Theresa Züger

Theresa Züger studied media and culture, German philology and philosophy at the University of Cologne. After graduating she worked as a lecturer for several German Universities. The question of her PhD project concerns digital forms of civil disobedience. 2016 she worked as a curator of the international festival transmediale in Berlin addressing issues of security culture and politics.

Theresa Züger

Position

Associated Researcher: The evolving digital society

Relevant Publications
Conference contributions and other activities
Relevant Publications

Journal Publications and Conference Proceedings:

Züger, T., Milan, S., & Tanczer L. (2016). Sand in the Information Society Machine: How Digital Technologies Change and Challenge the Paradigms of Civil Disobedience. Fibreculture Journal: internet theory criticism research, 25. Publication details

Züger, T. (2014). Digitaler ziviler Ungehorsam. Spurensuche der Dissidenz im digitalen Zeitalter. Juridikum: Zeitschrift für Kritik - Recht - Gesellschaft, 4/2014, 472-482. Publication details

Züger, T. (2013). Digital Whoness oder vom Unterschied zwischen Was und Wer: Digitale Ontologie und Privatheit aus interkultureller Perspektive. FIfF-Kommunikation, 13(2), 54–57. Publication details

Saldías, O. & Züger, T. (2013). The good, the bad, and the ugly: A pragmatic approach for revisiting ethics and Internet politics. Acta Bioethica, 19(1), 59-70. Publication details

Züger, T. (2013). Re-thinking civil disobedience. Internet Policy Review, 2(4). Publication details

Book contributions and chapters:

Züger, T. (2017). Digitale Dissidenz. In Daase, C., Deitelhoff, N., Kamis, B., Pfister, J., & Wallmeier, P. (Eds.), Herrschaft in den Internationalen Beziehungen (pp. 179-200). Wiesbaden: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften. Publication details

Other publications:

Züger, T. (2017). Reload Disobedience: Ziviler Ungehorsam im Zeitalter digitaler Medien, . Doctoral Dissertation, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Publication details

Haase, A. & Züger, T. (2016). Mit dem BKA ins hacktivistische Dunkelfeld, . netzpolitik.org. Publication details

Haase, A. & Züger, T. (2016). BKA: “Den Hacker gibt es nicht. Wir sollten ihn erfinden.”, . netzpolitik.org. Publication details

Haase, A., Züger, T. (2015). Hacktivismus = Cybercrime? Eine Replik auf die Studie des BKA zu Hacktivisten, . netzpolitik.org. Publication details

Züger, T. (2014). Civil Disobedience. An International Issue, . Voelkerrechtsblog.com. Publication details

Züger, T. (2013). Lying in politics: Thoughts about Edward Snowden and the illusion of control, . The Rabbit Hole. Theorizing Communications Governance. Publication details

Conference contributions and other activities

Panels:

Evidence of Conspiracy
Samizdata: Evidence of Conspiracy. Disruption Network Lab. Kunstraum Bethanien, Berlin, Germany: 11.09.2015

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Moderation of Workshops and Panels:

Slacktivism, activism and protest online. Does the Internet have what it takes to be political?
Early Stage Researchers Colloquium. Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society. Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Berlin, Berlin, Germany: 21.11.2013

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Organisation of Events:

Civil Disobedience Beyond the State III: The Right of Resistance in a Globalised World
with attending Vip: Prof. Karuna Mantena. From 24.11.2015 to 25.11.2015. Nuffield College, 1 New Road, Oxford, Oxford, UK. Co-Organised by: Annette Zimmermann (University of Oxford), Robin Celikates (University of Amsterdam), This conference has been organised with the generous financial support of Nuffield College, the Amsterdam Center for Globalisation Studies, the NWO-funded project ‘Transformations of Civil Disobedience’ and the Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society. (International)

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Weapons of the Geek (The Digitalization of Disobedience from Whistleblowing to Anonymous)
International Workshop: Civil Disobedience Beyond the State II. with attending Vip: Gabriella Coleman. From 08.05.2015 to 09.05.2015. ACUD e.V. und Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany. Co-Organised by: Robin Celikates, Amsterdam; Annette Zimmermann; Oxford (International)

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Civil Disobedience beyond the State
Civil Disobedience beyond the State. with attending Vip: Robin Celikates, Annette Zimmerman, Kimberly Brownlee, James Ingram, Jeff Juris, Jacob Appelbaum. From 30.10.2014 to 31.10.2014. Department of Philosophy, Faculteitskamer, Amsterdam, Netherlands. Co-Organised by: Robin Celikates (University of Amsterdam), Annette Zimmermann (University of Oxford) (International)

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From Disobedient Practices to Global Governance Arrangements: Academic perspectives on digital phenomena
Discussion at the HIIG as part of the Federal Foreign Office's Visitors' Program. 07.08.2014. Humboldt Institut für Internet und Gesellschaft, Berlin, Germany (International)

Kirsten Gollatz, Rüdiger Schwarz, Osvaldo Saldías, Dr., Theresa Züger

Digitaler ziviler Ungehorsam
Masterseminar HU Berlin im Fachbereich Medienwissenschaft. From 28.04.2014 to 14.07.2014. Humboldt Universtität zu Berlin, Institut für Medienwissenschaft, Berlin, Germany. Co-Organised by: Institut für Medienwissenschaft, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin (National)

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Demonstrate and Disobey. Protest and Civil Disobedience On and Offline (Round Table)
RightsCon 2013. with attending Vip: Hanni Fakoury, Geoffrey King, Burak Arikan. From 03.03.2014 to 04.03.2014. Silicon Valley, San Francisco, United States of America. Co-Organised by: Access (International)

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