Kommende Veranstaltungen

Di. 07. Dezember 2021, 18:00 - 20:00 Uhr
[cancelled] Werkstatt Medienpraxistheorie - Dashboards of Doubt and Disorientation: Lecture with Shannon Mattern
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07. Dezember 2021, 18:00 - 20:00 Uhr

***** unfortunately this workshop had to be cancelled, it will be rescheduled *****

Dashboards of Doubt and Disorientation: Workshop with Shannon Mattern

In this era of upheaval and uncertainty, data dashboards have proliferated, promising clarifying oversight of everything from COVID infections and vaccinations, to the removal of white supremacist and colonialist statuary, to energy expenditures and climate change mitigation efforts. Dashboards crystallize states’, municipalities’, activists’, and corporations’ approaches to epistemological and affective governance by parceling the knowledge required for decision-making and calibrating stakeholders’ panic and pride in “progress.” Yet for all their promises of omniscient command, dashboards also manifest doubt and disorientation. In this talk we’ll examine a variety of recent dashboard and “control center” projects – both functioning and speculative examples – and consider how they reveal, perhaps inadvertently, the uncertainty and ambiguity underlying the data that illuminate their screens, the intelligence they cultivate, and the modes of governance that intelligence ostensibly inspires.

Shannon Mattern is a Professor of Anthropology at the New School for Social Research. Her writing and teaching focus on archives, libraries, and other media spaces; media infrastructures; spatial epistemologies; and mediated sensation and exhibition. She is the author of The New Downtown Library: Designing with Communities; Deep Mapping the Media City; Code and Clay, Data and Dirt: 5000 Years of Urban Media, all published by University of Minnesota Press; and A City Is Not a Computer, published by Princeton University Press. She also contributes a regular long-form column about urban data and mediated infrastructures to Places Journal. In addition, she serves as president of the board of the Metropolitan New York Library Council and regularly collaborates on public design and interactive projects and exhibitions. You can find her at wordsinspace.net

Di. 14. Dezember 2021, 16-18 Uhr c.t. Uhr
Research Forum - Prof. Dr. Kathrin Friedrich: "Adaptive Media. Tracking Technologies and Interventional Life Sciences"
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14. Dezember 2021, 16-18 Uhr c.t. Uhr

Adaptive Media. Tracking Technologies and Interventional Life Sciences

Prof. Dr. Kathrin Friedrich, Professur für Digitale Medienkultur, Uni Bonn

Veranstaltungsort

Herrengarten 3, AH-A 217/218
Di. 14. Dezember 2021, 18:00 - 20:00 Uhr
Ringvorlesung: "Learning (in) Digital Media" - Jen Ross (University of Edinburgh): "Speculative approaches, cultures of surveillance, and digital futures in higher education"
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14. Dezember 2021, 18:00 - 20:00 Uhr

 

The lecture series takes place as an online-event. The zoom link for the lecture will be made available in good time via the SFB's mailing list. Guests can register with Damaris Lehmann by email. Send an email

 

 

Jen Ross (University of Edinburgh): "Speculative approaches, cultures of surveillance, and digital futures in higher education"

The Manifesto for Teaching Online argues that “online courses are prone to cultures of surveillance”, and points to the ethical and pedagogical dimensions of visibility. The upheavals of the Covid-19 crisis have increased the influence of edtech imaginaries based on logics of surveillance and extraction, and new ways of thinking about and working with the future are urgently needed. A speculative orientation to digital education offers methods for envisioning or crafting futures or conditions which may not yet currently exist, to provoke new ways of thinking and to bring particular ideas or issues into focus. In the talk I will share examples of how speculative methods have been used to critically explore and reimagine aspects of surveillance cultures in higher education.

 

Dr Jen Ross is co-director of the Centre for Research in Digital Education at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. She publishes and teaches on topics including education and learning futures, speculative methods, museum and gallery learning and engagement, surveillance cultures in education, the impact and pedagogy of MOOCs and open education, and student and teacher experiences of online distance learning.

 

 

Mi. 15. Dezember 2021
MGK-Research Colloquium
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15. Dezember 2021

3:00pm–4:00pm

Presentation: Dmitri Presnov

(Dissertation Project: Anatomically integrated visualization of patient data)

Discussant: Quejdane Sabbah

 

4:00pm–5:00pm

Presentation: Sheree May Saßmannshausen

(Dissertation Project: Intermediary, multimodal and immersive infrastructures for digital citizen participation in urban and regional planning)

Discussant: Susanne Förster

Mi. 15. Dezember 2021 - Mi. 15. Dezember 2021
Research Tech Lab: "Enriching image data with AI" with Jason Chao
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Mittwoch, 15. - 15. Dezember 2021, 11:00-12:30 Uhr

 
 
Enriching image data with AI
 
Participants will learn how to exploit AI technologies to enrich image datasets. 

Participants will be introduced to the affordances of computer vision APIs supported by Memespector-GUI:

 

  • Google Vision (proprietary)

  • Microsoft Azure Cognitive Services (proprietary)

  • Clarifai (proprietary)

  • Image classifier based on Keras (open source)

 

Memespector-GUI is a tool with graphical user interface which helps researchers invoke proprietary and open source computer vision APIs to analyse images with ease.

Preparation:  In this tech lab session, we recommend that the participants try invoking at least one proprietary API to process an image dataset.  Participants are advised to register with one of the APIs beforehand by following the instructions for Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure or Clarifai.  (Google Cloud and Microsoft Azure may ask for bank card details.  They will check whether the card is active but will not charge on the card in the process of registration.) In case any participant has difficulty opening an account with the API services, the facilitators will make temporary access tokens for the APIs, which will be valid in the course of the session, available to the participants. 

Note on proprietary APIs:  Proprietary APIs are commercial services and using them is not necessarily free of charge.  Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure and Clarifai provide each account with monthly quotas of free API requests.  Moreover, new accounts usually receive free credits from Google Vision and Microsoft Azure which are adequate for processing tens of thousands of images.

 

Veranstaltungsort

Herrengarten 3, AH-A 217/218
Do. 16. Dezember 2021 - Fr. 17. Dezember 2021
Workshop “Test Society/Covid-19”
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Donnerstag, 16. - 17. Dezember 2021, 10:00 - 16:00 Uhr

Test Society/Covid-19

Interpreting Testing Situations Across Scales With Visual Methods 

How can images from the web and social media be repurposed for the study of testing – as in challenging - situations? In this small hands-on, hybrid workshop we will explore how images associated with COVID-19 testing on Twitter can be used to account for the unfolding of issues across scales, from on-going everyday moments (“no test”) to what in Autumn 2021 was named “a massive public health failure.” 

