Recent Presentations and Publications

  • Strasser, Bruno J, Jérôme Baudry, Dana Mahr, Gabriela Sanchez, and Elise Tancoigne, “‘Citizen Science’? Rethinking Science and Public Participation.” Science and Technology Studies, (2018, online, forthcoming) (DOWNLOAD)
  • Mahr, Dana, Claudia Göbel, Alan Irwin & Katrin Vohland (2018) “Watching or Being Watched. Enhancing Productive discussion between the Citizen Sciences, the Social Sciences, and the Humanities”, in: Susanne Heckler et al. (eds.): Citizen Science – Innovation in Open Science, Society and Policy, London: UCL Press, ch 7, (2018). (DOWNLOAD)
  • Strasser, Bruno, and Muki Haklay. Citizen Science: Expertise, Democracy, and Public Participation, Report to the Swiss Science Council. Bern, Switzerland (2018). (DOWNLOAD)
  • Bruno J. Strasser, ECSA2018 Keynote, Geneva June 4th, 2018. (DOWNLOAD).

Published work

Mahr, Dana, Claudia Göbel, Alan Irwin, and Vohland. “Watching or Being Watched. Enhancing Productive Discussion between the Citizen Sciences, the Social Sciences, and the Humanities.” In Citizen Science: Innovation in Open Science, Society and Policy, edited by Susanne Hecker, Muki Haklay, Anne Bowser, Zen Makuch, Johannes Vogel, and Aletta Bonn. UCL Press, 2018. Download
Strasser, Bruno J, Jérôme Baudry, Dana Mahr, Gabriela Sanchez, and Elise Tancoigne. “‘ Citizen Science’? Rethinking Science and Public Participation.” Science and Technology Studies, online forthcoming 2018. Download
Strasser, Bruno J., and Paul N. Edwards. “Big Data Is the Answer… But What Is the Question?” Osiris 32, no. 1 (2017): 328–45. Download
Strasser, Bruno J. “The ‘Data Deluge’: Turning Private Data into Public Archives.” In Science in the Archives: Pasts, Presents, Futures, edited by Lorraine Daston, 185–202. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017. Download
Mahr, Dana. “Self-Reporting and Participatory Health Platforms: Empowerment through Sharing Information about Oneself Online?” Harvard Bill of Health’s symposium on Critical Studies Citizen Science in Biomedical Research., 2017. http://blogs.harvard.edu/billofhealth/2017/05/01/self-reporting-and-participatory-health-platforms-empowerment-through-sharing-information-about-oneself-online/.
Mahr, Dana, and Livia Prüll. “Körperliche Selbstermächtigung Aus Dem 3D-Drucker? Feministische Kulturen Als ›Parallelwelten‹ Und Der Kampf Um Gesellschaftliche Teilhabe Seit 1970.” In Kybernetik, Kapitalismus, Revolutionen. Emanzipatorische Perspektiven Im Technologischen Wandel, 161–90. Münster: Unrast, 2017. Download
Mahr, Dana. “Narrating Genes. How Patients with Chronic Inflammatory Bowel Diseases Interpret a Emerging Disease Etiology and How We Can Make Sense out of It by Developing a Historically and Sociologically Informed Framework.” In A History of Human Genetics. Munich: Springer, 2017.
Mahr, Dana. “Alienation, Disenchantment, and an Insufficient Concept of the Public.” Rethinking Science and Public Participation, 2017. http://citizensciences.net/2017/01/03/alienation-disenchantment-and-an-insufficient-concept-of-the-public/.
Strasser, Bruno, and Dana Mahr. “Experiential Knowledge, Public Participation, and the Challenge to the Authority of Science in the 1970s.” Harvard Bill of Health’s symposium on Critical Studies Citizen Science in Biomedical Research., 2017. http://blogs.harvard.edu/billofhealth/2017/05/02/experiential-knowledge-public-participation-and-the-challenge-to-the-authority-of-science-in-the-1970s/#more-21329.
Strasser, Bruno J., and Paul Edwards. Open Access: Publishing, Commerce, and the Scientific Ethos. Bern: Swiss Science and Innovation Council, 2016. Download
Rehmann-Sutter, Christoph, and Dana Mahr. “The Lived Genome.” In Edinburgh Companion to the Critical Medical Humanities, 87–103. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2016.
Mahr, Dana. “Biomedizinische Citizen Science?” In BürGEr Schaffen WISSen – Wissen Schafft Bürger (GEWISS) Bericht, Vol. 11. Berlin, 2016. Download
Mahr, Dana. “Entfremdung, Entzauberung Und Eine Ungenügende Öffentlichkeitskonzeption.” OEAD’News, 2016, 18–20.
Mahr, Dana, and Christoph Rehmann-Sutter. “Information Und Partizipation Bei Genomstudien. Kommentar Zu Den „Eckpunkten Für Eine Heidelberger Praxis Der Ganzgenomsequenzierung“ Der Projektgruppe EURAT.” In Zufallsbefunde Bei Molekulargenetischen Untersuchungen. Medizinische, Juristische Und Ethische Perspektiven, 119–29. Munich: Springer, 2015.
Mahr, Dana. “Fortschritt Oder Rückfall.” In Freie Bürger, Freie Forschung: Die Wissenschaft Verlässt Den Elfenbeinturm, 119–23. Munich: Oekom, 2015.
Mahr, Dana, and Ulrike Heitholt. “Raum-Tiere Und Tier-Räume- Konzepte Der Räumlichkeit von Vögeln in Bürgerlichen Wissenskulturen Des 19. Und Frühen 20. Jahrhunderts.” Tierstudien 6 (2014): 97–107.
Mahr, Dana. Citizen Science: Partizipative Wissenschaft Im Späten 19. Und Frühen 20. Jahrhundert. 1. Auflage. Wissenschafts- Und Technikforschung, Band 12. Baden-Baden: Nomos, 2014.
Ziegler, David, Katrin Vohland, and Dana Mahr. “Virtuelle Bürgerwissenschaft - Digitale Ansätze in Citizen Science Projekten.” In BürGEr Schaffen WISSen – Wissen Schafft Bürger (GEWISS) Bericht, Vol. 2. Berlin, 2014. Download

