The Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG) published a collection of statements on visions for emancipatory and discrimination-free internet, in the run up to the 14th Internet Governance Forum. Edited by Katharina Mosene and Matthias C. Kettemann the publication also includes statements from Nana […]
We are so pleased to announce that on March 22-25, 2021 we will host a New Materialist Informatics conference here in Kassel! We enlisted our robotic companion Spiny to make the full announcement, which you can check out in the video below [tip: we recommend […]
We are thrilled to announce the talk and workshop by Dr. Katta Spiel on November 13-14, 2019, which will take place here in Kassel. Our group, together with Research Centre for Information Systems Design (ITeG), will be hosting Dr. Spiel, who is affiliated to the KU […]
In September this article appeared on GenderIT.org, feminist reflection on Internet policies. Here is a short excerpt from the first part of the article: When I proposed this article, my aim was to share my research and the role of power in participation. I was […]
In April we held the last Lab Meeting of the CF+ project, for which we decided to invite some of the people who have been continuously involved in debates around this project and became part of the CF+ network, to present their own strategies, practices […]
Why gender equality benefits tech and society and what is the difference between “fixing the numbers” and “fixing the knowledge”
In March GeDIS Lab & ITeG hosted a third Lab Meeting of the CF+ project “m-e-t-h-o-d-o-l-o-g-i-e-s (or not): doing things together with computational practice and feminist theory”. We were very excited to collaborate with artist and designer Femke Snelting, who not only gave a talk […]
How to innovate smart homes with design and development stripped of stereotypes? Including gender dimension can help.
A list of practices for facilitation that can help work through power differences and different styles of participation in the classroom.
How feminist theoretical perspective, particularly situated knowledges and standpoint theory, can help tackle bias in algorithmic systems.