Burkhardt, Marcus, Dr.

Assoziiert (A03)
Universität Siegen

Raum AH-312/13
Herrengarten 3
57072 Siegen

Marcus Burkhardt is postdoctoral research associate at the chair for Digital Media and Methods at the University of Siegen. From 2015 to 2017 Marcus was a postdoctoral researcher at the Digital Media Lab at the Munich Center for Technology in Society at Technical University of Munich. And in 2016 he was visiting professor for Algorithms, Media and Society at University of Paderborn. Prior to this he was head of the Hybrid Publishing Lab – a research project investigating the future of academic publishing in the humanities – at the Centre for Digital Cultures at Leuphana University Lüneburg.

 

Marcus Burkhardts academic background is in media studies, philosophy and computer science. He conducted his Ph.D. at the International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture at Justus Liebig-University Giessen on the media history and theory of digital databases. His research focuses on the history and theory of digital media, especially the kogi(sti)cs of database technologies, big data, and algorithmic environments as well as on media of knowledge production and dissemination, media philosophy and media theory.

  • 2017. „Vorüberlegungen zu einer Kritik der Algorithmen an der Grenze von Wissen und Nichtwissen“. Jahrbuch Technikphilosophie 3:55–67.
  • 2016. „Archiv, Superarchiv, Metaarchiv“. In (Post)Fotografisches Archivieren: Wandel, Macht, Geschichte, herausgegeben von Viktoria von Flemming, Daniel Berndt, und Yvonne Bialek, 69–80. Marburg: Jonas Verlag.
  • 2015. Digitale Datenbanken: Eine Medientheorie im Zeitalter von Big Data. Bielefeld: Transcript.
  • 2015. „A New Digital Purity? On Architectures for Digital Immateriality“. In Search Routines: Tales of Databases, herausgegeben von Lena Brüggemann und Francis Hunger, 87–105. Leipzig: D21 Kunstraum. http://www.d21-leipzig.de/files/d21theme/image/03_Publikation/2015/search_routines-tales_of_databases.pdf.