Francisca talked about how postcolonial data infrastructures and practices affect how we come to understand socio-economic (in)justice at ‘Data Power 2019: Global In/securities’. Her talk was titled ‘Postcolonial data infrastructures: assessments of data quality and ‘culture’ in the Caribbean Netherlands’.
Francisca Grommé talks about entrepreneurial innovation repertoires and their relation to ‘experimental facts’ in her presentation titled ‘Scraping the internet economy: statistics as product?’ The conference brings together scholars and practitioners on the theme ‘Political epistemologies of big data’.
On 2 July, Evelyn delivered a keynote on citizen engagement to the plenary meeting of the EU directors of methodology and IT. The meeting, held at the Eurostat offices in Luxembourg, focused on ‘Trusted Smart Statistics’. Evelyn’s keynote addressed the theme of the meeting by speaking to two recent articles written for international statistics journals: Citizen[…]
Stephan Scheel’s book, Autonomy of Migration? Appropriating Mobility within Biometric Border Regimes, was recently published with Routledge. The book draws on ethnographic research conducted as part of his PhD and examines how migrants appropriate mobility in the context of biometric border controls. The book mobilises new analytics and empirics in debates about the politics of migration[…]
Didier Bigo, Engin Isin, and Evelyn Ruppert recently published an edited collection, Data Politics: Worlds, Subjects, Rights (2019, Routledge). Building on a commentary first published in Big Data & Society, the book explores how data has acquired the capacity to reconfigure relations between states, subjects, and citizens. A blog about the book can be found here.
Francisca Grommé and Evelyn Ruppert published their article ‘Population Geometries of Europe: The Topologies of Data Cubes and Grids‘ in Science, Technology, & Human Values. The article examines the ongoing formation of data infrastructures (‘cubes’ and ‘grids’) and suggests that these enable postnational enactments of Europe’s populations and territories. It proposes the term ‘methodological topologies’[…]
During March 2019, Evelyn is a visiting professor with the Technologies and Practice group at the IT University Copenhagen. In addition to presenting at workshops and seminars she is also delivering a keynote at the Big Data and the Power of Narrative seminar on 21 March.
The IT University of Copenhagen will be hosting an ‘ethnography happy hour’ to celebrate the release of the book “Ethnography of a Data-Saturated World” published by Manchester University Press, edited by Hannah Knox and Dawn Nafus. The book includes a chapter authored by ARITHMUS project members Francisca Grommé, Evelyn Ruppert, and Baki Cakici, titled ‘Data[…]