Background and activities

Roger Andre Søraa is a Research Associate at the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies of Culture (KULT), with a Master in Studies of Technology and Society, and a Bachelor in Informatics. Currently researching craftspeople's roles in the transition to more sustainable building practices through the project Crafting Climate transitions from below.

 

Research Interests

  • Climate: energy, environment and sustainable transitions.
  • Domestication: crafts, design and media
  • Technology: robots, automation and innovation.
  • Japan: language, culture and history.

 

Project involvement

 

Member of

 

I can supervise graduate students.

Scientific, academic and artistic work

Displaying a selection of activities. See all publications in the database

2017

  • Fyhn, Håkon; Søraa, Roger Andre; Solli, Jøran. (2017) Hands and plans in the building sector. 2017 Crafting Sustainability Workshop ; 2017-06-14 - 2017-06-15.
  • Søraa, Roger Andre. (2017) Craft and STS. 4S Conference ; 2017-08-30 - 2017-09-02.
  • Søraa, Roger Andre. (2017) DN Talent: Fremtidens elite i arbeidslivet. Dagens Næringsliv [Avis]. 2017-09-15.
  • Søraa, Roger Andre. (2017) Mecha-Media: How Are Androids, Cyborgs, and Robots Presented and Received Through the Media?. Androids, Cyborgs, and Robots in Contemporary Culture and Society.
  • Søraa, Roger Andre. (2017) NRK P1 God ettermiddag Trøndelag på forskningsdagene. Intervju om sosiale roboter. nrk p1 [Radio]. 2017-09-22.
  • Søraa, Roger Andre. (2017) RoboCare – networks of health, technology and culture. Multimodal Elderly Care Systems (MECS) and ROBIN lab. . UiO; 2017-06-19 - 2017-06-19.
  • Søraa, Roger Andre. (2017) Robotene kommer!. Dagens Næringsliv [Avis]. 2017-01-11.
  • Søraa, Roger Andre. (2017) Robotenes hotell: Skygging av teknologier i Japan. KULT seminar ; 2017-07-08 - 2017-07-08.
  • Søraa, Roger Andre. (2017) Sci fi-roboten er tilbake, intervju DagensNæringsliv.no. null [Internett]. 2017-01-11.
  • Søraa, Roger Andre; Fyhn, Håkon; Solli, Jøran. (2017) Arranging the 2017 Crafting Sustainability international workshop. 2017 Crafting Sustainability international workshop ; Trondheim. 2017-06-14 - 2017-06-15.
  • Søraa, Roger Andre; Ingeborgrud, Lina; Suboticki, Ivana; Solbu, Gisle. (2017) Communities of Peer Practitioners: Experiences from an Academic Writing Group. Nordic Journal of Science and Technology Studies. vol. 5 (1).

