BMBF Collaborative Research Project "Embodied Information"

FU Freie Universitaet Berlin (Institue of Philosophy) and KHM Academy of Media Arts Cologne (Media Science Department)

Philosophy of Converging Technologies

2009, December 10th-12th, Georg-Christoph-Lichtenberg-Haus, TU Darmstadt


Programme (talks will be in German)

Thursday, 2009, December 10th
2-7 pm: CT-Discourses and Historical Context - Positions

Friday, 2009, December 11th
9 am - 1 pm: Embodied Information (Bio, Info) - Case Studies, Hypotheses
2-7 pm: Animated Matter (Nano, Cogno)
 - Case Studies, Hypotheses

Saturday, 1009, December 12th
9 am - 1 pm: Do we face epochal shifts in technology, knowledge, and representation? - Positions and


Peter Bexte (KHM Cologne), Christopher Coenen (ITAS Karlsruhe), Arianna Ferrari (ITAS Karlsruhe), Kathrin Friedrich (KHM Cologne), Petra Gehring, (TU Darmstadt), Gabriele Gramelsberger (FU Berlin), Karin Harrasser (KHM Cologne), Christoph Hubig (Universität Stuttgart), Andreas Kaminski (TU Darmstadt), Werner Kogge (FU Berlin), Alfred Nordmann (TU Darmstadt), Michael Putzmann (KHM Cologne), Petra Schaper-Rinkel (AIT Vienna), Lasse Scherffig (KHM Cologne), Andreas Woyke (TU Darmstadt).

The workshop is part of the BMBF Collaborative Research Project and is organized by the Institutes of Philosophy of the FU Berlin and TU Darmstadt together with the Science Department of the KHM Cologne.