The Critical Theory Consortium presents
"From Personal Data Ecosystem and Mobile Phones to Habitele: Anthropological Theory
of Wearable Digital Identities"
with Dominque Boullier, Professor, Sciences Po Paris, Centre d’Etudes Européennes
May 18, 2012
Donald Bren Hall, Room 5011
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.
Indexing the importance of UC Irvine’s tradition of and continuing innovation in
critical theory, broadly defined, the Critical Theory Consortium brings together associated
research institutes, centers and programs to further the advancement of social, humanistic
and scientific inquiry on campus and beyond. Participants include: Institute for Money,
Technology and Financial Inclusion • UC Humanities Research Center • Critical Theory
Institute • LUCI: Laboratory for Ubiquitous Computing and Interaction • UC Irvine
Science and Technology Studies Initiative • Digital | Cultural | Mobile • Values in
Design Lab • Critical Theory Emphasis