Daniela van Geenen

Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin

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AH-306
van.Geenen@locatingmedia.uni-siegen.de

Research

  • 12 2018 – 11 2019 Affiliated researcher at the Datafied Society research platform (Utrecht University, Institute for Cultural Inquiry), amongst other projects working on the Gephi “Fieldnotes Plugin” , in collaboration with the Digital Humanities Lab (see publications)
  • 11 2015 – 08 2018 Junior researcher at the Quality Journalism in Digital Transition research group (shortened: Journalism Lab), a.o. contributing to a funding application for the study of artificial intelligence and automation in journalistic research practices (SiaRAAK, NWO funding for applied research)
  • 01 2014 – 08 2015 Junior researcher at the Utrecht Data School and later the Datafied Society research platform (both Utrecht University)
  • 09 – 12 2013 MA student researcher at the Utrecht Data School, conducting research on behalf of the Rathenau Institute in The Hague (see here for their report in Dutch referencing our project).

Extracurricular and additional academic activities

Book chapters

  • Geenen, D. van. (in press). The Role of Software Tools in Critical Data Studies Practices. Studying the Affordances of Gephi as a Sociotechnical System. In M. Burkhardt, K. Grashöfer, M. Shnayien, and B. Westermann (Eds.), Explorations in Digital Cultures: On the Politics of Datafication, Calculation and Networking. Lüneburg: meson press.
  • Geenen, D. van, and M. Wieringa. (expected April 2020). Approaching Data Visualizations as Interfaces: An Empirical Demonstration of How Data Are Imag(in)ed. In M. Engebretsen and H. Kennedy, (Eds.), Data Visualization in Society: The Relationships between Graphs, Charts, Maps and Meanings, Feelings, Engagements. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press.
  • Wieringa, M., Geenen, D. van, Es, K. van, and J. van Nuss. (2019). The Field Notes Plugin: Making Network Visualization in Gephi Accountable. In A. Daly, K. Devitt and M. Mann. Good Data. INC Theory on Demand. http://networkcultures.org/blog/publication/tod-29-good-data/.

Peer-reviewed journal articles

  • Wieringa, M., Geenen, D. van, Schäfer, M.T., and L. Gorzeman. (2018). Political Topic-Communities and Their Framing Practices in the Dutch Twittersphere. An Empirical and Media-Critical Contribution to Understanding Ideological Homophily. Internet Policy Review 7(2). DOI: 10.14763/2018.2.793.
  • Es, K. van, Geenen, D. van, and T. Boeschoten. (2015). Re-imagining Television Audience Research: Tracing Viewing Patterns on Twitter. M/C Journal, Vol. 18, No 6. journal.media-culture.org.au.
  • Es, K. van, Geenen, D. van, and T. Boeschoten. (2014). Mediating the Black Pete Discussion on Facebook: Slacktivism, flaming wars, and deliberation. First Monday, Vol. 19, No 12. firstmonday.org.

Conference papers

  • Geenen, D. van, Schäfer, M. T., Boeschoten, T., Hekman, E., Bakker, P., and J. Moons. (2016, October 5-8). Mining One Week of Twitter. Mapping Networked Publics in the Dutch Twittersphere. Paper presented at AoIR 2016: The 17th Annual Conference of the Association of Internet Researchers. Berlin, Germany: AoIR. Retrieved from spir.aoir.org.
Academic conferences

