Brian M. Kelly, AIA is an NCARB-certified, licensed architect in the State of Nebraska and an associate professor of architecture at the University of Nebraska. He teaches studios at all levels of the curriculum ranging from design thinking in the introductory core to design research studios in the Master’s program. Brian’s research focus is broadly investigating the agency of authorship in the design process, specifically interrogating copyright and appropriation within software applications.
I am a Medical Anthropologist and International Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Centre for Medical Humanities (CMH) in Uppsala.
My current research project, “Mistrust in practice: an ethnography of suspicion in general medical practice in the aftermath of COVID-19”, contributes to debates about the “crisis of trust” in the healthcare sector.
I defended my Ph.D. in Cultural Anthropology with the thesis “The Negotiation of Urgency: Economies of Attention in an Italian Emergency Room” in May 2021, when I was part of the Engaging Vulnerability research program (EV).
Vikrant Singh is a Phd Candidate at the Dept of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay Mumbai, working in American philosopher Donald Davidson's philosophy of mind and meaning. He is learning Italian and enjoys spare time listening Japanese city pop.
My name is Salma Bouacha, a Ph.D. student of comparative literature at the university of Limerick in Ireland. I am currently working on Turkish-American literature, namely the works of the Turkish-American author and translator Güneli Gün.
Josefine Sjöberg is a PhD student in Nordic History at Åbo Akademi University. She writes her thesis about the skills and knowledge that were used in the making of forged documents in 19th-century Finland.
Dominik Bais is an artist living and working in Munich, Germany. His work resolves around an aesthetic approach to questions about archiving, memory and the storage of information in matter. In 2018, he founded the experimental archive "OpenSource Archive“, which he will talk about today.