The Pandemic Turn? A case study of The Digitalizing of Everyday Life

Studenteropgave: Kandidatspeciale og HD afgangsprojekt

  • Johan Irving Søltoft
4. semester, Teknoantropologi, Kandidat (Kandidatuddannelse)
This dissertation will be a study of how Corona has affected social science practices. To investigate this, the Danish “Digitalization of Everyday Life” project initiated during the first Covid-19 lockdown in Denmark, will serve as a case study, inspired by Bent Flybjerg and analysed with theoretical inspiration from Bruno Latour and ANT as a way of studying “science in the making”.

Through the “Digitalization of Everyday Life” project, it will be described how the Covid-19 pandemic led to new methods being developed and how earlier methods are being re-thought, such as the archive. This process can be described by documenting how different actors allied themselves by forming new networks, both on a macro as well as a micro scale.

To investigate how the Covid-19 pandemic has led to various topics within social science that were previously “black boxed” to suddenly become re-opened. This dissertation will therefore examine whether a paradigmatic shift in social science has occurred, a pandemic turn?
Udgivelsesdato3 jun. 2021
Antal sider53
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