Te i TiP with Elena Parmiggiani

Elena Parmiggiani is visiting TiP from the Institute of the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim. She is based in the computer science department there, and is here in Copenhagen between the 8th- 21st September 2014

Launch of Alien Energy Interactive Installation

This weekend, Saturday 6th September 2014, the Alien Energy team (Laura Watts, Brit Ross Winthereik, Louise Torntoft Jensen, James Maguire and Line Thorsen) will be launching an interactive installation in Hantsholm, Northwestern Jutland, Denmark. Hantsholm is the home of the Danish Wave Energy Centre. In their own words, The installation evokes a partly invisible landscape. […]

Nordic STS

In May 2014 people from University of Gothenburg, University of Linköbing, Oslo University, Aarhus University, University of Aalborg and the IT University met. These images illustrate how ‘Nordic STS’ was discussed and performed. Enjoy!

Te i TiP: Adrian Mackenzie reflects on his visit

Adrian Mackenzie was a Visiting Researcher at TiP under the Villum Fond Scheme from April to July 2014. In the interview, he reflects on his visit with the group, his wide range of research activities whilst here and gives us his impressions of Copenhagen.

Te i TiP: Line Marie Thorsen

Line Marie Thorsen is a Research Assistant on the Alien Energy project for six months during 2014, and her role is to develop an exhibition which is both part of the research and an experiment in method for the project. In this ‘Te i Tip’, Line explains how she came to be involved and how her background in Art History prepared her for the collaborative enterprise envisaged.

Data visualizations and radical empiricism

20 June 2014,  10.00 — 16.00hrs. Venue: 3A20, ITU, Rued Langgaards Vej, København, Denmark. With the support of Velux Fonden Adrian Mackenzie (Velux Fonden Visiting Professor, ITU Copenhagen) Anna Munster (College of Fine Arts, University of NSW, Sydney) Whether they act as persuasive devices, exploratory instruments or as control surfaces (dashboards), the public life of […]

#OpenIT Spring 2014

Two Technologies in Practice researchers are taking part in this Spring’s OpenIT series, which are talks based on current research. All lectures are open to the public as well as to members of different sections and research groups across the ITU

Tea in TiP: Interview with Visiting Professor Mark Elam

Continuing our series of ‘Tea in TiP’ informal interviews with visitors to the group, here is a conversation with visiting professor Mark Elam. We cover Mark’s professional trajectory, his recent research projects on smoking controversies and the development of nuclear waste management in Sweden, and his plans for future research . Rachel: Hi Mark! Welcome […]

Socialising Big Data

PhD course at the IT University: Socialising Big Data Lecturers Adrian Mackenzie, Lancaster University, Velux Visiting Professor at the ITU in 2014 Ruth McNally, Lancaster University Penny Harvey, University of Manchester Evelyn Ruppert, Goldsmiths College, University of London Organisers Brit Ross Winthereik, Technologies in Practice, IT University of Copenhagen Louise Torntoft Jensen, Technologies in Practice, […]

Tea in TiP: Interview with visiting researcher Hanne Cecilie Geirbo

Welcome to the second in our informal interview series with visitors to the research group.
PhD student Hanne Cecilie Geirbo is visiting TiP from the Department of Informatics at the University of Oslo. She is a member of the Global Infrastructures research group, and will be in Copenhagen between mid January and mid April.

Tea in TiP: Interviews with visiting researchers

This post inaugurates our informal interview series with visitors to the research group. It is called Tea in TiP because interviewees are invited to share a cup of tea and talk about what they hope to work on while visiting the ITU. Our first visitor to take part in the series is Sara Jensen.

Reading group, Fall 2013

Place: IT University of Copenhagen, Room 2A08 26.9, 3-5pm, : Simulation, guest Lucy Suchman Suggested readings “Animation and automation: the liveliness and labours of bodies and machines” by Lucy Suchman and Jackie Stacey in:  Body & Society 2012 18(1): 1-46 “Animation and automation, or, the incredible effortfulness of being” by Vivian Sobchack, in: Screen 2009 […]

Technological and Political Ontologies

Ph.D. course: Technological and Political Ontologies (5 ECTS) Organizers: Andreas Laumand Christensen, James Maguire & Anne-Kathrine Nielsen, IT University of Copenhagen. Course description In recent years, science and technology studies (STS), anthropology and related social scientific fields have taken increasing interest in turning ‘ontology’ into a topic for empirical study (see, e.g., Mol, 2003; Barry, 2005; […]

The art of writing and reviewing papers

Ph.D. course: The art of writing and reviewing papers (5 ECTS) Organizers: Debra Howcroft, Nina Boulus-­‐Rødje, Pernille Bjørn Lecturers: Debra Howcroft (debra.howcroft@mbs.ac.uk), Manchester Business School Nina Boulus-­‐Rødje (nbou@itu.dk), IT University of Copenhagen, Pernille Bjørn (pbrd@itu.dk), IT University of Copenhagen Date of the course: October 10, 2013 (9:00am-­‐5:00pm)-­‐ October 11, 2013 (8:00am-­‐4:00pm) October 31, 2013 (9:00am-­‐5:00pm)-­‐November 1, […]

Land Art Generator Initiative (LAGI 2014)

Project group: Lea Schick (Project Manager), Anne Sophie Witzke (Curator), Trine Plambech (Innovation Specialist), and Ida Egedal Henriksson. What if our cities were powered by artfully designed clean energy generators? Is there an important role for public art to play in the new smart city? In a focused effort to provide some interesting answers to […]

Workshop: Participatory Moves as Parasitic Relations in Senior Healthcare – 1 June 2012

Organized by Peter Lutz and sponsored by CareMoves (EU Project) – 1 June 2012 – 9:00 am to 4:30 pm – ITU Design Lab  (registration is full) This experimental workshop establishes a dialogue on research ‘participation’ in senior healthcare practice including ethnography, design and policy. Its impetus is the observation that participatory research practices often configure or ‘aspire’ older people as […]

STS reading group 2012-2014

We are a group of PhD students working within STS setting up a reading group at the IT University. We come together around the study of socio-technical networks with a focus on various publics.

Special issue on screens

A PhD course with Lucy Suchman and Helen Verran organized by TIP in the fall of 2010 forms the basis of this special issue of the journal Encounters. Have a look at http://www.dasts.dk/?page_id=356 and be surprised if you thought you knew all there is to know about screens.

SmartGrids – Intelligent Energiforbrug i Fremtiden

IT University of Copenhagen is hosting an event on Smart Grids on 17 June. Laura Watts will be presenting her research on ‘Relocating Futures of Renewable Energy’ via video link from the International Centre for Island Technology (ICIT), Heriot Watt University, Orkney Islands, Scotland. All are welcome. Date: 17 June Time: 9:30 – 13:00 Download […]

Third international workshop on Infrastructures for healthcare: Global Healthcare

The Third international workshop: Infrastructures for Healthcare is to be held at the IT University of Copenhagen Thursday and Friday June 23rd and June 24th 2011. Co-chairs: Associate professor Pernille Bjørn, Technologies in Practices, IT University of Copenhagen Professor Finn Kensing, Computer Science, Copenhagen University Contact: info@infrahealth.org Further information can be found here: Infrastructures for healthcare

Public lecture by Alexandre Mallard

The TiP group has invited Alexandre Mallard from Centre de Sociologie de l’Innovation, Mines ParisTech. Mallard is involved in a project entitled The Shaping of Markets, where he draws upon Michel Callon and Fabian Muniesa’s work on social studies of finance. In this lecture, Mallard will be talking about some of his work at France Telecom, focusing […]