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Profile

Fernando van der Vlist (MA University of Amsterdam) is a PhD candidate at the Media and Culture Studies department at Utrecht University and a research associate with the DFG-funded Collaborative Research Centre ‘Media of Cooperation’ at the University of Siegen. He is also a member of the Digital Methods Initiative and coordinator of the App Studies Initiative.

Since 2014, Fernando has lectured and taught in the areas of new media and digital culture, digital methods, and research practices at the Media Studies department at the University of Amsterdam and at Utrecht Data School at Utrecht University. He has led numerous digital methods projects at the annual Digital Methods Summer and Winter Schools and guided the digital methodological development of the ERC-funded project CONNECTINGEUROPE. He additionally has a professional background in graphic and information design and design research.

Fernando has published on software studies, digital methods, social media and platform studies, app studies, and critical data studies in open access, peer-reviewed journals such as Big Data & Society, Social Media + Society, Internet Histories, TMG – Journal for Media History, Surveillance & Society, and Global Networks, and guest co-edited Apps and Infrastructures, a special issue of Computational Culture. His dissertation is supervised by Prof. Dr. J. F. T. M. van Dijck (Utrecht University) and Prof. Dr. C. Gerlitz (Digital Media and Methods, University of Siegen).


Experience

Research

  • (Since 2019, April). PhD Candidate [Dutch: Promovendus]. Department of Media and Culture Studies, Utrecht University, the Netherlands. https://www.uu.nl/.
  • (Since 2016, July). Research Associate [German: Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter]. DFG Collaborative Research Centre ‘Media of Cooperation’ [German: DFG-Sonderforschungsbereich 1187 „Medien der Kooperation”], University of Siegen, Germany. https://www.mediacoop.uni-siegen.de/; https://www.uni-siegen.de/.
  • (2016-08 to 2018-07). Research Associate. Digital Methods Initiative (Department of Media Studies), University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. https://www.digitalmethods.net/; https://www.uva.nl/.
  • (2016-02 to 2016-07). Research Assistant. ERC Consolidator Project ‘Digital Crossings in Europe: Gender, Diaspora and Belonging’ (CONNECTINGEUROPE), Utrecht University, the Netherlands. https://connectingeuropeproject.eu/; https://www.uu.nl/.
  • (2014-09 to 2015-05). Research Assistant [Dutch: Student-assistent]. Dr. B. Rieder, Department of Media Studies, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. https://www.uva.nl/.

Teaching

  • (2016-08 to 2018-07). Lecturer in New Media and Digital Culture. Department of Media Studies, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. https://www.uva.nl/.
  • (2016-02 to 2016-07). Lecturer in Digital Methods [Dutch: Docent Digitale methoden]. Utrecht Data School (Department of Media and Culture Studies), Utrecht University, the Netherlands. https://www.dataschool.nl/; https://www.uu.nl/.
  • (2015-09 to 2016-01). Lecturer in Media and Culture [Dutch: Docent Media en cultuur]. Department of Media Studies, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. https://www.uva.nl/.
  • (2014-02 to 2015-08). Teaching Assistant in Media and Culture [Dutch: Student-assistent Media en cultuur]. Department of Media Studies, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. https://www.uva.nl/.

Non-Academic


Education

Degrees

  1. (2015, July). Master of Arts (MA) in Media Studies (Research Master’s). Graduate School of Humanities, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. https://gsh.uva.nl/.
  2. van der Vlist, F. N. (2015, June). The Making of Predictions: Social Media-Based Prediction and Its Resources, Techniques, and Applications (Master's Thesis). Supervised by Dr. B. Rieder. Graduate School of Humanities, University of Amsterdam. https://dare.uva.nl/en/scriptie/569838.
  3. (2013, July). Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Media and Culture [Dutch: Media en cultuur] [Cum Laude]. College of Humanities, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. https://www.uva.nl/.
  4. van der Vlist, F. N. (2013, June). A Technicity of Collaboration: Coordinating Distributed Software Development on GitHub (Bachelor's Thesis). Supervised by Dr. C. Gerlitz & E. J. T. Weltevrede. College of Humanities, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
  5. (2012, June). Bachelor of Design (BDes) in Graphic Design (Visual Communication) [Dutch: Grafisch ontwerpen (Vormgeving)]. School of Media & Design, Willem de Kooning Academy (Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences), the Netherlands. https://www.wdka.nl/.
  6. van der Vlist, F. N. (2012, June). Distributed Images, Distributed Identities, and Distributed Narratives (Bachelor's Projects). Supervised by L. J. M. A. Schijvens, K. M. Mientjes, & J. L. Nordeman. School of Media & Design, Willem de Kooning Academy (Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences), the Netherlands.
    van der Vlist, F. N. (2012, May). Distributed Narratives: Extracting Design Methods from Nonlinear Narrative Formations (Bachelor's Thesis). Supervised by J. L. Nordeman. School of Media & Design, Willem de Kooning Academy (Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences), the Netherlands.

