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 (, Manchester Business School Nina Boulus-­‐Rødje (, IT University of Copenhagen, Pernille Bjørn (, 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 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: 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 […]