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The Mobile City partner Media Architecture Biennale 2020 “Futures Implied”

The Mobile City is a partner in the Media Architecture Biennale 2020, which will take place in Amsterdam and Utrecht between 23 – 27 November 2020. Stay tuned for more updates in Fall 2019…

Final presentations MA students New Media & Digital Culture project “Cirque du Data”, 31 Oct 2019

How to involve citizens in discussion around the datafication of their city? That’s the main question of the cultural project Cirque du Data, initiated by Utrecht-based data design office CLEVER°FRANKE and city lab RAUM….

Launch Special Issue Leonardo Electronic Almanac on “Urban Interfaces” 30 Oct 2019

The [urban interfaces] research group, composed of Nanna Verhoeff, Sigrid Merx and Michiel de Lange, have co-edited a special issue in Leonardo Electronic Almanac, titled “Urban Interfaces: Media, Art and Performance in Public…

New book chapter “The Right to the Datafied City: Interfacing the Urban Data Commons”

Just out, a new chapter in this great looking edited volume: de Lange, Michiel. 2019. “The right to the datafied city: Interfacing the urban data commons.” In The Right to the Smart City,…

The Hackable City – Open Access edited volume out now!

Just out, and available as Open Acces: The Hackable City: Digital Media and Collaborative City Making in the Network Society, edited by Michiel de Lange and Martijn de Waal (Springer) The book is…

The [urban interfaces] graduate seminar 2018-2019 “The Right to the City & Urban Commons”

2019 [urban interfaces] graduate seminar series at Utrecht University Dates: 12 & 26 February 2019, 12 March (seminars); 19-20 March 2019 (workshop) Location: MCW Lab, Kromme Nieuwegracht 20, Utrecht Organized by: Nanna Verhoeff,…

New chapter “From real-time city to asynchronicity: exploring the real-time smart city dashboard”

Fresh from the press, this interesting edited volume by colleagues Sybille Lammes, Chris Perkins, Alex Gekker, Sam Hind, Clancy Wilmott and Daniel Evans, called “Time for mapping: Cartographic temporalities”. I have a chapter…

1 PhD + 1 postdoc position new NWO project ”Designing for Controversies in Responsible Smart Cities” deadline 20 April ’18

Recently, the research project ”Designing for Controversies in Responsible Smart Cities” in which I am co-applicant received a NWO grant, as part of the program Smart Culture – Creative Cities. This new project further strengthens…

Talk at Data (For) Culture conference in Katowice, 2 Dec. 2017

On December 2 2017 I will give a talk at the Data (For) Culture conference in Katowice. The event is organized by Medialab Katowice. About the event: During the conference, experts from Poland and abroad…

Moderation conference “A City as Smart as its Citizens”, 24 Oct. 2017, Dutch Design Week/World Design Event

On 24 Oct. 2017, I was the moderator of the conference “A City as Smart as its Citizens”, organized by Het Nieuwe Instituut. The event took place as part of the Dutch Design Week/World Design Event…

CFP Workshop Civic Media with Eric Gordon Amsterdam April 19 2017

Call for Participation   Workshop: Researching Civic Media: Empowering Citizens or Progressive Fallacy? Amsterdam, April 19th 2017 13:30-17:00 With Eric Gordon; Founding director of Engagement Lab at Emerson College & faculty associate at…

Call for short papers: academic track “Games for Cities” conference

Academic track at Games for Cities International Conference 20-21 April http://gamesforcities.com/challenges/conference/   The half-day “Games for Cities” Doctoral Consortium provides an opportunity for Ph.D. students to explore and develop their interdisciplinary research interests…

Games for Cities Conference. Rotterdam 20-21 April 2017

At the games for Cities Conference, Policy-makers, regulators, urban designers, smart city experts and architects will learn how city games can be used for more effective and inclusive city-making and urban planning.

Open Call: Games for Cities Game Jam Utrecht. Join us to design a city game on refugees Nov 23/24 2016

Dear Designers, Social Scientists, Technologists, Game and City enthusiasts: So you’re interested in cities, migration, and how games can tackle city challenges. In this open call, the Games for Cities program invites you…

CfP: Round n Around Design Lab on Biking in Sao Paulo. Nov 7-10 2016

Round N Around Design Lab setup See here for the full call and project webpage The participants of Round N Around Design Lab will be invited to collectively think of solutions towards better…

CFP Training School Games for Cities (Amsterdam Oct 10-14 2016)

October 10-14 Amsterdam Deadline: August 28 Open call (http://cyberparks-project.eu/training-schools) to participate in the Games for Cities training school, taking place in Amsterdam from October 10-14 2016. The Mobile City is one of the…

Call workshop “Playable Cities: The City as Digital Playground”, Utrecht June 28–30 2016

I am one of the co-organizers of this workshop at Intetain 2016. Our friends from Bristol’s Playable City project – who coined the term – will come an give a talk! PLAYABLE CITIES:…

Looking for Interns / Graduation Projects for Medialab Project on Rainproofing Amsterdam

From February to June 2016 The Mobile City, in close cooperation with One Architecture and Rainproof will run a project in the Medialab of the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences. There are still a…

Digital Cities 9 Workshop on Hackable Cities Programme

Digital Cities 9 Workshop “Hackable Cities: From Subversive City Making to Systemic Change” 27 June 2015, University of Limerick   The Digital Cities workshop series started in 1999, and is the longest running…

Lecture (11/6): Hybrid City Storytelling – Dimitris Charitos

We are pleased to host our good friend and partner in various projects Dimtris Charitos of the Athens Hybrid City Conference here in Amsterdam. For everyone interested, he will give a lecture on…