Monika Dommann is Professor of Modern History at the University of Zurich. She researched and taught a.o. at the International Center for Cultural Technology Research and Media Philosophy (IKKM) in Weimar, the German Historical Institute (GHI) in Washington, and the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin. Topics in Dommann’s research and teaching are the intertwining of the Old and New Worlds (especially Europe, North America, the Caribbean), media-, economic- and legal history, the history of knowledge and science, and the methods of historical science. She has a special focus on the history of material cultures, immaterial goods, logistics and data centers.