Categories, Digital Reconfiguration and Mobility in China

May 18, 2022, 10:00 - May 20, 2022, 15:00

The international conference is a joint opening conference for the Network Categorizing People and Resources in Contemporary China (CatCh) and the Moving Data – Moving People (MDMP) project on mobility and China’s social credit system. The conference aims to provide an open interdisciplinary forum for discussing the potential of categorization and configuration as original and innovative approaches to study social life, relations, practices, and governance in China. Against a backdrop of increasing digitalization and strained relations of trust, how are technologies of categorization and configuration reproduced and transformed in social relationship and digital governance?

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Co-organized by the Department of Communication, University of Copenhagen, Department of Politics and Society, Aalborg University, and Technologies in Practice group, IT University of Copenhagen, Anthropology of Technology Network, ThinkChina
University of Copenhagen, South Campus, Karen Blixens Vej 4 DK-2300 Copenhagen S

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