Jelena Karanović

Anthropologist of digital technologies and media

Publications

Essays

Forthcoming: Software. Entry prepared for the International Collaborative Dictionary of Communication. Download the current draft of the entry.

2012: “Free Software and the Politics of Sharing.” In Digital Anthropology, Heather Horst and Daniel Miller, eds. London: Berg Publishers. Pp. 185-202. Download a PDF of this chapter.

2010: Contentious Europeanization: The Paradox of Becoming European through Anti-Patent Activism. Ethnos: Journal of Anthropology 75 (3): 252-274. Download a PDF of this article.

Dissertation

2008: Sharing Publics: Democracy, Cooperation, and Free Software Advocacy in France. Doctoral dissertation in anthropology and French studies. New York University. Available online via PQDT Open Access. Download a PDF of my dissertation.

Conference Papers

2010: Free Software Citizenship: Digital Media Infrastructures and Civic Engagement. Society for Cinema and Media Studies Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA.

2009: Activist Intimacies: Gender and Free Software in France. American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting. Philadelphia, PA.

2009: Contentious Europeanization: Activism against Software Patents in the European Union. Conference “Shaping Europe in a Globalized World? Protest Movements and the Rise of a Transnational Civil Society.” German Department. University of Zurich, Switzerland.

2008: “Software’s Unfortunate Association with Technology”: Technical Expertise and Public Valuation among Free Software Advocates in France. Council of European Studies Conference. Chicago, IL.

2007: “Software’s Unfortunate Association with Technology”: Public Valuation and Technical Expertise among Free Software Advocates in France. American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting. Washington, DC.

2007: Modernizing the Republic: Interoperability, Electronic State Administration, and Entrepreneurship in France. Society for Social Studies of Science Annual Meeting. Montréal, Canada.

2006: Spreading Freedoms: The Right to Copy, Creativity and Copyright in France. American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting. San Jose, California.

2006: “Free Software is for Free Men”: Voluntary Associations and Free Software Advocacy in France. Conference “Informatics Goes Global: Methods at a Crossroads.” Indiana University. Bloomington, Indiana.

2006: European Citizens and Privileged Witnesses: Activism against Software Patents in Europe. Society for Social Studies of Science Annual Meeting. Vancouver, Canada.

2005: European Citizens and Privileged Witnesses: Activism against Software Patents in Europe. American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting. Washington, DC.

2004: « On trouve des réponses aux questions qu’on n’a pas posées » : Pratiques de veille parmi les militants du logiciel libre. Colloquium “Regards croisés franco-américains sur la société française.” École Normale Supérieure. Paris, France.

2004: “You Find the Answers to Questions that You Haven’t Asked”: Practices of veille among Libre Software Advocates in France. Joint conference of the Society for the Social Studies of Science and the European Association for the Study of Science and Technology. Paris, France.

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