The Knowledge and Digital Capitalism reading group is hosted by the Culture, Politics and Global Justice research cluster in collaboration with gloknos. The aim of the group is to engage in the discussion of different ways in which contemporary forms of knowledge production in the broadest sense – from education and research, to big data and algorithmic governance – interact and intersect with the creation of value in, and through, digital capitalism. The group builds on one-month intensive Platform capitalism reading group that met during Easter Term 2018.
This event is open to all, regardless of background, education, or disciplinary affiliation, and no prior registration is necessary. The selection of readings aims to reflect recent publications on the topic; we always welcome suggestions for additions.
Where possible, links are provided to online versions of readings available either for free or to University members via IDiscover/Raven; if you need access to any of these, get in touch and we’ll do our best to help. All queries can be addressed to Dr. Jana Bacevic.
Lent Term - 22 January 2019
Jasanoff, Sheila. "Ordering Knowledge, Ordering Society." In States of Knowledge: The Coproduction of Science and Social Order: 13–45. London: Routledge, 2004.
gloknos is initially funded for 5 years by the European Research Council through a Consolidator Grant awarded to Dr.Inanna Hamati-Ataya for her project ARTEFACT (2017-2022). ARTEFACT is funded by the European Research Council under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (ERC grant agreement no. 724451). For information about gloknos or ARTEFACT please contact the administrator in the first instance.
|Lent Term 2019 22 January||
Jasanoff, Sheila. "Ordering Knowledge, Ordering Society." In States of Knowledge: The Coproduction of Science and Social Order, edited by Sheila Jasanoff, 13–45. London: Routledge, 2004.
Fochler, M. & Sigl, L. "Anticipatory Uncertainty: How Academic and Industry Researchers in the Life Sciences Experience and Manage the Uncertainties of the Research Process Differently." Science as Culture 27, 3 (2018).
Pasquale, F. & Cashwell, G. "Prediction, persuasion, and the jurisprudence of behaviourism." University of Toronto Law Journal 68, 1 (2017).
Mirowski, P. "The future (s) of open science." Social Studies of Science 48, 2 (2018): 171-203.
Elder-Vass, D. "Chapter 7: Co-operative Peer Production: Wikipedia." in Profit and Gift in the Digital Economy, 144-170. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016.
Birch, K., Tyfield, D. & Chiappetta, M. "From neoliberalizing research to researching neoliberalism: STS, rentiership and the emergence of commons 2.0." In The SAGE Handbook of Neoliberalism, edited by D. Cahill, M. Konings & M. Cooper. London: SAGE, 2018.
Bacevic, J. & Muellerleile, C. "Moral Economy of Open Access." European Journal of Social Theory 21, 2 (2018): 169-188.
Muellerleile, C. "Open access panacea: scarcity, abundance and enclosure in the new economy of academic knowledge production." In The Routledge Handbook of the Political Economy of Science, edited by D. Tyfield, R. Lave, S Randalls & C. Thorpe. New York: Routledge, 2017.