Schmedes, Hannah, M.A.

B09 Researcher

Ruhr-Universität Bochum

Universitätsstr. 150

D-44801 Bochum

Since 04/2024 Research assistant (PhD) in the Project B09 Bicycle Media
10/2022 - 03/2024 Research assistant (PhD) at the DFG Research Training Group "The Documentary. Excess and Privation", Ruhr-University Bochum
03/2021 – 09/2022 Office Management, ZeM - Brandenburg Center for Media Studies, Potsdam
  • Gender & Media
  • Intersectionality & mobility
  • Internet history & cyber-/technofeminism
  • (Queer-)feminist infrastructural critique


Containment: Technologies of Holding, Filtering, Leaking. Edited by Marie-Luise Angerer, Ingrid Richardson and Zoë Sofoulis. Lüneburg: meson press (forthcoming).

“-1.153 Characters. Towards a Queerfeminist Infrastructural Critique of Wikipedia”, in: FKW // Zeitschrift für Geschlechterforschung und Visuelle Kultur 75, ed. Elke Krasny, Sophie Lingg and Claudia Lomoschitz (forthcoming).


“Am Saum des Sichtbaren. Eine Annäherung an Feministische Server”, in: Automatisierte Zuwendung. Affektive Medien – Sensible Medien – Fürsorgende Medien (AugenBlick – Konstanzer Hefte zur Medienwissenschaft 85), ed. Bernd Bösel. Marburg 2022.

“The im:permeable Sieve. Following Gendered Imaginaries of Containers and Leaks”, in: Liquidity, Flows, Circulation. The Cultural Logic of Environmentalization, ed. Mathias Denecke, Holger Kuhn and Milan Stürmer. Berlin: Diaphanes 2022.


“A Laboratory for Living Off-World: Re-narrating Biosphere 2”, in: Earth and Beyond in Tumultuous Times. A Critical Atlas of the Anthropocene, ed. Petra Löffler and Réka Gál, Meson Press: Lüneburg 2021.