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 artist groups Bureau d’études and RYBN, the artists and designers Stephane Degoutin, Vadim Bernard and Martin de Bie, 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.