Andreas Bernard

Andreas Bernard, born in 1969 in Munich, is Professor for Cultural Studies at Leuphana University Lüneburg and Speaker of its Centre for Digital Cultures. He studied Literary Criticism and Cultural Studies in Munich and was a Research Assistant at Bauhaus University Weimar and at University of Constance. As a journalist, he currently writes for DIE ZEIT and ZEITMagazin. Recent book publications: Lifted: A Cultural History of the Elevator (New York: New York University Press, 2014); Kinder machen: Neue Reproduktionstechnologien und die Ordnung der Familie (Frankfurt am Main: Fischer, 2014), The Triumph of Profiling: The Self in Digital Culture (Cambridge: Polity Press, 2019), Theory of the Hashtag (Cambridge: Polity Press, 2019), Laufende Ermittlungen (Berlin: Tropen, 2020).

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