Universität Basel

s/f/m | Seminar für Medienwissenschaft

Profil

Basic Research

  • – Cultural and Media History of servants and servers.
  • – Marginal Epistemology
  • – The culture of Light bulbs and "Planned Obsolescence"
  • – World projects and phantasies of technology
  • – Tools of knowledge and their poetology
  • Cetology: Moby Dick, or: the Whale considered as a medial and cultural thing
  • – Historiography of Media
  • – Visualization of Knowledge
  • – Female Test Pilots
  • – The Error in the Sciences

Research Projects

  • – Exactitude in the Sciences and the Humanities
  • – Media and Mimesis
  • – Robots and Servants
  • – Specific shapes of German post-war architecture
  • – Scholarly Tools (Software for the Humanities)

Kooperationspartner

  • – Harvard University, Mahindra Humanities Center at Harvard
  • – Austrian Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence, Vienna