Team member Hana Kalábová has been interviewed by the Finnish newspaper “Kaleva” about her position and tasks as research assistant in the Smart Communication project. The article on students and their jobs and income has been published on February 15, 2022.
Joonas Råman and Florence Oloff are co-editing a special issue with the title: ”Understanding technology use in face-to-face interaction”, to appear in “Prologi–Journal of Communication and Social Interaction”. This journal encourages experts from different disciplines to engage in dialogue within the academic field of communication and interaction. If you would like to contribute an articleContinue reading “CfP Special Issue on Technology Use”
Joonas Råman and Florence Oloff are going to present their talk “Mobilizing assistance through complaints: The case of digital skills courses for adults” at the AFInLA 50th Anniversary Symposium in Jyväskylä (11-13 November 2021).
Florence Oloff is going to present a talk with the title “Where on- and offline meet: digital action spaces and skills in everyday communication” at the international and interdisciplinary conference “Dynamiken von Mehrsprachigkeit im digitalen öffentlichen Raum / Dynamics of multilingualism in the digital public space” (May 27-29, 2021, University of Siegen / online).
Bremen-Groningen Online Workshops on Multimodality, January 15, 2021, 13:00-17:30 CEST, remote. Florence Oloff will give a talk at the Bremen-Groningen Online Workshop on Multimodality with the title “Getting hold of someone else’s phone: imperative turns, embodied conduct and shared objects”. Please register beforehand if you would like to attend this event (see link for more details).
Wirtschaftsuniversität, Vienna, Austria. December 1, 2020. Florence Oloff (PI of the Smart Communication project) will give a public lecture “I can’t find the “okay”: learning how to use smartphones in adult education courses” at the “Linguistikzirkel” (Lectures in Language, Culture, and Communication) of the Wirtschaftsuniversität in Vienna, Austria (December 1, 2020, 17:00-19:00 UTC+1, remote).
University of Oulu, Finland. November 3, 2020. Florence Oloff (PI of the Smart communication project) will give a talk “Ok Computer, Ok Humanities: empirical data, micro-analysis and “big issues” of everyday technology use” at the “Meet the top Scientists” seminar (University of Oulu, Finland). November 3, 12:00-15:00, University of Oulu & remote (Zoom).
If you are currently studying at the University of Oulu and interested in gaining experience in a research project, you now have the opportunity to join the Smart Communication team: we are offering two part-time research assistant positions (40%, 6 months)! The application deadline is October 8, 2020.
Florence Oloff, Iuliia Avgustis, Samira Ibnelkaïd, Joonas Råman (Team members of the Smart communication project) organize a panel “Technology use in social interaction: enabling vs. constraining participation” at the 17th International Pragmatics Association Conference (IPrA) (Winterthur, Switzerland, June 27th-July 2nd, 2021).
In this course the notion of intersubjectivity, as a multisensorial phenomenon, will be scrutinised through the lens of Phenomenology and its legacy on the study of Human (inter)actions (Conversation Analysis, Phenomenological Geography, Phenomenon-based Teaching and Learning, Phenomenology of Technology, etc.).