Workshops

Join our workshop at the Philosophy of Human-Technology Relations conference!

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“Agonistic engagement spaces: towards democratising the smart city” Philosophy of Human-Technology Relations (held online), University of Twente, 4-7 November 2020 Workshop date & time: Thursday, 5 November, 17:15-18:45 In this workshop, we invite participants to engage and reflect on a methodological framework based on ‘agonistic engagement spaces’ (Mouffe, 2000) in the context of human-technology-city interactions […]

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Interesting lessons from a workshop for Co-Designing Local Data Interfaces

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On September 19th, Corelia Baibarac-Duignan organised a workshop to explore neighborhood ‘data’ and re-imagine neighbourhood futures, together with residents of Leidsche Rijn (Utrecht). The workshop was guided by the questions: ‘What is data?’,  ‘Who decides?’ and ‘How can it be made meaningful for the future of the neighborhood?’. Rather than focusing on data  understood from […]

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Online sessions during COVID19

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Dear all, First and most importantly, we you and your loved ones are doing well in this uncharted time. With this message, we would like to give you an update about our design interventions in 2020. As you might already know, the main goal of this research project is to develop a collaboration platform for responsible […]

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Walk-shop: unraveling smart city controversies combining a city walk and a co-creation session

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During our partner meeting in November 2019, we experienced a ‘walk-shop’ initiated by the University of Utrecht. The ‘walk-shop’ session consisted of a walk followed by a co-creation session to identify smart city controversies, and define tactics to tackle them. The combination of having a situated experience like a walk followed by a workshop proved […]

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Smart city dreams and drawbacks, workshop 2

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What do people dream of when thinking about smart cities and technology? And what are their worst nightmares? We asked these questions during the Real Estate Forum event that took place in Amersfoort on May 29th. A diverse and inspiring group of 20 participants belonging to the local government, housing associations, and real estate developers […]

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Workshop smart city dreams and drawbacks

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It seems that smart cities will help us to address our most urging challenges: traveling faster wherever we want to go, targeted services whenever we need them, better air quality thanks to sophisticated sensors. And many more! Policymakers, companies, and other organizations dream of desirable futures and work on the implementation of technology in our […]