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Kristin Veel

Professor Kristin Veel
Professor Kristin Veel

Associate Professor, Department of Arts and Cultural Studies, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Kristin Veel is Associate Professor at the Department of Arts and Cultural Studies at the University of Copenhagen. Her research is concerned with critical cultural studies of data and surveillance. Her work has focused on the impact of surveillance and datafication technologies on the contemporary cultural imagination, with a particular interest in film, art, literature as well as architecture. She has co-hosted the international network Negotiating (In)visibilities (2011-2014) and is currently principal investigator of the critical big data project Uncertain Archives at the University of Copenhagen (2015-2019), which has transitioned into a vibrant research collective that brings together scholars from across the world working on related projects. She has published the monograph Narrative Negotiations: Information Structures in Literary Fiction (Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2009) and is co-editor of over ten collected volumes and special journal issues, most recently Architecture and Control (Leiden: Brill, 2018) with Annie Ring and Henriette Steiner. Among her recent journal publications are: Kristin Veel, ‘Make Data Sing: The Automation of Storytelling.’ Big Data and Society, 2018, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/2053951718756686 and Kristin Veel & Nanna Bonde Thylstrup, ’Geolocating the stranger: the mapping of uncertainty as a configuration of matching and warranting techniques in dating apps’, Journal of Aesthetics & Culture, 10:3 (2018), 43-52, DOI: 10.1080/20004214.2017.1422924