Talks and Presentations

We are getting around quite a bit to talk about data justice and the work of the Lab. Here are our latest talks and presentations:

10-11 December, 2020: Emiliano Treré gave a keynote for the Students of English Association Symposium entitled “Taming the Sublime: The Ambivalent Political Implications of Technological Visions”

10 December, 2020: Arne Hintz gave a presentation on “Citizen Juries on AI: Participatory Policy for the Datafied Society” at a workshop on Artifcial intelligence and civil society participation in policy-making processes, hosted by the project at University of Geneva.

26-27 November, 2020: Emiliano Treré took part in the plenary of the yearly conference of the Mexican association of communication researchers (AMIC) called “Life across screens: dialogues on methodology for the study of digital culture”

25 November, 2020: Arne Hintz delivered an online guest lecture at University of Calgary, Canada, on “Digital Citizenship in the Age of Automation”.

17 October, 2020: Treré took part in the roundtable discussion “Mobilizing Online: Social Movements and Digital Activism”, as part of the ‘Mobilising the Planet Digitally’ Event.

13 October, 2020: Fieke Jansen participated in a webinar on ‘Criminal justice by algorithm: predictive policing’ hosted by Fair Trials.

6 October, 2020: Arne Hintz was the first speaker in a new seminar series by the Centre for the Study of Democracy at Westminster University, discussing the changing role of citizenship and participation in the datafied society.

5 October, 2020: Lina Dencik gave a talk at Monash University, Australia, in conversation with Mark Andrejevic, on the Datafied Welfare State.

29-30 September: As part of Defend Digital Me’s State of Data 2020 event, Joanna Redden took part in an online discussion with Dr Godfred Boahen (British Association of Social Workers) on AI, Algorithms and Analytics in Public Services, chaired by Ivana Bartoletti (Co-Founder Women Leading in AI). Redden also gave a presentation on “Datafied Public Services: Politics and Policy” for this event. Click the links to watch both recordings.

21-25 September 2020: Treré was also Visiting Professor for the MA in Artistic Production at the Polytechnic University of Valencia, where he delivered a 9-hour course on his book Hybrid Media Activism.

28 August 2020: Lina Dencik took part in OpenDemocracy debate on algorithms. You can watch the recording here.

25 August 2020: Emiliano Treré participated in the international debate ‘Perspectivas posteriores a la pandemia: los retos del Sur Global en la configuración geopolítica global de Internet’, organised by the School of Internet Governance in Brazil.

Festival for Media Democracy 17 June, 2020: Lina Dencik participated in the online festival to discuss the role of platforms in society. The panel discussion is available here.

The Production of Participation in the Digital World, workshop in Trondheim/Norway, 12-13 December 2019 – Lina Dencik gave a keynote on the Lab’s current work on civic participation in a datafied society.

AI and Discrimination in Recruitment event hosted by the European Network Against Racism (ENAR), Brussels, 6th of December 2019 – Lina Dencik gave a keynote on automated hiring systems and issues of discrimination.

Data and Digital Intelligence as People’s Resources, Berlin/Germany, 23-24 November 2019 – Arne Hintz discussed data governance and participation at a workshop by the Just Net Coalition on data commons and the platform economy.

MOVE.NET Conference, Seville/Spain, 15 November 2019 – Emiliano Treré delivered the closing keynote of the MOVE.NET Conference on social movements and ICTs.

When Algorithms Discriminate: Social Justice in Times of Datafication, Vienna/Austria, 12 November 2019 – Arne Hintz was invited to a workshop on how to advance literacy and adult education on data justice.

Digital Civil Society Lab, Stanford University/US, 30-31 October 2019 – Lina Dencik participated in a symposium on digital civil society and discussed the work of the Lab.

Artificial Intelligence, Platforms and Workers, Leicester/UK, 25 October 2019 – Lina Dencik presented research from the ERC project on The Datafied Workplace – towards a data justice response? 

Migrations and Algorithms: Technology and Data Policy at the Borders of Europe, Barcelona/Spain, 22 October 2019 – Javier Sanchez-Monedero discussed research from the ERC project together with industry and humanitarian organisations.