In print

Under review

Tancoigne, Elise, and Jérôme Baudry. “La Tête Dans Les Étoiles ? Faire Sens de l’engagement Dans Le Projet de Science Participative SETI@home.” Réseaux, 2018.
Tancoigne, Elise. “A Small World? ‘Citizen Science’ through the Lens of Twitter.” Citizen Science: Theory and Practice, 2018.
Mahr, Dana, and Sascha Dickel. “Citizen Science beyond Invited Participation.” Science, Technology & Human Values, 2017.
Pettibone, Lisa, Dana Mahr, Philipp Schroegel, Andrea Sieber, and Katrin Vohland. “Mimicking Science or Empowering Critical Actors? The Central Role of Participation in Citizen Science.” Science & Technology Studies, 2017.
Mahr, Dana, Eva Mahr, and Christoph Rehmann-Sutter. “Sinnsuche in Genen. Welche Bedeutung Haben Genetische Faktoren in Den Kinderwunsch-Narrativen von Menschen, Die Unter Chronisch-Entzündlichen Darmerkrankungen Leiden?,” Zeitschrift für Soziologie, 2017.

Paper drafts

Strasser, Bruno J., Steven Piguet, Elise Tancoigne, Jérôme Baudry, Dana Mahr, and Gabriela Sanchez. “Measuring Online Crowds: Identites, Structures, and Dynamics of Participation in Citizen Science,” 2018.
Mahr, Dana. “Empowerment and Participation vs Self-Reporting and Self-Monitoring? (Re-)Exploring the History of Health Movements and Participatory Online Health Platforms.,” 2018.
Mahr, Dana, and Christoph Rehmann-Sutter. “De-Sequencing: Identity Work with Genes,” 2018.
Strasser, Bruno, and Dana Mahr. “Experiential Knowledge, Public Participation, and the Challenge to the Authority of Science in the 1970s,” 2017.
Mahr, Dana. “Participatory Sensing in the Late 19th Century,” 2017.
Mahr, Dana, Eva Mahr, and Christoph Rehmann-Sutter. “Psyche vs. Genome? How Patients with Chronic Inflammatory Bowel Diseases Use Disease Etiologies to Construct Their Identities,” 2017.