Volker Pantenburg

Volker Pantenburg is Assistant Professor for Visual Media with Emphasis on Research in Moving Image at the Faculty of Media of the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar and Director of the Junior Fellow Program “Theory and History of Cinematographic Objects.”
He studied Comparative Literature, History, Philosophy and Political Sciences at the Universities of Bonn and Paris IV (La Sorbonne). In 2005 he received his Ph.D in 2005 at the University of Münster with a study entitled Film as Theory. Researching the Image with Harun Farocki and Jean-Luc Godard. Between 2007 and 2010, he worked at the Collaborative Research Center “Aesthetic Experience and the Dissolution of Artistic Boundaries” at the Freie Universität Berlin. In 2008 and 2009, he initiated and worked on the Project “Kunst der Vermittlung – Aus den Archiven des Filmvermittelnden Films.”