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  • CNC Hosting ‘Digital STS’ Workshop

    Center for Network Culture is hosting the ‘Digital STS’ Workshop, to be held on 16 October in advance of the 4S/EASST 2012 Annual Conference. Practitioners in the field of Science and Technology Studies have made significant contributions to the study of, for example, virtual environments, human...

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  • Public Talk by Professor Ben Light

    Local Celebrity in the Internet: Making the Market Street Mincer on Facebook. My talk will consider the potential, and processes of, the Internet-mediated construction and communication of local celebrity. This work, which I have undertaken with my colleague, Helen Keegan, and which is rooted in an...

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  • Public Talk by Dawn Nafus, Intel

    Visible Upon Use: The Neoliberal Exception in Infrastructure Building on the China-Russia Border What does it mean for an infrastructure to be public? STS has extensively focused on public deliberation, open consultation processes and grassroots resistance to large infrastructure projects.  Yet publicness is not always about...

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  • Public talk by Annette Markham

    Public talk by Annette Markham - Thursday, 1st December 10:30-12:00 in 4A22. Network Analysis as Bricoleur’s Tool: Reconsidering interpretive qualitative methods for social media research.

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  • New member welcome!

    The CNC is happy to welcome our newest member, Christopher Gad, assistant professor in the Technologies in Practice group. Christopher belongs to the ‘empirical philosophy’ branch of Science, Society and Technology Studies. His research interests range from surveillance...

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  • New publications from T.L. Taylor

    Two new publications from T.L.: The first is the chapter “Internet & Games” in Consalvo, Ess, Burnett’s new edited collection, The Blackwell Handbook of Internet Studies (West Sussex: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011). A portion of her book on EverQuest (Play Between Worlds, MIT Press 2006) was also...

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  • Symposium podcasts available

    Last week of April The Center hosted a kick-starter symposium on Net-Cultures: Mobility and Location in Social Networks. The talks are now available from Vimeo. Introduction by Adriana de Souza e Silva Keynote by Mimi Sheller Locative media, proximity encounters and the social construction of hybrid urban experiences by...

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  • Kendall guest lecture, “Sociotextual Identities” – Friday, May 6

    Lori Kendall is visiting to give a lecture on “Sociotextual Identities: Studying Personal Archiving Documents” on Friday, May 6 @ 14:15 in AUD 3. The talk is open for everyone. Personal archiving is an emerging interdisciplinary subfield focusing on people’s practices in creating, preserving, and distributing various...

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  • Keynote: Beyond Networks and Mobilities: Location-aware technologies as interfaces of net locality

    Adriana de Souza e Silvas keynote: Beyond Networks and Mobilities: Location-aware technologies as interfaces of net locality which was held at Mobilities in Motion – New Approaches to Emergent and Future Mobilities is online and can be found at http://bit.ly/fL9ftm (at 6:40:00).

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  • Publication: Net Locality

    Adriana de Souza e Silva and Eric Gordon’s book Net Locality: Why Location Matters in a Networked World is out. The book provides an introduction to the new theory of Net Locality and the profound effect on individuals and societies when everything is located or locatable. Describes...

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