Building on previous workshops at the Universities of Warwick, Amsterdam and St Gallen, the workshop will offer researchers in STS, media studies and associated fields an opportunity to engage in and reflect on interpretative analysis of visual data in an interdisciplinary set-up crossing social, design and data-intensive methods. The first day will involve interpreting thematic sets of images guided by an interpretative protocol and the second day will involve discussing results and trialling the communicative capacities of visual situational analytics with invited guests.

 

Hosted by: Media of Cooperation, University of Siegen

Organisers:  Noortje Marres (University of Warwick), Liliana Bounegru (King’s College London), Gabriele Colombo (Politecnico di Milano), Carolin Gerlitz (University of Siegen), Jonathan Gray (King’s College London)

 

Registration: This is an online event. Please register via email to Sina Klankers klankers@medienwissenschaft.uni-siegen.de

 

Background Readings

Marres, N. (2020). For a situational analytics: An interpretative methodology for the study of situations in computational settings. Big Data & Society, 7(2), 2053951720949571.

Marres, N., & Stark, D. (2020). Put to the test: For a new sociology of testing. The British Journal of Sociology, 71(3), 423-443.

Tsing, A. L. (2012). On Nonscalability: The Living World Is Not Amenable to Precision-Nested Scales. Common knowledge, 18(3), 505-524.

Campt, T. M. (2017). Listening to images. Duke University Press. (Introduction)

Bowe, E., Simmons, E., & Mattern, S. (2020). Learning from lines: Critical COVID data visualizations and the quarantine quotidian. Big data & society, 7(2), 2053951720939236.

Ricci, D., Calibro, Evennou, D., & Verjat, B. (2021). Developing Online Images. From Visual Traces to Public Voices. Diseña, (19), Article.2. https://doi.org/10.7764/disena.19.Article.2

Savransky, M., & Stengers, I. (2018). Relearning the art of paying attention: A conversation. SubStance, 47(1), 130-145.

https://www.e-flux.com/journal/114/366189/we-are-divided/ 

http://www.bruno-latour.fr/sites/default/files/165-SARAH-SZE-PARIS_GB.pdf

 

Di. 11. Januar 2022, 18:00 – 20:00 Uhr
Werkstatt Medienpraxistheorie - Media Practices and Their Social Effects: Lecture with John Postill
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11. Januar 2022, 18:00 – 20:00 Uhr

**Sprecher*in ist vor Ort.**

 

Media Practices and Their Social Effects: Lecture with John Postill

In this paper I draw from the practice theory and media anthropology literature, as well as from a range of empirical studies, including my own anthropological research in Malaysia and Spain, to discuss the effects of media-related practices in people’s social worlds. I argue that these social effects come in two main varieties – mediatising effects and worlding effects – and that this area is ripe for further media ethnographic work, so long as we overcome our customary aversion to the notion of media effects.

Keywords: media practices, media effects, social effects, practice theory, social change, media anthropology, media ethnography

John Postill gained a PhD in Anthropology from University College London in 2000. He specialises in the study of political communication, media practices and sociocultural change and to date has conducted fieldwork in Malaysia, Indonesia and Spain. He currently lectures at the School of Media and Communication, RMIT University, Melbourne. His publications include The Rise of Nerd Politics (2018), Digital Ethnography (2016), Localizing the Internet (2011), Theorising Media and Practice (2010) and Media and Nation Building (2006). He is presently researching ‘woke’ politics and writing his first novel – a work of social science fiction titled Life of Piñas. He is also planning a book on political culture and historical agency in the digital era.

Mi. 12. Januar 2022
MGK-Research Colloquium
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12. Januar 2022

3:00pm–4:00pm

Presentation: Daniela van Geenen

(Dissertation Project: Making sense of sensors as knowledge technologies: Critical data practice(s) in everyday sensor-enabled settings and situations)

Discussant: Dmitri Presnov

 

4:00pm–5:00pm

Presentation: Aynalem Misganaw

(Dissertation Project: tba)

Discussant: Daniela van Geenen

Mi. 12. Januar 2022, 11:00 - 12:30 Uhr
Werkstatt Medienpraxistheorie - Media Practices and Their Social Effects: Workshop with John Postill
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12. Januar 2022, 11:00 - 12:30 Uhr

**Sprecher*in ist vor Ort.**

 

Media Practices and Their Social Effects: Workshop with John Postill

In this workshop we discuss John Postill's paper that draws from the practice theory and media anthropology literature, as well as from a range of empirical studies, including Postill's own anthropological research in Malaysia and Spain, to discuss the effects of media-related practices in people’s social worlds. Postill argues that these social effects come in two main varieties – mediatising effects and worlding effects – and that this area is ripe for further media ethnographic work, so long as we overcome our customary aversion to the notion of media effects.

Keywords: media practices, media effects, social effects, practice theory, social change, media anthropology, media ethnography

John Postill gained a PhD in Anthropology from University College London in 2000. He specialises in the study of political communication, media practices and sociocultural change and to date has conducted fieldwork in Malaysia, Indonesia and Spain. He currently lectures at the School of Media and Communication, RMIT University, Melbourne. His publications include The Rise of Nerd Politics (2018), Digital Ethnography (2016), Localizing the Internet (2011), Theorising Media and Practice (2010) and Media and Nation Building (2006). He is presently researching ‘woke’ politics and writing his first novel – a work of social science fiction titled Life of Piñas. He is also planning a book on political culture and historical agency in the digital era.

Di. 18. Januar 2022, 18:00 - 20:00 Uhr
Ringvorlesung: "Learning (in) Digital Media" - Caroline Sinders: "Feminist Data Set"
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18. Januar 2022, 18:00 - 20:00 Uhr

Die Ringvorlesung findet online statt. Der Zoom-Link für die Vorlesung wird rechtzeitig über die Mailingliste des SFB zur Verfügung gestellt. Gäste können sich per Mail bei Damaris Lehmann anmelden.

 

 

Caroline Sinders: "Feminist Data Set"

What is feminist data inside of social networks, algorithms, and big data? How can we queer data, the archive, and the internet? How can a data set act as a form of protest, of a creation of bias mitigation? This talk looks at ways of intervention, from art, design, and technology that combat and challenge bias. How can we create data to be an act of protest against algorithms? Part of this talk will focus on Caroline's research and current art project, Feminist Data Set.

