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ETHOS Lab is a critical feminist methods laboratory dedicated to experimentation at the intersection of digital methods, ethnographic inquiry, and speculative fabulation.
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An expression of interests and inspiration as well as an invitation to interdisciplinary participation.
Hopes for nurturing crafts and skills in an environment of community. 

Introducing Lara Reime  

ETHOS Lab happily welcomes Lara Reime, who is a PhD Fellow in the Technologies in Practice research group. During her time at TiP Lara’s work has already intersected with the lab multiple times, and we are thrilled that she will now officially join us.  Her...

ETHOS job opportunity – Lab TA

WE'RE HIRING 🎉 ETHOS Lab is now looking to hire a TA for the lab. It is a 1-year contract, approx. 8 hours/week. This position is a unique opportunity to join a research and teaching lab community as an assistant to teaching and research-based learning. The TA...

2022 Letter from Heads of Lab: From Navigating Limits to Cultivating Enchantment

The cycle of the year turns, and we find ourselves at the start of a new semester. In many ways we are still processing the past year retreating, wondering how much 2022 will feel like more of the same. Over the last year, ETHOS Lab has reflected on our work together...

Weibo, Social Credit System, and Blood – Research Update

Since August, the Moving Data Moving People project has been meeting in the Lab to explore Weibo data, collected by Qiuyu Jiang and Mace Ojala. After early MDMP research showed considerable public discussion in China around the inclusion of blood in the pilot social...

Embodied (re)enchantment

With this years’ thematic empasis of embodied (re)enchantment, we will work with connecting data to concrete embodied experiences, speculative fabulations, the presence of what is difficult to describe, unfold numbers and be fascinated by the messiness and complexity they cover, play with materiality, awe nature and all the things there are yet to know, cast spells, and hopefully get closer to each other – one way or another.

Blog: Metadata

We love data and technology in all its forms, figures and cultures. What we love even more, is to write about it. This blog is the outlet of Lab Life – our projects, challenges, reflections and arguments with traits of science and technology studies and feminist theory.

Visit from Kat Jungnickel / POP Lab

Back in mid-June we had the absolute pleasure of welcoming Dr Kat Jungnickel and Ellen Fowles from the POP Lab at Goldsmiths University to ETHOS Lab. Dr Kat Jungnickel is the PI and Ellen Fowles is the Research Assistant and Project Manager on the ERC funded...

Visit from the CRAI-CIS research group

On the last day of summer, August 31st, we had the great pleasure of welcoming four researchers from Aalto University. Professor of Practice Nitin Sawhney, Dr. Minttu Tikka and PhD fellows Kaisla Kajava and Karolina Drobotowicz are all part of the CRAI-CIS (CRitical...

PhD course on Feminist and Postcolonial STS

[image description: Nine people, a mix of organisers and participants, sit around a table, smiling at the camera]   By Simy Kaur Gahoonia, Barbara Patricia Nino Carreras, Caroline Anna Salling, Katja Sara Pape de Neergaard, Anne-Sofie Lautrup Sørensen. Edited by...

Finding direction through vulnerability. Social media regulation and governance to value generation in Blockchain

By David Søbæk Olsen Introduction Hi everyone! As my time as a JR comes to a close it is time to round up some of my experiences being in ETHOS Lab and also disclose what my project turned out to be about. I will initially provide a brief description of the final...

Uncovering the coincidental. Preliminary assumptions about tech policies in Danish public schools

By Hanna Karin Wideman Grue This blogpost was partly written at my mother’s cottage, Nybacka, in Värmland, Sweden, where I have spent most of my summers since she bought Nybacka in 1978, when I was five years old. Here, I try to enjoy an everyday in the ‘analogue now’...