The Collection

The spacious research library of the ICI Berlin houses a collection reflecting the multidisciplinary research undertaken at the Institute in general, and the work on its core projects in particular. The staff of the ICI Library assists ICI researchers through media acquisition and by facilitating the use of Berlin’s many research libraries.

The library also houses the ICI Edition, a collection of its recordings of lectures, conferences, and other events hosted at or organized by the ICI Berlin.

The ICI Library’s collection of books and other media can be searched through its Public ICI Library Catalogue.

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Information for Visitors

The media and book services of the ICI Library are primarily designed for researchers of the ICI Berlin. Guests are nevertheless very welcome to use our collection on site, including the event recordings of the ICI Edition.

Visitors are kindly requested to contact Corinna Haas via phone or E-mail prior to their visit and to bring an identity card.

Copies and scans in a small scale will be made upon request by the library staff (€ 0,10/page), larger amount of copies can be made off-site in exchange for a deposit.

Service Hours

The ICI Staff as well as ICI Fellows have access to the ICI Library at all times. The library staff is present and ready to assist you on:

  • Mon, Wed, Thurs 9:00 – 15:00
  • Tues 12:00 – 18:00

Corinna Haas (Academic Librarian)
corinna.haas@ici-berlin.org
Tel: 473 7291-26

Saori Kanemaki (Library Assistant)
saori.kanemaki@ici-berlin.org
Tel.: 473 7291-29

All Library Staff
library@ici-berlin.org

Book by Former ICI Fellow Christine Hentschel now in the ICI Library
Publications Hentschel

Security in the Bubble looks at spatialized security practices in cities around the world but with a focus on the South African city of Durban. No longer reducible to the after-pains of racial apartheid, this city’s fragmentation is now better conceptualized as a heterogeneous ensemble of bubbles of imagined safety.