Feminist Data Set acts as a means to combat bias and introduce the possibility of data collection as a feminist practice, aiming to produce a slice of data to intervene in larger civic and private networks. Exploring its potential to disrupt larger systems by generating new forms of agency, her work asks: can data collection itself function as an artwork?

 

Caroline Sinders is a critical designer and artist. For the past few years, she has been examining the intersections of artificial intelligence, abuse, and politics in digital conversational spaces. 

She has worked with the United Nations, Amnesty International, IBM Watson, the Wikimedia Foundation and others. Sinders has held fellowships with the Harvard Kennedy School, Google's PAIR (People and Artificial Intelligence Research group), the Mozilla Foundation, the Weizenbaum Institute Pioneer Works, Eyebeam, Ars Electronica, the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, the Sci Art Resonances program with the European Commission, and the International Center of Photography. 

Some of her research fellowships and funded research work has focused on dark patterns, community health, online harassment, AI inequity, and the labor and systems in AI and platforms. Currently, she is a fellow with Ars Electronica AI Lab with the Edinburgh Futures Institute.  Her work has been featured in the Tate Exchange in Tate Modern, Victoria and Albert Museum, MoMA PS1, LABoral, Wired, Slate, Quartz, the Channels Festival and others. Sinders holds a Masters from New York University's Interactive Telecommunications Program.

 

Fr. 21. Januar 2022, 12:00 - 16:00 Uhr
Workshop „I am a Mentor! Part 1 – The Unique Opportunity of Mentoring“ (Katja Wolter)
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21. Januar 2022, 12:00 - 16:00 Uhr

Within the framework of the mentoring program of our CRC, we want to enable our members and especially the mentors of the program to expand their mentoring skills. In the first workshop “I am a Mentor! Part 1 – The Unique Opportunity of Mentoring” the participants will recap the basic mentoring skills and exchange information on fundamental topics and questions.

“The workshop aims at giving an insight into the opportunity of mentoring and motivates you to become a mentor. We will talk about the goals of mentoring and the different roles and expectations in this mentor-mentee partnership. You will learn about the opportunities and the benefits of mentoring for mentors and mentees. You will get information on how to begin a successful mentoring partnership. Additionally, you will receive some helpful tools to make your start as an empowered mentor as easy as possible.”

In the second workshop "I am a Mentor! Part 2 – Reflecting Mentoring Experiences" the participants will reflect on their first mentoring experiences and exchange tips and strategies that can strengthen the mentoring relationship. The date for the second workshop will be announced at a later date.

The workshop will be held online and in English.

For the workshop a registration in advance is required.

Katja Wolter is a DSGv-certified trainer and mentor at the Steinbeis Research Center Institute for Resource Development who has specialized in scientific coaching. See here for more info.

Di. 25. Januar 2022 - Di. 25. Januar 2022
Research Tech Lab: “Trying to build a method to study ML tools - organization, technicity, and orchestration” with Yarden Skop
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Dienstag, 25. - 25. Januar 2022, 16:00 - 18:00 Uhr

Trying to build a method to study ML tools - organization, technicity, and orchestration

Veranstaltungsort

Herrengarten 3, AH-A 217/218
Di. 25. Januar 2022, 18:00 – 20:00 Uhr
Werkstatt Medienpraxistheorie - Versuch einer praxeologischen Medienphilosophie: Was Medien(praktiken) über Medienpraktiken wissen: Vorlesung mit Jens Ruchatz & Kevin Pauliks
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25. Januar 2022, 18:00 – 20:00 Uhr

**Sprecher*in ist vor Ort.**

 

Versuch einer praxeologischen Medienphilosophie: Was Medien(praktiken) über Medienpraktiken wissen: Workshop with Jens Ruchatz & Kevin Pauliks

Wie unsicher Bestimmungen sind, was ein Medium ausmacht, ist spätestens seit den Anfängen der Digitalisierung offensichtlich geworden. Zuvor gesteckte Mediengrenzen, wie z. B. von Fotografie, Film und Fernsehen, scheinen im medialen Raum des Digitalen zu verschwimmen. Deswegen wird immer häufiger der Blick von den medialen Formen und ihrer Prägekraft hin zu den Medienpraktiken verschoben, also auf das, was Menschen mit Medien machen. Als methodisches Rezept wird dann eine Ethnographie verordnet, die vorschreibt, Akteure bei ihrem Tun zu beobachten oder über ihr Tun zu befragen. Die formanalytischen Bezugspunkte der Medienwissenschaft – ihre eigenen Kompetenzen und Praktiken – werden von solchen non-representational methodologies konsequent ausgeklammert. Dem möchten wir entgegenhalten, dass Medien – im Sinne einer praxeologisch gewandten Medienphilosophie – nicht weniger verlässlich über ihre Praktiken Auskunft geben als Akteure. Wenn wir uns das Ziel setzen, Medien darauf hin zu befragen, was sie von ihren eigenen Medienpraktiken wissen, dann gewinnt dadurch zugleich auch die Bestimmung des Medialen an Kontur und Konkretion.

 

Jens Ruchatz ist Professor für Medienwissenschaft mit dem Schwerpunkt Audiovisuelle Transferprozesse an der Philipps-Universität Marburg und stellvertretender Sprecher der DFG-Forschungsgruppe (FOR2288) „Journalliteratur: Formatbedingungen, visuelles Design, Rezeptionskulturen“ an den Universitäten Bochum, Marburg und Köln. Er leitet die Forschungsprojekte „Fragmentwanderungen im Medienvergleich: Fotografien in Zeitschrift und Buch im 20. Jahrhundert“ und „Bildförmige Bildkritik in Sozialen Medien. Explizites und implizites Theoretisieren des digitalen Bildes“. Er forscht unter anderem zu Fotografie in all ihren Materialitäten, zur Medialität der Zeitschrift, zu kulinarischen Medien und Fernsehserien.


Kevin Pauliks, M.A. ist wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter im DFG-Forschungsprojekt „Bildförmige Bildkritik in Sozialen Medien. Explizites und implizites Theoretisieren des digitalen Bildes“ im Rahmen des Schwerpunktprogramms „Das digitale Bild“ an der Philipps-Universität Marburg. Zuvor arbeitete er an der Bergischen Universität Wuppertal am Lehrstuhl für Allgemeine Soziologie. Von 2011 bis 2016 studierte er an der Philipps-Universität Marburg Medienwissenschaft und Soziologie. Er promoviert zu den Medienpraktiken von Internet-Memes in der Werbung.

 

Mi. 26. Januar 2022
MGK-Research Colloquium
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26. Januar 2022

3:00pm–4:00pm

Presentation: Yarden Skop

(Dissertation Project: Studying the relationships between platform companies and publishers through the development and deployment of computational tools for content moderation and fact checking)

Discussant: Fernando van der Vlist

 

4:00pm–5:00pm

Presentation: Benedikt Merkle

(Dissertation Project: Regulation of the sensory. Flash-Animation as the aesthetics of object-oriented programming)

Discussant: Pip Hare

Mi. 26. Januar 2022, 11:00 - 12:30 Uhr
Werkstatt Medienpraxistheorie - Versuch einer praxeologischen Medienphilosophie: Was Medien(praktiken) über Medienpraktiken wissen: Workshop mit Jens Ruchatz & Kevin Pauliks
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26. Januar 2022, 11:00 - 12:30 Uhr

**Sprecher*in ist vor Ort.**

 

Versuch einer praxeologischen Medienphilosophie: Was Medien(praktiken) über Medienpraktiken wissen: Workshop with Jens Ruchatz & Kevin Pauliks

Wie unsicher Bestimmungen sind, was ein Medium ausmacht, ist spätestens seit den Anfängen der Digitalisierung offensichtlich geworden. Zuvor gesteckte Mediengrenzen, wie z. B. von Fotografie, Film und Fernsehen, scheinen im medialen Raum des Digitalen zu verschwimmen. Deswegen wird immer häufiger der Blick von den medialen Formen und ihrer Prägekraft hin zu den Medienpraktiken verschoben, also auf das, was Menschen mit Medien machen. Als methodisches Rezept wird dann eine Ethnographie verordnet, die vorschreibt, Akteure bei ihrem Tun zu beobachten oder über ihr Tun zu befragen. Die formanalytischen Bezugspunkte der Medienwissenschaft – ihre eigenen Kompetenzen und Praktiken – werden von solchen non-representational methodologies konsequent ausgeklammert. Dem möchten wir entgegenhalten, dass Medien – im Sinne einer praxeologisch gewandten Medienphilosophie – nicht weniger verlässlich über ihre Praktiken Auskunft geben als Akteure. Wenn wir uns das Ziel setzen, Medien darauf hin zu befragen, was sie von ihren eigenen Medienpraktiken wissen, dann gewinnt dadurch zugleich auch die Bestimmung des Medialen an Kontur und Konkretion.

 

Jens Ruchatz ist Professor für Medienwissenschaft mit dem Schwerpunkt Audiovisuelle Transferprozesse an der Philipps-Universität Marburg und stellvertretender Sprecher der DFG-Forschungsgruppe (FOR2288) „Journalliteratur: Formatbedingungen, visuelles Design, Rezeptionskulturen“ an den Universitäten Bochum, Marburg und Köln. Er leitet die Forschungsprojekte „Fragmentwanderungen im Medienvergleich: Fotografien in Zeitschrift und Buch im 20. Jahrhundert“ und „Bildförmige Bildkritik in Sozialen Medien. Explizites und implizites Theoretisieren des digitalen Bildes“. Er forscht unter anderem zu Fotografie in all ihren Materialitäten, zur Medialität der Zeitschrift, zu kulinarischen Medien und Fernsehserien.


Kevin Pauliks, M.A. ist wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter im DFG-Forschungsprojekt „Bildförmige Bildkritik in Sozialen Medien. Explizites und implizites Theoretisieren des digitalen Bildes“ im Rahmen des Schwerpunktprogramms „Das digitale Bild“ an der Philipps-Universität Marburg. Zuvor arbeitete er an der Bergischen Universität Wuppertal am Lehrstuhl für Allgemeine Soziologie. Von 2011 bis 2016 studierte er an der Philipps-Universität Marburg Medienwissenschaft und Soziologie. Er promoviert zu den Medienpraktiken von Internet-Memes in der Werbung.

 

Di. 01. Februar 2022, 18:00 - 20:00 Uhr
Ringvorlesung: "Learning (in) Digital Media" - M. Beatrice Fazi (University of Sussex): "Causality and the Future of Deep Learning"
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01. Februar 2022, 18:00 - 20:00 Uhr

Die Ringvorlesung findet online statt. Der Zoom-Link für die Vorlesung wird rechtzeitig über die Mailingliste des SFB zur Verfügung gestellt. Gäste können sich per Mail bei Damaris Lehmann anmelden.

 

 

M. Beatrice Fazi (University of Sussex): "Causality and the Future of Deep Learning"

This talk will offer a philosophical perspective on the future of deep learning. In the past decade, the successes of deep neural networks have brought the cognitive aspects of learning to the fore of artificial intelligence (AI) research. While the learning performance of artificial neural networks has been discussed in various ways, researchers tend to agree that this performance does not match that of human brains. The talk will consider how AI researchers are addressing the limitations and shortcomings of current state-of-the-art deep learning: it will focus on arguments claiming that more efficient, flexible and versatile deep learning can be achieved if and when these computational systems will learn to understand causal relations and cause-effect questions. The talk will address the issue of causality in AI and the concept of causation in philosophy to analyse how learning is linked to generalisation, reasoning, inference and to diverse modes of agency. 

 

M. Beatrice Fazi is Reader in Digital Humanities in the School of Media, Arts and Humanities at the University of Sussex (United Kingdom). Her primary areas of expertise are the philosophy of computation, the philosophy of technology and the emerging field of media philosophy. Her research focuses on the ontologies and epistemologies produced by contemporary technoscience, particularly in relation to issues in artificial intelligence and computation. She has published extensively on the limits and potentialities of the computational method, on digital aesthetics and on the automation of thought. Her monograph Contingent Computation: Abstraction, Experience, and Indeterminacy in Computational Aesthetics was published by Rowman & Littlefield International in 2018.

Mo. 07. Februar 2022 - Di. 08. Februar 2022
Autor*innenworkshop "Taming Digital Practices" (B06)
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Montag, 07. - 08. Februar 2022

 

CfP Issue 01/2023 of Digital Culture and Society: Taming digital practices – On the domestication of data-driven technologies Incl. Author’s Workshop at CRC “Media of Cooperation”

The Special Issue Taming digital practices – On the domestication of data-driven technologies and the related author’s workshop propose to revisit and reconsider the concept of domestication. We propose to regard domestic media practices involving digital media technologies as data practices; by producing and depending on data, these practices particularly tame data-driven technologies to fit into everyday life.

