The cx centre for interdisciplinary studies was funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research from the 1st of October 2011 until the 31st of March 2021. Please find the current program of this transdisciplinary area of study under the link "Seminars".



More information about the cx


Dr. Susanne Witzgall | academic director



Former Teachers/Colleagues

Prof. Dr. Marietta Kesting | junior professor for media theory (2016–2021)

Karianne Fogelberg | research associate for design- and achitecture theory

Prof. Dr. Kerstin Stakemeier | junior professor for media theory (2012–2015)


Former Guest Professors

Prof. Nairy Baghramian

Prof. Melanie Bonajo

Prof. Tyler Coburn

Prof. Daniel Fernández Pascual and Prof. Alon Schwabe (Cooking Sections)

Prof. Mariechen Danz

Prof. Claire Denis

Prof. Cécile B. Evans

Prof. Isabelle Fremeaux and Prof. John Jordan (Labofii)

Prof. keyon gaskin
Prof. Max Lamb

Prof. Manfred Pernice

Prof. Nora Schultz

Prof. Simon Starling

Prof. Tobias Zielony



Peng! Collective


Former Annual Themes


Winter term 2019/20  Summer term 2020  Winter term 2020/21


Human after Man

Winter term 2018/19 and summer term 2019


Politics of Emotion/Power of Affect

Winter term 2017/18 and summer term 2018


Hybrid Ecologies

Winter term 2016/17 and summer term 2017


Real Magic

Winter term 2015/16 and summer term 2016


The Present of the Future

Winter term 2014/15 and summer term 2015


Fragile Identities

Winter term 2013/14 and summer term 2014


Power of Material/Politics of Materiality

Summer term 2012 until summer term 2013




This project was funded until the 31st of March 2021 by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research under the grant number 01PL16023. The author is solely responsible for the contents of this publication.