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[…]
On 28 February 2018, Funda Ustek Spilda joined a panel on freedom of speech in Turkey, titled “The erosion of free speech in Turkey: Why were key institutions defeated?” at SEESOX (South Eastern European Studies), University of Oxford; jointly organised Free Speech Debate Project at University of Oxford. The panel also included Kemal Göktaş (Cumhuriyet;[…]
On 16 February 2018, Funda Ustek Spilda delivered a talk on their joint paper with Stephan Scheel, titled “On the Politics of Expertise and Ignorance in the Field of Migration Management” at a one-day symposium on the role of digital communication technologies and data for humanitarian practice. The symposium was held at Goldsmiths, University of[…]
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[…]
Funda Ustek-Spilda has recently published a chapter in an edited volume, titled “Turkey’s Syrians: Today and Tomorrow”, edited by Deniz Eroğlu Utku, K. Onur Unutulmaz, Ibrahim Sirkeci. Funda’s chapter, “Deserving Refugee or Undeserving Migrant? The Politics of the Refugee Category in Turkey” investigates the uncertain and fluid categories used for Syrians in Turkey both in official and[…]
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[…]
On 30 August – 2 September 2017, Baki Cakici attended 4S, the annual meeting of the Society for Social Studies of Science in Boston, USA. Baki spoke about the upcoming administrative data census for England and Wales, and co-chaired a session on ethnographic studies of conferences.