  • Association of Internet Researchers Annual Conference 2016 (Berlin)
    07 10 “Mining one week of Twitter. Tracing local networked publics in the Dutch Twittersphere”,
    Daniela van Geenen, Mirko Tobias Schäfer, Piet Bakker, Thomas Boeschoten, Erik Hekman & Jonas Moons
  • Association of Internet Researchers Annual Conference 2017 (Tartu)
    19 10 “Tracking ‘fake news’ on Twitter: An empirical and media critical contribution to nuancing the notion of the ‘filter bubble’”, Daniela van Geenen, Mirko Tobias Schäfer, Maranke Wieringa, Thomas Boeschoten, Piet Bakker & Eric Hekman
  • ECREA 2016 (Prague)
    12 11 “Tracing Local Networked Publics in the Dutch Twittersphere”, Daniela van Geenen, Piet Bakker, Mirko Tobias Schäfer, Erik Hekman, Thomas Boeschoten & Jonas Moons
  • Data Publics 2017 (Lancaster)
    02 04 „Filter bubbles or multifaceted and diverse audiences? Studying media practices of Dutch-speaking citizens on Twitter”, Daniela van Geenen, Mirko Tobias Schäfer, Thomas Boeschoten, Piet Bakker, Erik Hekman
  • Etmaal van de Communicatiewetenschap 2016 (Amsterdam)
    05 02 “Het Nederlandse Twitter-ecosysteem en het publieke debat”, Daniela van Geenen, Piet Bakker, Thomas Boeschoten, Erik Hekman, Jonas Moons & Mirko Tobias Schäfer
  • Etmaal van de Communicatiewetenschap 2017 (Tilburg)
    27 01 “Een week in de Nederlandse Twittersfeer: Publieken, lokale elites en hun mediapraktijken”, Daniela van Geenen, Piet Bakker, Mirko Tobias Schäfer, Thomas Boeschoten & Erik Hekman
  • Etmaal van de Communicatiewetenschap 2018 (Gent)
    08 02 “‘Lokaliteit’ in de transformatie van publieke sferen: een methodologie om lokale publieken en hun mediapraktijken op Twitter in beeld te brengen”, Daniela van Geenen, Maranke Wieringa, Mirko Tobias Schäfer & Piet Bakker
  • Etmaal van de Communicatiewetenschap 2019 (Nijmegen)
    08 02 “Spaces in which People and Algorithms ‘Meet’: Automation in Journalistic Practice” (see for slides), Daniela van Geenen
  • Data Justice 2018 (Cardiff)
    21 05 “Towards Good Data Practice: Making Network Visualisation in Gephi Accountable”, Daniela van Geenen, Maranke Wieringa & Karin van Es
  • Kings College London Lecture Series 2018
    19 06 “The Field Notes Plugin: Making Network Visualization in Gephi Accountable”, Karin van Es, Daniela van Geenen & Maranke Wieringa
  • World Journalism Education Conference 2019 (Paris)
    10 07 “Data visualization in j-schools: a hybrid learning environment”, Daniela van Geenen & Yael de Haan
  • Data Power Conference 2019 (Bremen)
    12 09 “Approaching data visualisations as interfaces: An empirical demonstration of how data are imag(in)ed”, Daniela van Geenen & Maranke Wieringa
    12 09 “‘Staying with the trouble’ of networks: challenges in accounting for situated network practices”, Daniela van Geenen, Jonathan Gray, Axel Meunier, Tommaso Venturini, Mathieu Jacomy & Liliana Bounegru (see for the recording)

Non-academic events

  • 26 10 2017 Talk at the Impakt Festival 2017 (Utrecht, “Post-Truth & Soft Power” panel) titled “The Soft Power of Data Visualizations: Problematising the non-neutral way in which data visualizations impact our daily lives and research”, Daniela van Geenen & Maranke Wieringa (see for the recording)
  • 04 09 2014 Concluding talk at the “Visualise It!” event (Utrecht), synthesizing talks by Amanda Cox, Andy Kirk, Paul Blickle, Robin Houston, and the project leaders of Every Picture Tells a Story (University of Applied Sciences Utrecht)

Workshops

  • Utrecht University: Utrecht Summer School 2016, 2018 workshops on network visualization and analysis
  • University of Applied Sciences Utrecht: Two successive practical lectures on data visualization in the postgraduate course Data Visualization & Infographics, Centrum voor Communicatie en Journalistiek, November 2015, April 2016, November 2016, and April 2017
Regular courses and teaching

  • University of Applied Sciences Utrecht, Communication and Journalism Department: Lecturer and coordinator Module Data Visualization & Infographics, September 2016 up to date
  • University of Applied Sciences Utrecht, Communication and Journalism Department: Lecturer Journalistic Research, Data Journalism and Storytelling, September 2017 up to date
  • University of Applied Sciences Zuyd, Communication and Multimedia Design:
    Lecturer Data Visualization in Module Data Visualization & Infographics, February to April 2016 and 2017
  • Utrecht University, Media and Culture Department:
    Lecturer Inleiding Nieuwe Media (Introduction to New Media), BA seminars, February to April 2018
  • Utrecht University, Media and Culture Department:
    Junior teacher Digitale Data-analyse (Digital Data Analysis), BA lectures and seminars, November 2014 to January 2015
  • Utrecht University, Media and Culture Department:
    Teaching assistant/junior teacher Utrecht Data School from February, 2014 to August, 2015 (a.o. Masterclass Data Journalism, February to April 2014)

Guest lectures and masterclasses

  • Utrecht University:
    Masterclass “(Social) Network Analysis with Gephi”, in Practicum of the MA Media, Data & Society (Lecturer: Tim de Winkel), December 22, 2017
  • Utrecht University:
    Masterclass “Digital Humanities and Methods”, in the GEMMA course Digital Humanities in Intersectional Research: Power, Discourses and Data Analysis (Lecturer: Magdalena Górska), February 17, 2017
  • Utrecht University:
    Guest lecture on research of Facebook as a “space for participation”, as part of the BA course Participatiecultuur (Participatory Culture; Lecturer: Asher Boersma), March 16, 2015
  • University of Amsterdam:
    Guest lecture „Data research is ‘fun’, but be aware of the ghost in the machine” in the Research Master methods course “Big Data and Automated Content analysis” (Lecturer: Damian Trilling), April 2, 2014
Professional Experience

  • 11 – 12 2015 Co-organization of an Open Data Seminar on “Stadsbeleving” (the experience of the city and ways of recording it) in Utrecht together with SETUP Media Lab (Tom van de Wetering and Danielle Arets) at the city hall (December 10, 2015)
  • 09 2015 – 05 2016 Project Management Mr. Beam, Projection Art Mapping Studio
  • 05 2014 – 08 2015 Project Management Utrecht Data School (Utrecht University)