Joffrey BECKER, | Ph.D, Anthropologist, Researcher affiliated to the Laboratory of Social Anthropology, Käte Hamburger Kolleg Research Fellow (2021-2022)

Social Anthropology Laboratory | France secondary school

Joffrey Becker was trained in social anthropology at EHESS (MA, Ph.D) and was a member of the SPEAP program created by Bruno Latour at the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris (MA). He is also a member of the interdisciplinary collective Psyphine (UL, LORIA, MSH) and of the prospective workshop La vie robomobile (Ministry of Ecological and Solidarity Transition). His work is in collaboration with various research teams from the public and private sectors (MIT, INRIA, Google, Orange, ENSAD).

Recent posts

Becker Joffrey, 2021, “Anthropology, AI and Robotics”, in A. Elliott (ed.), The Routledge Social Science Handbook of AI, Abingdon-on-Thames, Routledge

Becker Joffrey, 2021, "Living with robots / Living in robots: The mechanics of social ties", in J. Pellissier, M. Trouilloud, P. Menecier (ed.), Young robots and old people: Caring and new technologies in geontology, Social Chronicle

Becker Joffrey, 2020, "Designing Anthropomorphic Machines: Ethnography of Design Practices in Social Robotics", Networks, Dossier Ethnographies of conversational agents, no. 220-221, pp. 223-251


Robots / Artificial Intelligence / Society | STS / Experimentation / Mixed methods | Europe / United States