Super-Scoring? Interdisciplinary Symposium, Cologne/Germany, 11 October 2019 – Joanna Redden gave a talk about the Lab’s research titled Data Scores as Governance: Mapping and Analysing Changing Practices in the UK.

Fourth International Conference on Communication and Media Studies, Bonn/Germany, 26-28 September 2019 – Arne Hintz gave a keynote speech on The Automated Citizen: Democratic Participation in a Datafied Society.

Data Power Conference, Bremen/Germany, 12/13 September 2019 – Lina Dencik discussed current research from her ERC project on Data Justice and from the Lab’s project Towards Democratic Auditing: Civic Participation in a Scoring Society.

Nanyang Technological University and Substation in Singapore, 15 August 2019 – Lina Dencik gave a talk on Innovation and the Disruption of Justice at the Interrogating Innovation Conference.

BIAS 2019 conference, 19 June 2019 – Joanna Redden gave a keynote at the BIAS 2019 conference in Nijmegen, the Netherlands.

ICA conference, 26 May 2019 – Lina Dencik presented work from the Lab project ‘Data Scores as Governance’ as part of a panel on Datafication and the Welfare State.

Nordic network on Datafication, Inequalities and Data Justice – Lina Dencik participated in the second workshop in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Data for Policy conference, London, 10/11 June 2019 – Arne Hintz and Joanna Redden presented findings from the Lab projects ‘Data Scores as Governance’ and ‘Data Policies’.

Edinburgh University, 22 May 2019 – Lina Dencik gave a talk as part of their Data Justice Week.

University of Sheffield, 15 May 2019 – Emiliano Trere delivered the STeMiS theme seminar “Algorithm as propaganda, repression and paranoia”.

Alan Turing Institute, 2 May 2019 – Lina Dencik gave a talk at the Alan Turing Institute in London as part of the event Driving Data Futures.

Bernstein Institute, New York, 17/18 April 2019 – Fieke Jansen participated in a conference on Democratizing Data.

Helsinki University, 16 April 2019 – Lina Dencik keynoted the launch of the new Helsinki Inequalities Initiative (INEQ).

Princeton University, April 2019 – Lina Dencik joined an event with the UN’s Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Philip Alston, to discuss the human rights implication of AI in social protection.

Northumbria University, 2 April 2019 – Arne Hintz gave a NINSO guest talk on ‘Digital Citizenship in a Datafied Society’.

Florence/Forli, Itali, 20/24 March 2019 – Emiliano Trere discussed digital activism at different events in Italy.

Newcastle, 28 January 2019 – Lina Dencik gave the opening keynote for the launch of the new UKRI-funded research network Not-Equal.

London, 19 November 2018 – Arne Hintz, Joanna Redden, Lina Dencik and Harry Warne presented findings from the data scores project.

Oxford, 15 November 2018 – Lina Dencik  participated in the public event ‘Data’s Dirty Tricks’ with James Ball and Vidya Narayanan.

Oxford, 13 November 2018 – The DATAJUSTICE project team delivered a series of talks for the Platform Labour group and the Oxford Internet Institute.

Cardiff University, 6 November 2018 – The Lab hosted a workshop with the UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and his team to discuss digital welfare in the UK with different stakeholders.

Lugano, Switzerland, 31 October/3 November 2018 – All four DJL co-directors gave presentations for the biennial conference of the European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA).

IT University Copenhagen, Denmark, 27/28 October 2018 – Lina Dencik gave a keynote at the iCS Symposium ‘Locked Out of Social Platforms’.

Lima, Peru, 22/24 October 2018 – DJL’s Emiliano Trere was the keynote speaker for the “Week of communication” at the Faculty of Communication of the Pontifical Catholic University of Lima.

Het Nieuwe Institut, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 11 October 2018 – Fieke Jansen discussed her research for the DATAJUSTICE project on anticipating crime.

Montreal, Canada, 9 October 2018 – Joanna Redden and Arne Hintz presented findings from Data Scores for the annual conference of the Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR).

Brighton University, 9 October 2018 – DJL’s Emiliano Treré gave a public lecture on at the Centre for Applied Philosophy, Politics and Ethics (CAPPE) at Brighton University.

