Studies of Law as well as General History, Computer Science and Communication Science at the University of Zurich. 2008–2011 stipendiary of the Swiss National Science Foundation and member of the doctoral program "History of Knowledge" at the Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) and the University of Zurich; PhD for an interdisciplinary study on Foucault's early works. Former member of the E-Learning Commission of the Faculty of Arts at the University of Zurich and program manager of the MAS in Applied History. Co-editor and co-founder of the G+C Blog and the peer-reviewed open access journal Genealogy+Critique. Software developer and entrepreneur.
Simon Ganahl researches and teaches as a literature and media scholar with a focus on digital humanities at the Universities of Vienna, Liechtenstein, and Vorarlberg. He heads the digital mapping project Campus Medius and edits the peer-reviewed, open-access journal Genealogy+Critique. After studies in liberal arts and social sciences in Vienna, Hamburg, and Zurich, he obtained PhD degrees in communication science (2009) and in German philology (2012) at the University of Vienna. In 2012/13 he was a visiting researcher in the School of Media Studies at The New School in New York and in 2016 a visiting lecturer in the Center for Digital Humanities at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). His research work has received several awards and grants (e.g., APART from the Austrian Academy of Sciences and Schrödinger from the Austrian Science Fund). Selected publications: Campus Medius: Digital Mapping in Cultural and Media Studies (transcript 2022); Karl Kraus-Handbuch: Leben – Werk – Wirkung (coedited with Katharina Prager, Metzler 2022); Karl Kraus und Peter Altenberg: Eine Typologie moderner Haltungen (Konstanz University Press 2015).
Stephanie Marx is a University Assistant at the Department of German Studies at the University of Vienna. She studied German language and literature and philosophy in Vienna and Berlin. Her current work focuses on the literature of New Objectivity and the theoretical debates of the interwar period. Against this background, she asks about the relationship between truth and politics in selected works of New Objectivity. Her research interests are (poststructuralist) literary theory, literature and politics, narrative theory, 20th century literature.
Professor for Modern History at the History Department, University of Zurich. Key publications: Darwin und Foucault. Genealogie und Geschichte im Zeitalter der Biologie, Frankfurt a.M.: Suhrkamp 2009; (ed. with S. Berger et. al.).: Bakteriologie und Moderne. Studien zur Biopolitik des Unsichtbaren, Frankfurt a.M.: Suhrkamp 2007; Anthrax. Bioterror as fact and fantasy, Cambridge (Mass.): Harvard University Press 2006 (Frankfurt a.M.: Suhrkamp 2004); Michel Foucault zur Einführung, Junius Verlag, Hamburg, 2005, 4th edition 2010; Geschichtswissenschaft und Diskursanalyse, Frankfurt: Suhrkamp 2003; Reizbare Maschinen. Eine Geschichte des Körpers 1765–1914, Frankfurt: Suhrkamp 2001.
Postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Philosophy in the University of Innsbruck and Lecturer at the University of Vienna. Studies of philosophy and German philology in Vienna and Paris VIII. Drawing mostly on poststructuralist, genealogical, and phenomenological approaches, his main research areas are political philosophy, philosophy of law, philosophy of language, and gender theory.
Anna Wieder is research assistant at the Department of Philosophy at the University of Vienna. She studied philosophy and journalism in Vienna, Graz and Paris VIII. Her research areas are ethics, social and political philosophy. Her current work addresses issues of political protest, resistance and social critique from the theoretical background of critical theory, post-structuralism, discourse analysis, phenomenology and theories of alterity.