• A.C. Meyers Vænge 15, A, 2 3 010

    2450 København SV

    Denmark

20122019
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Andreas Birkbak is an Assistant Professor in the Techno-Anthropology Research Group in the Department of Learning and Philosophy at Aalborg University (AAU) in Copenhagen. He is also on the Executive Committee of the Techno-Anthropology Lab (@TANTlab). His research focuses on digital publics but he engages broadly with science and technology studies and related fields. Andreas completed his PhD in 2016 at AAU on the topic of how (digital) publicity media contribute to issue politics. He also holds an MSc in Social Science of the Internet (University of Oxford), and an MSc+BSc in Sociology (University of Copenhagen). Funded by an ‘elite researcher’ government grant, he was previously a visiting PhD scholar at the Centre for the Sociology of Innovation at Ecole des Mines and the médialab at Sciences Po, both in Paris (2014), and at the Centre for the Invention and Social Process at Goldsmiths, University of London (2015). He has published in journals such as Science as Culture, Computational Culture, Techné, First Monday, and Design Issues, and also has a book out in Danish on digital methods with Anders Munk (2017).

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, The Techno-Anthropology Research Group

1 Jan 201329 Jan 2016

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Projects 2013 2018

Research Output 2012 2019

Digital methods contributions to citizen hearings: A techno-anthropological approach to Twitter and technology assessment

Birkbak, A., Madsen, A. K. & Munk, A. K., 2019, (Submitted) Techno-Anthropological Contributions to Technology Assessment. Botin, L. & Børsen, T. (eds.). Rowman & Littlefield International

Research output: Contribution to book/anthology/report/conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

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Tracing crowds in social media writing

Birkbak, A. & Munk, A. K., 2019, (Accepted/In press).

Research output: Contribution to conference without publisher/journalConference abstract for conferenceResearchpeer-review

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Designing with publics that are already busy: A case from Denmark

Birkbak, A., Petersen, M. K. & Jørgensen, T. B., 1 Oct 2018, In : Design Issues. 34, 4, p. 8-20 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
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Data visualization
Electric sparks
Denmark
Instantiation
Ethnographic
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Into the wild online: Learning from Internet trolls

Birkbak, A., 1 May 2018, In : First Monday. 23, 5, 9 p., 3.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
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Internet
Military operations
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Shitstorms, bobler eller sags-orienterede offentligheder? Digitale metoder og kontroverser på sociale medier

Birkbak, A., 2018, In : Dansk Sociologi. 29, 1, p. 37-61 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File

Prizes

Eliteforsk Rejsestipendie

Andreas Birkbak (Recipient), 2014

Prize: Prizes, scholarships, distinctions

Institute for Advanced Studies Residential Fellow

Andreas Birkbak (Recipient), 2018

Prize: Prizes, scholarships, distinctions

methodology

Activities 2013 2019

4S Conference 2019 - Panel 87: Knowing Democracy

Jan-Peter Voss (Organizer), Andreas Birkbak (Organizer), Brice Laurent (Organizer), Mark Brown (Organizer), Volkan Sayman (Organizer)
2019

Activity: Attending an eventConference organisation or participation

Algoritmernes politik: Google, Facebook og Twitter som politiske tænkere?

Andreas Birkbak (Lecturer)
29 Apr 2015

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalks and presentations in private or public companies

Big Data & Society (Journal)

Andreas Birkbak (Peer reviewer)
2017 → …

Activity: Editorial work and peer reviewPeer review of manuscriptsResearch

Digitale metoder er digital tværfaglighed i praksis

Andreas Birkbak (Lecturer)
7 Feb 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalks and presentations in private or public companies

Digitale metoder er digital tværfaglighed i praksis

Andreas Birkbak (Lecturer)
21 Mar 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalks and presentations in private or public companies

Press / Media

Digital dannelse er mere end bare kodning

Andreas Birkbak

14/01/2019

1 item of media coverage

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Strømslugende internetfabrikker er klimaproblemet, ingen taler om

Andreas Birkbak

21/10/2018

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Klik dig til indflydelse. Nu vinder digitalt demokrati frem

Andreas Birkbak

05/05/2018

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Ph. d.-grad på institut for læring og filosofi

Andreas Birkbak

19/08/2016

5 items of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Ph. d.-grad på Aalborg Universitet

Andreas Birkbak

17/08/2016

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media