Byung-Chul Han

University of the Arts, Berlin

Korean-born German philosopher Byung-Chul Han teaches philosophy and cultural studies at Berlin’s University of the Arts (UdK). He is the author of more than 16 books, covering topics as diverse as violence, love, ADHD and religion. In the past few years, his provocative essays have been translated into numerous languages, and he has become one of the most widely read philosophers in Europe and beyond. Two of his books, The Transparency Society and The Burnout Society, were published in English by Stanford University Press in August 2015.