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Maurice Erb

Maurice ErbStudies 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 foucaultblog and the peer-reviewed open access journal Le foucaldien. Software developer and entrepreneur.

Onur Erdur

Research Associate in Cultural Studies at the Humboldt University Berlin, former Assistant at the Chair History of Technology at the Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich. Studies of Historical Anthropology, Political Science, and History in Freiburg im Breisgau, Basel, and Zurich. Doctoral student in the program "History of Knowledge" at the ETH and the University of Zurich (PhD in 2016). Book publication: Die epistemologischen Jahre: Philosophie und Biologie in Frankreich, 1960–1980 (Zurich: Chronos 2017).

Simon Ganahl

Simon GanahlHabilitation fellow (APART) of the Austrian Academy of Sciences and lecturer at the Universities of Vienna, Zurich, Liechtenstein, and Vorarlberg. Studies of communication and German philology in Vienna, Hamburg, and Zurich (PhDs in both fields). 2012–13 visiting researcher in the School of Media Studies at The New School in New York; 2016 visiting lecturer in the Center for Digital Humanities at the University of California, Los Angeles. Co-editor and co-founder of the foucaultblog and the peer-reviewed open access journal Le foucaldien; principal investigator of the digital mapping project Campus Medius. Latest book: Karl Kraus und Peter Altenberg: Eine Typologie moderner Haltungen (Konstanz University Press 2015).

Patrick Kilian

Patrick KilianPhD candidate at the University of Zurich and member of its doctoral program "History of Knowledge" (ZGW). 2013–2017 research associate in the "Spaces of Knowledge" project on cold war atmospheric and astronautic sciences, funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF). Co-editor of the foucaultblog and co-founder of the peer-reviewed open access journal Le foucaldien. Research interests include: history of science, science and technology studies (STS), French theory, and intellectual history. Author of the book: Georges Bataille, André Breton und die Gruppe Contre-Attaque (Röhrig Universitätsverlag 2013).

Colin Koopman

Colin KoopmanColin Koopman is Associate Professor in Philosophy at the University of Oregon, where he has also been an Oregon Humanities Center Research Fellow (2014–15), a Wulf Professor of Humanities (2011–12, 2015–16), a Research Scholar at the Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics (2013–14), and is now Director of the New Media and Culture Graduate Certificate Program (2017–). He works primarily through the critical traditions of Genealogy and Pragmatism, with an eye toward using methods and concepts from each to engage current issues in politics and ethics. His published work has appeared in Critical Inquiry, diacritics, Constellations, Philosophy & Social Criticism, Foucault Studies, and elsewhere. He has published two books: Genealogy as Critique: Foucault and the Problems of Modernity (Indiana University Press, 2013) and Pragmatism as Transition: Historicity and Hope in James, Dewey, and Rorty (Columbia Univ. Press, 2009; paperback August 2015). He is currently working on a book on the emergence of the informational person over the arc of the twentieth century.

Roberto Nigro

Roberto Nigro is full Professor of philosophy, in particular continental philosophy at the Leuphana University as well as ancien Directeur de programme at the Collège International de Philosophie in Paris. Before coming to Leuphana University, Roberto Nigro taught at the Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK) (2009–2016). He also was an archivist at the Centre Foucault (IMEC, Paris); a visiting scholar at the Center for European Studies at Harvard University, at the FU Berlin, at the University of Basel (center Eikones), an Assistant Professor at the American University of Paris and at Michigan State University; a visiting professor at the University of Paris X- Nanterre, at the ENS-Lyon and at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), Paris. His areas of research and teaching interest include aesthetics, political philosophy, and cultural theory with a special focus on French and Italian contemporary philosophy and the legacy of German philosophy (in particular Marx, Nietzsche, and Heidegger) in contemporary thought.

Oriane Petteni

Oriane Petteni is a PhD student in the Department of Philosophie morale et politique at the University of Liège, Belgium. She completed a Master Erasmus Mundus Europhilosophie in German and French Philosophy at Charles University (Prague), Toulouse Le Mirail University (France), and UFSCAR (Brazil). She wrote her MA thesis on Derrida's Politic of Friendship as a way to address modern and contemporary issues in political philosophy. Her current research focuses on the relationship between German Idealism, Austrian Modernism, and French Philosophy. Publications (selection): Apatridie, Etat-nation et démocratie lus par Arendt et ses héritiers. Prague: Interpretationes, n°3(1), 2014, pp. 85-109; Les intellectuels dans la Grande Guerre ou le " désenchantement du monde ". M. Weber et R. Musil à l’épreuve de 14-18. Cahiers du GRM, 2014, n°6, 1-19; Traduction et politique. J. Derrida lecteur de la philosophie benjaminienne du langage. Rivista Italiana di Filosofia del Linguaggio, 2014, n°8, pp.1-12; Le narrateur kafkaïen ou la conscience malheureuse en régime hégélien. Belgrade: Filozofija i Drustvo, n°1, 2013, pp. 239-253; Le nomadisme et l'Etat. Un cas d'application à l'aire géographique "Turquie, turcs, turcophones". Toulouse: Champs&contreChamps, 2012, pp. 51-61

Philipp Sarasin

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.

Cécile Stehrenberger

Cécile Stehrenberger is a research fellow at the TU Braunschweig, where she is working on a habilitation project on the history of social science disaster research. After receiving her PhD from the University of Zurich for a dissertation on Spanish colonial/gender politics, she was an assistant professor at its history department and a joint fellow at the Max-Weber-Center in Erfurt, a visiting scholar at the University of Delaware, the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton and the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies in New Delhi. Her research interests include Cold War history of science, Equatorial Guinea studies and feminist/postcolonial science and technology studies.