Photographer: Eduard Lampe

drs. B.G.M. (Martijn) de Waal


  • Faculty of Humanities
    Capaciteitsgroep Media & Cultuur
  • Visiting address
    BG 1
    Turfdraagsterpad 9  
  • Postal address:
    Turfdraagsterpad  9
    1012 XT  Amsterdam
  • B.G.M.deWaal@uva.nl

Academic CV

Martijn deWaal (1972) is an assistant professor in the department of Media Studies, Faculty of Humanities at the University of Amsterdam. His research interests include: 

 

* digital media, urban culture & the public sphere      

* digital media, journalism & the public sphere 

* digital media & storytelling  

His latest book The City as Interface was published in 2014 by NAi010 Publishers of Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

In 2012 Martijn de Waal completed his PhD The City as Interface as part of the New Media, Urban Culture and The Public Sphere research group, headed by prof. R.W. Boomkens at the department of practical philosophy, University of Groningen. Jose van Dijck (University of Amsterdam) also oversaw this research project as a promotor.    

In 2009 he was a visiting scholar at the M.I.T. Center for Future Civic Media, a collaboration between the program in Comparative Media Studies and theMedialab.    

In 1998 he received his MA degree in Cultural Studies as well as an MA degree in Film and Television Studies (with honors) from the University of Amsterdam. He completed part of his studies at the University of California Berkeley.

 

Currently he is also employed as a researcher on Citizen Empowerment at the Amsterdam University of  Applied Sciences.

Outside Academia

Martijn de Waal is the founding director of The Public Matters (www.thepublicmatters.eu) an office for research and strategy on the role of new media in society. 

from 2008-2014 he was a member of the board of the Dutch Media Fund.  

In 2005, with Frank van Vree and Theo van Stegeren, he co-founded DeNieuweReporter.nl , a weblog on the future of journalism. In 2006 they won De Tegel, a national award in journalism, for their effort. 

With Michiel de Lange he also co-founded TheMobileCity.nl , a think tank, research group and conference series on mobile media and urban design. 

2016

2015

  • de Waal, B. G. M., & Melis, G. (in press). Living Labs in Amsterdam. In B. Cohen, & E. Almirall (Eds.), Open Innovation as a driver for Smart Cities. Heidelberg: Springer.

2013

  • de Waal, M. (2013). Body Movies: The City as Interface. In J. Thissen, R. Zwijnenberg, & K. Zijlmans (Eds.), Contemporary culture: new directions in arts and humanities research (pp. 62-71). (Transformations in art and culture). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. [details] 
  • de Waal, M. (2013). Open Data: From "Platform" to "Program". In D. Hemment, & A. Townsend (Eds.), Smart Citizens (pp. 79-82). Manchester: Future Everything. [details] 
  • de Lange, M., & de Waal, M. (2013). Owning the city: New media and citizen engagement in urban design. First Monday, 18(11). DOI: 10.5210/fm.v18i11.4954  [details] 

2012

  • de Waal, M. (2012). The ideas and ideals in urban media. In M. Foth, L. Forlano, C. Satchell, & M. Gibbs (Eds.), From social butterfly to engaged citizen: urban informatics, social media, ubiquitous computing, and mobile technology to support citizen engagement (pp. 5-20). Cambridge: MIT Press. [details] 

2008

  • de Waal, B. G. M. (in press). From BLVD Urbanism towards MSN Urbanism. Locative media and urban culture. In F. Eckardt (Ed.), Media City. Weimar: Bauhaus University Press.

