Veranstaltung: Conference “Digital Futures in the Making”, 14-16 September 2022, University of Hamburg

We would like to kindly invite you to participate at the 8th International Working Conference of the Digital Anthropology Commission of the German Society for Cultural Anthropology and Folklore Studies (DGEKW). The conference “Digital Futures in the Making: Imaginaries, Politics, and Materialities” will be held on-site at the Institute from 15 to 16 September 2022, with a pre-conference day on 14 September 2022 scheduled for experimental workshops and studios on digital tools and collaborative ethnographic research.

If you are interested, you may now register for the conference and pre-conference:

Registration form

Registration for the pre-conference (free)

Pre-Conference Workshops: 14 September 2022
Conference: 15-16 September 2022
Location: Institute of Anthropological Studies in Culture and History, University of Hamburg
Edmund-Siemens-Allee 1 (West Wing), 20146 Hamburg

This year’s conference topics are focused, but not limited to recent challenges in scholarly communication:

  • Ethical digital futures (digital research and data ethics, envisioning the futures of work, etc.)
  • Digital infrastructuring and materialities
  • Digitalization of cultural heritage and heritagization of digital culture
  • Data politics within and beyond the pandemic
  • Human-computer interaction in AI and beyond
  • Sustainability, equality, and participation in digital futures

For further information on the preliminary conference program, workshop and panel abstracts, and all conference updates, please visit our homepage or contact

Students (bachelor’s, master’s) with catering: € 10
PhD candidates (doctoral students): € 30
DGEKW members: € 55
Full participants: € 95