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
3:00-4:30 p.m.
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.

For further information, please visit http://www.imtfi.uci.edu/imtfi_habitele for details or email ereddy@uci.edu.

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
 

 

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