2014

  • de Waal, B. G. M. (Ed.) (Editor). (2014). The Mobile City.
  • de Waal, M. (2014). The City as Interface: How New Media Are Changing the City. (Reflect; No. 10). Rotterdam: nai010 publishers. [details] 
  • de Waal, M. (2014). Business and Ownership of the Media in Digital Times. In M. Dragomir, & M. Thompson (Eds.), Digital journalism: making news, breaking news (pp. 191-210). (Mapping digital media: global findings). New York, NY: Open Society Foundations. [details] 
  • Brynskov, M., Carvajal Bermúdez, J. C., Fernández, M., Korsgaard, H., Mulder, I., Piskorek, K., ... de Waal, M. (2014). Urban Interaction Design: Towards City Making. Schloss Neuhausen: UrbanIxD/Booksprints. [details] 

2013

  • de Waal, M. (2013). De stad als interface: hoe nieuwe media de stad veranderen. (Reflect; No. 10). Rotterdam: nai010 publishers. [details] 

2012

2011

  • de Waal, B. G. M. (in press). The Urban Culture of Sentient Cities: From an Internet of Things to a Public Sphere Centered Around Things’. In Toward the Sentient City. (pp. 190-195). MIT Press.

2010

  • de Waal, M. (2010). New Use of Cellular Networks: The Necessity of Recognizing the Nuances of Privacy. Open, 19, 100-109. [details] 

2007

  • de Waal, B. G. M. (2007). From Media Landscape to Media Ecology. The Cultural Implications of Web 2.0. Open, 13, 20-33.
  • de Waal, B. G. M. (2007). Powerifications. In C. de Baan, V. Patteeuw, & J. Declerck (Eds.), Visionary Power. Producing the Contemporary City.. Rotterdam: NAi Publishers.

2005

  • de Waal, B. G. M. (Editor), & van Stegeren, T. (Editor) (Eds.). (2005). De Nieuwe Reporter.

2014

2013

2012

  • de Waal, M. (Author). (2012). 6 argumenten voor fusie van Stimuleringsfonds voor de Pers en Mediafonds. De Nieuwe Reporter. [details] 
  • de Waal, M. (Author). (2012). Divers beeld in internationale studie naar gevolgen digitale media voor de journalistiek. De Nieuwe Reporter. [details] 
  • de Waal, M. (2012). Digitale stad: nieuwe media en stedelijke openbaarheid. In Essays: toekomst van de stad (pp. 77-81). Den Haag: Raad voor de leefomgeving en infrastructuur. [details] 

2010

  • de Waal, M. (2010). [Review of: M. Foth (2009) Handbook of research on urban informatics: the practice and promise of the real-time city]. Journal of Urban Technology, 17(2), 117-120. DOI: 10.1080/10630732.2010.516971  [details] 

Award

  • de Waal, B.G.M. (2014): Grant: NWO Alfa Meerwaarde Smart Cities in a Smart Society, with PBL 15K.
  • van Dijck, J. & de Waal, B.G.M. (2014): NWO scheme Creative Industries: The Hackable City: Collaborative Citymaking in Urban Living Lab Buiksloterham.
  • de Waal, B.G.M. (2013): Grant Amsterdam Hackable Metropolis (30.000 euro).

Scientific position

  • de Waal, B.G.M. (member) (2014-2018): EU Cost Cyberpark (External organisation).
  • de Waal, B.G.M. (member) (2013-2014): FP7 FP-7 & Coordination Action Project Urban IxD Designing Human Interactions in the Networked City (External organisation).
  • de Waal, B.G.M. (member) (2013-2017): EU COST People Friendly Cities in a Data Rich World (External organisation).

Media appearance

  • de Waal, Martijn (24-12-2012): Villa VPRO [Radio] Hilversum, Radio 1. Villa VPRO.

