Gendered Configurations of Humans and Machines (KoMMa.G)

Interdisciplinary Analyses of Technology


The program is organized by the Technische Universität Braunschweig and the Ostfalia University of Applied Sciences, in cooperation with the Braunschweig University of Art. 15 Principal Investigators from eight institutions have drawn up a program for up to 15 doctoral students. A number of associated researchers will cooperate, and up to five doctoral students may be associated to the program, if external financing can be obtained.

Scholarships offered: 15 Georg-Lichtenberg-grants for PhD students (1.500 EUR per month for up to 3 years), funded by the Ministry of Science and Education, Lower Saxony

Starting on: January 1st, 2017

Head of program: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Corinna Bath (Maria-Goeppert-Mayer chair for Gender, Technology and Mobility) and Prof. Dr. Bettina Wahrig (Department for the History of Science and Pharmacy).

Participating Institutions: TU Braunschweig: Institute for Flight Guidance, Department for the History of Science and Pharmacy, Institute for Communications Technology, Institute of Philosophy, Institute of Psychology, Institute of Steel Structures, Institute for Engineering Design, Ostfalia University of Applied Sciences: Faculties of Computer Science/IT, Social Affairs, Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering and Braunschweig University of Art Institute of Media Studies.