Benjamin Weiner

Benjamin Weiner studied political science at Free University Berlin and cultural studies at University of Lucerne and Lausanne (CH). In his dissertation project he is focusing on the phenomenological explication of videogame experience as it is collectively produced in the skilled interaction between videogame and child players.


Since 2017:
Member of the Centre for Anthropological Knowledge in Scientific and Technological Cultures (CAST)

2013 - 2016:
Member of the Mercator Research Group ‘Spaces of Anthropological Knowledge’ and its subgroup ‘knowing media harm’ at Ruhr-University Bochum.


Universitätsstr. 150
44801 Bochum
FNO 01/132
Phone +49 (0)234 32 27623


Office hours: by arrangement

Research Areas

Phenomenology, Ethnomethodology, Social and Cultural Psychology, Ethnography, Research with and by children.