Louise Romain

Louise Romain
Aalborg University · School of Architecture, Design and Planning

MSc Techno-Anthropology

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Introduction
I graduated in Techno-Anthropology, a field that taught me how to engage with the intricate relationships between humans and technologies, an essential feature of our contemporary societies. I’m passionate about how to bridge scientific research with socio-political action through artistic and technological means. Since 2016, I've been working on my digital anthropological research 'Circle of Voices' with First Nations women and youth in Quebec, aiming to educate about cultural revitalisation
Additional affiliations
December 2019 - March 2020
ARCTISEN - Culturally Sensitive Tourism in the Arctic
Position
  • Consultant
Description
  • I accompanied the Nordic researchers and entrepreneurs to Greenland for a week, interviewed local tourism entrepreneurs and filmed our experiences. I edited short videos for social media, and I worked with collaborative footage to create online courses.
December 2017 - July 2019
Aalborg University
Position
  • General assistant at the Techno Anthropological Research Group
Education
September 2017 - July 2019
Aalborg University
Field of study
  • Techno-Anthropology

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Publications (15)
Thesis
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Circle of Voices is a three year research project involving Abenaki, Nehirowisiw/Atikamekw and Wolastoqiyik/Maliseet peoples in Quebec, Canada. It addresses the contemporary realities of First Nations’ cultures and identities through the stories of young women and knowledge holders. The research resulted in the website circleofvoices.com, where the...
Experiment Findings
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In Danish society, the topic of wages is often referred to as a private matter. This makes the issue a difficult topic to discuss, especially amongst Danish workers, and maybe the lack of dialogue contributes to inequalities such as equal pay between genders. Drawing on the recent collective agreement negotiations, the report issued by the Institut...
Working Paper
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Why does it matter to appropriately communicate scientific knowledge? “Disseminating knowledge is a key component of scientific scholarship, for without sharing one’s findings, there is little point in doing research. The manner in which science is communicated is therefore of tremendous importance. There is evidence that scientists are not formall...
Presentation
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This presentation was prepared for the workshop ”Arctic Youth and Sustainable Futures” held in Roskilde, Denmark. I was invited to share some insights about merging collaborative methodologies and digital tools, as a potential source of inspiration for the circumpolar research.
Thesis
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This thesis is part of a digital anthropological research project, called Circle of Voices. Conducted in 2016 with young women from the Atikamekw, Abenaki and Wolastoqiyik/Maliseet Nations in Quebec (Canada), it aims to bring educational awareness about the situation of indigenous women and youths, and more broadly about indigenous rights. It consi...

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Projects (2)
Project
Circle of Voices aims to bring educational awareness about the situation of Indigenous women and youths, and more broadly Indigenous rights.
Project
These papers were written for different classes in the MSc in Techno-Anthropology at Aalborg University, CPH. 1- The communication and social appropriation of scientific knowledge through the critical analysis of international public figures and dissemination technologies. 2- Wage Transparency in Denmark: Designing for publics that do not exist.