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Minna Ruckenstein

  • PL 24 (Unioninkatu 40)

    00014

    Finland

  • PL 24 (Unioninkatu 40)

    HELSINGIN YLIOPISTO

    Finland

20072022
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Personal profile

Curriculum vitae

Minna Ruckenstein works as an associate professor at the Consumer Society Research Centre and the Helsinki Center for Digital Humanities, University of Helsinki. Her ongoing research focuses on digitalization/datafication by highlighting emotional, social, political and economic aspects of current and emerging data practices.

Ongoing research projects, involving doctoral candidates and post-doctoral researchers, focus on data activism, social and political life of methods, and everyday understandings of algorithms.

The disciplinary underpinnings of the work range from anthropology of technology, science and technology studies and communication to consumer economics.

Fields of Science

  • 5143 Social anthropology
  • Techno-Anthropology
  • Childhood Studies
  • Consumer culture
  • Digital humanities
  • Consumer economics
  • Digital culture

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Publications 2007 2019

Broken data: Conceptualising data in an emerging world

Pink, S., Ruckenstein, M. S., Willim, R. & Duque, M., 11 Jan 2018, In : Big Data & Society. 5, 1, 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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The datafication of health

Ruckenstein, M. S. & Dow Schull, N., Nov 2017, In : Annual Review of Anthropology. 46, p. 261–278 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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Beyond the Quantified Self: Thematic exploration of a dataistic paradigm

Ruckenstein, M. & Pantzar, M., Mar 2017, In : New Media & Society. 19, 3, p. 401-418 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Social rhythms of the heart

Pantzar, M., Ruckenstein, M. S. & Mustonen, V., 2017, In : Health Sociology Review. 26, 1, p. 22-37 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Keeping data alive: Talking DTC genetic testing

Ruckenstein, M. S., 2017, In : Information, Communication and Society. 20, 7, p. 1024-1039 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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Projects 2016 2022

Activities 2010 2019

Research network funded by the Riksbankens Jubileumfond (External organisation)

Minna Ruckenstein (Member)
1 Jan 201631 Dec 2018

Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in research network

Debating and repairing ADM systems

Minna Ruckenstein (Speaker)
17 Jun 201919 Jun 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

File

Digital health (Journal)

Minna Ruckenstein (Reviewer)
Jan 2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

New Media & Society (Journal)

Minna Ruckenstein (Reviewer)
Jan 2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

Digitaalisuus ja rohkeus ihmistieteissä

Tuomas Heikkilä (Speaker), Mikko Sakari Tolonen (Speaker), Minna Susanna Ruckenstein (Speaker), Jaakko Suominen (Speaker)
11 Jan 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation