Research Projects

  • (currently running) "Dilemmatas of Sustainability", Prof. Dr. Nicole C. Karafyllis in coop. with colleagues at the universities in Oldenburg and Passau, funded by the Volkswagen Foundation and Federal Ministry for Science and Culture in Lower Saxony, 2019-2022
  • "The Right to Bequeath", Prof. Dr. Hans-Christoph Schmidt am Busch, Intern. Conference at TU Braunschweig 11-13 Feb. 2019, funded by the Fritz Thyssen Foundation
  • (currently running) "Contamination and Readability of the World: Articulating Microbes in Collections (MIKROBIB)", Prof. Dr. Nicole C. Karafyllis (Coordinator) in coop. with DSMZ and University Library Leipzig, funded by the BMBF (national Ministry for Research and Education), 2018-2021
  • "The Language of Biofacts" (Die Sprache der Biofakte), Prof. Dr. Nicole C. Karafyllis in coop. with STS-researchers from TU Munich, funded by the BMBF (national Ministry for Research and Education), 2015-2017
  • Philosophy of the Market: Sektionstagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Philosophie am Seminar für Philosophie (Prof. Dr. Hans-Christoph Schmidt am Busch), 13.-15.2.2014.
  • (currently running) Komma.G - project on Gender and Human-Machine-Interaction (PI: Prof. Dr. Corinna Bath, TU Braunschweig) (2017-2019)
  • Who makes City? ("Wer macht Stadt?"), project proposal for the MWK at Hannover tog. with the Institute of Urban Planning of Leibniz Universität Hannover (subm. summer 2014, rejected)
  • Nicole C. Karafyllis: Putzen als Passion (Cleaning as Passion). Ein philosophischer Universalreiniger für klare Verhältnisse, book publication: Berlin 2013. » Flyer
  • Friedrich Nietzsche: Philosophische Werke in sechs Bänden (Collected Works in 6 Vol.s), ed. Claus-Artur Scheier, Hamburg 2013. » Flyer
  • TECHcultures: »Intercultural Comparison of the Understanding of Science and Technology in Selected Countries« (USA, China, Arabian Countries, Brasil, Japan) - (Dec. 2011 - Nov. 2014), funded by the Berlin-Brandenburg-Academy of Sciences (book publication forthcoming March 2015 at Routledge Publ, Oxford), Prof. Dr. Nicole C. Karafyllis, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Heinz Duddeck (TU BS) und Prof. Dr. Ortwin Renn (Univ. Stuttgart) in Cooperation with the Berlin-Brandenburgischen Akademie der Wissenschaften (BBAW)

  • Working Group Philosophy of Law, coop. with Universität Münster (H.-Chr. Schmidt am Busch), funded project
  • Special Issue "Technics"/"Technik" of Zeitschrift für Kulturphilosophie (Issue 2/2013; Guest Editor N. C. Karafyllis), incl. the translation of a crucial work of philosopher Don Ihde (USA)
  • Working Group "Naturphilosophie" (until 2016), located at FEST in Heidelberg
  • September 2013 and summer 2014 Prof. Dr. Nicole C. Karafyllis is Visting Research Fellow at the National Autonomous University Mexico (UNAM) in Mexiko City, lecturing on "Art, Science and Philosophy".
  • »The Future of the Technological World«, Prof. Dr. Nicole Karafyllis in cooperation with Ruhr-Universität Bochum and the School of Fine Arts in Cologne, Interdisciplinary Conferemce in Bochum, 28.-30. October 2010, »Program

  • »Autism - The History of an Idea and the Philosophy of related Sciences«

    Senior Research Fellowship of Prof. Dr. Nicole Karafyllis at the IFK Vienna (Fall & Winter 2010/11)

    » More information on the website of the IFK

  • Research Cooperation: »Environmental Ethics for agricultural Climate Change Research«, funded by the Faculty of Education and Humanities (Innovationsfonds Forschung), Prof. Dr. Nicole Karafyllis in cooperation with Johann Heinrich von Thünen-Institut (national research institute) in Braunschweig, Workshop held at TU Braunschweig 28. April 2011