“From Personal Data Ecosystems and Mobile Phones to Habitele: anthropological theory of wearable digital identities”
A talk by Dominque Boullier
Talk: Friday, May 18, 3:00-4:30 pm, in Donald Bren Hall room 5011 [Map]
Reading Group: Wednesday May 16, 3:00-5:00pm, SBSG 3323 [Map]
Dominique Boullier is a Professor at Sciences Po Paris, Centre d’Etudes Européennes. Together with Bruno Latour, he is also the Scientific Coordinator of the médialab at Sciences Po.
He will discuss the habitele project: the development of a new conceptual framework that can account for the technological revolution in mobile communications. Habitele is used to label the various distant connections with various social worlds that we are able to handle by carrying devices.
a conversation about anthropology and science and technology studies today
Casper Bruun Jensen, ITU Copenhagen
Stefan Helmreich, MIT
Bill Maurer, UCI
Mei Zhan, UCI
Friday, December 2, 11am – 1pm
Anteater Instruction and Research Building 1030 [map]
More Information: http://www.imtfi.uci.edu/sideways
Please note: the talk has been moved to SBSG 1517 so that there will be more space for attendees.
We are excited to announce our first speakers, Supriya Singh and Yaso Nadarajah from RMIT University, Melbourne. They will be coming to visit on Wednesday, October 12. Please join us for their talk, titled, School Fees, Beer and ‘Meri’: Gender, Cash and the Mobile in the Morobe province of Papua New Guinea.
Wednesday, October 12; 12pm-1pm
Social & Behavioral Sciences Gateway (SBSG) 1517 [map]