ITU

Center for Digital Welfare

Organisational unit: Research center

IT University of Copenhagen
Rued Langgaards Vej 7
DK-2300 Copenhagen S
Denmark

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Debugging the Digitalized Welfare Society

Center for Digital Welfare (CDW) is an interdisciplinary research center located at the Department of Business IT at the IT University of Copenhagen. CDW conducts research into current transformations of Nordic welfare societies at a time where digital technologies play an unprecedented role in the planning, delivery, management, and governance of welfare services.

Our vision is to deliver research-based insights that can lead to better infrastructure design of livable, digital welfare societies, and thereby help specifying a Nordic model for a digital welfare society. Our mission is to help set a new agenda for how to reorganize the digitalized welfare state in ways that respect basic democratic values. More specifically, CDW engages directly with stakeholders from public sector institutions, industry, universities, and NGOs through various outreach initiatives and other forms of knowledge making like research and art collaboration. 

The researchers at CDW make inquiry into digital welfare as it unfolds in theory and practice across different welfare domains, such as health care, education, law enforcement, and social services. CDW is organized in working groups that work as knowledge hubs and focus on issues like governance, democracy and citizenship. It is home to externally sponsored research projects, training workshops, and cross-institutional collaborations.

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Research outputs (81)

  1. Published

    Policy Concepts and Their Shadows: Active Ageing, Cold Care, Lazy Care and Coffee-Talk Care

    Research output: Journal Article or Conference Article in JournalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  2. Published

    Analog flows in digital worlds: ‘Migration multiples’ and digital heterotopias in Greek territory

    Research output: Journal Article or Conference Article in JournalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  3. Published

    Hello, Twitter Bot! Towards a Bot Ethics of Response and Responsibility

    Research output: Journal Article or Conference Article in JournalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

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Research Activities (15)

  1. Curtin University

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesVisiting an external academic institution

  2. Round Table on Commoning and Designing

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesLecture and oral contribution

  3. European Conference on Information Systems (Event)

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditor of SeriesResearch

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