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.
Democratic Situations eds. Andreas Birkbak & Irina Papazu Come and celebrate the publication of the new book from Mattering Press with us! Time & Place 8 June 2022, 14:00 – 15:30 TANTLab, room 2.3.002a, Aalborg University Copenhagen, A. C. Meyers Vænge 15, 2450 København SV Program* 14:00 – 14:15 Presentation by the editors 14:15 – […]
Material Acts of Resistance: Researching, reconstructing, and re-imagining socio-political clothing stories Dr Kat Jungnickel Tues 14th June 10:30 – 12:00, Aud 2 Clothing is a critical socio-technology of everyday life; both mundane and familiar and invested with social and political significance. The political subject is (almost) always dressed (and even when they are not, this […]
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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.