Talks

GIJS7090Invited lectures (selected)

15-17 November 2018, Panel “State Borders and Technology in Europe: Between Openness and fortification”, participation based on invitation, “B/ORDERS IN MOTION – Current challenges and future perspectives” conference, organized by Collegium Polonicum (Słubice) and European University Viadrina (Frankfurt/Oder), Frankfurt/Oder (DE)

 

29 August-1 September 2018, Lecture at “Us and Them: Sociotechnologies of Alterity/Otherness” closed panel convened by Lucy Suchman, participation based on invitation, Annual Conference of the Society for the Social Studies of Science, Sydney (AU)

 

7 June 2018, Lecture at “ICT and the management of refugee flows and services” workshop, participation based on invitation, Information Systems Department, London School of Economics, London (UK)

 

10 May 2018, Conference “La Ricerca Scientifica: un valore per il Paese”, speaker to final roundtable, participation based on invitation, Italian National Research Council, Gruppo 2003 of the most cited Italian scientists, Scienza in Rete , Rome (IT)

 

27-28 November 2017, Lecture at “Varieties of Citizenship in a Globalised World” conference, participation based on invitation, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute and , Fiesole (IT)

 

15-16 November 2017, Participant to “Blockchain4Europe” workshop, European Joint Research Centre and European DG Grow, participation based on invitation, Joint Research Centre of the European Commission, Brussels (BE)

 

19-20 October 2017, ERC Project Follow conference “Secrecy and Methods in Security Research”, speaker to final roundtable, participation based on invitation, University of Amsterdam, Haarlem (NL)

 

7-10 September 2017, Tensions of Europe conference, panel chair and invited speaker, participation based on invitation, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens (GR)

 

26 June 2017, Personal lecture, participation based on invitation, Télécom ParisTech, Paris (FR)

 

8 June 2017, Personal lecture, participation based on invitation, Institute of Communications Sciences (ISCC)/CNRS/Sorbonne/UPMC, Paris (FR)

 

11 April 2017, Personal lecture, participation based on selection and invitation, Paris Institute of Advanced Studies, Paris (FR)

16 March 2017, ‘Peopling Europe through Data Practices’ conference, participation based on selection and invitation, Tate Modern-Goldsmiths, London (UK)

 

16 December 2016, Colloquium ‘Connected Migrants: encapsulation or cosmopolitanism?’, participation based on invitation, Royal Dutch Academy of Sciences, Amsterdam (NL)

 

12-14 December 2016, Proving Futures and Governing Uncertainties in Technosciences and Megaprojects, participation based on selection. Foreknowledge conference, Andra, Paris (FR)

 

08 December 2016, Vorhölzer Forum lecture, participation based on invitation, Munich Center for Technology in Society, Munich Technical University (DE)

 

27-28 October 2016, Opening talk, participation based on invitation, European Commission and Eastern Partnership Panel on Migration and Asylum, in collaboration with International Organization for Migration, Latvian and Ukrainian governments, Riga (LT).

 

29 January 2016, Key-note discussion, STS Italia Decennial celebration, University of Rome Sapienza, (IT). Discussion with Karin Knorr-Cetina about ‘The Society of Algorithms’ and her research on financial algorithms.

 

25 November 2015, Colloquium, Maastricht Department of Technology & Society Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Maastricht University (NL). Lecture title: ‘Circulating Authority. Integrating government information systems as governance reshuffling’.

24 June 2015, Workshop, Institute for History of Technology, ETH Zurich (CH). Title: ‘Historicizing State Digitization’

 

07 April 2015, Colloquium, Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology and Society (TILT), University of Tilburg (NL). Lecture title: ‘Developing the Vectorial Glance: the contribution of STS to the iGovernment agenda’.

 

05/06 February 2015, Plenary lecture, ‘Roads less travelled. Exploring new connections between Media Research and STS’ International conference, University of Siegen (DE). Lecture title (with Alvise Mattozzi): ‘Recovering “delegation” and “enunciation” to account for governance of and through information infrastructures’. Conference organized by Mercator Research Group Spaces of Anthropological Knowledge with the DFG Research Training Group Locating Media.

 

 

 

 

  • Conferences (selection)

 

25 /28 July 2018

EASST 2018 International Conference, Lancaster (UK). Panel convener and chair, ‘The European Other as site of institutional experiment. Articulating friction in infrastructures for processing alterity’ panel (with M. Antonakaki, MCTS Technical University Munich). In addition, presenter of the lecture titled: ‘Processing Alterity, Shaping the Europe Order’. Discussants: Anne-Marie Fortier and Lucy Suchman.

 

14 /16 June 2018

7th STS Italia International Conference, Padova (IT). Convener, ‘Digital migrants and moving infrastructures’ panel (with G. Nicolosi, University of Catania).

 

24 /26 November 2016

6th STS Italia International Conference, Trento (IT). Co-chair, ‘Let’s Do Retro-ANT’ panel (with A. Mattozzi). In addition, presenter of the lecture titled: ‘Paradigmatic and Syntagmatic Dimensions of Digital Circulation’. Conference organized by Italian Society of Science and Technology Studies and University of Trento.

 

31 August/03 September 2016

Joint Annual Meeting of the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) and the European Association for the Study of Science and Technology (EASST), Barcelona (SP). Co-chair of the ‘Materializing governance by information infrastructure’ panel (with S. Milan and F. Musiani). In addition, presenter of the lecture titled: ‘Reshuffling the Government Machine. Digital Infrastructures of Bureaucratic Exclusion’.

 

24/28 July 2016

World Congress of the International Political Science Association (IPSA), Poznan (PL). Chair of the ‘Reshuffling Administration. Digitization of Governmental Information Systems as State Redesign’ parallel session. In addition, presenter of the lecture titled: ‘Materializing Autarchy. Counter-evidence of vendor lock-in in cadastral information systems’.

 

11/14 November 2015

Annual Meeting of the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S), Denver (US). ‘Social Studies of Politics: Assembling Governance’ parallel session. Lecture title: ‘Reshuffling the State. Government information systems building capabilities for denationalization’.

 

20/23 August 2014

International conference, Annual Meeting of the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S), Buenos Aires (AR). ‘STS and “the state”’ parallel session. Lecture title: ‘Translating the State. Digitization of Governmental Information Flows from an ANT perspective’. Conference organized by Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) and Sociedad Latinoamericana de Estudios Sociales de la Ciencia (ESOCITE).

 

12/14 June 2014

International conference, 5th STS Italia International Conference ‘A Matter of design. Making Society through Science and Technology’, Milan (IT). ‘“Material semiotics”? Exploring ANT-semiotics relations through artifacts and design’ parallel session. Lecture title: ‘Online interfaces as relational hubs. The case of an identity management system’. Conference organized by Italian Society of Science and Technology Studies and Politecnico di Milano, Doctoral School in Design.

 

12/14 June 2014

International conference, 5th STS Italia International Conference ‘A Matter of design. Making Society through Science and Technology’, Milan (IT). Co-chair ‘Rethinking sociological gaze and citizenship through data.Epistemological and Political Implications of the Rise of “Big Data”’ parallel session. Conference organized by Italian Society of Science and Technology Studies and Politecnico di Milano, Doctoral School in Design.