Cosima Wagner

Research & Liaison Librarian for East Asian Studies, Freie Universität Berlin, University Library

Cosima Wagner is research & liaison librarian for East Asian Studies at Freie Universität Berlin, University Library with a special focus on the participative development of services for Digital Humanities, Research Data Management and Open Scholarship in the Area Studies.

With a background in Japanese Studies, History and Library & Information Science Her research interests include a Science & Technology Studies approach to library infrastructure management, multilingualism and non-Latin scripts in the digital space, Area Studies librarianship as well as critical algorithm studies and social robotics in Japan (Monograph: Robotopia Nipponica. Recherchen zur Akzeptanz von Robotern in Japan, Tectum 2013).

Through her membership in the working group she aims at building (new) paths for an international exchange on the topic of research libraries in the digital age in general and on multilingualism and knowledge infrastructures for digital humanities in particular.