Texts

(selected)

  • Bachmann, Götz; Knecht, Michi; Wittel, Andreas (ed.) (2017): The social productivity of anonymity. ephemera. theory & politics in organization 17(2).
  • Bialski, Paula (forthcoming): On knowing too much: technologists’ discourses around online anonymity. In: Non-Knowledge. Lüneburg: Meson Press.
  • Heinrichs, Randi (2016): De-anonymizing Anonymous. A review of Gabrielle Coleman, Hacker, Hoaxer, Whistleblower, Spy. The Many Faces of Anonymous. spheres. Journal for Digital Cultures 2.
  • Koch, Gertraud (ed.) (2017): Digitisation: Theories and Concepts for Empirical Research. Abingdon i.a.: Routledge.
  • Papadaki, Eirini (2017): Discourses of lost motherhood. Unwed pregnancy and adoption in post-war Greece. In: Thelen, Tatjana; Alber, Erdmute (eds.): Reconnecting State and Kinship. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press.
  • Project application – Projektantrag (English version 08/2015) – Download
  • Zurawski, Nils (2017): Exercising Access Rights in Germany. In: Norris, Clive et al. (eds.): The Unaccountable State of Surveillance. Exercising Access Rights in Europe. Cham: Springer International Publishers, pp. 109-134.
  • Zurawski, Nils (2016): Freiheit, Sicherheit, soziale Kontrolle und der Konsum der Überwachung. Soziologische Gedanken zum Leben in der digitalen Gesellschaft. In: Berger, Peter A. et al. (eds.): Überwachung und Privatheit in der Ära nach Snowden. Ein Dialog. Rostock: Universität Rostock, pp. 19-38.

Press

  • Interview with Prof. Dr. Michi Knecht about Anonymity and the project „Reconfiguring Anonymity“ at the SWR 2 Matinee „Incognito, ergo sum – Vom Reiz der Anonymität“  (08.02.2015)
  • Interview with Prof. Dr. Michi Knecht, published in Weser-Kurier, „Anonymität im Wandel der Zeiten“

Lectures & Presentations

(selected)

  • Lecture at CAST-Kolloquium: Randi Heinrichs: (Re)Programming anonymity: tracing the cultural politics of data handling and the ideologies behind the imaginaries of „the user“. 14.12.2017. Ruhr-Uni Bochum
  • Lecture at CAST-Kolloquium: Michi Knecht: Anonymitätsregime im Umbruch: eine praxisanthropologische Perspektive. 30.11.2017, Ruhr-Uni Bochum
  • Short presentation by Dr. habil Nils Zurawski on Anonymity and ethnographic research, at workshop of Fachinformationsdienst Sozial- und Kulturanthropologie an der Humboldt-Universität Berlin, on the management of research data from ethnographic fieldwork. 24. 11. 2017, Berlin.
  • Lecture at the annual meeting of Deutsche Gesellschaft für Völkerkunde: Baumann, Amelie: Spenderkinder in Großbritannien und Deutschland: Donogen Gezeugte und der Wandel von Anonymitäts-Regimen in der Gametenspende. Workshop/Panel „Zugehörigkeit und Infrastrukturierung – zum Verhältnis von Ethnologie und STS“. October 2017, Berlin.
  • Lecture by Dr. Paula Bialski on Algorithm Work and Programming: Practices and meaning in corporate software development, at the Annual Meeting of 4S, Society for Social Science Studies, Boston, USA, August 2017.
  • Lecture Series by Anna-Maria Henke and Gertraud Koch: Anonym und streng vertraulich? Praxisformen im Umgang mit Identität und Identifizierbarkeit in Dateninfrastrukturen. Colloquium of the Institute of European Ethnology/Cultural Anthropology, University Hamburg, Summer Term 2017.
  • Lecture by Prof. Michi Knecht on Anonymes Verbinden, Nicht-Wissen und Verwandschaft, at Colloquium of  Instituts für Europäische Ethnologie und Volkskunde, University of Münster, Februar 2016.
  • Public Lecture by Dr. Paula Bialski, „Fields of Anonymity: a mapping of discourses around trackability, tracelessness, and accountability in Silicon Valley today,“ Department of Sociology & Anthropology, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA, October 6th, 2015.
  • Brown Bag Discussion with Dr. Paula Bialski and Prof. Goetz Bachmann, „Mapping Anonymity,“ Wikimedia Foundation, San Francisco, California, September 10th, 2015 — Video

Workshops & Conferences

  • artistic research event Politics of Anonymity by Andreas Broeckmann and Daniela Silvestrin in collaboration with the Gaité Lyrique, Paris, March 2nd, 2018.
  • Workshop Silicon Trolls by Götz Bachmann, at the Digital Cultures Research Lab, Leuphana University Lüneburg, October 2017.
  • Seminar Fluch und Segen der Anonymität by Andreas Broeckmann at Hochschule für Buchkunst und Gestaltung, Leipzig, Winter Term 2017/18.
  • International Symposium Rethinking Anonymity by the RCA Project Group, University of Bremen, May 13th, 14th 2017.