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dr. C. Apprich

Assistant Professor
dr. C. Apprich

Dr. Clemens Apprich is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Media Studies and Journalism at the University of Groningen, with a special focus on datafication, digital literacy, and digital humanities. He received his PhD (magna cum laude) in cultural history and theory from Humboldt University of Berlin with a media genealogical work on critical net cultures. Prior to his appointment at the University of Groningen, he was Visiting Research Fellow at the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema, Concordia University in Montréal, as well as Guest Professor at the Institute of Culture and Aesthetics of Digital Media (ICAM) at Leuphana University of Lüneburg. He is still Guest Researcher at Leuphana’s Centre for Digital Cultures (CDC) and is associated with the Digital Democracies Group at Simon Fraser University, the Global Emergent Media Lab at Concordia University, and the Research College ‘Sensing’ at Potsdam University. His current research deals with filter algorithms and their application in data analysis as well as machine learning methods. He is the author of 'Technotopia: A Media Genealogy of Net Cultures' (Rowman & Littlefield International, 2017), and, together with Wendy Chun, Hito Steyerl, and Florian Cramer, co-authored 'Pattern Discrimination' (University of Minnesota Press/meson press, 2019).

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Oude Kijk in 't Jatstraat 26
9712 EK Groningen
The Netherlands