IAS Benjamin Meaker Visiting Professor: Siegfried Zielinski

11 - 12 March 2013

Siegfried Zielinski, Ph.D., is Michel Foucault Chair at the European Graduate School EGS. He is also the Chair of Media Theory – with a focus on Archaeology and Variantology of Media – in the Institute for Time Based Media at the Berlin University of Arts.

Siegfried Zielinski has published more than a dozen books and far over 150 essays, primarily in the areas of media history and theory. Currently he is working on a five volume book series on Variantology – Deep Time Relations of Arts, Sciences and Technologies; vol. 1 has been edited with Silvia Wagnermaier (2005), vol. 2 with David Link (2006) and vol. 3ff. with Eckhard Fuerlus (2008). His most recent monographic book in English is entitled Deep Time of the Media – Towards an Archaeology of Hearing and Seeing by Technical Means, which was published by MIT Press (Cambridge MA, 2006). Amongst others, Siegfried Zielinski was elected a member of the European Film Academy (EFA), the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Arts (Akademie der Künste), and the Magic Lantern Society of Great Britain.

During his visit to Bristol, Professor Zielinski will be discussing his work on Variantology and the Deep Time of Media at:

Booking is required for both events. Please follow the above links for details.

For further information on Professor Zielinski's visit, please contact Professor Andrew Ginger (spajg@bristol.ac.uk).