Erhard Schüttpelz

Erhard Schüttpelz is Professor of Media Theory at the Universität Siegen and was Founding Director of both the Collaborative Research Center Media of Cooperation and the Graduate School Locating Media. He was Principal Investigator of research projects on Trance Mediums and New Media and modern mediumship from Mesmer to New Age Esotericism. His publications include Die Moderne im Spiegel des Primitiven (The Moderns in the Mirror of the Primitive, 2005), on the interface between modernist anthropology and the genre of “Persian Letters”, including studies on Mauss and Durkheim.

As of November 2019