Activities

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Work in the Following Research Projects:


Art Projects

  • 2019: Research und Performance-Lecture (October 5th) at the Maschinenhaus (Essen) on the topic »Spiegelungen des Automatismus« [Reflections of the Automatism] in the context of the interdisciplinary artistic research project »Der Platz« [The Place] (Samadhyana Company, Essen).
  • 2017: Organisation of a performance on the topic »Do Not Forget … The Revolution!« (Zeughaus, Augsburg).
  • 2013: Participation on the panel discussion on »City, Colonial Memory, and Identity« in the context of the exhibition »DECOLONIZE MÜNCHEN« (Stadtmuseum, Munich).
  • 2012: Workshop on the topic »Frend ist die Fremde nur in der Fremde« [wordplay in allusion to a saying of Karl Valentin] in cooperation with Klub Zwei (Simone Bader and Jo Schmeiser) in the context of the project »Wie zusammen leben?« [»How to Live Together«] (Salzburger Kunstverein).
  • 2011: Foundation of seo-art.net – a resource for (critical) texts subversively using technologies of search engine optimization.
  • 2006: Workshop in the context of the project »Für eine Stadt ohne Rassismus« [»For a City Without Racism«](Initiated by Simone Bader and Jo Schmeiser) as a part of »Ortstermine München 2006: Gefährliche Kreuzungen«.
  • 2006: Concept and organisation of the conference and exhibition »Movilities – Von der Schwierigkeit kein/e Rassist/in zu sein« [Movi­lities – About the Difficulty Not to Be a Racist] (Together with Ruby Sircar, Künstlerhaus, Stuttgart).
  • 2005: Presentation in the context of the exhibition- and perfor­mance-project »SCHAUM/unsichere Grund­lagen«­ [FOAM/­uncertain foundations] (by Tommy Schmidt und Josef Trattner, Lothringer 13, München).
  • 2004: Scientific advisor/co-organizer of the project »Challenging the Conservative Brain« (Initiated by Ana Dzokic and Marc Neelen/­The School of Missing Studies in collaboration with the Kunstverein München)
  • 2004: Song production for »mädchen sind.« [»girls are.«] (Initiated by Ruth Kaaserer in collaboration with the Kunstverein München)

Participation in Conferences (Active):

