Selma Šabanović

Selma Šabanović, Indiana University (USA) Foto: CITEC/Universität BielefeldCITEC aims to strengthen and anchor gender specific content in research and teaching and was able to win Selma Šabanović of Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana, USA, for that purpose. Bosnian born Selma Šabanović is a researcher at the School of Informatics and Computing at Indiana University, USA. In 2008 and 2009 she was a lecturer at Stanford University in the USA on the Program in Science, Technology and Society. She was a Visiting Researcher at the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) in Tsukaba, Japan, as well as the Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, USA. She completed her doctorate in 2007 at the Department of Science and Technology Studies at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York, USA.

1. Talk: "Designing Robot Cultures: Steps toward a culturally robust robotics" - 14 July 2014 - CITEC

2. Talk: "Robot Girls and Boys? Constructing gender in social robotics" - 16 July 2014 - University Bielefeld as a part of ring lecture Gender Studies

The block seminar "Culture, society, and robotic technology" took place from 31 June to 17 July 2014 and was open to master students and PhD researchers.

More information: flyer_selma sabanovic_gender-gastprofessorin.pdf