Sophie Ehrmanntraut

Sophie Ehrmanntraut is research assistant within the cooperative project and study program European Media Studies at the University of Potsdam and the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam. She majored in cultural studies, German studies, media studies and social sciences at Ruhr-Universität Bochum (Germany), Université du Littoral Côte d'Opale (Dunkerque, France), University of Potsdam and University of Applied Sciences Potsdam (Germany) and Princeton University (New Jersey, USA). 2011–2013 Sophie Ehrmanntraut was a fellow of the DFG research training group "Visibility and Visual Production: Hybrid Forms of Ikonic Knowledge“ at the University of Potsdam. 2014 she was coordination fellow in the "art, science & business" program at the Akademie Schloss Solitude (Stuttgart, Germany). In her dissertation project, a discourse analysis and media archeological study on the history of the personal computer, she focuses on the question „What happens when in the late 1970ies computer technology enters private homes?". Research interests: media theory, cultural studies, history and sociology of media technologies and cultural techniques, cultural computing.