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Call for Participation

Summer School in Padua, Italy

on Art, Technology, and the Interplay of People and Things


The summer school is situated among the fields of aesthetics, game studies, history and philosophy of technology. It is concerned with the epistemology of participation in artfully composed socio-technical systems, including conceptions of working knowledge, design thinking, and the epistemic dimensions of play.   The faculty of the summer school includes Natascha Adamowsky (director, University of Siegen Germany), Pelle Ehn (Malmö, Sweden), Fabio Grigenti (Padua), Natalia Nikiforova (HSE Moscow), Alfred Nordmann (TU Darmstadt, Germany), Gaetano Rametta (Padua), Barbara Maria Savy (Padua), Astrid Schwarz (BTU) Cottbus-Senftenberg, Germany), Marzia Soavi (Padua), Cheryce von Xylander (Leuphana Lüneburg, Germany).

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The summer school is especially addressed to graduate and doctoral students who would like to present work in progress. Expressions of interest should be communicated by June 10 to Natascha Adamowsky - adamowsky@medienwissenschaft.uni-siegen.de