The conference aims to:
- Present philosophical work and interdisciplinary research in and on human-technology relations.
- Explore how philosophical, design, and art research can contribute to envisioning the potentials of future human-technology relations.
- Investigate how research in human-technology relations can inform policy making and political agendas, critically and constructively.
We welcome abstract submissions for papers, panels, posters and workshops;
- Papers - abstracts: 250 words, and up to three keywords (20 minutes talk, 10 minutes for discussion).
- Panel proposals - can consist of up to 4 abstracts (see above), should include a general description (200 words) and the CV of participants and organizer.
- Posters – abstract of 250 words, and up to three keywords (bachelor and master students only).
- Workshops (sessions with an active role for all participants) - description of 500 words; please indicate if you have specific requirements.
Abstracts, along with a short CV, can be submitted via the button on top or bottom of this page.
- Postphenomenology - General framework; strengths, limits, and venues for further research
- Knowledge - How technologies help to shape human understandings of the world
- Ethics - How technologies help to shape norms, values, and decisions
- Metaphysics - How technologies influence metaphysical thought
- Engineering & Design - Exploring human-media and human-technology interactions
- Intimate technologies - How technologies reveal new intimacies and give rise to unprecedented vulnerabilities
- Politics - How technologies shape power distribution; technological risks and social/ecological justice
- Techno Environments - How technologies transform and become our milieus
- Art - How technologies mediate imagination, and allow new possibilities of artistic expression
- Posthumanism(s) - How technology and the human being merge
- Techno-cultural pluralism - How our lifeworld is technologically transformed across various cultures
- Responsible Design and Innovation - How technologies enable and challenge policy making and interdisciplinary research
- June 15, 2020: Deadline for submission of abstracts
- by latest September 1, 2020: Opening up for official registration