Tim Schütz

Medicine, Science and Technology Studies (MSTS) student and Fulbright fellow at the University of California, Irvine.



“Hacking the Shelter? Alternative mesh networks and STS research in times of forced migration.” How can Science and Technology Studies help to reflect on the political crisis associated with refugees and asylum seekers? (Paper workshop, CES, Coimbra, Portugal, 26-28 September 2018

“Hacking the shelter: infrastructural “counter publics” and the management of forced migration.” EASST 2018 Conference: Meetings: Making Science, Technolog and Society Together, Lancaster, UK, 25-27 July 2018

”Humanitäre Medieninterventionen. Infrastrukturierung freier Datennetze zwischen sozialen Trägern, zivilem Engagement und Asylindustrie.” Willkommenskultur in der Migrationsgesellschaft: Flucht, Asyl und Regulierungspraxis, Workshop at the Institute for Ethnology, LMU Munich, Germany, 2-3 February 2018

”Humanitarian Media Intervention: Doing Free/Open Infrastructures in Times of Forced Migration.” Contested Borderscapes: Transnational Geographies vis-à-vis Fortress Europe. Mytilene, Greece September 28 - October 1 2017.

“Flucht, Unterkunft, Freifunk?” Research Insights Student Conference #2, University of Bremen, July 23 2015.


Wie Freifunken in der Asylindustrie? Notizen aus der Partizipationsforschung.” Open Infrastructure Stage, 34C3 Chaos Communication Congress, Leipzig, Germany, 30 December 2017.