Technologies for Political and Social Innovation: Joint Workshop Stanford / ParisTech (Paris, Dec. 3, 2013)

In the last few months, with a small team of dedicated colleagues from Mines Paristech and Telecom Paristech (all belonging to the newborn i3 – Interdisciplinary Institute on Innovation), we’ve been working on a partnership with Stanford’s Peace Innovation Lab (PIL). In view of formalizing and rendering effective this new research venture, we’ll be holding the open workshop Technologies for Political and Social Innovation on Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013 at Telecom ParisTech 46 rue Barrault, F-75013 Paris


Joint Workshop Stanford Peace Innovation Lab (PIL) ParisTech Interdisciplinary Institute on Innovation i3

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013 – Telecom ParisTech 46 rue Barrault, F-75013 Paris [getting there]

Participating Institutions:

i3 Interdisciplinary Institute on Innovation Stanford Peace Innovation Lab

Organizing team

  • Margarita Quihuis, Mark Nelson – Stanford University Peace Innovation Lab
  • Antonio Casilli, Dana Diminescu, Annie Gentès, Armand Hatchuel, Gérard Pogorel – Mines ParisTech / Telecom ParisTech Interdisciplinary Institute on Innovation i3

This Workshop intends to illustrate the convergence and interactions…

… of lines of research and activities pursued at both the Stanford University Peace Innovation Lab (PIL) and ParisTech Interdisciplinary Institute on Innovation i3, and explore avenues of collaboration between the organizers and invited researchers.

This first workshop will focus on Technologies for Political and Social Innovation.

Draft Programme

9:00-9:30 Introduction

  • Gérard Pogorel, i3 Navigating cosmopolitism and the pitfalls of directism: Internet 2.0 or Internet 0.2?

09:30-11:00 Peace Innovation Lab: a Design Project

  • Mark Nelson, Stanford Peace Innovation Lab
  • Niels Einar Veirum, Aalborg University and Stanford Peace Innovation Lab
  • Morten Karnøe Søndergaard, Aalborg University
  • François Huguet, i3
  • Annie Gentès, i3

11:00-11:20 Break

11:20-12:30 Do design models engage political models? Comment des pratiques de design reposent sur des modèles politiques

  • Bill Gaver, Goldsmiths College
  • Annie Gentès, i3
  • Alison Powell, London School of Economics & Political Sciences

12:30-12:50 General discussion

13:00- Buffet Lunch

14:00-15:00 Redefining social and political structures and hierarchies

  • Antonio Casilli, i3 Conflicts/Social Networks
  • Nicolas Auray, i3 Redécrire le crypto anarchisme des hackers: attitudes des hackers par rapport à l’État

15:00-16:00 Can design theory contribute to peace processes?

  • Armand Hatchuel, i3
  • Workshop organisers

16:00-17:00 General Discussion & Future plans