University of Massachusetts / McGill University Montreal, September 2018 – Arne Hintz gave guest lectures at both universities and discussed data justice with students.

London, 14 September 2018 – Lina Dencik took part in the Society in the Loop event organised by doteveryone, the Ada Lovelace Institute, and the Civil Society Futures initiative.

Het Nieuwe Instituut, Rotterdam, 20 September 2018 – Fieke Jansen and Philippa Metcalfe from the DATAJUSTICE project participated at the first Vertical Atlas research lab event.

Goldsmiths University, 19 September 2018 – Lina Dencik gave a keynote at the annual New Directions in Media Studies postgraduate conference.

Copenhagen University, 5 September 2018 – The Lab co-hosted the seminar and workshop ‘Beyond data ethics: datafication and the good life.’

Tampere, Finland, 23/24 August 2018 – Lina Dencik attended the first workshop of the newly established Nordic research network on Datafication, data inequalities and data justice.

University of Siegen, Germany, June 14/15 2018 – Fieke Jansen presented her work at the Sensing Media conference.

Cardiff University, 14 June 2018 – Joanna Redden gave a keynote talk at the Cardiff University’s Postgraduate conference ‘Digital Stuff 2018’.

Stirling University, 4/5 June 2018 – Arne Hintz and Lina Dencik participated in the international academic workshop ‘New Lines of Insight: Big Data and the Analytically Driven Organization’ and gave presentations on data justice and digital citizenship.

Toronto, Canada, 16/18 May 2018 – The Data Justice Lab teamed up with friends at Datactive (University of Amsterdam), ITforChange (India) and others for a session at the annual digital rights convention RightsCon.

Cumberland Lodge, 20-22 April 2018 – Arne Hintz attended the 37th annual police conference ‘Freedom Restrained? Public Protection, Risk and Policing’ to talk about digital freedoms and datafication.

Gothenburg, Sweden, 10 April 2018 – Joanna Redden participated in the GAIA Machine Learning & Data Science conference.

Bath University, 11 April 2018 – Joanna Redden gave a talk as part of the University’s thematic semester Machine Learning: Algorithms and Ethics.

Sydney, Australia, 12/15 April 2018 – Lina Dencik took part in a number of events and workshops, discussing her ERC-funded project DATAJUSTICE.

Utrecht Data School Netherlands, 16 February 2018 – Joanna Redden and Arne Hintz talked about the Lab’s current research projects and got to use and discuss the Utrecht Data School’s much needed Data Ethics Decision Aid.

Uppsala University, Sweden, 12 February 2018 – Arne Hintz participated in the international seminar ‘Intersectionality – Experiences of Inclusion and Exclusion’ and talked about ‘The Scoring Society: Inclusion and Exclusion through Datafication’.

Geneva, 21 December 2017 – The Lab co-hosted a session at the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) called ‘Datafication and Social Justice: What Challenges for Internet Governance?’

European University Institute, Florence, Italy, 28 November 2017 – Arne Hintz participated in a workshop on ‘Varieties of Citizenship in a Globalised World’ and talked about ‘Digital Citizenship in a Datafied Society’.

London, 5 November 2017 – The Lab participated in the GLASS ROOM exhibition curated by the Tactical Technology Collective, holding a workshop on citizen scoring.

Ideas Lab of the European Green Party, Dublin, 28 October 2017 – Arne Hintz gave a workshop on ‘Social Justice in the Age of Datafication’.

Sheffield University, 7 June 2017 –  Lina Dencik gave a talk on “From Surveillance Realism to Data Justice”.

Ottawa, Canada, 22/23 June 2017 – Joanna Redden, Lina Dencik and Arne Hintz spoke about data justice at the Data Power conference.

Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada, 19 June 2017 – Arne Hintz spoke together with Stefania Milan and Evan Light on “Challenging Surveillance: Activism in a Datafied World”.

University of Toronto, Canada, 12 June 2017 – Arne Hintz gave a talk on “Towards Data Justice? Citizenship and Social Justice in Times of Datafication”

Berlin Germany 9 May 2017 – The Data Justice Lab participated in the Re:publica conference in Berlin, discussing the datafication of society. Recording of the talk is available here.