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Dipl.-Pol. Christopher Coenen

Scientific staff
Research area Innovation processes and impacts of technology
Room: 310
Phone: +49 721 608-24559
christopher coenenRkm3∂kit edu

Institut für Technikfolgenabschätzung und Systemanalyse (ITAS)
Postfach 3640
76021 Karlsruhe


Education

Studies of political science (Heidelberg University, Freie Universität Berlin)

Professional background

2002 – 2009 Member of ITAS scientific staff, working for TAB
since 2009 Member of scientific staff at ITAS

Fields of work

Social, ethical, other philosophical, historical, cultural and political aspects of (in particular new and emerging) technosciences in areas of overlap between biology and technology

Main topics:

  • Human-machine interaction
  • Converging technologies and nanotechnology
  • Internet and society
  • Neurotechnologies
  • Prosthetics
  • Synthetic biology
  • Human enhancement
  • History of transhumanism and other technofuturist thought

Current positions

Media and public dialogue

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Current projects

Completed projects

In the internet

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Recent publications

Baumann, M.F.; Brändle, C.; Coenen, Chr.; Zimmer-Merkle, S.
Taking responsibility: A Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) perspective on insurance issues of semi-autonomous driving. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice (2018), S. 1, DOI: 10.1016/j.tra.2018.05.004

Baumann, M.F.; Coenen, Chr.
User and societal acceptance of protheses. Vortrag auf der DGBMT Conference, Aachen, 27.09.2018

Bolz, K.; Coenen, Chr.; Honné, H.; Maia, M.J.F.
Obstacles to RRI in synthetic biology. Vortrag auf dem Annual S.NET Meeting 2018, Maastricht, Niederlande, 25.-27.06.2018

Coenen, Chr.
Discussions of risk and new approaches to responsible research and innovation - Editorial. NanoEthics 12(2018)1, S. 1-3, DOI: 10.1007/s11569-018-0313-1

Coenen, Chr.
Emerging Medical Technology in Politics and Society. Keynote-Vortrag auf der Konferenz "LSA2018: Lübeck Summer Academy on Medical Technology", IHK Lübeck, 04.07.2018

Coenen, Chr.
Free your machines and your mind will follow. Vortrag auf dem Internationalen Beyond-Festival "Future Design - Artistic visions for Europe and BEYOND", Karlsruhe, 03.-07.10.2018

Coenen, Chr.
Improving responsibility, responsible improvements - Editorial. NanoEthics 12(2018)3, S. 177-180, DOI: 10.1007/s11569-018-0334-9

Coenen, Chr.
Klassismus und "Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI)". Vortrag auf der TA18-Konferenz, Wien, Österreich, 11.06.2018

Coenen, Chr.
Parliamentary nano-TA in Germany, visions of the future, and the role of S.NET. Vortrag auf dem Annual S.NET Meeting 2018, Maastricht, Niederlande, 25.-27.06.2018

Coenen, Chr.
Science, technology and the public - Editorial. NanoEthics 12(2018)2, S. 79-80, DOI: 10.1007/s11569-018-0322-0

List of publications at ITAS