Thomas is a PhD Candidate working on the REPAIR project

Thomas Hoppenheit is a PhD Candidate at the C²DH. Within the FNR funded project Repairing technology – fixing society? History of maintenance and repair in Luxembourg (1918 – 1990) he is researching the development of urban repair networks in the city of Luxembourg and Esch-sur-Alzette.

He holds a Bachelor degree in Sociology and Cultural/Social Anthropology as well as a Master degree in Social Anthropology from Münster University (Germany). With his main interests in the broader field of technology and culture from use to repair and beyond, he wrote his Master dissertation on “Digital Networks in Estonia” after six months of qualitative field research.


Main supervisor: Ass.-Prof. Dr. Stefan Krebs (C²DH)