Sybille Krämer

Max Kade Visiting Professor
Winter 2022


Sybille Krämer was Full Professor for Philosophy at the Free University in Berlin; since her retirement she has been a guest professor at the Institute for Cultures and Aesthetics of Digital Media, Leuphana University Lüneburg. Previously she has been a member of the German Scientific Council’ (2000-2006), of the European Research Council (2007-2014)), member of the ‘Senat’ of the German Research Foundation (2009-2015), and Permanent Fellow at the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin/ Institute for Advanced Study (2005-2008). She has held several International Visiting Professorships and Fellowships and has a 2016 Honorary Doctorate from Linköping University/Sweden.  Her research areas include: Mathematics and philosophy in 17th century; Social Epistemology; Philosophy of Language and Writing; Performative Studies, Media and Cultural Techniques; Digitality and History of Computation; Testimony and Witnessing. Her publications in English include: BooksMedia, Messenger, Transmission. An Approach to Media Philosophy, Amsterdam: University Press 2015. With Ch. Ljungberg (eds): Thinking with Diagrams – The Semiotic Basis of Human Cognition, Boston/ Berlin 2016. With Sigrid Weigel: Testimony/Bearing WitnessEpistemology, Ethics, History, Culture, London 2017. See also: