Events and Activities

2 May 2017

The Quantified Self: for a Worse or Better You?

Btihaj Ajana is leading a public discussion at the event “The Quantified Self: for a Worse or Better You?” organised by Digital Prospects.

Find our more and register here.

Date:2 May 2017

Venue:The Wheatsheaf, London

10-11 Mar 2017

Rethinking Healthcare through Quantified Self practices

Btihaj Ajana will be presenting “Rethinking Healthcare through Quantified Self practices” at the 2017 International Conference on Medical Humanities, 10-11 March, Warsaw

More details on the event at:https://medhumconf.wordpress.com/

Date:10-11 Mar 2017

Venue:Warsaw

11-13 Jan 2017

Freedom or abandonment? Reflections on the politics of digital self-tracking

Btihaj Ajana will be presenting “Freedom or abandonment? Reflections on the politics of digital self-tracking” at MeCCSA 2017 conference, 11-13 January, University of Leeds.

Ajana will be discussing the connection between neoliberal ethos of freedom, choice, agency, and responsibility, and individual as well as communal practices of fitness-tracking.

More details on the event at: http://meccsa2017.org.uk/programme/

Date:11-13 Jan 2017

Venue:Leeds

8-11 Nov 2016

Politics and Ethics of Self-tracking Culture

Btihaj Ajana is speaking about the ethical and political implications of self-tracking culture at the International Journal of Arts & Sciences’ (IJAS)/University of London Annual Conference 2016, 8-11 November 2016. More details on: http://sched.co/8fb3

Date:8-11 Nov 2016

Venue:Senate House, London

13 Oct 2016

Life Gamified: Practices of the Quantified Self

A panel discussion organised by Btihaj Ajana for the Arts and Humanties Festival 2016 at King’s College London. This panel addresses the rising trend of self-tracking and quantification, examining their applications as well as implications in various spheres of everyday life.

Date:13 Oct 2016

Venue:King's College London

5-7 Sep 2016

Ontologies of the Quantified Self

A talk by Btihaj Ajana at the Theater and Performance Research Association’s event, Performing the Quantified Self: Authorship, Ownership and Autobiography in the era of Big Data, 5-7 September, Bristol University. More details on the event at:http://goo.gl/Ap0lJD

Date:5-7 Sep 2016

Venue:Bristol University

15 Jun 2015

Workshop: The Quantified Self and the Rise of Self-Tracking Culture

This one-day workshop focuses on the rising practices of self-tracking through digital devices and apps, and on the related phenomenon of the Quantified Self movement. It brings together relevant scholars to critically debate the various aspects of such practices and assess their actual and potential implications.

More details on:http://aias.au.dk/events/the-quantified-self/

Date:15 Jun 2015

Venue:Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies