HISTORISING INFRASTRUCTURES: Futuristic visions and unruly materialities – Infrastructural development in the historical analysis – University of Copenhagen

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HISTORISING INFRASTRUCTURES: Futuristic visions and unruly materialities – Infrastructural development in the historical analysis

This is the second lecture in a series of lectures about digital infrastructures organised by CCC. The lectures are adressed at students and faculty and will engage in discussions in various kinds of and takes on digital infrastructures. Each lecture will address a different perspective for this discussion such as actors, technologies, history, and ethics. The lectures will be in English.

Lecturer

Andreas Marklund, researcher, ENIGMA

Abstract

Andreas Marklund is heading the research department at ENIGMA, the museum for communication. In his research, he focuses on state, surveillance, privacy and governmentality in the period from 1850-1950. His lecture presents a historical perspective on the very concept of infrastructure and embeds present discussions on digital infrastructures in history.