Certificates

  1. (2017, August). University Teaching Qualification [Dutch: Basiskwalificatie onderwijs (BKO)]. VU University Amsterdam and University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. https://learnacademy.vu.nl/.

Accomplishments (Selected)

Publications

(Authors listed by alphabetical order.)

Refereed

  1. Helmond, A. & van der Vlist, F. N. (2019). Social Media and Platform Historiography: Challenges and Opportunities. TMG – Journal for Media History 22(1), 6–34. Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision. DOI: 10.18146/tmg.434/.
  2. Gerlitz, C., Helmond, A., van der Vlist, F. N., & Weltevrede, E. J. T. (2019). Regramming the Platform: Infrastructural Relations Between Apps and Social Media. Computational Culture – A Journal of Software Studies 7. Computational Culture. http://computationalculture.net/regramming-the-platform/.
  3. Dieter, M. J., Gerlitz, C., Helmond, A., Tkacz, N. van der Vlist, F. N., & Weltevrede, E. J. T. (2019). Multi-Situated App Studies: Methods and Propositions. Social Media + Society 5(2), 1–15. SAGE Publications. DOI: 10.1177/2056305119846486.
  4. Helmond, A., Nieborg, D. B., & van der Vlist, F. N. (2019). Facebook's Evolution: Development of a Platform-as-Infrastructure. Internet Histories: Digital Technology, Culture and Society 3(2), 123–146. Taylor & Francis. DOI: 10.1080/24701475.2019.1593667.
  5. Alinejad, D., Candidatu, L. I., Mevsimler, M., Minchilli, C., Ponzanesi, S., & van der Vlist, F. N. (2018). Diaspora and Mapping Methodologies: Tracing Transnational Digital Connections with ‘Mattering Maps’. Global Networks – A Journal of Transnational Affairs 19(1), 21–43. John Wiley & Sons and Global Networks Partnership. DOI: 10.1111/glob.12197.
  6. Helmond, A., Nieborg, D. B., & van der Vlist, F. N. (2017). The Political Economy of Social Data: A Historical Analysis of Platform–Industry Partnerships. In #SMSociety ’17 Proceedings of the 8th 2017 International Conference on Social Media & Society, New York, NY: ACM Publications. DOI: 10.1145/3097286.3097324.
  7. Helmond, A., van der Vlist, F. N., Gerlitz, C., & Weltevrede, E. J. T. (Eds.) (2017). App Studies: Platform Rules and Methodological Challenges. In 2016 AoIR Selected Papers of Internet Research (SPIR), 6, Chicago, IL: Association of Internet Researchers. https://spir.aoir.org/ojs/index.php/spir/article/view/8431.
  8. van der Vlist, F. N. (2017). Counter-Mapping Surveillance: A Critical Cartography of Mass Surveillance Technology After Snowden. Surveillance & Society, 15(1), 137–157. SAGE Publications. DOI: 10.24908/ss.v15i1.5307.
  9. van der Vlist, F. N. (2016). Accounting for the Social: Investigating Commensuration and Big Data Practices at Facebook. Big Data & Society 3(1), 1–16. SAGE Publications. DOI: 10.1177/2053951716631365.

Edited

  1. Gerlitz, C., Helmond, A., Nieborg, D. B., & van der Vlist, F. N. (Eds.) (2019). Apps and Infrastructures (Special Issue), Computational Culture – A Journal of Software Studies 7. Computational Culture. http://computationalculture.net/issue-seven/

Academic

  1. Gerlitz, C., Helmond, A., Nieborg, D. B., & van der Vlist, F. N. (2019). Apps and Infrastructures – A Research Agenda (Special Issue Editorial). Apps and Infrastructures (Special Issue), Computational Culture – A Journal of Software Studies 7. Computational Culture. http://computationalculture.net/apps-and-infrastructures-a-research-agenda/.
  2. Dieter, M. J., Gerlitz, C., Helmond, A., Tkacz, N. van der Vlist, F. N., & Weltevrede, E. J. T. (2018, August). Store, Interface, Package, Connection: Methods and Propositions for App Studies. CRC ‘Media of Cooperation’ Working Paper Series No. 4. Siegen, DE: Collaborative Research Centre ‘Media of Cooperation’, University of Siegen. https://bit.ly/wps1187-4.
  3. van der Vlist, F. N., & Helmond, A. (2017, October). Media Studies Reference Worksheets: Digital Research Skills for Media Studies. Amsterdam, NL: Department of Media Studies, University of Amsterdam. https://bit.ly/msrw-index.
  4. van der Vlist, F. N., & Helmond, A. (2017, March). Speculative Data Selfies. Internet Policy Review – Journal on Internet Regulation. https://policyreview.info/articles/news/speculative-data-selfies/449.
  5. Gerlitz, C., Helmond, A., van der Vlist, F. N., & Weltevrede, E. J. T. (2016, December). App Support Ecologies: An Empirical Investigation of App–Platform Relations. 1st 2016 Annual Conference of the Collaborative Research Centre ‘Media of Cooperation’. University of Siegen, Germany. https://bit.ly/app-support-ecologies.
  6. van der Vlist, F. N. (2015, June). The Making of Predictions: Social Media-Based Prediction and Its Resources, Techniques, and Applications (Master's Thesis). Amsterdam, NL: University of Amsterdam. https://dare.uva.nl/en/scriptie/569838.

Non-Academic

  1. Kouwenhoven, A. & Logtenberg, H. (2017, February 27). En meteen is daar de tweet: #waarwasBuma. Research by E. K. Borra, F. N. van der Vlist, E. V. den Tex, M. L. Adriaanse, N. A. Zoetbrood, & M. de Groot. nrc.nl. Amsterdam, NL: NRC Media. https://www.nrc.nl/nieuws/2017-02-27/en-meteen-is-daar-de-tweet-waarwasbuma-7033073-a1547979.
  2. Kouwenhoven, A. (2015, September 10). Politie wiste per ongeluk gegevens infiltratie bij jihadi’s. Research by Prof. Dr. J. F. T. M. van Dijck, F. N. van der Vlist, & C. A. Kolopaking. nrc.nl. Amsterdam, NL: NRC Media. https://www.nrc.nl/nieuws/2015-09-10/politie-wiste-per-ongeluk-gegevens-infiltratie-bij-1535297-a302661.
  3. Dunnewind, A. (Dir.). (2017, October). Future of the Past. Utrecht, NL: Stichting Impakt. https://fotp.impakt.nl/.
  4. van Hees, C., et al. (Eds.) (2013, December). De grote Rotterdamse kunstkalender 2014 (GRKK ’14): 136–136. Rotterdam, NL: Trichis Publishing. ISBN: 978-9490608675. https://www.trichispublishing.nl/boeken/de-grote-nederlandse-kunstkalender.
  5. Bruinsma, M. (Ed.). (2012, October). ITEMS Dutch Design Graduates 2012. Items 4–5: 41–112. Amsterdam, NL: Stichting Design Items. http://dutchdesigngraduates.nl/.
  6. Oosterhuis, K., Bier, H., Biloria, N., Kievid, C., Slootweg, O., Xia, X. (Eds.) (2012). Hyperbody: First Decade of Interactive Architecture. Design by N. O. Schrader, M. Ejdys, E. Boldt, G. de Brock, & F. N. van der Vlist. Heijningen, NL: Jap Sam Books. ISBN: 978-9490322090. https://www.minddesign.info/hyperbody.html.
  7. Hageman, M. & Schuller, G. (2012). Amsterdam in stukken / Amsterdam in Documents, 2010–1275. Design by G. Schuller, R. Noordhoek, S. Sturing, & F. N. van der Vlist. Amsterdam, NL and Antwerp, BE: De Bezige Bij and Lido Books. ISBN: 978-9055448371. https://www.theworldasflatland.net/amsterdam-in-documents.htm.

Grants

Received

  1. (2019, July). CAIS NRW Working Groups (Working Group Grant). Center for Advanced Internet Studies (CAIS) GmbH, Bochum, Germany. €7,600.
  2. Burkhardt, M., Helmond, A., Seitz, T., & van der Vlist, F. N. (2019, July). Data Sharing Troubles: Tracing the Evolution of Facebook's Graph API (Working Group). CAIS NRW Working Groups, Center for Advanced Internet Studies (CAIS) GmbH, Bochum, Germany. €7,600. https://www.cais.nrw/arbeitsgemeinschaften/data-sharing-troubles/.
  3. (2017, May). AIHR Cutting Edge Research Fund (Network Grant). Amsterdam Institute for Humanities Research (AIHR), University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. €2,500.
  4. Helmond, A. & van der Vlist, F. N. (2017, May). App Studies Initiative: An International Network for Advancing Research Into Mobile Apps (Network Grant). AIHR Cutting Edge Research Fund, Amsterdam Institute for Humanities Research (AIHR), University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. €2,500. https://aihr.uva.nl/content/news/2017/07/fifteen-grants-awardedcutting-edge-research-fund.html.

Contributed

  1. (2020, May). DFG Collaborative Research Centres [German: DFG-Sonderforschungsbereiche (SFB)]. German Research Foundation [German: Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)], Bonn, Germany. €10,000,000.
  2. Thielmann, T. & Gerlitz, C., et al. (2020, May). Collaborative Research Centre ‘Media of Cooperation’ [German: DFG-Sonderforschungsbereich 1187 „Medien der Kooperation”]. DFG Collaborative Research Centres [German: DFG-Sonderforschungsbereiche (SFB)], German Research Foundation [German: Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)], Bonn, Germany. €10,000,000. Grant number: https://gepris.dfg.de/gepris/projekt/262513311.
  3. (2020, May). ESRC/UKRI COVID-19 Rapid Response Grant. Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), Swindon, United Kingdom. £48,278.
  4. Dieter, M. J., Helmond, A., Tkacz, N. Helmond, A., & Weltevrede, E. J. T (2020, May). COVID-19 App Store and Data Flow Ecologies (Rapid Response Grant). ESRC/UKRI COVID-19 Rapid Response Grant, Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), Swindon, United Kingdom. £48,278. Grant number: ES/V004905/1.

Awards & Honours

  1. (2016, March). Nomination: Internet Scriptieprijzen 2015 (in the domain Internet and social sciences or humanities). Koninklijke Hollandse Maatschappij der Wetenschappen, Haarlem, the Netherlands. https://khmw.nl/.
  2. (2014, May). Nomination: Scriptieprijs UvA–UU–RUG. Student Association Off-Screen, Student Association AKT, and Student Association IK, the Netherlands.
  3. (2013, July). Graduation With Honour (Cum Laude). University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. https://www.uva.nl/.
  4. (2013, February). The Best Dutch Book Designs 2012 [Dutch: De Best Verzorgde Boeken 2012]. Stichting De Best Verzorgde Boeken, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. https://www.bestverzorgdeboeken.nl/.
  5. Oosterhuis, K., Bier, H., Biloria, N., Kievid, C., Slootweg, O., Xia, X. (Eds.) (2012). Hyperbody: First Decade of Interactive Architecture. Design by N. O. Schrader, M. Ejdys, E. Boldt, G. de Brock, & F. N. van der Vlist. Heijningen, NL: Jap Sam Books. ISBN: 978-9490322090. https://www.minddesign.info/hyperbody.html.
  6. (2012, October). ITEMS Dutch Design Graduates 2012. Stichting Design Items, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. http://dutchdesigngraduates.nl/.
  7. (2012, September). Virtueel Platform HOT100 2012. Virtueel Platform, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. http://virtueelplatform.nl/activiteiten/hot100.
  8. (2012, September). Nomination: Rotterdamse Communicatie Scriptieprijs 2012. Platform Communicatie Rotterdam, the Netherlands. http://www.scriptieprijsrotterdam.nl/.
  9. (2012, June). Nomination: Drempelprijs Vormgeving. City of Rotterdam, the Netherlands. https://www.rotterdam.nl/.

Courses

Coordinated

  1. (2017-09 to 2017-12). Digital Objects and Research Practices (2017–2018). Coordinated by L. C. van der Velden & F. N. van der Vlist. Department of Media Studies, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
  2. (2016-10 to 2017-01). Digital Methods for New Media Research [Dutch: Digitale methoden voor nieuwe media] (2016–2017). Coordinated by F. N. van der Vlist & Dr. E. J. T. Weltevrede. Department of Media Studies, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
  3. (2016-04 to 2016-07). Workshop New Media, Data School II [Dutch: Practicum nieuwe media, data school II] (2015–2016). Coordinated by I. Muis & F. N. van der Vlist. Utrecht Data School (Department of Media and Culture Studies), Utrecht University, the Netherlands. https://dataschool.nl/onderwijs/practicum-ii/.
  4. (2016-02 to 2016-04). Workshop New Media, Data School I [Dutch: Practicum nieuwe media, data school I] (2015–2016). Coordinated by F. N. van der Vlist. Utrecht Data School (Department of Media and Culture Studies), Utrecht University, the Netherlands. https://dataschool.nl/onderwijs/practicum-i/.

Instructed & Assisted

  1. (2017, October 9). Data Visualisation. New Media Research Practices (2017–2018). Department of Media Studies, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
  2. (2016, November 21). Platform Studies. New Media Research Methods (2016–2017). Department of Media Studies, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
  3. (2016-09 to 2016-10). New Media Theories [Dutch: Nieuwe media theorieën] (2016–2017). Department of Media Studies, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
  4. (2016-05 to 2016-07). Data School for Public Management [Dutch: Dataschool voor het openbaar bestuur: ‘De ambtenaar van de toekomst: Datawijs en datavaardig’] (2016). Utrecht Data School, Utrecht University, the Netherlands.
  5. (2015-10 to 2016-01). Introduction Analysis II [Dutch: Inleiding analyse II] (2015–2016). Department of Media Studies, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
  6. (2015, October 7). Practices of Software Production. Digital Objects and Practices [Dutch: Digitale objecten en praktijken] (2015–2016). Department of Media Studies, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
  7. (2015-03 to 2015-06). Media Theory & Academic Writing [Dutch: Mediatheorie & Wetenschappelijk schrijven] (2014–2015). Department of Media Studies, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
  8. (2015-02 to 2015-05). Media History & Research Skills [Dutch: Mediageschiedenis & Onderzoeksvaardigheden] (2014–2015). Department of Media Studies, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
  9. (2015-02 to 2015-03). Introduction Media Culture II [Dutch: Inleiding mediacultuur II] (2014–2015). Department of Media Studies, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
  10. (2014-10 to 2015-02). Introduction Analysis II [Dutch: Inleiding analyse II] (2014–2015). Department of Media Studies, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
  11. (2014-09 to 2015-01). Introduction Media Culture I [Dutch: Inleiding mediacultuur I] (2014–2015). Department of Media Studies, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
  12. (2014-09 to 2014-10). Digital Objects and Practices [Dutch: Digitale objecten en praktijken] (2014–2015). Department of Media Studies, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
  13. (2014-09 to 2014-10). Introduction Analysis I [Dutch: Inleiding analyse I] (2014–2015). Department of Media Studies, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
  14. (2014-03 to 2014-06). Media Theory & Academic Writing [Dutch: Mediatheorie & Wetenschappelijk schrijven] (2013–2014). Department of Media Studies, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
  15. (2014-02 to 2014-06). Media History: Seminar [Dutch: Mediageschiedenis: werkgroep] (2013–2014). Department of Media Studies, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Art Exhibitions

  1. (2013-10 to 2014-03). Studio @ NN DE Café. Design by F. N. van der Vlist. NN DE Café, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, October 2013 – March 2014. https://www.nndecafe.nl/.
  2. (2012, October). Dutch Design Week 2012 (DDW ’12). Machinekamer (Radio Royaal), Strijp-S, Eindhoven, the Netherlands, October 20–28. https://www.ddw.nl/.
  3. (2012-06 to 2012-07). 2012 Graduation Festival. Fenixloodsen I–II, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, June 29 – July 6. https://www.wdka.nl/.
  4. (2011, May). Rotterdam 2057. BLAAK10 Gallery & Store, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, May 12–15. https://extra.wdka.nl/blaak10/.

