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We are recruiting!

Are you interested in joining TechnAct team as a communicator? We are recruiting a communication officer/web-developer for the Research Cluster TechnAct and the Activist-Scholarly Network Feminist and Queer Solidarities beyond Borders. The position will be located at the Department of Cultural Sciences, University of Gothenburg. Application Deadline: March 22, 2021. More information follow at the […]

Research Seminar with Dr. Hamid Pousti

Welcome to a research seminar on the problem of virtuality and context in social media research with Dr. Hamid Pousti. Hamid Pousti is a lecturer in Information Systems at the Swinburne University of Technology and a network member in the TechnAct Cluster.  Date: March 18, 2021Time: 10.00-12.00 (CET)Location: The seminar will be held in zoom. The […]

Interview with Nadia Ruiz-Bravo

Playing in the Interdisciplinary: The Gaming Industry as both Social and Technological Text by Limes Olsson I recently did an interview with Nadia Ruiz-Bravo, PhD candidate at University of Gothenburg and part of the TechnAct research cluster. I asked her about her research and her interests, as well as her work in the research cluster. […]

Call for Papers for a special issue of Lambda Nordica

The tensions and temporalities of pride politics. Transnational travels and situated locales Special Issue Editors: Mia Liinason and Olga Sasunkevich Abstract deadline 15/1 2021, article deadline 1/9 2021 The idea of pride continues to travel across the globe to promote visibility and validity of LGBTI+ people. Yet, as a political movement and community of belonging, pride politics takes […]

TechnAct has a podcast now!

Onur and Nadia are the hosts of TechnAct podcast! In it, they hold conversations with different guest speakers doing research or activism in relation to social movements, gender, sexualities, and digital technologies.

TechnAct is connecting with an AI project at Lingköpink University

TechnAct proudly announces that we are connecting platforms with: The ethics and social consequences of AI and caring robots. Learning trust, empathy and accountability Linköping University Robots are starting to enter our daily lives, performing different kinds of care for and with us at different life stages. What will that do to how we think […]

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