Britta Lange


Britta Lange is a lecturer at the Institute of the History and Theory of Culture at Humboldt Universität zu Berlin. She studied art history, cultural and media studies in Cologne and Berlin and received her PHD in cultural science from Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin in 2005, where she also completed her Postdoctoral lecture qualification (Habilitation) in 2012. She was post-doctotal research fellow at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin (2005-07) and a Lise Meitner research fellow at the Institute of Social Anthropology at the Austrian Academy of Sciences in Vienna (2008-2010). Her research focus is on cultural history and cultural techniques, colonialism and postcolonial approaches, early photo, film and sound documents. Selected publications: Echt. Unecht. Lebensecht. Menschenbilder im Umlauf, Berlin: Kadmos Kulturverlag, 2006 (dissertation), together with Margit Berner and Anette Hoffmann: Sensible Sammlungen. Aus dem anthropologischen Depot, Hamburg: philo fine arts, 2011; Die Wiener Forschungen an Kriegsgefangenen 1915-1918. Anthropologische und ethnografische Verfahren im Lager, Wien: Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, 2013; Die Entdeckung Deutschlands. Science-Fiction als Propaganda, Berlin: Verbrecher Verlag, 2014.


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