Conferences & Workshops

Coordinated & Organised

  1. (2019, October). Data Practices: Recorded, Provoked, Invented. 4th 2019 Annual Conference of the Collaborative Research Centre ‘Media of Cooperation’. Collaborative Research Centre ‘Media of Cooperation’, University of Siegen, Germany, October 24–26. https://www.mediacoop.uni-siegen.de/en/annualconference-2019/.
  2. (2018, July). Retraining the Machine: Addressing Algorithmic Bias. 12th 2018 Digital Methods Summer School (DMI ’18). Coordinated by F. N. van der Vlist & Dr. E. J. T. Weltevrede. Digital Methods Initiative, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, July 2–13. https://digitalmethods.net/Dmi/SummerSchool2018.
  3. (2018, April). YouTube as Test Society II. 3rd 2018 Mobile Interface Methods Workshop. Collaborative Research Centre ‘Media of Cooperation’ and Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies (CIM), University of Siegen, Germany, April 19–20.
  4. (2018, January). The Social Lives of Digital Methods: Encounters, Experiments, Interventions. 10th 2018 Digital Methods Winter School, Data Sprint and Mini-Conference (DMI ’18). Coordinated by F. N. van der Vlist. Digital Methods Initiative, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, January 12–16. https://digitalmethods.net/Dmi/WinterSchool2018.
  5. (2017, December). YouTube as Test Society. 2nd 2017 Mobile Interface Methods Workshop. Collaborative Research Centre ‘Media of Cooperation’ and Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies (CIM), University of Siegen, Germany, December 11–12.
  6. (2017-06 to 2017-07). Get the Picture?: Digital Methods for Visual Research. 11th 2017 Digital Methods Summer School (DMI ’17). Coordinated by Dr. S. M. C. Niederer, N. Sánchez-Querubín, & F. N. van der Vlist. Digital Methods Initiative, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, June 26 – July 7. https://digitalmethods.net/Dmi/SummerSchool2017.
  7. (2017, January). Data Infrastructures: Database Stories, Dumps and Query Driven Narratives. 9th 2017 Digital Methods Winter School, Data Sprint and Mini-Conference (DMI ’17). Coordinated by A. Gekker & F. N. van der Vlist. Digital Methods Initiative, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, January 12–16. https://digitalmethods.net/Dmi/WinterSchool2017.
  8. (2016, November). Towards an App Analysis. 1st 2016 Mobile Interface Methods Workshop. Collaborative Research Centre ‘Media of Cooperation’, University of Siegen, Germany, November 10–11. https://www.mediacoop.uni-siegen.de/en/events/workshop-mobile-interface-methods/.

