Evelyn Ruppert and Digital Interaction Designer Dawid Górny recently published an essay on the platform, Medium.com. ‘Reflections on a collaboration: How do we know who we are?‘ is a 4-part essay and series of visualisations about how they collaborated to design an interactive installation to visualise Europe as part of the ‘Who are We?’ programme curated by[…]
This past summer Ville Takala successfully passed his PhD viva. His dissertation, ‘A neoliberalisation of social data? Big Data and the future of official statistics’, explores responses to Big Data within National Statistical Institutes (NSIs). He suggests that Big Data signals not just an increasing privatisation of data production and related infrastructures, but also an increasing[…]
Evelyn is an invited speaker at the 104th European Director Generals of Statistics Conference (DGINs) Conference, this year hosted by the National Institute of Statistics, Romania from 10-11 October 2018. Her presentation, Different Data Futures: An Experiment in Citizen Data, proposed that in a time of ‘alternative facts’, what constitutes legitimate knowledge and expertise are major political[…]
Former visiting researcher with ARITHMUS (November 2016) Anna-Lena Hoh, successfully defended her PhD thesis at the University of Maastricht on 26 September. Her thesis, ‘Counting for EU enlargement? Census-taking in Croatia, Bosnia and Macedonia’, assesses the census processes in these three Western Balkan countries, which are all (or in the case of Croatia were) part of[…]
On 25 September, Evelyn visited the Statistics Netherlands (CBS) Heerlen office to speak about ARITHMUS and to deliver a lecture on citizen data. Her lecture discussed an experiment to design a ‘citizen data app’ for co-producing data with citizens at all stages of production of official statistics.
As part of her Honorary Chair at EUR, Evelyn delivered the third ‘Van Doornlezing’ on 14 June 2018 at the ‘Dag van de Sociologie’ conference of the Dutch and Flemish Sociological Associations. The lecture, ‘Sociotechnical Imaginaries of Different Data Futures: An experiment in citizen data’ has been published and is available here. The text also[…]
Evelyn is making several presentations on An Experiment in Citizen Data during her fellowship at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study including: Maastricht University Science,Technology & Society (MUSTS) Colloquium on 28 March 2018; NIAS Fellow Seminar on 5 April 2018; University of Twente STePS Research Days Keynote on 18 April 2018; and European Research Council[…]
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[…]