Questions Concerning Technics

Di18Jun19:00Di21:00Questions Concerning TechnicsWith Nicholas Baer, Astrid Deuber-Mankowsky, Gertrud Koch and Annie van den OeverVeranstaltungsartDiskussion


Developments such as algorithmic media and generative artificial intelligence give a new urgency to ‘the question concerning technology’ (Martin Heidegger). This event will rethink questions concerning technics for the contemporary digital era. Roundtable participants will reexamine the ideas of thinkers who have shaped, challenged, and extended our understandings of technics, including Walter Benjamin, Heidegger, Gilbert Simondon, Bernard Stiegler, and Sylvia Wynter. Moreover, they will offer cutting-edge theoretical, historiographical, and methodological reflections on digital media technologies, engaging with the latest work in fields such as film and media studies, digital humanities, science and technology studies, and the philosophy of technology. The event is occasioned by the publication of a new open-access volume, Technics: Media in the Digital Age (Amsterdam University Press, 2024).

In English


Nicholas Baer
Astrid Deuber-Mankowsky
Gertrud Koch
Annie van den Oever

Moderated by Sulgi Lie

Organized by

An ICI Event in cooperation with the University of California, Berkeley and Amsterdam University Press

How to Attend

  • At the venue (registration required): Registration will open on 4 June 2024
  • Livestream available here. No prior registration or link required.

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18. Juni 2024 19:00 - 21:00(GMT+02:00)


ICI Berlin

Christinenstr. 18-19

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