Stephan Gregory studied medicine in Marburg and Berlin, philosophy and German literature at the Universities of Munich and Vienna. After working as a journalist in Munich and as a lecturer of Media Theory at Merz Akademie in Stuttgart he was a scientific coordinator of the graduate program “Mediale Historiographien” at the universities of Weimar, Erfurt and Jena. In 2007 he received his PhD with a thesis on the epistemological policies of 18th century's secret societies. Since 2010 he has been assistant professor for the History of Media at Bauhaus-University of Weimar. He is conducting the project “Mimesis Tropical” within the DFG research team Media & Mimesis, based in Weimar.
Fields of research
Mediality and epistemology of light in Early Modern culture; Media history of philosphical thinking; Practices of classification, both logical and social; A subhistory of the social bond by means of a history of treason; Theory of mimetic practices.