Wolfgang Schäffner

Wolfgang Schäffner

Roles
Interdisciplinary Laboratory
Director, Executive Board, Schwerpunktleitung Active Matter, Schwerpunktleitung Architekturen des Wissens
Hermann von Helmholtz-Zentrum für Kulturtechnik
Executive Board, The HZK Council
Roles
Interdisciplinary Laboratory
Hermann von Helmholtz-Zentrum für Kulturtechnik
Phone
030 2093 - 66285

Wolfgang Schäffner, a historian of science and media technologies, has been professor of the Cultural History of Knowledge at the Department of History and Theory of Culture at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin since 2009. He is Director of the Hermann von Helmholtz Center for Cultural Techniques and Spokesperson (together with Horst Bredekamp and Peter Fratzl) of the Cluster of Excellence »Image Knowledge Gestaltung« at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and thus responsible for the Humboldt Laboratory of the Humboldt-Universität at the Humboldt-Forum. He has also been Permanent Guest Full Professor and Director of the Walter Gropius Program at the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Urbanism at the Universidad de Buenos Aires since 2005 and head of the German-Argentinian Master-Program »Open Design« of the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and Universidad de Buenos Aires in cooperation with the Centro internacional del Diseño del Conocimiento »Tomás Maldonado« at Buenos Aires.  

Research fields

History and theory of analog code, interdisciplinary design, material epistemology, transatlantic knowledge transfers, architectures of knowledge.

Event (completed)
Typologie der Hütte II

29.03.2017 - 09:30 h to
30.03.2017 - 18:00 h
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Conference - Picturing the body in the laboratory

06.11.2015 - 09:00 h to
07.11.2015 - 20:00 h
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Location
Italienische Botschaft Berlin,
Hiroshimastrasse 1, 10768 Berlin
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Location
Helmholtz-Zentrum für Kulturtechnik
Unter den Linden 6, Raum 3031
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Location
Zentrum für Literaturforschung, Jägerstraße 10/11, 10117 Berlin, Raum 006
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Workshop »Zeichnen/Schreiben/Rechnen auf Papier«

21.07.2000 - 09:30 h to
21.07.2000 - 19:30 h
Location
Helmholtz-Zentrum für Kulturtechnik
Unter den Linden 6, Raum 3031
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