›
Public History in, from and about the Arab World | Public History in, aus und über die arabische Welt
The two editors of this month’s issue set out in search of a multilingual and multicultural discourse in relation to what is called the “Arab world”.
Präsenz der Lehre zwischen Prä- und Postcoronazän (1)
This essay draws cautious conclusions about the digital and distant arrangements enforced upon teaching and learning by the corona pandemic.
Über heutige Politiken kollektiver Identität
Monthly Editorial February 2020 | Einführung in den Monat Februar 2020 Abstract: The angelic sculpture on the cover of this editorial leads us directly into the framework of this... Read More ›
Публичная история в России и о России | Public History in, aus und über RusslandPublic History in, from and about Russia
The editorial crew of Public History Weekly is about to start to new shores. What is the status, what are the achievements and the problems, what is the horizon?