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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.

News

Current Thinking: Book to be published

Brit Winthereik from TiP, Simone Abram and Tom Yarrow from Durham University are the editors behind an anthology, which will be published in Bloomsbury Anthropology during the autumn of 2018. Professor from MIT, Stefan Helmreich, endorses the book with the following statement: “How do electromagnetic fields contour fields of social action? This bracing collection gathers […]

Presentation by Galis, Makrygianni and Vlassis at CES workshop

Associate Professor Vasillis Galis, Postdoc Vasiliki Makrygianni and PhD student Vasilis Vlassis participated and presented their work at the international workshop “How can Science and Technology Studies help to reflect on the political crisis associated with migrants, refugees and asylum seekers?” which was held on 26 – 28 September 2018, at the University of Coimbra, in Portugal. They participated in […]

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Research

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.

Teaching

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.