Urs Stäheli has been Professor of General Sociology at the University of Hamburg since 2010. There, he is speaker of the Research Training Group “Loose Connections: Collectivity in Urban and Digital Space”. Before, he was a professor of sociology at the University of Basel and habilitated in Lucerne. He received his PhD from the University of Essex after studying sociology, German studies and history.
- Social and cultural theory
- Poststructuralism and systems theory
- Visual cultures of the finance economy
- Affect and economy
- Sociology of dis/connectivity
- Digital Detox cultures
Among his recent publications are „Die Zeitökonomie des Buffering“, in: Pop. Kultur und Kritik 12 (2018), „Indexing – The politics of invisibility“, in: Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 31:1 (2016) and „Das Recht zu schweigen. Von einer Politik der Konnektivität zu einer Politik der Diskonnetivität?“, in: Soziale Welt 67:3 (2016).
University of Hamburg