Evelyn Ruppert has been awarded the Van Doorn Honorary Chair in the School of Social and Behavioural Sciences at Erasmus University of Rotterdam for 2017-18. From February – July 2018 she is also a Fellow at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study (NIAS). During her time in the Netherlands she will be further developing her[…]
In September 2017, Evelyn spoke at two events in Copenhagen, Denmark. At the first annual European Data Ethics Forum she addressed the theme of ‘The rise of the privacy-conscious and rights claiming citizens.’ She also delivered a keynote lecture at the University of Copenhagen Centre for Social Data Science on ‘An experiment in Citizen Data.’ The lecture was[…]
From 25-26 September, ARITHMUS, in collaboration with facilitators from the Waag Society (NL), are conducting a collaborative workshop with statisticians from national and international organisations, researchers from different EU universities, and information designers and programmers. Evelyn, Funda and Francisca will participate from ARITHMUS to explore the possibilities of ‘citizen data’, that is, data co-produced with citizens as an expertise[…]
Evelyn is participating in a panel on Smart Statistics at the International Statistical Institute’s 2017 Congress in Marrakech, Morocco (16 to 21 July 2017). Her presentation discusses experiments in co-producing data collection platforms with citizens to explore how mechanisms of trust can be at the forefront rather than backend in the development of smart statistics.
Evelyn is spending the week of 29 May with the TechnoScienceStudies research group of MCTS where she is delivering a public lecture on Data Politics, as well as conducting a PhD workshop and joining members of the Digital/Media/Lab for ‘benchwork’ discussions.
ARITHMUS is part of a six-day cross-platform event, spanning the visual arts, film, photography, design, architecture, the spoken and written word and live art. The event, Who Are We? is curated and produced by Tate Exchange Associates, and taking place from 14-19 March 2017 at the new Tate Exchange building. Who Are We? reflects on identity, belonging, migration and citizenship[…]
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[…]