2015 Summer School in Weimar: Call for Applications

Archive Futures: Operations, Time Objects, Collectives

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The Princeton-Weimar Summer School for Media Studies – a collaboration between the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar (Internationales Kolleg für Kulturtechnikforschung und Medienphilosophie, IKKM) and Princeton University (German Department) – returns to Weimar in 2015 for its fifth installment. The topic will be “Archive Futures: Operations, Time Objects, Collectives”. The Summer School will take place from  June 14 – 20, 2015 in Weimar and will be hosted by the IKKM (Bauhaus-Universität Weimar)

The 2015  Summer School will be directed by Lorenz Engell (Weimar, Media Philosophy) and Thomas Y. Levin (Princeton, German/Program in Media+Modernity). The faculty will include, among others: Gleb Albert and Monika Dommann (Zürich, History; DFG Research Group Media and Mimesis), Eva von Engelberg-Dockal (Weimar, Architectural History; DFG Research Group Media and Mimesis), Stephan Gregory (Weimar, Media of Historiography; DFG Research Group Media and Mimesis), Mark Hansen (Durham, Media Studies), Michael W. Jennings (Princeton, German), Shannon Mattern (New York, Media Studies), and Lynn Spigel (Evanston, Screen Cultures ).

The Princeton-Weimar Summer School for Media Studies invites applications from outstanding doctoral candidates throughout the world in media studies and related fields such as film studies, literary studies, philosophy, art history, architecture, sociology, politics, the history of science and visual culture.

All application materials should be sent by email to

ikkm-conference@uni-weimar.de

and must be received by December 10, 2014.

Coordinators:

Christoph Eggersglüß (Weimar), Mladen Gladic (Princeton)

Please submit all inquiries to:

ikkm-conference@uni-weimar.de

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