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Dagmar Schaefer

Dagmar Schäfer is Director of Department III, “Artefacts , Action and Knowledge”, at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin. Since 2015, she is also Professor h.c. for the History of Science and Technology at the Technical University Berlin. Dagmar Schäfer is a specialist in the History of Chinese science and technology and received her Ph.D. from the University of Würzburg, Germany in 1996. She has also worked and studied at the National Zhejiang University P. R. China, the National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan, and the University of Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Her publications include The Crafting of the 10,000 Things (University of Chicago Press, 2011) and Cultures of Knowledge: Technology in China (Brill, 2012).



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