Seitz, Tatjana, M.A.

A01 Researcher

Tatjana Seitz is a PhD researcher, she holds an M.A. in Digital Media and Culture from the Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies at the University of Warwick, UK.

Her project “APIs as Social Interfaces. Contextualising APIs Web Architecture Historiography between Platform Aesthetics and Platform Criticism” is situated at the intersection of critical economic, aesthetic and data driven concepts within the context of corporate social interfaces. Moreover, the project is concerned with methodologies for the study of computational cultures. Likewise, she is interested in the history of the web and in particular in the shift from web 1.0 to web 2.0 which she explored in her M.A. dissertation. She has published on the shifting 'grammars of action' of the early 2000s web design.

Hind, Sam, and Tatjana Seitz. 2022. “Cynical Technical Practice: From AI to APIs”. Convergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies, October: 135485652211332. DOI: 10.1177/13548565221133248.

Vlist, Fernando N. van der, Anne Helmond, Marcus Burkhardt, and Tatjana Seitz. 2022. “API Governance: The Case of Facebook’s Evolution”. Social Media + Society 8(2): 205630512210862. DOI: 10.1177/20563051221086228.

Hind, S., and T. Seitz. 2021. “Agre’s Interactionism” SFB 1187 Media of Cooperation Working Paper Series 18(June): 22-25. DOI: 10.25819/ubsi/9948

AG Siegen Denken, Hrsg. 2019. “Neue Rechte und Universität”. Navigationen - Zeitschrift für Medien und Kulturwissenschaften 19(2). DOI: 10.25819/UBSI/1015.

Seitz, Tatjana. 2017. “Digital Desolation: Amateurs, Aesthetics, and the Ageing of Web’s Architecture”. Institute of Network Cultures (März 2017). URL: