Media and Participation – two panels at the Digital Cultures Conference #KCT18

Researchers of the Media and Participation-Unit from Konstanz and Lüneburg presented their talks at this fascinating conference in Lüneburg! Here is an overview, for more information please visit the conference homepage. Technopolitical Modes of Operation in Digital Infrastructures, Urban Activism and Design Chair: Christoph Brunner (SP 5) The panel investigates the transformative potential of technology…

Popular Narratives of the Cochlear Implant

How is hearing with cochlear implants mediated in TV series, documentaries, youtube videos etc.? The contribution by Anna Grebe, Markus Spöhrer and Robert Stock (SP2) analyzes this  issue by considering a range of popular narratives and audiovisual productions. The article was just published in the edited volume Handbook of Popular Culture and Biomedicine (Springer). Abtract:…

Erich Hörl about „The Environmentalitarian Situation“

Take a look at the new publication by our PI and colleague from @CDCleuphana. Read about „Reflections on the Becoming-Environmental of Thinking, Power, and Capital“ recently published in Cultural Politics 14/2 (@DukePress)   Abstract: This contribution outlines several modes of becoming-environmental that characterize the development thanks to which environmentality [Umweltlichkeit] has become our condition today: the…

DFG-Forschungsgruppe Mediale Teilhabe geht in die Fortsetzungsphase

  Die Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) führt die Förderung des Projektes „Mediale Teilhabe. Partizipation zwischen Anspruch und Inanspruchnahme“ an der Universität Konstanz, der Leuphana Universität Lüneburg, der Universität Hamburg und der Züricher Hochschule der Künste fort. Sprecherin der Forschergruppe bleibt die Konstanzer Medienwissenschaftlerin Prof. Dr. Beate Ochsner. Mit neuem Fokus in fünf Teilprojekten wird das Team…