Eugen Pfister leads the SNF-Ambizione research project „Horror-Game-Politics“ at the Hochschule der Künste in Bern (HKB) since 2018. He studied history and political sciences at the universities of Vienna and Paris IV-Sorbonne. He wrote his Ph-D-Thesis on the history of political communication at the Goethe-Universität in Frankfurt am Main and at the Universita degli studi di Trento. From 2016 to 2018 he was research assistant at the institute of Cultural Studies of the Austrian Academy of Science. Pfister is a founding member of the Arbeitskreis Geschichtswissenschaft und Digitale Spiele.