After attending the World Economic Forum as part of an European Research Council delegation, Evelyn Ruppert published an essay recounting her experience in the journal, Sociological Review. The essay is a reflection on the complexities, contradictions and differences that get lost in generalized accounts of such gatherings.
On 1 February 2017, Evelyn is delivering a lecture on Data Politics at the Media Studies Department, University of Bayreuth, DE. She will speak about how data politics involves struggles in the shaping and making of the Internet and the data that it generates and what this means for data rights. The lecture is a prelude to an[…]
Evelyn Ruppert is part of the ERC delegation led by President Prof. Jean-Pierre Bourguignon and which includes 9 ERC grantees. She is one of the three grantees who will speak at the ERC Ideas Lab session, “The Science of Social Cohesion“, on 18 January. Evelyn will be speaking on ‘Enabling digitally inclusive societies.’ She is also participating on a panel[…]
Evelyn is an invited speaker at the Crossroads in Cultural Studies conference, which is being held in Sydney, Australia, from 14-17 December, 2016. Hosted by the University of Sydney and Western Sydney University, it is a major international conference where scholars from all five continents gather regularly to exchange research, views, and insights. She is speaking at[…]
On 8 December, Evelyn is leading a workshop discussion on ‘Data Politics and Power,’ hosted by the Digital Life research programme of the Institute of Cultural Studies, Western Sydney University. Drawing on forthcoming edited collections with Didier Bigo (Sciences Po, FR) and Engin Isin (Queen Mary University of London, UK), she will speak about data politics in the making[…]
Evelyn Ruppert delivered a seminar on ‘Where are the political subjects of Big Data?‘ at the Uncertain Archives project, in the Department of Arts and Cultural Studies at the University of Copenhagen. She attended to the uncertainties of political subjectivity that involve power relations between and amongst embodied subjects who act through the Internet and[…]
Evelyn joined researchers at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore from 27-28 October to discuss the issues, challenges and meanings of Big Data in Asian societies. She delivered a keynote on ‘Data Politics’ and participated in discussions with researchers from India, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, and United States.
Evelyn moderated sessions of the European Statistical System Big Data Workshop 2016 held in October in Ljubljana, Slovenia. The workshop concerned the latest developments in big data and official statistics at the European level, the achievements of the ESSnet on Big Data and intermediate results of the Eurostat Big Data study on ethical, communication, legal and skills issues.[…]