Keynote / invited lecture

  • de Waal, B.G.M. (invited speaker) (26-9-2014): On Urban Interaction Design, Urban IxD City Data Future, Venice.
  • de Waal, B.G.M. (invited speaker) (18-9-2014): The City as Interface, Vivid EU Research Program, Breda.
  • de Waal, B.G.M. (invited speaker) (18-9-2014): De Adaptieve Stad, Stadsacademie, Roermond.
  • de Waal, B.G.M. (invited speaker) (12-8-2014): The City as Interface, Summer PIT, Univeristy of Aarhus.
  • de Waal, B.G.M. (invited speaker) (2-7-2014): The City as Interface, University of Buffalo Summer School, Amstedam.
  • de Waal, B.G.M. (invited speaker) (30-6-2014): The City as Interface, Digital Methods Summer School, Amsterdam.
  • de Waal, B.G.M. (invited speaker) (13-6-2014): Connecting Cities, IMAL, Brussel.
  • de Waal, B.G.M. (invited speaker) (15-5-2014): De impact van openheid, Ministerie van Binnenlandse Zaken en Koninkrijksrelaties, Den Haag.
  • de Waal, B.G.M. (invited speaker) (9-4-2014): De stad als interface, Masterclass Platform 31, Amsterdam.
  • de Waal, B.G.M. (invited speaker) (22-4-2014): De stad als interface, Forum Stedelijke Vernieuwing, Rotterdam.
  • de Waal, B.G.M. (invited speaker) (10-4-2014): De stad als interface, Symposium Flow Universiteit van Tilburg, Tilburg.
  • de Waal, B.G.M. (invited speaker) (5-2-2014): Smart Cities, Workshop Planbureau voor de Leefomgeving, Den Haag.
  • de Waal, B.G.M. (invited speaker) (10-2-2014): The City as Interface, International Week Hogeschool van Rotterdam, Rotterdam.
  • de Waal, B.G.M. (invited speaker) (4-12-2014): Social Space, Het Nieuwe Instituut, Rotterdam.
  • de Waal, B.G.M. (invited speaker) (12-12-2014): The City as Interface, Smart City on the Ground - Design Terminal Budapest, Budapest.
  • de Waal, B.G.M. (invited speaker) (7-11-2014): ICTOOP, Trendbureau Overijssel, Hengelo.
  • de Waal, B.G.M. (invited speaker) (5-11-2014): Digitale media en de stad, Landelijk Congres Openbare Ruimte, Almere.
  • de Waal, B.G.M. (invited speaker) (22-10-2014): Smart Culture, Click NL Drive, Eindhoven.
  • de Waal, B.G.M. (invited speaker) (2-10-2014): The City as Interface, Traders (EU Madam Curie Program) Summer School, Genk.

Others

  • de Waal, B.G.M. (participant) (2-9-2014): Van Smart City naar Civic City - NPK Design (participating in a conference, workshop, ...).
  • de Waal, B.G.M. (participant) (30-6-2014): Expert Session Smart Cities Ministry of Infrastructue and the Environment (participating in a conference, workshop, ...).
  • de Waal, B.G.M. (organiser) (23-6-2014 - 24-6-2014): Lecture and workshop with Eric Gordon, Amsterdam (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
  • de Waal, B.G.M. (participant) (23-5-2014): Mediafonds @ Sandberg Workshop Interactive Storytelling (participating in a conference, workshop, ...).
  • de Waal, B.G.M. (organiser) (9-4-2014 - 17-4-2014): Living Labs in Amsterdam, Amsterdam (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
  • de Waal, B.G.M. (organiser) (21-3-2014): Working Group Meeting, Amsterdam (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
  • de Waal, B.G.M. (organiser) (19-11-2014): Adianta School of Leadership New Delhi (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
  • de Waal, B.G.M. (organiser) (2014): Invited Workshop Organisor / Leader Athens Hackable Metropolis University of Athens (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
  • Poell, T. (organiser) & de Waal, M. (organiser) (28-6-2013): Netwerkdag Journalism Studies Nederland, Amsterdam (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
  • de Waal, B.G.M. (organiser) (14-2-2012 - 17-2-2012): Social Cities of Tomorrow, Amsterdam (organising a conference, workshop, ...).

2011

  • de Waal, B. G. M. (2011). De Stad als Interface. Digitale Media en Stedelijke Openbaarheid.
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