I am a master‘s student in Science and Technology Studies (STS) at the Goethe University Frankfurt. I hold a BA in Media, Communication and Cultural Studies from the University of Bremen, Germany (2012–2017). I previously worked as
My research interests focus on (alternative) digital technologies and infrastructures, hacker politics and culture, media and migration, critical humanitarianism, organizational ethnography as well as technology in the old age.
I am a fellow of the German National Academic Foundation (SDV) as well as the German-American Fulbright Foundation.
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(Submitted for Review) „Internet Access is a Human Right“ – Free Wireless Network Activism and the Industrialized Media Infrastructures of Forced Migration. In: McGuirk, S & Pine A (eds.): Profit, Protest, and the Asylum Industry (forthcoming). (with Monic Meisel).
2017 Humanitarian media interventions: doing infrastructures in times of forced migration. Spheres Journal for Digital Cultures #3. Open Access (with Sebastian Kubitschko).
→ Response paper by Forlano, Laura (2018)
2017 Humanitarian Modulations: Doing ‚Free‘ (Media and Communication) Infrastructures in Times of Forced Migration. BA Thesis, University of Bremen. Open Access.
“Hacking the shelter: infrastructural “
”Humanitäre Medieninterventionen. Infrastrukturierung
“Wie Freifunken in der Asylindustrie? Notizen
”Humanitarian Media Intervention: Doing Free/Open Infrastructures in Times of Forced Migration.” Contested Borderscapes: Transnational Geographies vis-à-vis Fortress Europe. Mytilene, September 28-October 1, 2017.
“Flucht, Unterkunft, Freifunk?” Research Insights Student Conference #2. University of Bremen, July 23, 2015.
Recording of my talk at 34C3 Chaos Communication Congress Leipzig 2017: