Technologies in Practice is one of Scandinavia’s leading research groups at the intersection of IT and society. Based at the IT University of Copenhagen, we conduct qualitative studies of technologically mediated practices in organisations and everyday life.
The vast majority of societal challenges demand critical engagement with contemporary technologies.
Our interdisciplinary environment provides students and researchers with the resources necessary for analysing entanglements of the social and technical with and through IT.
Brit Ross Winthereik joined Anders Kjærulff in his Podcast ‘Aflyttet’ to talk about the future of digital assistants like Siri, Alexa and Google home and the question of ethics in a digital welfare state. Check out the podcasts here [in Danish] Russerne og de digitale, lidt for personlige assistenter! Data-etik, digital velfærd og den analoge […]
From 09.-23. September, our research group Data as Relation collaborates with the artist duo Kirsten Astrup and Maria Bodorff. Astrup’s and Bodorff’s work centers on infrastructures of the welfare society. The artists aim to develop a video installation on digital infrastructures based on material from the research project. The installation will be showcased and discussed […]
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We are an interdisciplinary group, with a shared interest in qualitative studies of technologically mediated practices. Our work is funded by the Danish Research Council, European Union's Horizon 2020 program, Carlsberg Foundation, Innovation Foundation, Novo Nordisk and the Velux Foundation.
We closely integrate our role as educators with our work as a research group. Our international faculty use insights from around the world in their teaching. Our teaching draws on disciplinary backgrounds such as information studies, history, anthropology, sociology, and critical computer science. We aim to help students address the critical questions arising at the intersection of society and technology.