  • »Reflections of Digital Transformation from Theory to Practice (EBOR 3)« (virtual international conference, originally to be held in Rome, November 20th to 22nd 2020) with the contribution »The Logics of Anti-Efficiency – On the Need of Technological »Translations«.
  • »Was wirklich ist, das ist vernünftig« (Symposion, LMU München, October 14th/15th 2018) with the contribution »Was ist Wirklichkeit?« [What Is Reality?].
  • »Revolution 100 Years After – System, Geschichte, Struktur, Performanz einer politisch-ökonomischen Theorie« (Symposion, LMU München, 4./5.11.2017) with the contribution »Widerspruch, Widerstreit, Widerstand« [Contradiction, The Differend, Resistance].
  • »Improvisation and Collaboration – The Art of Responsible Innovation« (internationaler workshop, Munich, October 6th/7th 2017) with the contribution »Institutionelle Reflexivität/Das Instrumentelle Paradox« [Instituional Reflexivity/The Insrumental Paradox] (together with Manfred Moldaschl).
  • »(Un)Making Europe: Capitalism, Solidarities, Subjectivities« (ESA conference, Athens, August 29th to September 1st 2017) with the contribution »Art as a Reflexive Medium of Change: Desire, Aesthetic Resonance and the Material Language of Objects«.
  • »Die Macht des Ästhetischen« (conference, ZU Friedrichshafen, June 22nd/23rd 2017) with the contribution »Das instrumentelle Paradox oder die Rache des Ästhetischen« [The Instrumental Paradox, or, The Revenge of the Aesthetical].
  • »Subject and Subjectivization in Art (History) and Philosophy – A Definition of the Problem« (International Conference, Dezember 2nd/3rd 2016, Florence) with the contribution »Resonances of Desire – The Reflexive Production of the Subject in the Medium of Objects«.
  • »Lebenszyklus und (Selbst)Biographien der Dinge« (Conference, Dezember 4th/5th 2015, Paderborn) with the contribution »Der mediale Charakter der Objekte und die Ökonomie des Begehrens – Medien, Dinge und ihre Geschichte(n)« [Objects as Media and the Economy of Desire – Media, Objects and their (hi)stories].
  • »Die Sprache der Objekte« (BMBF statius meeting, 26./27.10.2015) with the contribution »Objekte als Medien der Reflexivität: Verwertungsperspektiven [Objects as Media of Reflexivity – Application Perspectives]«.
  • »Automatismen – Selbst-Technologien« (Conference, April 8th/9th 2011, Paderborn) with the contribution »Die Dialektik des Automatismus« [The Dialectics of Automatisms].
  • »Innovationsfähigkeit durch Institutionelle Reflexivität« (Project-Copnference, March 16th 2011, Berlin) with the contributions »Verbreitung und Grenzen reflexiver Verfahren in Deutschland – Ergebnisse aus der Breitenerhebung« [Distribution and Limits of Reflexive Methods in Germany – Results of the Quantitative Research] (together with Daniela Manger) sowie »Institutionelle Reflexivität in zielorientierten versus offenen Kontexten« [Insitutional Reflexivity in Goal-Oriented Versus Open Contexts] (together with Daniela Manger and Tobias Hallensleben).
  • »Critical Social Theory: Freud & Lacan for the 21st Century« (International Conference, UMASS Boston, April 6th/7th 2010) with the contribution »Reflection and Deflection – Approaches to a Dialectical Concept of Reflexivity«.
  • »Transforma Reloaded – Krise der Konflikte« (Students Conference, Magdeburg, July 11th to 13th 2008), Keynote with the title »Widerspruch, Widerstreit, Widerstand« [Contradiction, the Differend, Resistance].
  • »Cosmopolitasim and Beyond« (International Symposium, University of Freiburg, March 26th/26th 2007) with the Contribution »Inclusion and Exclusion in the Cosmopolis – Some Critical Perspectives on Cosmopolitanism«.
  • »Mapping Anthropotechnical Spaces – Transformations of Human Orientation« (International Conference, FU Berlin, February 21st to 23rd 2007) with the contribution »Self-Reflexions on Digital Identity – Dystopia and Utopian Spaces in the Field of Biometrics«.
  • »Revolutions: Concepts, Discourses, Practices of Revolutionary Action in Our Time« (Interdisciplinary Forum, Magdeburg, July 7th to 9th 2006) with the contribution »Ankerpunkte des Widerstands – Die Gegenmacht des Unbehagens« [Anchors for Resistence – The Reagent of Discomfort].
  • »Frontiers of Sociology« (37th World Congress of the International Institute of Sociology, Stockholm, July 5th to 9th 2005) with the contribution »The Contingent Society and the Need for Utopia« (paper read in absence).
  • »Theories and Praxes of Difference« (International Conference, UMASS Boston, April 6th/7th 2005) with the contribution »Diffe­rences in Difference – A ›Cognitive Mapping‹ of the Landscape of Otherness«.
  • »Discourses of Violence – Violence of Discour­ses« (Interdisciplinary Forum, Magdeburg, July 2nd to 4th 2004) with the contribution »Terror or The Language of Fear«.
  • »Atelier Europa: Creative Labour in New Cultural Econo­mies« (International Symposium, Kunstverein, Munich, March 12th/13th 2004) with the contribution »Hybrid Spaces (in the Asian Underground) – The Reversed Landscape of Otherness in the Global Economy of Difference«.
  • »Reflexive Representations – Discourse, Power and Practice in Global Capitalism« (Interdisciplinary Forum, Magdeburg, July 4th to 6th 2003) with the contribution »The Economy of Difference«.
  • »Pluralismus und Autoritatismus in der Transition: soziale und politische Einstellungen« (International Symposium, Goethe Institut, Bukarest, June 19th/20th 2003) with the contribution »Die De-Strukturen der Gesellschaft – Pluralisierung als De-Strukturie­rungsprozeß« [The De-Structures of Society – Pluralisation as a Process of De-Structuration].
  • »World Forum on Information Society« (International virtual conference by the »International Research Foundation for Develop­ment«, February 17th to 28th 2003) with the contribution »›Mediated‹ Transformations of the Public Sphere«.
  • »PostModern De/Constructions« (5th International Graduate and Postgraduate Conference, Erlangen, November 22rd–24th 2002) with the contribution »Imagined Localities – The ›Global Village‹ Revisited: The Case of Oberammergau«.
  • »Violence, Difference, Representation« (International Conference of the »Graduiertenkolleg Postcolonial Studies«, Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich, June 14th/15th 2002) with the contribution »Absorptive Cultures« (in response to Shalini Randeria).
  • »Culture & Texts – Interrelation & Subversions« (2nd International Students Conference, Bashkent University, Ankara, March 27th to 29th 2002) with the contribution »Differences in Difference – A Cultural Mapping of the Landscape of Otherness«.
  • »PostModern Practices: MediaTraces, DiscourseBodies, Trade­Marx« (4th International Graduate and Postgraduate Conference, Erlangen, November 23rd–25th 2001) with the contribution »Capitalism Inc.«.
  • »The Moral Fabric in Contemporary Societies« (35th Congress of the International Institute of Sociology, Krakow, July 11th–16th 2001) with the contribution »Social Fiction(s): Metaphoric and Topology of the Social Landscape in Reflexive Modernity«.
  • »Soziale Ungleichheit und Raum« [Social Inequality and Space] (Vienna, April 6th/7th 2001) with the contribution »Die Globale Klasse: Die Verfügungsgewalt über den (glo­balen) Raum als neue Dimension der Klassenstrukturie­rung« [The Global Class: The Power of Disposition Over (Global) Space as a New Dimension of Class Structuration].
  • »PostModern Productions: Text, Power, Knowledge« (3rd Inter­national Graduate and Postgraduate Conference, Er­langen, November 24th–26th 2000) with the contribution »Theoretische Ver-Dichtungen: Zur ›imaginativen‹ Methode einer reflexiven Herme­neutik und metaphorischen Heuri­stik« [Theoretical Com-Pressions: The »Imaginative« Method of a Reflexive Hermeneutic and Metaphoric Heuristic].
  • »PostModern Perspectives: Culture, Literature, Society« (2nd International Graduate and Postgraduate Conference, Er­langen, November 19th–21st 1999) with the contribution »Die Globale Klasse: Zur Transformation der Herrschaftsverhält­nisse im globalen Zeitalter« [The Global Class: The Trans­formation of Power Relations in the Global Age].