The author’s workshop (Feb 7-8, 2022) is intended to support the submitted contributions with further feedback during the writing process, supplementing the journal’s double-blind peer review process by offering a multidisciplinary perspective beforehand.

Call for Papers
For more information contact Tim Hector

 

 

Mi. 09. Februar 2022 - Fr. 11. Februar 2022
MGK Data Lab on Data Analysis
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Mittwoch, 09. - 11. Februar 2022

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Mo. 14. Februar 2022, 09:00-17:00 Uhr
Workshop inkl. Coaching „Mit Drittmitteln zur Professur. Erfolgreiche Antragstellung für Wissenschaftler*innen“ (Dr. Judith Theben)
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14. Februar 2022, 09:00-17:00 Uhr

Für die wissenschaftliche Karriere wird die erfolgreiche Einwerbung von Drittmitteln – auch für die eigene Stelle – zunehmend wichtiger. Im Workshop lernen die Teilnehmenden wichtige Förderprogramme kennen, die eine Finanzierung der eigenen Stelle ermöglichen, und erhalten Einblicke in Antragslogik und -systematik. Neben der Frage, was einen gelungenen Antrag hinsichtlich Form und Gliederung ausmacht, wird der Begutachtungsprozess in den Blick genommen.

Im Praxisteil des Workshops steht die (Weiter-)Entwicklung eigener Projektideen und Forschungsprojekte im Fokus – für einen weiteren Schritt auf dem Weg zum erfolgreichen Antrag. Gerne können die Teilnehmenden dazu ein kurzes Abstract ihrer Idee für ein geplantes Forschungsprojekt mitbringen.

Ergänzend zum Workshop besteht die Möglichkeit am Folgetag (15.02.2022) im Rahmen jeweils einstündiger Individualberatungen persönlichen Anliegen aus dem Bereich Drittmittelanträge und Karriereplanung in einem Video-Gespräch mit der Trainerin zu thematisieren.

Der Workshop findet online und auf Deutsch statt.

Für den Workshop und die Individualberatung ist eine verbindliche Anmeldung im Voraus erforderlich.

Dr. Judith Theben ist Forschungsmanagerin für den Bereich der Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaften sowie Theologie in den Freiburg Research Services, Abteilung Science Support Centre der Universität Freiburg. Einen Einblick in das Tätigkeitsfeld sowie die Expertise der Trainerin bekommen Sie hier

Do. 24. Februar 2022 - Do. 25. November 2021
Workshop & Coaching „Karriereentwicklung und Verhandlungstechniken“ (Dr. Claudia Neusüß)
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Donnerstag, 24. - 25. November 2021

In the workshop we will work on strategies for career development and negotiation skills. The participants will get impulses and suggestions for action: Conducting conversations and negotiations (including dealing with difficult situations, dealing with conflicts, negotiation techniques). The workshop will provide food for thought, space for reflection, setting impulses for action, i.e. goal achievement as well as transfer to one's own practice of action and will ground on the questions of the participants. 

Specifically, the workshop will provide

  • impulses for the development, planning and goal-oriented pursuit of career paths, with a view to appointment procedures
  • work on specific negotiation situations (e.g. workload) 
  • decision making, promotion of self-care and self-leadership, dealing with Plan B scenarios if interested 
  • international potentials and specifics in recognition systems and impulses for networking skills
  • promotion of gender sensitivity: sensitization, knowledge building and transfer impulses on the topic of gender and strategic career development

In additional coaching sessions we will work on individual questions and challenges.

Dr. Claudia Neusüß is managing partner and director, senior consultant, facilitator and coach of compassorange, the agency for contemporary HR and organizational consulting. She was a visiting professor at the TU Berlin and the American University in (Northern) Cyprus and has been a lecturer/head coach at the Berlin School of Economics and Law (HWR) on competence development and strategic support for women on boards and supervisory boards since 2018. She is a co-founder and long-time executive board member of Berliner WeiberWirtschaft eG, the Heinrich Böll Foundation and  OWEN, the Mobile Academy for Genderdemocracy and Peacebuilding. As a consultant, visiting professor or lecturer, she deals with holistic organizational development and an integrated diversity approach, gender in intersectional perspective, equality,  anti-discrimination. She promotes change agency, innovation and intra- and entrepreneurschip  and accompanies the development of (peer) learning communities and networks. One focus is the development of key competencies among (future) leaders in science, business, politics and civil society.

 

The workshop will be held online and in English.

For the workshop a registration in advance is required.

Vergangene Veranstaltungen

Mi. 01. Dezember 2021
MGK-Research Colloquium
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01. Dezember 2021

3:00pm–4:00pm

Presentation: Niklas Strüver

(Dissertation Project: Voice Assistants as sociotechnical phenomena: About infrastructures and platforms)

Discussant: Jason Chao

 

4:00pm–5:00pm

Presentation: Regina Wuzella

(Dissertation Project: Maßlose Gesten – Agency in the field of Robotic Manipulation)

Discussant: Sheree May Saßmannshausen

Mi. 01. Dezember 2021 - Fr. 03. Dezember 2021
Tagung “Digital Matters”
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Mittwoch, 01. - 03. Dezember 2021

 
Digital Matters
 
In popular discussion digitality is increasingly equated with networked immateriality: disembodied algorithms float rhetorically in an ethereal cloud of big data. Think, for example, of the “digital edition” of the PlayStation 5 console, so called because it has no optical drive to read games, which must instead be downloaded. The implication is that the regular PS5 console is somehow not digital because its storage medium is visible to the unaided human eye. This presupposition of digital immateriality is not just a misconception to be corrected, but a productive site for interdisciplinary scholarly inquiry into media and data practices. In Digital Matters, historians, media theorists and information scholars come together for three days to examine the socio-material constituents of digital systems and artifacts. How and why did people come to deny the materiality of the digital? What can we learn by recovering it? What if we rethink digital materialities as ongoing cooperative accomplishments?

 

Program and further information

 

Organization: Thomas Haigh (University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee & Siegen University),  Valérie Schafer (University of Luxembourg), Axel Volmar (Siegen University) & Sebastian Giessmann (Siegen University)

 

Registration: There is no charge for online registration. To register, please email Charline Kindervater charline.kindervater@student.uni-siegen.de who will log your interest and provide you with a Zoom link for the event. If you would like to join the organizers in central Siegen to participate in person, please contact Thomas Haigh thomas.haigh@gmail.com

Veranstaltungsort

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Di. 30. November 2021, 18:00 - 20:00 Uhr
Ringvorlesung: "Learning (in) Digital Media" - Florian Jaton (University of Lausanne): "On ground truths, biases, and morality in machine learning design and application"
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30. November 2021, 18:00 - 20:00 Uhr

 

 

Die Ringvorlesung findet online statt. Der Zoom-Link für die Vorlesung wird rechtzeitig über die Mailingliste des SFB zur Verfügung gestellt. Gäste können sich per Mail bei Damaris Lehmann anmelden.

