Jens Schröter

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Research in the Era of Learning Algorithms

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Prof. Dr. Jens Schröter

Applicant, Planning Grant

Chair of Media Studies, Main Research Area: Theory and History of Digital Media.

Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn, Institute for Linguistics, Media and Musicology
Department of Media Studies
Lennéstraße 1
53113 Bonn
Phone: +49 228 73 47 46
Fax: +49 228 73 92 87



  • 2008: Habilitation at University of Siegen
  • 2002: Dissertation at University of Essen
  • 1996: Magister Artium (M. A.) 8/76-5/89 Primary Education Essen


Research Experience

  • 2018: Director of Research Projects with the DFG (Van Gogh TV) and VW Foundation (Society after Money – A Simulation)
  • 2017: Fellowships in Vienna and Weimar
  • 2015: Chair for Media Studies University of Bonn
  • WS 2014/15: Fellowship at the Research Centre „Media Cultures of Computer Simulation“ at the Leuphana University, Lüneburg
  • 2014: John-Von-Neumann-Fellowship at the University of Szeged, Hungary
  • 2008: Professor for „Theory and Practice of Multimedial Systems“, University of Siegen
    2002: Research Assistant at the University of Siegen, Research Project „Virtualization of Sculpture“


Relevant Publications

  • Ernst, Christoph, and Jens Schröter. „Medien, Interfaces Und Implizites Wissen.“ Navigationen – Zeitschrift Für Medien Und Kulturwissenschaften, vol. 17, no. 2, 2017.
  • —. AI and the Form of Capital. Preliminary Notes on the Media Culture of Artificial Intelligence. Apr. 2018.
  • Ernst, Christoph, et al. “AI and the Imagination to Overcome Difference.” Spheres. Journal for Digital Cultures, vol. 5, Nov. 2019.
  • Schröter, Jens. “Artificial Intelligence and the Democratization of Art.” The Democratization of AI. Net Politics in the Era of Learning Algorithms, edited by Andreas Sudmann, transcript, 2019, pp. 297–311.
  • —. “The Future of the Media, General Ecology and Its Economic Unconscious.” W1. Journal of Mobile Media, vol. 8, no. 2, Nov. 2014.
  • Schröter, Jens,et al. „Künstliche Intelligenzen.“ Zeitschrift Für Medienwissenschaft, vol. 21, 2019.