Roberto Nigro


Roberto Nigro

Roberto Nigro was appointed full Professor of philosophy, in particular continental philosophy at the Leuphana University in Lüneburg in May 2016. With Erich Hörl, he is Principal Investigator of SP 1: Elements of a Critical Theory of Media and Participation.

He also is an ancien Directeur de programme at the Collège International de Philosophie in Paris. Before coming to the Leuphana University Roberto Nigro taught at the Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK) (2009-2016). His areas of research and teaching interest include aesthetics, political philosophy, and cultural theory with a special focus on French and Italian contemporary philosophy and the legacy of German philosophy (in particular Marx, Nietzsche, and Heidegger) in contemporary thought.

SP 1: Elements of a Critical Theory of Media and Participation

Professor for Philosophy
Leuphana Universität Lüneburg
Institut für Kultur und Ästhetik Digitaler Medien
Universitätsallee 1, C5.230, D – 21335 Lüneburg

E-Mail: roberto.nigro[at]

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