 

 

Florian Jaton (University of Lausanne): "On ground truths, biases, and morality in machine learning design and application"

When one documents the manufacture of algorithms using the analytical genre of laboratory ethnography – among other possible ones – one notices that many of them rely upon referential databases called “ground truths” that gather sets of input-data and their manually designed output-targets counterparts. One also quickly realizes that the collective processes leading to the definition of these ground-truth databases heavily impact on the nature of the algorithms they help to constitute, evaluate, and compare. In this talk, I will first discuss some of the whys and wherefores of these ground-truthing processes, with an emphasis on supervised and unsupervised learning for computer vision. Then, building upon the presented elements and the concept of "genuine option" developed by pragmatist philosopher William James, I will critically discuss the notion of bias and propose an alternative way to consider the morality of machine learning algorithms.

 

Florian Jaton is Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Lausanne, STS Lab. He studied Philosophy, Mathematics, Literature, and Political Sciences before receiving his PhD in Social Sciences at the University of Lausanne. His research interests are the sociology of algorithms, the philosophy of mathematics, and the history of computing. He is the author of The Constitution of Algorithms: Ground-Truthing, Programming, Formulating, published by MIT Press.

 

 

 

Di. 23. November 2021, 18:00 - 20:00 Uhr
Ringvorlesung: "Learning (in) Digital Media" - Gabriele Gramelsberger (RWTH Aachen): "Collaborating with machines: Researchers Meet ML-Algorithms"
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23. November 2021, 18:00 - 20:00 Uhr

 

 

Die Ringvorlesung findet online statt. Der Zoom-Link für die Vorlesung wird rechtzeitig über die Mailingliste des SFB zur Verfügung gestellt. Gäste können sich per Mail bei Damaris Lehmann anmelden.

 

 

Gabriele Gramelsberger (RWTH Aachen): "Collaborating with machines: Researchers Meet ML-Algorithms"

In scientific research traditional methods like theory, experiment, and measurement have been expanded by computational methods, such as computer-based simulations and, since a few years, machine learning techniques. The latter epistemically introduce a new culture of research as they are learning and self-learning techniques, representatively. For instance, in climate simulation ML-algorithms update the model while being computed, in material science ML-algorithms propose new materials. Thus, we experience the beginning of a new era of man-machine collaboration in research beyond traditional use of instruments and computers in science. The talk will explore this emerging new culture of research and its epistemic challenges.

 

Gabriele Gramelsberger is Professor for Theory of Science and Technology at the RWTH Aachen University. Her research focusses on the transformation of science into computational science, shifts in the epistemology of research, and the mathematization of meteorology and biology. She is currently building up the Computational Science Studies Lab at the RWTH. She is Director of the Käte Hamburger Kolleg “Cultures of Research” and a member of the North Rhine-Westphalian Academy of Science, Humanities and the Arts.

 

 

 

Di. 23. November 2021, 16:00 - 18:00 Uhr
Forschungsforum - Dr. Sam Hind (A03): Sensor Strategies
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23. November 2021, 16:00 - 18:00 Uhr

Sam Hind: Sensor strategies: Finessing the ‘inter-operation’ of autonomous vehicles

Vehicles are becoming increasingly dependent on the capture, storage, and analysis of actively sensed data. This paper will consider how sensor data generated by autonomous vehicles (AVs) is put to work. Rather than considering sensor data as only, or strictly, ‘operational’, I want to suggest that it be conceived of as both interoperable and integral to the interoperation of AVs. In short, that sensor data must be pushed through, made compatible with, and prepared for, a range of different systems and processes for it to contribute to the decision-making capabilities of AVs. I discuss what is meant by interoperability with the help of Adrian MacKenzie and Anna Munster’s work on ‘platform seeing’, and Anthony McCosker and Rowan Wilken’s idea of ‘camera consciousness’. I then draw on five processes encountered in research into machine vision in this AV context: streaming processing optimization, depth sensor processing, 3D object detection, lidar point segmentation, and lidar point attenuation. Each, I argue, draws attention to the emergent ‘sensor strategies’ devised to deal with these interoperable issues: of tackling ‘stale’ video frames, of correcting missing pitch and roll annotations, of visualizing occluded objects, of balancing a trade-off between over or under-segmentation, and of removing the interference of ‘spurious’ objects like rain droplets and dust particles. To understand them, I draw on the work of anthropologist Michael Fisch, suggesting that machine vision researchers ‘finesse’ interoperability; applying and refining their skills within an automotive domain to achieve an acceptable level of interoperation.

 

 

 

Do. 18. November 2021 - Fr. 19. November 2021
Workshop “Visualization in/as Digital Media Studies”
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Donnerstag, 18. - 19. November 2021

 

Visualizations play a central role in digital humanities and for digital methods. They serve as a means of inquiry and of communication. In a joint workshop of the collaborative research center “Media of Cooperation”, the BMBF project “Film Circulation on the International Film Festival Network” and the DFG network "New Directions in Film Historiography“ we will explore the potentials as well as the epistemological and practical challenges of visualization in digital media studies. Our aim is to explore current approaches, practices and techniques of visualization and to discuss their potential contribution to digital media studies. Visualization refers to more than the beautiful, yet potentially misleading and suggestive presentation of fact through visual artifacts. Visualization denotes also a process, i.e. an exploratory research process in the mode of the visual. Therefore, the workshop will pay special attention to the practices of inquiry in the process of visualizing: How can visualization be understood as open-ended inquiry and how can critical intervention be articulated in and through visualization? In short, how can visualization be practiced as a mode of digital media studies in its own right? We invite contributions that engage with the topic of the workshop and are based in projects with specific practices of visualization and research on visualization.

 

The online workshop is organized by Skadi Loist and Marcus Burkhardt

 

As part of the workshop, Johanna Drucker will give a lecture titled “Visualization for Modeling Interpretation” on Monday, 15 November, 15:00 – 17:00.

