Matthias is Assistant Professor at the Department of Media and Communications at the University of Klagenfurt (A). After studying Sociology, History and German Philology at the RWTH Aachen University (D), he received his MA in Cultural Studies from Goldsmiths College, University of London (UK) and his PhD in Sociology from the University of Klagenfurt. Before joining Klagenfurt in 2007 he was Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Sociology of RWTH Aachen University. His research focus is on cultural studies, science and technology studies, media studies as well as cultural and social theory. Recent publication: Das Netzwerk von Bruno Latour, Bielefeld: transcript 2012. Together with students and the artist Hubert Lobnig he made the exhibition “Das ist wirklich hier passiert/This really happened here” on selected events in the alternative, sub- and countercultural history of Carinthia in the kunstraum lakeside in 2012.