Professorship – technology and social change (Linköping)

we are advertising a fully funded “Professorship of technology and social change” here at Linköping University, Department of Thematic Studies – Technology and Social Change, Sweden. The call closes on 15 January 2018. Read more about the position here. The division of  Technology…

Postdoctoral position as researcher in Techno-Anthropology

The Department of Learning and Philosophy, Aalborg University invites applications for the position of a postdoctoral researcher in Techno-Anthropology. The position is a three-year full-time postdoctoral researcher position and is available from 1 March 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter. See more here. The postdoc…

Triggering Earthquakes in Science, Politics and Chinese Hydropower

PhD defence: Louise Lyngfeldt Gorm Hansen  11 December, 2017; kl. 14-16 at Copenhagen Business School, Kilevej 14A, 2000 Frederiksberg.    Triggering Earthquakes in Science, Politics and Chinese Hydropower – A controversy study Drawing together insights from Science and Technology Studies…

Tre-årig postdoc-stilling ved Københavns Universitet

Treårig postdoc-stilling som erhvervsforsker i projektet HumanImpact ved Københavns Universitet med tilknytning til Copenhagen Centre for Health Research in the Humanities (CoRe) og med fokus på sundhed og velfærd. Projektet udføres i et samarbejde bestående af Københavns Universitet, Dansk Erhverv,…

Metabolising the Planet & When Matter Kicks Back – A Seminar

We are delighted to be hosting a seminar with Professors Myra Hird and Nina Lykke on Monday 20th November, 15-16.30 in the Medical Museion auditorium, Bredgade 62, 1310 Copenhagen K. The event is hosted by MeST, Medical Museion, and the…

Brain-Computer Interfaces: The “techno-cerebral subject” as a bio-technical form of the cyborg

Public talk in TANTlab by Dr. Melike Sahinol, Orient-Institut Istanbul. The talk is given at AAU Copenhagen, TANTlab, A.C. Meyers vænge 15, room 2.3.003, Tuesday 14th November, 15:00-16:00.  Melike Sahinol presents her research on the practices and techniques of Neuroscience, in…

Transactional Data Experiments. On the calibration of digital traces for sociological use

PhD-defence: Tobias Bornakke Can voting behaviour be predicted based solely on a few “likes” on Facebook? Is it possible to measure the intensity of a party, the ‘partiness’, solely through the sensors embedded in your personal smartphone? And what does…

CfP: Overvågningskonference på Aarhus Universitet, 7-9. juni 2018

2018’s vigtigste overvågningsbegivenhed i Danmark! Center for Overvågningsforskning (AU) afholder 7-9. juni 2018 konferencen “Surveillance Beyond Borders and Boundaries” i samarbejde med Københavns Universitet og Surveillance Studies Network. Konferencen afholdes hvert andet år af Surveillance Studies Network og er kendetegnet ved sin høje…

Call: Special issue on Welfare technologies in care work in Nordic Journal of Working Life Studies

Special issue editors: Annette Kamp, Jeannette Pols, Aud Obstfelder, Katharina Andersson and Mari Berge. November 1st 2017 Deadline for submission of abstracts. Submit to journal manager Bo Carstens, bo[at]nordicwl.dk.  Deadline for full papers 1st February 2018. Full papers should also be submitted to: bo[at]nordicwl.dk Welfare technologies…

The Fantasy of Social Robots: Reconfiguring the future of care technologies

Public talk by Lucy Suchman, Professor of Anthropology of Science and Technology in the Department of Sociology at Lancaster University, gives a public talk at ITU on Friday the 6th of October from 13:00-15:00 in Aud. 4. Abstract Suchman asks: ‘Would…