Epistemologies of Disruption: Self-References of the Medium in German Radio History
Thursday, June 29th. Faculty of English, 9 West Road, GR06/07, 5-6.30.
The Literature/Technology/Media research group is hosting a two-week visit to Cambridge by Professor Bernhard Siegert, Director of the Internationales Kolleg für Kulturtechnikforschung und Medienphilosophie (IKKM) at the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar. Professor Siegert is a world-leading historian and theorist of media whose work has redefined the scope and direction of media studies. His most recent book is Cultural Techniques: Grids, Filters, Doors, and Other Articulations of the Real (2015). The main event during his visit will be a lecture based on the theory of ‘cultural techniques’, of which he is the primary international exponent.
Followed by a reception. All welcome.