Published in Human Studies: Living in the Flesh: Technologically Mediated Chiasmic Relationships (in Times of a Pandemic).
April 29 2022, Melis Bas will defend her PhD thesis 'Technological Mediation of Politics: An Arendtian Critique of Political Philosophy of Technology'. More information can be found here.
Op 23 mei vindt het mini-symposium 'Kennis is (tegen)macht' plaats, ter ere van het tienjarig bestaan van Parlement en Wetenschap. Ik verzorg de inleiding: ‘Wetenschap als basis voor de politiek? Tussen fact-free science en evidence-based policy’.
April 7 and 8, Katowice, Poland: "BEYOND" - AGRAFA 2022, 7th International Design Conference, on the condition of modern design. More information: https://agrafa.asp.katowice.pl/en/
New article on moral mediation and design ethics, aiming to strengthen the basis of designing for values by relating it to philosophy of technology. The article starts by discussing several theories to understand technology-induced value mediation: mediation approach, technology assessment methods, and types of value change. It then connects these theories to design practice by … Continue reading Just out in Design Issues: “Values that Matter: A New Method to Design and Assess Moral Mediation of Technology”
Dec 9 2021: keynote at conference 'Senses&Sensibility21: Designing Next Genera(c)t!ions', Bari (Italy). More information: https://senses2021.unidcom-iade.pt/program/
Dec 16 2021: "Techno-topology: Interculturality and the Technological Mediation of Place". Keynote lecture at PLATIAL’21: International Symposium on Platial Information Science: http://platial21.platialscience.net
For World Philosophy Day 2021 (Nov 18) we are organizing an intercultural philosophical relay race with speakers from all over the planet. Initiated by the UNESCO World Commission for the Ethics of Science and Technology (COMEST), the International Bioethics Commission (IBC), and the Dutch national commission for UNESCO. More information: https://events.unesco.org/event?id=2216203644&lang=1033.
Oct 20 - 21 there will be an international seminar on bioethics and the pandemic, organized by the UNESCO chair in bioethics at the University of Bouaké, including presentations of the joint statements of the International Bioethics Committee (IBC) and the World Commission for Ethics of Science and Technology (COMEST) on vaccines as public goods, … Continue reading International Seminar on Bioethics and COVID-19, Ivory Coast (Oct 20-21, 2021)
A fully revised and expanded edition of our free online course in philosophy of technology and design will start Oct 4. In 4 weeks of 4 hours study load each, you will get a crash course in the ethics and philosophy of technology and design, with an extra week on Artificial Intelligence. More information and … Continue reading Free Online Course: revised and expanded