Petra Wodtke

Petra Wodtke lives and works in Berlin with a focus on scientific communication and material culture studies in interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary research collaborations and cooperation. She is currently Academic Coordinator within the Excellence Cluster Temporal Communities in Berlin. She was an academic collaborator on the cooperative project “Photo-Objects” at the Antikensammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin – Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz. At the same time she was part of the research management team of the Excellence Cluster Topoi in Berlin. After her studies of archaeology and Latin in Berlin, Vienna, and Lausanne, she had a scholarship at the International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture in Gießen. In 2014, Wodtke completed her PhD in classical archaeology about communication structures of, with, and through archaeological objects in the Roman province of Epirus.

List of Publications

Studies 12


Taking the material approach to photography as a starting point the volume offers new insights into the epistemological potential of analog and digital photographs and photo archives in the humanities and sciences from a comparative viewpoint.