Through a range of ongoing projects, we engage in proactive, future-oriented research

Creating Future Memory

This project is designed to find and foster innovative methods for preserving digitally-mediated lived experience of 21st Century events. Using interventionist and action research research design, it addresses an urgent concern about regaining control of our future cultural histories.

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Decoding the Codex

The Institute of (im)Possible Subjects

This collective aims to construct a knowledge commons through and about media and technoscapes, framed by women’s voices and experiences.

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Education: The day after tomorrow

This project aims to design, develop and promote innovative theories, methods and practices for fostering technological imagination, innovation and agency in 21st century education.

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Produsing Ethics for the digital (near) future

How can academic researchers lend their intellectual strengths and energies to more directly help create better ethical futures?
This project focuses on developing methods for including more future-oriented or speculative elements in studies of socio-technical contexts and relations.

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The Skagen Institute

How might we think differently about our methods to better grapple with the complexity of 21st Century contexts? In 2013, this project was designed by Mads Rehder and Annette Markham to build momentum in the Nordic countries to innovate more radically in research methods for social and humanistic research.

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Tracing the Circulation of Communicative Objects

The web thrives on connections of individuals and many use only a few platforms like Twitter or Facebook to share, connect and keep in touch. This project aims to understand this new environment of communication in regard to journalism.
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Visuality, Culture, Method

Starting from the standpoint that visuality is a central focus in scholarly inquiry, this project group aims to trace and challenge its implications in terms of theory, method, and empirical standards.

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All the Feels

This research group uses different methodological approaches such as discourse and rhetorical analysis, phenomenological analysis of video material, etc. to collaboratively explore young people’s autoethnographic social media usage accounts.

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