 

Workshop Schedule

Thursday, 18 Nov 2021

09:45 – 10:00    Welcome

10:00 – 11:20    Nadieh Bremer: data sketch|es - A year of exotic visualizations

11:20 – 11:30    Short Break

11:30 – 12:20    Martina Schories: Visualization as a Process 

12:20 – 12:30    Short Break

12:30 – 13:30    The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Group Discussion

 

Friday, 19 Nov 2021

09:00 – 09:50    Deb Verhoeven and Michelle Mantsio: Loaded Images: Feminism, Data and the Film Industry’s “criminal networks”

09:50 – 10:00     Short Break

10:00 – 10:50     Federica Bardelli and Marcus Burkhardt: Visually Studying Cultures of Coding on GitHub: A Work in Progress Report

10:50 – 11:00     Break

11:00 – 11:30     Wrap up + End of the Workshop

 

For registration and questions please contact: florian.gleis@student.uni-siegen.de

 

Mi. 17. November 2021
MGK-Research Colloquium
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17. November 2021

3:00pm–4:00pm

Presentation: Sarah Rüller

(Dissertation Project: Being public under increasing and diminishing Infrastructures: Understanding Media Practices and Sense-Making of Technology in non-urban Areas in Palestine and Morocco)

Discussant: Niklas Strüver

 

4:00pm–5:00pm

Presentation: Julia Kurz

(Dissertation Project: tba)

Discussant: Benedikt Merkle

Di. 16. November 2021, 18:00 - 20:00 Uhr
Ringvorlesung: "Learning (in) Digital Media" - Niels Kerssens (Utrecht University): "Governed by edtech? Valuing educational autonomy in a platform society"
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16. November 2021, 18:00 - 20:00 Uhr

Die Ringvorlesung findet online statt. Der Zoom-Link für die Vorlesung wird rechtzeitig über die Mailingliste des SFB zur Verfügung gestellt. Gäste können sich per Mail bei Damaris Lehmann anmelden.

 

Niels Kerssens (Utrecht University): "Governed by edtech? Valuing educational autonomy in a platform society"

This talk discusses the implications of platformization on education as a public good. It will focus on two interconnected concerns: (1) how the integration of public education into a global digital infrastructure contests the autonomy of schools; and (2) how the integration of digital platforms with educational practices in classrooms challenges the professional autonomy of teachers. Through this dual focus, I will explore how critical research within the emerging field of ‘Platform Studies in Education’ pertains to two levels: the political-economic level of building educational platform infrastructures and the social-technical level of how teaching and learning is (re)shaped by digital platforms. I will conclude the talk by briefly discussing recommendations for the future governance of edtech to serve the public interest. 

Niels Kerssens is assistant professor at the department of Media and Cultural Studies at Utrecht University. His research investigates the implications of platformization on education as a public good. As principal researcher he leads the Special Interest Group (SIG) Platformisation of education, which is part of the focus area Governing the Digital Society (GDS). His current NWO Veni research project (sep 2021 - Aug 2024) is titled “Platformisation of primary education: public values at risk”.

 

Mo. 15. November 2021, 15:00 - 17:00 Uhr
Gastvortrag - Johanna Drucker (UCLA): "Visualization for Modeling Interpretation" als Teil des Workshops "Visualization in/as Digital Media Studies"
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15. November 2021, 15:00 - 17:00 Uhr

Visualizations are generated as the display of data or information, and in spite of their many interactive features for query, search, filter, and other activities, they are not used as primary methods for modeling interpretation. Several crucial components are required for modeling, rather than display, and the specific elements of interpretative work add other requirements to the design of the interface. This talk sketches some principles and concepts for the design of visual environments for modeling interpretation and examines a few cases that suggest potential directions.

 

Johanna Drucker is the Breslauer Chair and Distinguished Professor of Information Studies at UCLA. She is internationally known for her work in artists’ books, the history of graphic design, typography, experimental poetry, fine art, and digital humanities.

 

The lecture is part of the online workshop “Visualization in/as Digital Media Studies” on Nov 18 – 19, 2021.

 

For registration and questions please contact: florian.gleis@student.uni-siegen.de

 

 

Di. 09. November 2021, 18:00 - 20:00 Uhr
Ringvorlesung: "Learning (in) Digital Media"- Petra Missomelius (Universität Innsbruck): "'Digital education' and the IT industry"
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09. November 2021, 18:00 - 20:00 Uhr

Die Ringvorlesung findet als hybride Veranstaltung mit Teilnahme vor Ort und online-Zugang statt. Der Zoom-Link für die Vorlesung wird rechtzeitig über die Mailingliste des SFB zur Verfügung gestellt. Gäste können sich per Mail bei Damaris Lehmann anmelden. Sende eine E-Mail

 

**Sprecher*in ist vor Ort.**

 

 

Petra Missomelius (Universität Innsbruck): "'Digital education' and the IT industry"

In the past, one could speak of a ‘world education market’, which consisted strongly of potential estimates and forecasts, but now we can see that a ‘global education industry’ has developed. The global tech industry like IBM, Google, Apple, Microsoft etc. are successful in the educational technology businesses proposing that the solution of a problematic educational system should obviously be in the hands of private sector technology companies with their entrepreneurial experience and business success. In this lecture we will discuss how commercial organizations are engaging in education, even if it means that they must change business models and practices. Ultimately, these education industries offer high expansion potential for investors. We will investigate what it means when these players re-invent education. 

 

Ben Williamson Ben (2017): Big Data in Education. The digital future of learning, policy and practice

Marcelo Parreira do Amaral et al. (ed.) (2019): Researching the Global Education Industry

Niesyto, Horst (2021): ‚Digitale Bildung‘ wird zu einer Einflugschneise für die IT-Wirtschaft.

Langfassung/Onlineversion: https://horst-niesyto.de/gesamtuebersicht-publikationen/ [Kurzfassung/Printversion: medien+erziehung, Heft 1/2021, S. 23-28].

 

Petra Missomelius, Assoc. Prof. PD Dr. is a Media Scholar in the Department of Media, Society and Communication at Innsbruck University. Dissertation at Marburg University, Habilitation thesis on Education and media culture. Her Research is focused on audio-visual online cultures (current: mourning and commemoration during the pandemic) and digital infrastructures in the context of work process innovation.

Mo. 08. November 2021 - Mi. 10. November 2021
Workshop “Data Lab: Making Sense of Sensor Data”
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Montag, 08. - 10. November 2021

This event focuses on the practice of making sense of sensor data. Intended as a hands-on data lab, we will collaboratively explore different types of sensor data that are part of the empirical material of the participating projects. How are these data types structured? How can they be described, analysed, visualised, or otherwise made sense of? To what kind of research questions do these data types speak? How have these data been inscribed by the media, devices, and tools used to capture and store them?

