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Critical perspectives on social media research and methods – University of Copenhagen

Critical perspectives on social media research and methods

The Centre for Communication and Computing is delighted to invite you to a seminar on critical social media research. Featuring international guest speakers and scholars from CCC, this seminar provides an opportunity for learning more about current interdisciplinary research and methods for studying social media from a critical perspective.

The seminar is open and free – no registration is required.


10:15-10:30 Welcome, Taina Bucher, Assistant Professor, CCC

Greg Elmer, Professor, Ryerson University and Director of Infoscape

Research Lab: Centre for Social Media

Going public – Accounting for social media

Ganaele Langlois, Assistant Professor, University of Ontario Institute

of Technology: Social Data and the Politics of Psychic Life 

11:30-11:45 Break

Anne Helmond, PhD Fellow and Lecturer, Digital Methods Initiative,

University of Amsterdam:

The platformization of the web: Making data platform ready


Noortje Marres, Senior Lecturer, Goldsmiths University of London

The ambiguity of social media methods: re-mediating social studies of technology

12:45-13:45 Lunch

Stine Lomborg, Associate Professor, University of Copenhagen.

Using APIs in social media research

Adrian Mackenzie, Professor, Lancaster University

173 million events and counting: what is an important event?

Jonas Moll, Postdoc, University of Copenhagen.

Turning Patient Expertise into Biomedical Knowledge
15:15-15:30 Break
15:30-16:30 Panel w/seminar speakers


The seminar is chaired and organized by Taina Bucher
at the Centre for Communication and Computing, University of Copenhagen