TRAVIS: Trust And Visuality – Everyday digital practices

TRAVIS: Trust And Visuality - Everyday digital practices The ongoing crisis of trust in specific institutions (government, media, healthcare system) is often blamed for many of the social, cultural and political problems European societies are currently facing. While many researchers are exploring the relations between trust, technology and misinformation, we need to understand how trust is practiced in our everyday, ...

TIMED: TIMe experience in Europe’s Digital age

TIMED: TIMe experience in Europe’s Digital age During the last two decades, there has been a significant increase in the use of digital technology in our work, social and personal lives. As a result, many people now live in a state of “permanent connectivity” which enables them to be contacted at anytime, anywhere, and to seek information and stimulation with ...

TEtrARCHs: Transforming data rE-use in ARCHaeology

TEtrARCHs: Transforming data rE-use in ARCHaeology Today many organisations collect and manage archaeological data to document and preserve our cultural landscapes, sites and objects. Unfortunately, our current methods can make it difficult to re-use the data to tell stories and share findings in ways that are democratic, engaging and just. In fact, although a lot of work has been done ...

SoLiXG: The Social Life of XG – Digital infrastructures and the reconfiguration of sovereignty and imagined communities

SoLiXG: The Social Life of XG - Digital infrastructures and the reconfiguration of sovereignty and imagined communities Post-pandemic recovery plans in the EU and the UK involve an unprecedented expansion of digital infrastructures that promise to strengthen the resilience and sovereignty of the European Union and 'upgrade' the UK respectively. These new technologies will be part of the social fabric ...

SMARTUP: Smart(ening up the modern) home – Redesigning power dynamics through domestic space digitalisation

SMARTUP: Smart(ening up the modern) home - Redesigning power dynamics through domestic space digitalisation What happens to home when it becomes smart/er? What does “smartness” at home mean? What are the various consequences of home smartening? SMARTUP targets these questions as it explores how digitalisation affects our homes. Home has long been positioned by means of particular dichotomies such as ...

REMEDIS: REthinking MEdia literacy and DIgital Skills in Europe

REMEDIS: REthinking MEdia literacy and DIgital Skills in Europe Adopting an evidence-based approach to REthinking MEdia Literacy and DIgital Skills in Europe, REMEDIS seeks to provide a framework for evidence-based evaluative research of media literacy and digital skills. REMEDIS aims to inform practitioners and policymakers about so far severely underdeveloped evidence that links interventions around different types of media literacy ...

REIMAGINE ADM: Reimagining public values in algorithmic futures

REIMAGINE ADM: Reimagining public values in algorithmic futures REIMAGINE ADM research consortium studies how public values intertwine with algorithmic systems and futures. The novelty of the project lies in mobilising anthropological and sociological perspectives to examine how values are deployed in situated practices rather than in the abstract. We develop methods and comprehensive frameworks for exploring values in socio-technical systems, ...

ReDigIm: Redistributive Imaginaries: Digitalisation, culture, and prosocial contribution

ReDigIm: Redistributive Imaginaries: Digitalisation, culture, and prosocial contribution Redigim examines the impact of digitalisation on European citizens’ understanding of what it means to contribute to society. Taxation, philanthropy, charity and mutual aid are redistributive forms that enable individuals to ‘pay in’ to their societies. They invite or compel citizens to make payments with a view to sustaining their social worlds, ...

REDACT: Researching Europe, Digitalisation and Conspiracy Theories

 REDACT: Researching Europe, Digitalisation and Conspiracy Theories Digital communication technologies enable the exchange, adaptation and adoption of conspiracy theories at an unprecedented speed and scale, facilitating the creation of counter-publics connected by a propensity for mis- and disinformation. The REDACT project will analyse how digitalisation shapes the form, content and consequences of conspiracy theories, including online sociality and offline actions ...

ReCoVirA: Religious Communities in the Virtual Age

ReCoVirA: Religious Communities in the Virtual Age While, historically, religious life has been something of a refuge from the digitalisation of society, the COVID-19 pandemic changed that. The social restrictions imposed by the pandemic rapidly accelerated religious communities’ embrace of digital tools and structures in order to continue their essential social and psychological work during this crisis. As our preliminary ...