Upcoming events

Some selected events in the past 5 years:

Past Conferences

  • “Techno-chrono-biopolitics: Three meditations on temporal governance in pandemic time”, Inter-Asia Cultural Studies Society (online), 28 Jul 2021
  • “Laboring in Digital Waste Infrastructures: Colonial Temporalities of Violence in Asia”Association for Asian American Studies Conference (online), 10 Apr 2021
  • Conference Workshop: “Lost in Translation: An Interactive Workshop Mapping Interdisciplinary Translations for Epistemic Justice”, CRAFT Workshop Session, ACM* FAT Barcelona 2020, 27-30 Jan 2020
    • Read our blogposts reflecting on the workshop experience here, here, and here
  • Performance Studies Space Programme, Performance Studies international #25 “Elasticity”, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 4-7 July 2019
  • “Split Personality!: On the politics of data subjects and the dissolving boundaries of self in algorithmic life”, Connected Life 2019: Data & Disorder, Oxford Internet Institute/ London School of Economics/ Alan Turing Institute, Oxford/ London, UK, 24-25 June 2019
  • “Protecting against Data-driven Harms in a Data-driven World”, TILTing Perspectives “Regulating a World in Transition”, Tilburg University, The Netherlands, 15-17 May 2019
  • “Performing Rhythms of Labour: Biopower and Algorithmic Mediations of Time”
    Beyond the Clock: An Interdisciplinary Symposium on Time, Nanyang University of Technology, Singapore, 15-16 Mar 2019
  • “Durational Violence: Precarious labour and the necropolitics of digital waste infrastructure”, IIAS Inter-Asia Connections, Workshop on “Beyond the New Media: Deep Time of Networks and Infrastructural Memory in Asia”, Hanoi, Vietnam, 4-7 Dec 2018
  • “Can you trust a stranger?: Predictive Analytics, Metricisation, and the Digital Self”
    Digital Cultures: Knowledge | Culture | Technology, Leuphana University Lüneburg, Germany, 19-22 Sept 2018
  • “Surveilled! Performing trust and authenticity in the era of #fakenews” Performance Studies international #24 “Performance as Network”, Daegu Arts Factory, South Korea, 3-6 July 2018

Past Engagements

  • Respondent, “Thinking With… Wendy Chun”
    Research Centre for Material Cultures, Leiden, 26 Sep 2022
  • Invited speaker, “Colonising Time: A tale of timekeeping technology, rotational movements, and murder”, in the Panel “The Techno-Colonization of Time: On Clocks, Zones, and Regimes of Precision”, Symposium for No Linear Fucking Time, basis voor actuele kunst/ BAK Utrecht, May 2022
  • Moderator, Contextual Programme for There Will Be Light by Studio Julian Hetzel, at SPRING Festival and West Den Haag, May 2022
  • Keynote Speaker, “Asynchronicities: Living with Technological Mediations of Time” Transformer Summit, Waag Society, Amsterdam, 23 Sep 2021
  • Keynote Speaker, ““When technology knows you better than you do: Biopower and the Politics of Standardisation and Measurement”
    NEUROLIVE Online Symposium on Liveness
    Goldsmiths, London 2021, 24-26 Mar 2021
  • “Does your smartphone know you better than you know yourself?: Profiling Citizens from Computational Psychiatry to Psychometrics”
    Guest Lecture in the Open Minded Lecture Series, eLaw Centre of Law and Digital Technologies, Leiden University, 21 February 2020
  • “A Place for Indigenous Knowledges: What belongs to ‘citizen science’ in times of climate crises?”
    Guest Lecture, WTMC Fall Workshop Series on Teaching & Learning STS (Netherlands Graduate Research School of Science, Technology, and Modern Culture), 18-20 Nov 2019
  • “Unravelling Work, Undoing Time”
    Guest Lecture, Honours Programme
    University of the Arts Arnhem (ArtEZ), 9 Oct 2019
  • “Depressed? Your smartphone knows before you do: On Uses of Machine Learning in Computational Psychiatry”
    Keynote Speaker, Interfaculty Symposium 2019
    Utrecht University, 8 May 2019
  • Speaker in Panel on AI Futures & Book Launch of “Drones & Dreams: A Speculative Sprint Story Collection”
    Digital Asia Hub/ METTA, Hong Kong, 12 Jan 2019
  • Invited Presentation, “Algorhythms and Algovisions: Artistic Imaginaries of Algorithms”
    FAT*Asia (Fairness, Accountability, Transparency) Conference
    Digital Asia Hub/ University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 11-12 Jan 2019
  • Invited Performance Presentation, When the world is at war, we just keep dancing
    soft/WALL/studs, Singapore, 18 Dec 2019
  • Invited Public Lecture, Proost op de Wetenschap: Who’s Afraid of Algorithms?
    SPUI25, University of Amsterdam, 30 Nov 2018
  • Closed Event: Inspiration Session for Data Professionals and Municipal Staff
    Gemeente Rotterdam, 22 Nov 2018
  • Moderator for the Panel Discussion “(Infra)structures of Trust”
    IMPAKT Festival “Algorithmic Superstructures”, IMPAKT Centre for Media Culture, 27 Oct 2018