Together we will explore Waymo’s open data set – “one of the largest and most diverse autonomous driving datasets ever released” (see also on github.com). This open data set was released as part of a public ‘challenge’ – and thus for public exploration and testing. It contains various types of data related to autonomous driving, including motion data, video captures, object data, map data, code, LIDAR-based sensor data, and labelled data. They will also explore a data set from Comma.ai, an open-source driver assist platform, incorporating 33 hours of commute data (video, GPS, CAN) from California.

All participating projects are invited to bring their own sensor-related data sets to explore during this event. There will be a collective opening session to introduce all the data sets brought in and consider possible approaches to make sense of them. Subsequently, we proceed in individual working groups to engage with these data sets in depth. In a collective closing session, each working group will present their exploration process and (preliminary) results. Each working group will include one information designer to support in the process.

 

The event is designed as an internal, hands-on data “lab” with selected external guests.

Organisation: subprojects A03, A04, A05, A06, B06, B08, and P03

Fr. 05. November 2021, 15:00-18:00 Uhr
Workshop "Garfinkel meets ELIZA"
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05. November 2021, 15:00-18:00 Uhr

 

 

In 1966, the computer scientist Joseph Weizenbaum published his computer programme ELIZA. Developed as a programme for the study of natural language communication between human and machine, ELIZA was able to simulate different interlocutors via scripts. Most famously, the DOCTOR script simulated a Rogerian therapist.

Two years later, during a research stay at MIT, the sociologist Harold Garfinkel used various conversations with ELIZA to investigate how people manage to understand the expressions of others. While these investigations only indirectly found their way into Garfinkel's works, they still had a great influence on the development of Science and Technology Studies.

The encounter between Garfinkel and ELIZA will be the focus of the workshop.

The respective zoom link will be sent via the CRC mailing list one week in advance.

In case you do not receive the link or have any other inquiries regarding the events please contact Hendrik Bender.

 

 

Mi. 03. November 2021
MGK-Research Colloquium
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03. November 2021

3:00pm–4:00pm

Presentation: Quejdane Sabbah

(Dissertation Project: When the telecommunication industry meets platform companies: Facebook Network Analytics and the new infrastructural dimension of platforms.)

Discussant: Yarden Skop

 

4:00pm–5:00pm

Presentation: Pip Hare

(Dissertation Project: Moving moving images: affective viewing across contexts and continents (WT))

Discussant: Regina Wuzella

Di. 02. November 2021, 18:00 - 20:00 Uhr
Ringvorlesung: "Learning (in) Digital Media" - Inga Gryl (Universität Duisburg-Essen) und Helena Atteneder (Universität Tübingen): "Towards a maturity-oriented education on the algorithms behind geomedia technologies"
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02. November 2021, 18:00 - 20:00 Uhr

Die Ringvorlesung findet als hybride Veranstaltung mit Teilnahme vor Ort und online-Zugang statt. Der Zoom-Link für die Vorlesung wird rechtzeitig über die Mailingliste des SFB zur Verfügung gestellt. Gäste können sich per Mail bei Damaris Lehmann anmelden. Sende eine E-Mail

 

 

Inga Gryl (Universität Duisburg-Essen) and Helena Atteneder (Universität Tübingen): "Towards a maturity-oriented education on the algorithms behind geomedia technologies"

In our talk we unfold a theoretical framework behind algorithms of various forms of mobility that are technologically spoken based on geodata. From a technical perspective, algorithms can be seen as a sequence of codes that contain precise operations or procedures to solve a problem. Apart from simple queries such as navigation or movement patterns, due to an enormous increase in processing power in mobile, networked end user devices and a datafication of everyday behaviour, a multitude of other parameters can be considered . In our model we approach the massive social implications that come along with algorithms in everyday and educational settings, we outline a conception of the human being that comes along with that, which is mainly objectivating people and making them predictable, while, at the same time, places algorithms as seemingly deification or fetish. Thus, in algorithms, data and basic geographic data on physical positioning and movement is closely linked to a broader term of social mobility and consequent social implications.

 

Inga Gryl is professor for Primary Social and Science Education at the Institute for Geography, Universität Duisburg-Essen. Her research areas are digitalization in education, societal participation with geomedia, critical approaches in geography education, and innovativeness in schools.

 

Helena Atteneder is a postdoctoral researcher at the Institute for Media Studies, Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen. Her research focuses on geomedia as socio-technological and dialectical phenomena at the interface between spatial and media theory.

Mo. 25. Oktober 2021 - Fr. 29. Oktober 2021
Annual Conference 2021: "Re-Situating Learning: Making Sense of Data, Media and Dis/Unities of Practice"
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Montag, 25. - 29. Oktober 2021

 

The year 2021 marks the 30th anniversary of the original publication of Jean Lave’s and Etienne Wenger’s seminal book “Situated Learning”. Digital media have since transformed the parameters of communal practice and participation. In many cases, learning in/as social practice has been re-situated to settings that are infrastructurally stabilized, yet locally and socially distributed; establishing new communities of practice that are themselves characterized by ephemerality and fluidity as fragmented, graduated, and networked publics. Taking this transformation as a starting point, this year’s annual conference of the collaborative research center “Media of Cooperation” will reexamine the relations between learning and digital media from various angles.

The annual conference takes place on 25–29 October 2021. It is structured in an evening event opening the conference with a keynote by Jean Lave, and four thematic panels including keynotes around the topics "Intercorporeality and Learning" (Keynote: Thomas Alkemeyer), "Decolonizing Learning, Rethinking Research" (Keynote: Koen Leurs), "Cross-Community Learning" (Keynote: Gerhard Fischer) and "Human-Machine-Learning" (Keynote: Mercedes Bunz).

 

Responsible subprojects: A03, A05, B04, B05, B08

Concept and organization of the annual conference 2021: Konstantin Aal, Hendrik Bender, Marcus Burkhardt, Susanne Förster, Pip Hare, Sam Hind, Timo Kaerlein, Max Kanderske, Karina Kirsten, Claudia Müller, Fernando van der Vlist, Anne Weibert, Jutta Wiesemann, Martin Zillinger

 

Registration:

Attendance of the conference is free of charge. The conference is a virtual event hosted using the Zoom video-conferencing service. To register your attendance and receive the access link, please write an email to: annualconference2021@sfb1187.uni-siegen.de

 

Conference website: www.resituating-learning.mediacoop.uni-siegen.de

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