DATA & SOCIETY UNDER SOCIALISM AND BEYOND

DATA & SOCIETY UNDER SOCIALISM AND BEYOND Event date: 20.06.2017 Organizer: Center for Science and Technology Studies

June, 20 - 22, STS Center workshop

We are undoubtedly living in a data society, but is it always global and is there a history to the kinds of data societies we imagine today? This workshop will address the topic of data and information from multiple vantage points, considering how the unique socialist and post-socialist experiences have formed specific discourses, practices, and imaginaries related to data and information.  Keynote speakers will include Ben Peters, the author of How Not to Network a Nation (MIT Press, 2016)Ksenia Tatarchenko (Geneva University, Global Studies Institute), Diana Kurkovsky West. The workshop will be multidisciplinary and we welcome submissions for 20 minute-long presentations from a number of perspectives. 

Deadline for submissions: June 17th, 2017. 

All submissions should include a title, abstract, and a bio or CV of the presenter, to be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Workshop programme, pdf

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