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Simon Ganahl

Author, Editor, Reviewer

German Studies & Communication Science, University of Vienna



Simon Ganahl researches and teaches as a literature and media scholar with a focus on digital humanities at the Universities of Vienna, Zurich, Liechtenstein, and Vorarlberg. He heads the digital mapping project Campus Medius and coedits the peer-reviewed, open-access journal Le foucaldien. After studies in liberal arts and social sciences in Vienna, Hamburg, and Zurich, he obtained PhD degrees both in communication science (2009) and in German philology (2012) at the University of Vienna. In 2012/13 he was a visiting researcher in the School of Media Studies at The New School in New York and in 2016 a visiting lecturer in the Center for Digital Humanities at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). His research work has received several awards and grants (e.g., APART from the Austrian Academy of Sciences and Schrödinger from the Austrian Science Fund). Selected publications: Campus Medius: Digital Mapping in Cultural and Media Studies (forthcoming at transcript in 2022); Karl-Kraus-Handbuch (coedited with Katharina Prager, forthcoming at Metzler in 2022); Karl Kraus und Peter Altenberg: Eine Typologie moderner Haltungen (Konstanz University Press 2015).