25 April 2019

Praemium Erasmianum Research Prize awarded to Evelyn Wan

Dr. Evelyn Wan
Dr Evelyn Wan

On Thursday 16 May Dr Evelyn Wan (Media and Performance) will receive one of the five dissertation prizes awarded by the Praemium Erasmianum Foundation for special dissertations in the field of the humanities and the social sciences.

Since 1988, the Praemium Erasmianum Foundation awards annual Research Prizes. A maximum of five prizes of € 3,000 each are awarded to young academic researchers in the humanities and social sciences, who have written a PhD dissertation of outstanding quality. The relevant faculties of the Dutch universities are asked to nominate candidates. The Research Prizes 2019 will be presented during a festive ceremony in the Royal Netherlands Academy for Arts and Sciences on 16 May. Please register via this link.

Clocked!: Time and Biopower in the Age of Algorithms 

Evelyn Wan defended her PhD thesis on 23 November 2018. The central question of her dissertation Clocked! Time and Biopower in the Age of Algorithms is how digital algorithms govern our daily lives and how they do so without us consciously noticing.