Participation in Conferences (Passive):

  • »Beyond Work 2020 (virtual european conference on labour research, originally to be held in Bonn, October 21st/22nd 2020)
  • »Die Erde, die uns trägt. Bedingungen einer aufbauenden Agrarkultur« (ECS Annual Meeting, September 29th– October 1st 2017)
  • »Warum 70% aller Change-Projekte scheitern« (Conference, Berlin, March 17th 2011)
  • »Institutionelle Reflexivität« (Conference/Meeting, Dresden, April 28th 2010)
  • »Institutionelle Reflexivität« (Conference/Meeting, Bochum, November 16th/17th 2009)
  • »Innovationsfähigkeit – Theorien und Indikatoren« (Expert Meeting on Innovation Capacity, Berlin, July 9th/10th 2009)
  • »Institutionelle Reflexivität« (Conference/Meeting, Berlin, 12./13. Februar 2009)
  • »Der soziale Kontext interkultureller Bildung« (Expert Meeting on Intercultural Education, IDA NRW, Bonn, October 14th/15th 2005).
  • »Doing Culture« (RWTH Aachen, November 6th/7th 2003).
  • »Why Violence?« (Interdisciplinary Conference, Boston, April 5th 2003).
  • »Identity and Memory« (International Conference, Kreuth, October 28th–31st 2001).
  • »Michel Foucault: Zwischenbilanz einer Rezeption« (Inter­national Foucault-Conference, Frankfurt (ISF), September 27th–29th 2001).
  • »Discontinuities of Modernity?« (International Conference on Reflexive Modernization, Munich, April 3rd/4th 2001).

Conference Organization:

  • »Die Macht des Ästhetischen« [The Power of Aesthetics] (conference, Friedrichshafen, June 22nd/23rd 2017).
  • »Subjektkonzeptionen im Diskurs« [Concepts of the Subject in Discourse] (expert conference of the B-Section of the Research Center on »Reflexive Modernization«, Munich, July 19th/20th 2001).
  • »Vermehrung des sozialen Kapitals durch bürgergesell­schaftliches Engagement« [Accumulation of Social Capital through Volunteering] (symposium in the context of the »International Year of Volun­teers«, Munich, July 12th/13th 2001).

