Digital registration of migrants as co-production of citizens, territory and Europe

How does migration enact Europe?

This question can be answered legally and politically, as most policy-makers, sociologists and journalists are doing. Or, it can be answered technically.

Paul joins Processing Citizenship as a postdoctoral researcher

We are pleased to welcome Paul Trauttmansdorff who has joined us as a new postdoctoral researcher in Processing Citizenship at the Department of Philosophy and Communication Studies, University of Bologna. In the coming months, Paul will focus particularly on the project of interoperability between information systems in Europe and investigate how data infrastructures and registration…

Programmed Sadness – Lecture by Geert Lovink

On May 5th Geert Lovink will talk about ‘technological sadness’, the default mental state of the online billions. What happens when nothing can motivate you anymore, when all the self-optimization techniques fail and you begin to carefully avoid these forms of emotional analytics? The lecture will zoom in on the widespread techno-sadness that is produced…

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Open post-doc position

Processing Citizenship offers a 16-month postdoc position at the University of Bologna, Department of Philosophy and Communication (FILCOM). The position is open to candidates wishing to focus their research on the socio-organizational aspects of data infrastructures, with attention to how circulation of third-country populations data shapes and is shaped by inter-organizational boundaries. Further information about…