Dr. Tristan Thielmann
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Senior Research Fellow in Media Geography
University of Siegen, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Tristan Thielmann is a Senior Research Fellow in Media Geography at the University of Siegen and 2011/12 Fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge. His cross-disciplinary research explores the social practices of geomedia with a focus on navigation systems, geobrowsing and the Geoweb. Tristan is a former Visiting Fellow of the Software Studies Initiative at the University of California San Diego, and co-author of “Spatial Turn: The Space Paradigm in Cultural and Social Sciences” (2008) and “Media Geography” (2009). His book “Actor Media Theory” will be forthcoming next spring. For more information on his research, see:

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