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DCRL Leuphana Talk and Workshop

The politics and aesthetics of inventive infrastructures of repair This talk interleaves repair research across two contexts. Beginning first with Kampala, Uganda – a site where networks of…

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Postdoctoral Researcher – Citizen Sense

I am currently working as a Postdoctoral Researcher on the ERC funded project Citizen Sense with PI Jennifer Gabrys and fellow Researcher Helen Pritchard. This project explores environmental sensing practices and citizen engagement – across pollution, urban and wild sensing configurations.

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Symposium Keynote

Care – maintenance, repair and mending in a time of post-industrialism

ICTD 2016 Paper

Caring for the “next billion” mobile handsets: opening proprietary closures through the work of repair

Critical Breaking and Repair Workshop

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The Maintainers Conference, New York, USA

Unsettled repair tools: The death of the J.A.F. Box

Maintenance, Repair and Beyond, Denver, USA

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4S Presentation, Denver, USA

Temporalities of repair work: the ‘lives’ of mobile phones in downtown Kampala, Uganda

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Repair Work Ethnographies Workshop at ETH, Zurich, Switzerland

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Seminar at Mobile Life, Stockholm, Sweden

‘Original’ and ‘Chinese’ mobile phones: how categorisation work performed in the repair workshops of Kampala suggests new directions for ‘postcolonial computing’.

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MSR Workshop Reflections

Some reflections from the data policy workshop are now online.

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Microsoft Research Workshop on Data Policy

Dialogues on data, policy and civic life

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Inventive Infrastructure: An Exploration of Mobile Phone Repair Practices in Downtown Kampala, Uganda

CHI 2013 Reclaiming Repair Workshop

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Social Informatics Seminar, Edinburgh University, UK

Mobile phone repair networks in Kampala, Uganda: the role of “geeks and hackers”.

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EASST 2012 Presentation, Copenhagen, Denmark

Hacking and repair? The role of ‘hackers’ and ‘users’ in Kampalan mobile phone repair networks.

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Mend*rs Interdisciplinary Research Symposium, Kendal, UK