Bernhard Siegert

Faculty of Media, International Research Center for Cultural Techniques and Media Philosophy, Bauhaus University Weimar, Weimar, Germany

2016 International Visiting Research Scholar at the Peter Wall Institute of Advanced Studies and UBC's Department of Art History, Visual Art and Theory, is Professor of History and Theory of Cultural Techniques at Bauhaus University Weimar, Germany, and Co-director of the International Research Center for Cultural Techniques and Media Philosophy (IKKM). His books include: Cultural Techniques. Grids, Filters, Doors, and Other Articulations of the Real (Fordham, 2015), Passagiere und Papiere: Schreibakte auf der Schwelle zwischen Spanien und Amerika (1530-1600) (Fink 2006), and Passage des Digitalen. Zeichenpraktiken der neuzeitlichen Wissenschaften 1500—1900 (Brinkmann und Bose, 2003).

Primary Recipient Awards

International Visiting Research Scholars, Bernhard Siegert, 2016

Bernhard Siegert
T’ai Smith

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