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Felix Zimmermann currently receives a scholarship from the a.r.t.e.s. Graduate School for the Humanities Cologne for his Ph.D. project on atmospheric experiences of the past in digital games. He graduated in public history and communication sciences from the Universities of Muenster and Cologne. He is part of the executive board of the research group Geschichtswissenschaft und Digitale Spiele. His research interests include the depiction of history in popular culture, concepts and use of historical authenticity, non-functional and atmospheric spaces in digital games as well as representations of the Holocaust and other Nazi crimes in digital games. Thus, he broaches the subject of the digital game as one of the most influential mediums of remembrance of the 21st century.