Call for Presentations: Response-ability Summit (was Anthro + Tech Conference), May 20-21

Response-ability Summit, May 20-21 | Online and Offline Call for Presentations: https://response-ability.tech/call-for-presentations-2021/Theme: How do we respond to the problems in tech using our abilities? Digital technologies, devices and data are woven into the fabric of contemporary societies. The digital and the social are now co-evolving — in a ‘sociodigital’ world — with emergent consequences that raise profound challenges for equality, […]

Call for Papers: Ethics of AI in Human Resources – special issue of Ethics and Information Technology

Article submission deadline: January 22, 2021 (18:00 CET) The use of artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms in human resources (HR) allows for hundreds or thousands of job applications to be sifted and evaluated at the touch of a button. Designers of these systems often claim that they are free of individual prejudice, systematic bias, and are […]

AAA 2020: Truth and Responsibility

“There are years that ask questions and years that answer.” ― Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God The American Anthropology Association’s 2020 Meeting is calling for Executive Session submissions, deadline Feb 5. This year’s theme is Truth and Responsibility. The meeting will be held in St. Louis, MO on November 18th through the 22nd. What […]

CfP: EASA Media Anthropology Network Workshop “The Digital Turn in Media Anthropology”

Organizers Prof. Sahana Udupa (Ludwig Maximilian University Munich) Dr. Elisabetta Costa (University of Groningen) Dr. Philipp Budka (University of Vienna) Date & Venue 11 October 2019 Ludwig Maximilian University (LMU) Munich, Germany Abstract By building on the Media Anthropology Network panel at the EASA 2018 conference in Stockholm and the follow-up e-seminar from 16 Oct. […]

EASA Media Anthropology Network E-Seminar “The Digital Turn”

The European Association of Social Anthropologists’ Media Anthropology Network is organizing an E-Seminar on “The Digital Turn: New Directions in Media Anthropology” as an online follow-up event to the Network’s panel at the 15th EASA Biennial Conference in Stockholm, Aug. 2018. To participate to this e-seminar, which runs from 16-30 October 2018, navigate to http://www.media-anthropology.net/index.php/e-seminars […]

Panel @ EASA2018: The Digital Turn: New Directions in Media Anthropology

The EASA Media Media Anthropology Network is organizing a panel at the 15th European Association of Social Anthropologists Biennial Conference in Stockholm, 14-17 August 2018. “The Digital Turn: New Directions in Media Anthropology [Media Anthropology Network]” This panel recognizes the digital turn as a paradigm shift in the anthropological study of media, and aims to […]

CFP: Digital Infrastructures: Poetics, Politics and Personhood

Digital Infrastructures: Poetics, Politics and Personhood – American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, San Jose, CA, 14-18 November 2018 Lorraine Weekes (Stanford University) Gertjan Plets (Utrecht University) Government databases, digital archives, online voting systems, and e-portals enabling the submission of everything from insurance claims to income tax returns increasingly define mundane engagements between citizen-users and a suite […]

CfP: The Digital Turn: New Directions in Media Anthropology

The EASA Media Anthropology Network is organising a network panel at the 15th EASA Biennial Conference “Staying, Moving, Settling” in Stockholm, 14-17 August, 2018. Please find the Call for Papers below. Deadline: 9 April 2018. Convenors Philipp Budka (University of Vienna) Elisabetta Costa (University of Groningen) Sahana Udupa (Ludwig Maximilian University) Abstract The digital turn […]