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Public Lecture Series: Critical Perspectives on Technology
November 26, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EST
An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating indefinitely
Technologies invade our everyday lives, take part in constructing our identity, classify (often violently) bodies, and, pushed by recent regulations on social distancing, play an expanding role in connecting families and friends. The effects of this rapid increase of technological dependency, though, further exacerbate existing inequalities, introduce new ones, but also lead to previously less apparent pockets of freedom.
In a series of biweekly talks, the project “Exceptional Norms”, part of the HCI Group of the Faculty of Informatics at TU Wien, invites interested audiences to participate in critically engaging with recent scholarship on technology assessment. Our speakers are trailblazing scholars and internationally renowned experts from a range of (inter)disciplinary standpoints in conversation with Austrian researchers as hosts.
Recordings of selected previous lectures are available on youtube.
November 26th, 2020 – 4pm (CET, Vienna) – Angelika Strohmayer (Northumbria University, UK)
Justice, but for whom? – Notes on Designing with Marginalised and Criminalised Populations