Contributed & Invited

  1. (2021, June). Lines of Sight. 9th 2021 Biennial Surveillance & Society Conference of the Surveillance Studies Network (SSN ’21). Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication, Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands, June 8–10. https://www.eur.nl/en/eshcc/research/ssn-2020/.
  2. (2020, October). Life 21st 2020 Annual Meeting of the Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR ’20) [Online Event]. Dublin, Ireland, October 26–31. https://aoir.org/aoir2020/.
  3. (2020, October). Pandemic Cooperation: Media and Society in Times of Corona. 5th 2020 Annual Conference of the Collaborative Research Centre ‘Media of Cooperation’ [Online Event]. Collaborative Research Centre ‘Media of Cooperation’, University of Siegen, Germany, October 27–28. https://www.mediacoop.uni-siegen.de/en/annualconference-2020/.
  4. (2020, September). Opportunities, Challenges and Potentialities. Engaging with Web Archives (EWA ’20) [Online Event]. Maynooth University Arts and Humanities Institute, Maynooth University, County Kildare, Ireland, September 21–22. https://ewaconference.com/.
  5. (2020, August). ‘Exploring COVID-19 app ecologies: An introduction to multi-situated app studies. SummerPIT 2020 [Online Event]. Participatory Information Technology (PIT), Aarhus University, Denmark, August 17–18. https://pit.au.dk/pit-talks-and-events/summerpit-2020/.
  6. (2020-06 to 2020-07). ‘Social media manipulation: From artificial amplification and inauthentic behaviour to deplatforming and counter-speech. 14th 2020 Digital Methods Summer School (DMI ’20). Digital Methods Initiative, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, June 29 – July 3. https://digitalmethods.net/Dmi/SummerSchool2020.
  7. (2019, July). ‘Trolls, Bots and Dictators’ – On the Current State of Social Media Research. 13th 2019 Digital Methods Summer School (DMI ’19). Digital Methods Initiative, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, July 1–12. https://digitalmethods.net/Dmi/SummerSchool2019.
  8. (2019, June). The Web That Was: Archives, Traces, Reflections. 3rd 2019 Research Infrastructure for the Study of Archived Web Materials Conference (RESAW ’19). University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, June 19–21. https://thewebthatwas.net/.
  9. (2019, April). Appnography: Researching the Apps of Life and the Life of Apps. RMeS PhD Workshop. University of Groningen, Groningen, April 1. https://www.rmes.nl/rmes-workshop-appnography-researching-the-apps-of-life-and-the-life-of-apps/.
  10. (2019, January). Standards Revisited. Collaborative Research Centre ‘Media of Cooperation’, University of Siegen, Germany, January 24–25. https://www.mediacoop.uni-siegen.de/en/events/workshop-a01-standards-revisited/.
  11. (2019, January). Post-Truth Empiricism: On the New Epistemologies and Research Affordances of Social Media. 11th 2019 Digital Methods Winter School and Data Sprint (DMI ’19). Digital Methods Initiative, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, January 7–11. https://digitalmethods.net/Dmi/WinterSchool2019.
  12. (2018, October). 3rd 2018 Amsterdam Privacy Conference. Amsterdam Platform for Privacy Research, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, October 5–8. https://www.apc2018.com/.
  13. (2018, September). Media in the Wild: Digital Practices in Motion. 3rd 2018 Annual Conference of the Collaborative Research Centre ‘Media of Cooperation’. Collaborative Research Centre ‘Media of Cooperation’, University of Siegen, Germany, September 25–26. https://www.mediacoop.uni-siegen.de/en/annual-conference-2018-2/.
  14. (2018, June). The Tracked Society: Interdisciplinary Approaches on Online Tracking. ‘Assessing Big Data’ (ABIDA) and Digital Methods Initiative, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, June 21–22.
  15. (2018, May). Voices. 68th 2018 Annual Conference of the International Communication Association (ICA ’18). Prague, Czech Republic, May 24–28. https://www.icahdq.org/.
  16. (2018, March). Using Web Archives to Chronicle Platform Evolution. Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London, United Kingdom, March 22. https://www.kcl.ac.uk/artshums/depts/ddh/eventrecords/2017-18/webarchives.aspx.
  17. (2018, March). Research Seminar on Digital Economy. Surrey Business School, University of Surrey, Guildford, United Kingdom, March 21.
  18. (2018, February). Digital Methods in Context. Centre for Media, Communication and Information Research (ZeMKI), University of Bremen, Bremen, Germany, February 22.
  19. (2017, November). Digital Platforms and Boundary Infrastructures. Collaborative Research Centre ‘Media of Cooperation’, University of Siegen, Germany, November 2–3. https://www.mediacoop.uni-siegen.de/en/events/workshop-digital-platforms-and-boundary-infrastructures/.
  20. (2017, August). The Crisis in Political Polling and the Rise of Data Mining. Department of Thematic Studies: Technology and Social Change (TEMA T), Linköping University, Norrköping, Sweden, August 16–18.
  21. (2017, July). Social Media for Good or Evil. 8th 2017 International Conference on Social Media and Society (#SMSociety ’17). Ted Rogers School of Management, Toronto, ON, Canada, July 28–30. https://socialmediaandsociety.org/.
  22. (2017, June). 2nd 2017 Data Power Conference. School of Journalism and Communication, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, Canada, June 22–23. https://carleton.ca/datapower/.
  23. (2017, May). Consolidation of Platform Power, LSE Media Policy Project, The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), University of London, United Kingdom, May 15.
  24. (2017, May). Platforms, burgerrechten en de markt. Digitaal 66, Democrats 66. Florin Utrecht, Utrecht, the Netherlands, May 11. https://digitaal66.d66.nl/agenda/platforms-burgerrechten-en-markt/.
  25. (2017-03 to 2017-04). Investigating the Formation and Representation of Crowds, Groups and Clusters in Digital Economies. 2017 Data Publics Conference. Lancaster University and Newcastle University, Lancaster, United Kingdom, March 31 – April 2. http://datapublics.net/.
  26. (2016, December). Historical Network Analysis. CREATE Digital History Workshop Series. ‘Creative Amsterdam: An E-Humanities Perspective’ (CREATE), University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, December 14. https://www.create.humanities.uva.nl/.
  27. (2016, December). Infrastructures of Publics – Publics of Infrastructures. 1st 2016 Annual Conference of the Collaborative Research Centre ‘Media of Cooperation’. Collaborative Research Centre ‘Media of Cooperation’, University of Siegen, Germany, December 8–10. https://www.mediacoop.uni-siegen.de/en/first-annual-conference-2016/.
  28. (2016, October). Internet Rules! 17th 2016 Annual Meeting of the Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR ’16). Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG) and Hans Bredow Institute for Media Research, Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany, October 5–8. https://aoir.org/aoir2016/.
  29. (2016, September). The Platform Society. 4th 2016 Internet, Politics, and Policy Conference (IPP ’16). Oxford Internet Institute (OII) and Policy & Internet, University of Oxford, United Kingdom, September 22–23. https://ipp.oii.ox.ac.uk/.
  30. (2016-06 to 2016-07). Only Connect?: A Critical Appraisal of Connecting Practices in the Age of Social Media. 10th 2016 Digital Methods Summer School (DMI ’16). Digital Methods Initiative, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, June 27 – July 8. https://digitalmethods.net/Dmi/SummerSchool2016.
  31. (2016, January). Otherwise Engaged: Critical Analytics and the New Meanings of Engagement Online. 8th 2016 Digital Methods Winter School, Data Sprint and Mini-Conference (DMI ’16). Digital Methods Initiative, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, January 11–15. https://digitalmethods.net/Dmi/WinterSchool2016.
  32. (2015-10 to 2015-11). The Future of the Past (In a World Well Documented). 2015 Impakt Festival. Stichting Impakt. Theater Kikker, Utrecht, the Netherlands, October 28 – November 1. https://impakt.nl/festival/.
  33. (2015-06 to 2015-07). Post-Snowden Media Empiricism and Secondary Social Media: Data Studies Beyond Facebook and Twitter. 9th 2015 Digital Methods Summer School (DMI ’15). Digital Methods Initiative, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, June 29 – July 10. https://digitalmethods.net/Dmi/SummerSchool2015.
  34. (2015, January). Show Me Your Dashboard: New Media Monitoring and Data Analytics as Critical Practice. 7th 2015 Digital Methods Winter School, Data Sprint and Mini-Conference (DMI ’15). Digital Methods Initiative, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, January 12–16. https://digitalmethods.net/Dmi/WinterSchool2015.
  35. (2014, October). Citizen Empowerment Tools. 1st 2014 Citizen Data Sprint. Citizen Data Lab and Amsterdam Creative Industries Network, Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, the Netherlands, October 20–24. http://www.citizendatalab.com/.
  36. (2014-06 to 2014-07). On Geolocation: Remote Event Analysis (Mapping Conflicts, Disasters, Elections and other Events with Online and Social Media Data). 8th 2014 Digital Methods Summer School (DMI ’14). Digital Methods Initiative, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, June 23 – July 4. https://digitalmethods.net/Dmi/SummerSchool2014.
  37. (2014, June). News and the Changing Culture of Public Information. 4th 2014 RMeS Summer School. Research School for Media Studies (RMeS) and The Huizinga Instituut, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, June 16–18. https://www.rmes.nl/summer-school-news-changing-culture-public-information/.
  38. (2014, March). Coping with Vulnerability to Climate Change: Adaptation, its Limits and Post-Adaptation Mechanisms. 2nd 2014 EMAPS Amsterdam Sprint. Digital Methods Initiative, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, March 24–28. https://wiki.digitalmethods.net/Dmi/VulnerabilityClimateChange.
  39. (2014, January). My Sentiments Exactly: On Methods of Early Warning, Detection and Monitoring through Online and Social Media. 6th 2014 Digital Methods Winter School, Data Sprint and Mini-Conference (DMI ’14). Digital Methods Initiative, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, January 13–17. https://digitalmethods.net/Dmi/WinterSchool2014.
  40. (2012, September). Virtueel Platform HOT100 Workshop. 7th 2012 PICNIC Festival (PICNIC ’12). EYE Film Institute, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, September 17.