Lectures/Presentations:

  • »Artificial Ignorance – What AI Cannot, Would Not Want to, Should Not, and Must Not Know« (C-Base, Berlin, November 17th 2018).
  • »Die Schönheit des Kapitalismus« [The Beauty of Capitalism] (UAMO Festival, Munich, October 18th 2014).
  • »Globalisierung lokal – Das globale Dorf Oberammergau« [Local Globalisation – The Global Village of Oberammergau] (MaxDrunkInstitut, Munich, July 26th 2014).
  • »Der Shareholder-Staat – Gedanken über einen kapitalistischen Weg in den Sozialismus« « [The Shareholder-State – Thoughts on a Capitalist way to Socialism] (MVHS, Gasteig, Munich, January 25th 2010).
  • »Scan Your Self« (MVHS, Gasteig, Munich, September 3rd 2009).
  • »Schwarz-Weiss-Denken« [Black-White-Thinking] (Opening Address for the »festival contre le racisme«, Bamberg, June 3rd 2008).
  • »Die Zweite Generation oder der lange Weg des Ankommens« [The 2nd Generation, or, The Long Way of Arrival] (MVHS, Gasteig, Munich, May 27th 2008).
  • »1984 ist lange vorbei – Die digitalen Spuren eines ganz normalen Tages im Leben von Georg Mustermann« [1984 Is Already Over – The Digital Traits in the Everyday-Life of Georg Mustermann] (MVHS, Munich Giesing, November 12th 2007).
  • »Fremde im eigenen Land – Kopftuchträgerinnen und bayerisches Brauchtum« [Foreigners in Their Own Country – Scarf-Wearers and Bavarian Heritage] (MVHS, Gasteig, Munich, November 6th 2008).
  • »1984 ist lange vorbei – Die digitalen Spuren eines ganz normalen Tages im Leben von Georg Mustermann«[1984 Is Already Over – The Digital Traits in the Everyday-Life of Georg Mustermann] (MVHS, Bücherei Bogenhausen, Munich, October 22nd 2007).
  • »Globalisierung lokal – Das globale Dorf Oberammergau« [Local Globalisation – The Global Village of Oberammergau] (MVHS, Gasteig, Munich, May 22nd 2007).
  • »1984 ist lange vorbei – Die digitalen Spuren eines ganz normalen Tages im Leben von Georg Mustermann« [1984 Is Already Over – The Digital Traits in the Everyday-Life of Georg Mustermann] (MVHS, Anton-Fingerle-Zentrum, Munich, April 23rd 2007).
  • »Inszenierung und Ausbeutung kultureller Differenz am Beispiel Oberammergau« [Staging and Exploitation of Cultural Difference with the Example of Oberammergau] (Lothringer 13, Munich, September 23rd 2005).
  • »Die Destrukturen der Gesellschaft – Niederschläge des sozio-ökonomischen Wandels in unterschiedlichen Kontexten« [The Destructures of Society – Manifestations of Socio-Economic Change in Different Contexts] (University of Trier, September 24th 2003).
  • »Die neue Landschaft der Andersheit – Ergründungen des Asian Underground (in München)« [The New Landscape of Otherness – Explorations of the Asian Underground (at Munich)] (Echo-Chamber, Hamburg, May 16th 2003).
  • »Imagined Localities – The ›Global Village‹ Revisited: The Case of Oberammergau« (UMASS Boston, April 2nd 2003, in the context of a job interview for an assistant professorship (tenure track) in sociological theory).
  • »Imaginierte (Nicht-)Orte – Ein Besuch im »globalen Dorf« Oberam­mer­gau« [Imagined Localities – The ›Global Village‹ Revisited: The Case of Oberammergau] (Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, September 17th 2002, in the context of a job interview for an assistant professorship in the sociology of globalisation).
  • »Mediated Transformations of the Public Sphere« (University of Cambridge, September 4th 2002, in the context of a job interview for a junior lectureship in the sociology of media and communi­cations).
  • »Differenzen der Differenz – Die veränderte Konstruktion von Andersheit als Reaktion auf die post-fordistische Ökonomie im globalen Kapitalismus« [Differences in Difference – A Cultural Mapping of the Landscape of Otherness] (NGBK Berlin in co­operation with the University of Arts in Berlin and »interflugs«, April 19th 2002).
  • »Differences in Difference – A Cultural Mapping of the Landscape of Otherness« (Glodsmiths College, University of London, March 13th 2001)
  • »Die Spannung zwischen Subjekt und Politik und die Dialektik von Reflexion und Deflexion« [The Tension Between the Subject and Politics and the Dialectics of Reflexion and Deflexion] (Univerity of Hamburg, November 1st 2001).

