My name is Stefan Krebs. I am Senior Research Scientist in Contemporary History at the Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History at the University of Luxembourg. From April 2015 to March 2017, I have been working in a research project on the history of dummy head recording supported by the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR) and cofunded by the Marie Curie Actions of the European Commission (FP7-COFUND), project code 9151779.


For more details see: project_description.

I have a background in history, political science and philosophy, and I hold a PhD in the history of technology from RWTH Aachen University. You can find more information about me here, or send me an e-mail.

My recent publications include Technikwissenschaft als soziale Praxis (Franz Steiner Verlag, 2008); [together with Karin Bijsterveld, Eefje Cleophas and Gijs Mom] Sound and Safe: A History of Listening Behind the Wheel (Oxford University Press, 2014); Ist es Zeit für einen „sensorial turn“? Zur Sinnlichkeit der Technik(geschichte) (Technikgeschichte, 2015); [with Melissa Van Drie] The Art of Stethoscope Use: Diagnostic Listening Practices of Medical Physicians and “Auto Doctors” (ICON, 2014); “Dial Gauge versus Senses 1 – 0”: German Auto Mechanics and the Introduction of New Diagnostic Equipment, 1950–1980 (Technology and Culture, 2014); Standardizing Car Sound – Integrating Europe? International Traffic Noise Abatement and the Emergence of a European Car Identity, 1950–1975 (History and Technology, 2012); Die Regeln der Eisenhüttenkunde. Genese und Struktur eines technikwissenschaftlichen Feldes 1870–1914 (NTM, 2010).