2016

  • Fyhn, Håkon; Søraa, Roger Andre; Solli, Jøran. (2016) Hands and plans: achieving dialogue between traditional crafts and technological systems at a high‐tech building site. 4S/EASST Conference ; Barcelona. 2016-08-31 - 2016-09-03.
  • Lie, Merete; Ravn, Malin Noem; Kristensen, Guro Korsnes; Søraa, Roger Andre. (2016) RoboCare. networks of technology, health and culture. Workshop 2. RoboCare. Networks of technology, health and culture. Workshop 2 . RoboCare. KULT; Trondheim. 2016-04-25 - 2016-04-25.
  • Søraa, Roger Andre. (2016) “Cool” Japanese robots as cultural power vessels and boundary objects. Communicating with Cool Japan ICA16 Preconference ; Tokyo. 2016-06-08 - 2016-06-08.
  • Søraa, Roger Andre. (2016) Robots Projecting and Negotiating Power and Gender in the Media. The Asian Conference on Cultural Studies 2016 . IAFOR; Kobe. 2016-06-02 - 2016-06-05.
  • Søraa, Roger Andre. (2016) Sustainable Transition Domestication of Energy-Calculators in the Building Sector. The Asian Conference on Cultural Studies 2016 ; 2016-06-02 - 2016-06-05.
  • Søraa, Roger Andre. (2016) Sustainable Transitions to an Automation and Green-Worker Synchronicity?. The Asian Conference on the Social Sciences 2016 ; Kobe. 2016-06-09 - 2016-06-12.
  • Søraa, Roger Andre. (2016) TV2 nyhetene intervju om japanske roboter. TV2 nyhetene [TV]. 2016-11-15.
  • Søraa, Roger Andre; Fyhn, Håkon. (2016) Crafting Cultural Sustainability in the Transition to a Sustainable Environment?. ACSEE 2016 The Asian Conference on Sustainability, Energy and the Environment, . IAFOR; Kobe. 2016-06-09 - 2016-06-12.
  • Søraa, Roger Andre; Fyhn, Håkon. (2016) Energy-Calculators in Action: Realizing Sustainability Potentials in Existing Buildings Through Energy-Consultations. Minder Symposium at Living Lab . Minder network; Trondheim. 2016-12-04 - 2016-12-06.
  • Søraa, Roger Andre; Fyhn, Håkon. (2016) Social learning and information transfer in the transition to greener energy-workers. ISS 2016 International Conference on Information and Social Science ; Sapporo. 2016-06-24 - 2016-06-26.
  • Søraa, Roger Andre; Fyhn, Håkon; Solli, Jøran. (2016) 21st century green‐collar workers. 4S/EASST Conference ; Barcelona. 2016-08-31 - 2016-09-03.
  • Søraa, Roger Andre; Østby, Per; Kvaal, Stig. (2016) Japanese Robots as Boundary Objects between Continuity and Change. The International Conference on Japan and Japan Studies 2016 . IAFOR; Kobe. 2016-06-02 - 2016-06-05.

2015

  • Lie, Merete; Ravn, Malin Noem; Kristensen, Guro Korsnes; Søraa, Roger Andre. (2015) RoboCare. Networks of technology, health and culture. Workshop 1. RoboCare. Networks of technology, health and culture. Workshop 1 . RoboCare KULT; Trondheim. 2015-12-02 - 2015-12-02.
  • Lie, Merete; Søraa, Roger Andre. (2015) 4S Making and Doing: "The Good, the True and the Beautiful". 4S conference . The Society for the Social Studies of Science; Denver. 2015-11-11 - 2015-11-14.
  • Næss, Robert; Solli, Jøran; Fyhn, Håkon; Søraa, Roger Andre. (2015) Tverrfaglige synergier. Workshop . Sør-Trøndelag fylkeskommune; Charlottenlund videregående skole. 2015-04-29 - 2015-04-29.
  • Søraa, Roger Andre. (2015) Denne roboten kan du kose og snakke med. iTromsø [Internett]. 2015-01-27.
  • Søraa, Roger Andre. (2015) Hva er det med japanere og roboter?. forskning.no [Internett]. 2015-01-22.
  • Søraa, Roger Andre. (2015) Psykisk Helse: En ny japansk robot kan lese følelser og muntre oss opp i hverdagen. Psykisk helse nummer 4/2015 [Fagblad]. 2015-09-17.
  • Søraa, Roger Andre. (2015) Radiointervju om japanske roboter. P1+ [Radio]. 2015-01-28.
  • Søraa, Roger Andre. (2015) Why grandpa doesn’t want a smart phone. sciencenordic.com [Internett]. 2015-02-03.
  • Søraa, Roger Andre; Fyhn, Håkon; Solli, Jøran. (2015) New energy transition laborers? Framing craftspeople as energy advisors. 4S conference . The Society for the Social Studies of Science; Denver. 2015-11-11 - 2015-11-14.
  • Søraa, Roger Andre; Østby, Per. (2015) Hug a robot with your grandchild’s voice. http://geminiresearchnews.com/ [Internett]. 2015-02-04.

2014

  • Søraa, Roger Andre; Østby, Per; Kvaal, Stig. (2014) Konnichiwa robot, sayonara human?. 2014.