Public History brings together under one roof various research specialists with many years of expertise. 

Public History delivers historical research and offers its clients the entire range of consultancy services in this field. 

Public History works for all media, with all possible content. There’s nothing else like it in Switzerland. 

Public History communicates history attractively, in a modern style and on the basis of extensive research.


Dominik Flammer

studied business administration at the HWV St. Gallen. He was an economic correspondent for the Swiss news agency SDA and editor and departmental head at the 'Weltwoche'. In addition to economic history, Flammer’s principal focus is now on the history of food. His book "Swiss cheese”, the story of the rise of this industrial sector, is now hailed as a standard work. Flammer also works as a screenwriter. "The culinary heritage of the Alps", a twelve-part television series on the history of food in the Alps, is broadcasted since 2013. He is the author and co-author of numerous books and anniversary publications (100 years of Holcim, 175 years of Sulzer, “The world’s twelve most important economists”).

df@publichistory.ch

Monica Rottmeyer

is responsible for visual concepts and for image and film research. Since 1993 she has been working as a stage designer and art director for national and international film productions, with a focus on historical feature films. Rottmeyer worked for the American productions "Season of the Witch" (directed by Dominic Sena) and for “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” (director, David Fincher) and was responsible as Swiss art director for “The Miracle of Bern”; she also won the Zurich Film Award for the design of “Rascals on the Road". She is also active in the international film school in Cologne as a lecturer in “historical research”. She studied fine arts, stage design and costume design at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna and the Mozarteum University in Salzburg. 

mr@publichistory.ch 

Philipp Hofstetter

studied history, economic history and cultural anthropology in Zurich and Lausanne and at Columbia University in New York. He worked as a scientific assistant in the archive of contemporary history at the ETH Zurich, with responsibility for the stocks of economic material, such as, for example, the archive of the Swiss Business Federation. Since 2005 Hofstetter has worked on numerous film projects and publications as a historical consultant. In 2011 he was awarded a scholarship to the Swiss National Science Foundation and was a guest student at the European University in Florence. He is currently working to complete his dissertation on the first negotiations between Switzerland and what is now the European Union. He is the Managing Director of Public History Research.

ph@publichistory.ch