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Dr Janina Loh

Dr. Janina Loh (née Sombetzki) is a post-doctoral assistant in the field of technical and media philosophy at the University of Vienna.

She studied at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and received her doctorate from 2009 to 2013 within the framework of the DFG-funded Research Training Group "Constitution Beyond the State: From the European to the Global Legal Community", supervised by Prof. Volker Gerhardt and Prof. Rahel Jaeggi. Your dissertation Responsibility as Concept, Ability, Task. A three-level analysis was published by Springer VS in 2014.

Janina Loh has been working in Vienna since April 2016 after a three-year postdoctoral stay at the Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel (2013-2016). In 2018 she published the first German-language introduction to Trans and Posthumanism (Junius), which has just been revised for the second edition. Its introduction to robot ethics (Suhrkamp 2019) has just been completed. Her habilitation project deals with the Critical Posthumanist Elements in Hannah Arendt´s Thought and Work (working title).

Her closer research interests include responsibility, trans- and posthumanism, robotics ethics, Hannah Arendt, feminist philosophy of technology, and ethics in the sciences.

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Dr Janina Loh
University Assistant (Post-Doc), Technical and Media Philosophy
University of Vienna



Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 15.45 - 16.45
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