Vice President Research HafenCity Universität Hamburg, Director City Science Lab
Gesa Ziemer (Prof. Dr. phil.) is professor for Cultural Theory and Cultural Praxis and Vice Presi- dent Research at the HafenCity University Hamburg. Research foci: urban publics and practices of participation, collective forms of work and artistic research. She also leads the City Science Lab, a partnership with the MIT Media Lab in Cambridge, which conducts rese- arch on the future of cities (with a focus on digitalization). She is a Member in the Advisory Councils of the Böll-Stiftung umdenken and Lucerne School of Art and Design, where she also holds a Guest Lectureship.