Memberships

Groups

  • (Since 2020, January). Governing the Digital Society (Focus Area). Coordinated by J. F. T. M. van Dijck, J. H. Gerards, A. Gebrandy, A. Meijer, & M. T. Schäfer. Utrecht University, the Netherlands. https://www.uu.nl/en/research/governing-the-digital-society.
  • (Since 2016, December). App Studies Initiative (ASI). Directed by A. Helmond, D. B. Nieborg, & F. N. van der Vlist. http://appstudies.org/.
  • (Since 2016, July). Collaborative Research Centre ‘Media of Cooperation’ [German: DFG-Sonderforschungsbereich 1187 „Medien der Kooperation”]. Directed by C. Gerlitz & T. Thielmann. University of Siegen, Germany. https://www.mediacoop.uni-siegen.de/.
  • (Since 2014, February). Digital Methods Initiative (DMI). Directed by R. Rogers. Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis (ASCA), University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. https://www.digitalmethods.net/.
  • (2016-02 to 2016-07). ‘Digital Crossings in Europe: Gender, Diaspora and Belonging’ (CONNECTINGEUROPE). Coordinated by S. Ponzanesi. Utrecht University, the Netherlands. https://connectingeuropeproject.eu/.
  • (2016-02 to 2016-07). ‘The Datafied Society’. Coordinated by K. F. van Es. Institute for Cultural Inquiry (ICON), Utrecht University, the Netherlands. https://datafiedsociety.nl/.
  • (2016-02 to 2016-07). Utrecht Data School (UDS). Directed by M. T. Schäfer. Utrecht University, the Netherlands. https://dataschool.nl/.
  • (2014-02 to 2016-01). ‘Media of Calculation’. Coordinated by C. Gerlitz & B. Rieder. Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis (ASCA), University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. https://asca.uva.nl/.

Institutes & Associations