Teaching (Hosted Courses, Seminars and Workshops):

  • Lecture (on behalf of Prof. Manfred Moldaschl) »Theory of Science« on November 26th 2019, Zeppelin University Friedrichshafen, WiSe 2019.
  • Course »Globalisierung: soziale, kulturelle, politische und wirtschaftliche Aspekte« [Globalization: Social, Cultural, Political and Economic Aspects], Hochschule Kempten, sommer term 2019.
  • Course »Globalisierung: soziale, kulturelle, politische und wirtschaftliche Aspekte« [Globalization: Social, Cultural, Political and Economic Aspects], Hochschule Kempten, winter term 2018/2019.
  • Course »Globalisierung: soziale, kulturelle, politische und wirtschaftliche Aspekte« [Globalization: Social, Cultural, Political and Economic Aspects], Hochschule Kempten, sommer term 2018.
  • Course »Globalisierung: soziale, kulturelle, politische und wirtschaftliche Aspekte« [Globalization: Social, Cultural, Political and Economic Aspects], Hochschule Kempten, winter term 2017/2018.
  • Course »Globalisierung: soziale, kulturelle, politische und wirtschaftliche Aspekte« [Globalization: Social, Cultural, Political and Economic Aspects], Hochschule Kempten, sommer term 2016.
  • Course »Globalisierung: soziale, kulturelle, politische und wirtschaftliche Aspekte« [Globalization: Social, Cultural, Political and Economic Aspects], Hochschule Kempten, sommer term 2015.
  • Course »Globalisierung: soziale, kulturelle, politische und wirtschaftliche Aspekte« [Globalization: Social, Cultural, Political and Economic Aspects], Hochschule Kempten, winter term 2014/2015.
  • Course »Globalisierung: soziale, kulturelle, politische und wirtschaftliche Aspekte« [Globalization: Social, Cultural, Political and Economic Aspects], Hochschule Kempten, winter term 2013/2014.
  • Course »Reflexivität im Unternehmen« [Reflexivity in Firms], Hochschule Kempten, winter term 2013/2014.
  • Course »Globalisierung: soziale, kulturelle, politische und wirtschaftliche Aspekte« [Globalization: Social, Cultural, Political and Economic Aspects], Hochschule Kempten, sommer term 2013.
  • Course »Reflexivität im Unternehmen« [Reflexivity in Firms], Hochschule Kempten, summer term 2013.
  • Course »Globalisierung: soziale, kulturelle, politische und wirtschaftliche Aspekte« [Globalization: Social, Cultural, Political and Economic Aspects], Hochschule Kempten, winter term 2012/2013.
  • Course »Reflexivität im Unternehmen« [Reflexivity in Firms], Hochschule Kempten, summer term 2011.
  • Course »Globalisierung lokal« [Local Globalisation], Hochschule Kempten, winter term 2007/2008.
  • Course »Management zwischen Machiavelli und Weber« [Management Between Machiavelli and Weber]. Hochschule Kempten, summer term 2007.
  • Course »Globalisierung Lokal« [Local Globalisation], Hochschule Kempten, winter term 2006/2007.
  • Course »Der Nahostkonflikt ganz nah« [Local Reflections of the Palestine-Conflict], Hochschule für Film und Fernsehen, Munich, winter term 2003/2004.
  • Seminar »Komplexe des Wandels: Sozio-ökonomische Um­brüche und ihre möglichen Auswirkungen auf die (berufliche) Praxis« [Complexes of Change: Socioeconomic Transfor­mations and its Effects on the Sphere of (Professional) Practice] at the Regional Expert Conference »Anforderungen an eine Berufs­beratung im Wandel: Die Medienbranche als Motor und Problemfall«, Cologne, November 5th 2002.
  • Workshop »Differenzen im globalen Kapitalismus: Hybride Identitäten und die Frage nach dem Mehrwert von Anders­heit« [Differences in Global Capitalism: Hybrid Identities and the Question of the Surplus of Otherness] at the seminar »Asian Communities in Europa«, Academy Bad Boll,June 7th–9th 2002.
  • 3rd Workshop of the »Modellversuch Bürgerarbeit« (together with Heiner Keupp and Florian Straus), Deggendorf, January 31st/­February 1st 2002.
  • 2nd Workshop of the »Modellversuch Bürgerarbeit« (together with Heiner Keupp and Florian Straus), Rosenheim, April 26th/27th 2001.
  • 1st Workshop of the »Modellversuch Bürgerarbeit« (together with Heiner Keupp and Florian Straus), Würzburg, September 25th/26th 2000.

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