Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Department of Cultural History and Theory

Short Bio

Robert Stock is Associate Professor (Juniorprofessor) for Cultures of Knowledge at the Department of Cultural History and Theory at Humboldt University Berlin. In 2017, he completed his PhD with a dissertation about cultural decolonization processes and documentaries between Mozambique and Portugal at Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany, where he was a member of the International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture (GCSC).

Main research interests are the contemporary relations and cultures of knowledge of digital media and dis/abilities, the materiality of epistemic practices, Luso-African cultural decolonization processes and postcolonial knowledge objects as well as human-animal-technology assemblages. In addition, he is interested in inclusion politics and access work regarding films and museum exhibitions.

From 2015 to 2021, he coordinated the DFG research unit “Media and Participation. Between Demand and Entitlement” at the University of Konstanz. There, he was also an associated postdoc researcher in the project “Technosensory Processes of Participation. App-practices and Dis/Ability”

(PI Prof Beate Ochsner). He is co-founder of the scientific network “Dis-/Abilities and Digital Media” (funded by German Research Foundation, DFG).