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Book Symposium: Philosophers of Technology

Friday, March 19, 2021 (the symposium was held in English)
From 12:30-15:00 (on zoom)

The Center for Culture and Technology hosted a book symposium on the newly published Philosophers of Technology (Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 2020).  Written by Stig Børsen Hansen, the book offers a thorough survey of how the work of historical figures in philosophy has left clear traces in more recent developments in the philosophy of technology. The symposium were presented by Danish philosophers, specialized in the thinkers treated in the book. The symposium was of interest to not just philosophers, but also those working in different branches of design and engineering.  

The speakers at the symposium were:

  • Søren Riis, associate prof. at RUC. Title of presentation “Making sense of Heidegger and Latour”
  • Søren Mau, PhD at SDU/IKV. Title of presentation ”(Goldsmiths) Alienation or Power? On the Marxist Critique of Technology”
  • Antje Gimmler, professor of Applied Philosophy, AAU. Title of presentation “Critical technology assessment with Dewey?

Tecnological Visions of Earth: Remote Visions and Disembodied Landscapes

Friday, March 12, 2021, on zoom

See programme and watch the three presentations

Read the review here

Tech Forum#1: Drones, Cities and Futuring

Friday, February 26, 2021
Due to Covid-19, the lectures/workshop  will be on zoom 

Read the recap here from the workshop and watch the two presentations            

Infrastructural Sensibilities: Straight lines and the quetion of the following  

Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Due to Covid-19, the lecture will be on zoom 


Opening of the Center for Technology and Culture & Lecture 

Friday, Nov 6, 2020
Virtual Event 

See programme and watch keynote presentation with Mercedes Bunz


Workshop – HUM-TEK

Date/Time: Thursday, January 24, 2019 from 10:00-14:00  


9:45-10:10       Registration - coffee/the croissants/ gluten free bread   

10:15-10:45     Welcome, Kathrin Maurer

Technology and Humanities. The 4 research fields (5 min. presentation):

  • Contextualists, Kathrin Maurer
  • Educationalists, Stig Børsen Hansen
  • Interactionalists, Kristian Mortensen
  • Interventionalists, Mette Gislev Kjærsgaard

10:45-11:30      Profile discussion: Function, future goals, research agendas, teaching agendas of a potential Center for Humanities and                         Technology Studies at SDU 

11:30-12:00     Planning for future events and workshops

12:00-12:30     Lunch

12:30-13:30     Lecture “What is the History of Technology as a Field”, professor, David Nye

13:30-14:00     Time for more discussion, ideas and events