Out now: On Cosmotechnics

„For a Renewed Relation between Technology and Nature in the Anthropocene“ by Yuk Hui @digital_objects (TP 1) was just published in  Techné: Research in Philosophy and Technology Abstract: This article aims to bring forward a critical reflection on a renewed relation between nature and technology in the Anthropocene, by contextualizing the question around the recent…

Zum Verhältnis von Instrumenten und Praktiken im digitalen Bewertungskapitalismus

Im Rahmen der Tagung Kulturen der Bewertung (09.-10.11.2017) hielt Thomas Frisch (TP 4) einen Vortrag über die Entstehung und Konsolidierung impliziter Normen des Bewertens auf Online-Plattformen des Tourismus 2.0. Die Veranstaltung wurde vom AK Soziologie des (Be)Wertens der Sektion Wissenssoziologie und der Sektion Kultursoziologie der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Soziologie organisiert und fand in der Fritz…

Airbnb and Couchsurfing: Global Hospitality Networks

On November 10 2017, Luise Stoltenberg (Universit of Hamburg, TP 3 Tourism 2.0) will talk about how „online hospitality networks encourage private individuals to open up their homes for travelers from around the world. […] Although this special setting flags an interesting field of research, neither tourism nor sociological studies have been examining the significance…

Towards a Techno-Ecology of Participation

Poster Flyer The international Workshop will take place at Leuphana University Lüneburg, Germany (7-8 December 2017) and is organized by Prof Dr Erich Hörl (SP1), Dr Yuk Hui (SP1) in cooperation with the University of Bremen’s Bremen NatureCultures Lab (BNCL). Confirmed Speakers are Nurit Bird-David (Haifa), Tim Ingold (Aberdeen), Alf Hornborg (Lund), Michi Knecht (Bremen),…

Join us for Jeremy Gilbert’s (@jemgilbert) Keynote „Platforms and Potency“ on 10 October in Konstanz

Discuss with us the different meanings of commoning and digital media at Media | Practices | Commoning in Konstanz (9-11 October 2017).   Keynote Lecture Platforms and Potency. What Does it Take to Achieve Collective Agency Today? ABSTRACT: In recent years, both progressive and conservative social forces have found uses for new media technologies. Social…