Anne Beaulieu

Social Technology Special Issue is out!

by Anne Beaulieu 18 April 2012

We are very pleased to announce that our special issue on ‘social technology’ has now appeared. It is the issue of April 2012 (22(2)) of the Journal Theory and Psychology. Please contact the editors for more information: Anne Beaulieu, Maarten Derksen, and Signe Vikkelsø. The introduction to the special issue is entitled ‘Social technologies: Cross-disciplinary […]

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Special issue in press!

by Anne Beaulieu 30 November 2011

It’s our turn to go into production at Theory & Psychology!!! Here is the table of contents!

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Ethics and Ethnography

by Anne Beaulieu 15 June 2011

An outcome of a fine collaboration, fed by lots of discussions with Annamaria Carusi and with members of the Virtual Ethnography Collaboratory–thanks everyone! Beaulieu, Anne and Adolfo Estalella. In Press, 2012. Rethinking Research Ethics for Mediated Settings. Information, Communication and … Continue reading

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What difference does a website make?

by Anne Beaulieu 2 June 2011

A website that presents the collection through gorgeous visuals is now considered a must for any self-respecting museum. Photographs of objects, of exhibitions and of the museum itself are increasingly frequent interfaces, linking museums, visitors, experts, collections. How are users … Continue reading

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Current labour of love…

by Anne Beaulieu 4 February 2011

… is the finalisation of a chapter for the edited volume New Representation in Scientific Practice, edited by Catelijne Coopmans, Mike Lynch, Janet Vertesi & Steve Woolgar. MIT Press. Our contribution is entitled: Networked neuroscience: brain scans and visual knowing … Continue reading

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Exciting conference coming up!

by Anne Beaulieu 25 November 2010

In March, scholars of visualisation and digital imaging will gather for what promises to be a great event entitled Visualisation in the age of computerisation. The call for papers can be found on the conference website. Deadline is 1 December. … Continue reading

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TL Taylor at VKS

by Anne Beaulieu 23 November 2010

One of the final activities of the virtual ethnography collaboratory of the Virtual Knowledge Studio was the visit of TL Taylor. During her time in Amsterdam, TL focused on a book project, on ethnographic methodology for the study of virtual … Continue reading

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Insights on visual digital scholarship

by Anne Beaulieu 23 November 2010

A geat piece by Tara McPherson has recently appeared. Not only does it contain important insights about the first few years of experimentation at the journal Vectors, but is also describes important efforts to rethink scholarly communication in relation to … Continue reading

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Update on social technology

by Anne Beaulieu 8 October 2010

A year post-workshop, we are pleased to report on a number of very nice developments around the contributions to the 2 October event in Amsterdam: First, a number of publications have appeared or are about to appear in print: Braun, K., Herrmann, S., Moore, A. & Könninger, S. (forthcoming, 2010). The politics of proper talk. […]

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Workshop on e-research ethics

by Anne Beaulieu 4 October 2010

Ethnographers and other researchers doing fieldwork in highly mediated contexts will be interested in this upcoming workshop: Ethics of e-research: What are the issues? What can researchers do? In the framework of the project ‘e-research ethics’, a workshop will be … Continue reading

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E-research Ethics

by Anne Beaulieu 10 September 2010

What are the issues? What can researchers do? In the framework of the project ‘e-research ethics’, a workshop will be held in Amsterdam on 12 October 2010. In the course of the afternoon, participants will discuss and reflect on the issues around ethics of e-research and the role of researchers in addressing them. Debate around [...]

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ethnography and networked images

by Anne Beaulieu 10 September 2010

In a couple of weeks, I’ll be taking part in a summer school at the Copenhagen Business School. Part of the great programme for this event is intense interaction around PhD student papers, and it’s a true pleasure to be … Continue reading

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Het Brein in Beeld

by Anne Beaulieu 2 September 2010

The work of Sarah de Rijcke is featured in the Dutch national weekly magazine Elsevier, in a full colour spread on ‘Picturing the Brain’, 2 September issue.

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Ethics of e-Research

by Anne Beaulieu 29 June 2010

A new initiative has been launched by the Oxford e-Science Center and the VKS in collaboration with the UK Directorate for Digital Social Research. It will support discussion around questions like Does e-research raise specific ethical issues? Can researchers make their voices heard through a Manifesto for Ethics in e-Research? in order to  initiate a [...]

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T.L. Taylor to visit VKS in Autumn

by Anne Beaulieu 25 May 2010
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Dr T.L. Taylor will visit the Virtual Ethnography Collaboratory from  8-19 November 2010.  Dr. Taylor is associate professor in the Center for Computer Games Research at the IT University of Copenhagen. She has been working in the field of internet and multi-user studies for over fifteen years and has published on topics such as play [...]

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Friction

by Anne Beaulieu 11 May 2010

Our next read, calling all readers! Doodle poll is in the  making and will soon reveal the date of the next meeting!
Tsing, Anna L. Friction: an ethnography of globla connection

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Funda Fieldwork

by Anne Beaulieu 11 May 2010

These past weeks, I’ve been scouring the country and especially my hometown Groningen, to do interviews and spend time with people for the ‘Funda’ case. In exploring the various practices that sustain and that rely on Funda, a database of … Continue reading

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Sociotechnical Influence on Collaboration, PhD defense

by Anne Beaulieu 29 April 2010

On 29 April 2010, Marisa Ponti will defend her dissertation entitled Actors in Collaboration – Sociotechnical Influence on Practice-Research Collaboration, at the University of Borås, Sweden. VKS member Anne Beaulieu will act as opponent. Other members of the committee are Prof. Elizabeth Davenport, Napier University, Edinburgh;  Prof. Elena Maceviciute, University of Borås, Borås and Dr. [...]

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Post-doc gezocht, Utrecht

by Anne Beaulieu 20 March 2010

Het Langeveld Instituut heeft ten behoeve van het Wired Up programma een vacature voor een Postdoc digitale geletterdheid van migrantenjeugd (0,8 fte, 2 jaar. De postdocpositie wordt vervuld binnen het grotere kader van het Wired Up programma, een internationaal, interdisciplinair … Continue reading

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Regarding the Brain

by Anne Beaulieu 9 February 2010

Technology and culture determine our view of the brain What does the brain look like? What do we really know about our brains? For centuries, we’ve been telling ourselves time and again that we now have an objective view of our brains. However, objectivity depends on technological developments, human actions and social and cultural factors, [...]

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