Ina Heumann

Interdisciplinary Laboratory

Ina Heumann is a historian and European Ethnologist. With Anita Hermannstädter she is co-director of the cultural studies research area »PAN« at the Museum für Naturkunde Berlin. She brings essential historical perspectives and knowledge of the philosophy of science to the base project »Mobile Objects«. Besides her Ph.D. research, which centred on practices of popularising knowledge, she is working on natural-scientific collections as places of knowledge production and the economics of collections.

Research interests

Science and technology studies, history and theory of popular science.