Monika Dommann holds a Chair for Modern History at the University of Zurich. Previously she has taught at the University of Basel and has held research positions at the Internationales Kolleg für Kulturtechnikforschung und Medienphilosophthe (IKKM) in Weimar, the German Historical Institute (GHI) in Washington DC, the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin, the McGill University in Montreal and the Internationales Forschungszentrum Kulturwissenschaften (IFK) in Vienna. Her main areas of research include the relations between the old and the new world, the history of material cultures, the history of intellectual properties, the history of logistics, the history of the market and its margins, the history of images and sound as well as methodology and theory of history.
Her recent publications include:
Autoren und Apparate. Die Geschichte des Copyrights im Medienwandel, Frankfurt
a. M.: S. Fischer Wissenschaft 2014.
Alles fliesst. Soll die Geschichte nomadischer werden?, in: Geschichte und Gesellschaft, 42 (2016), S. 516-534.