Conference 2018

International Conference

Human-Technology Relations: Postphenomenology and Philosophy of Technology

@ DesignLab of the University of Twente, The Netherlands

July 11 - 13th,  2018

We are happy to invite you to a 3-day event around the topic of human-technology relations at the University of Twente. The conference intends to bring together scholars in philosophy of technology with the broader field of research in human-technology interaction. For this occasion, we are reaching out to philosophers, scholars, artists, designers, and engineers, in order to foster dialogue and creative collaborations around the interactions between humans, technologies, and society.

Confirmed Key Note Speakers:

  • Don Ihde (Emeritus Stony Brook, USA)
  • Shannon Vallor (Santa Clara University, USA)
  • Rosi Braidotti (Utrecht University, The Netherlands)
  • Andrew Feenberg (Simon Fraser University, Canada)
  • Yvonne Dröge Wendel (Gerrit Rietveld Academy, The Netherlands)
  • Vanessa Evers (University of Twente, The Netherlands)

Important Dates

  • March 1, 2018: Extended deadline for submission of abstracts
  • March 8, 2018: Notification of acceptance (for abstracts send in after Feb. 15th)
  • April 30, 2018: Announcement of conference schedule
  • Until 1st of May: Early-Birds registration

Registration Fees 

  • BA/MA Students: €15
  • Early-Birds: €75
  • General: €100
  • Lunch and refreshments are included in the fee.

Organisation and Funding

  • Project Theorizing Technological Mediation, led by prof. dr. ir. Peter-Paul Verbeek, funded by The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO)

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