• A.C. Meyers Vænge 15

    2450 København SV

    Denmark

20122024

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Anders Kristian Munk is associate professor at the Techno-Anthropology Lab and scientific director of MASSHINE. He does research on controversies over new science and technology, for example in relation to artificial intelligence or green transitions.

He has been particularly engaged in the development of new digital methods at the interface between data science and anthropology. He is currently interested in the establishment of a methods program for computational anthropology, particularly in light of recent developments in machine learning and generative AI, and in the methodology of digital controversy mapping. 

He was the director of the Techno-Anthropology Lab from 2015-2023, which he helped found. He majored in Ethnology from the University of Copenhagen and holds a Ph.D. in geography from the University of Oxford. He has previously worked as an assistant professor at the Danish Technical University and as a senior visiting research fellow at the SciencesPo médialab. He is also a co-founder of the Public Data Lab

Education/Academic qualification

Geography, D.Phil., Risking the Flood: Cartographies of Things to Come, University of Oxford

1 Jan 200730 Jun 2010

Award Date: 30 Jun 2010

European Ethnology, M.A., Bordeaux on the Rocks: Etnografiske Beskrivelser i Vinens Fodspor, University of Copenhagen

Award Date: 1 Jul 2006

Keywords

  • Culture and Media theory
  • Digital Methods
  • Computational Anthropology
  • Controversy Mapping
  • Computational Humanities
  • STS
  • Quali-Quantitative Methods
  • Actor-Network Theory
  • Discourse and Society
  • Controversy Mapping
  • Digital Methods

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