Tomasz Hollanek

PhD student
Visiting Research Fellow
AI, design, critical theory, ethics, environment
Department of Philosophy
, updated on
6 September 2021
Gonville and Caius College
Trinity Street
United Kingdom

Tomasz Hollanek is a Visiting Research Fellow at the Department of Philosophy and the Observatoire des humanités numériques at the ENS, where he will work with Dr Léa Saint-Raymond on contemporary perceptions of AI in the Francophone world.

Field of research

Tomasz Hollanek is a PhD researcher at the University of Cambridge, working at the intersection of design theory, technology ethics and critical AI studies. His PhD work focuses on the role of critique in the design process in general – and the development of artificial intelligence in particular. He is also a PhD Fellow at the Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence (CFI) at Cambridge and has contributed to various research projects, including the Global AI Narratives Project at CFI, the Computational Propaganda Project  at the Oxford Internet Institute, and the Ethics of Digitalization research sprint hosted by the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard.


Peer-reviewed articles

Commissioned essays

Book chapters

  • ‘The meanings of AI: a cross-cultural comparison,’ with S. Cave, K. Dihal, H. Katsuno, Y. Liu, A. Taillandier, D. White, in: Cave and Dihal, Imagining AI: How the World Sees Intelligent Machines (forthcoming 2022 with Oxford UP).
  • ‘AI Oasis? Imagining Intelligent Machines in the Middle East and North Africa,’ with K. Dihal, N. Rizk, N. Weheba, S. Cave, in: Cave and Dihal, Imagining AI: How the World Sees Intelligent Machines (forthcoming 2022 with Oxford UP).


Peer-reviewed proceedings

Other publications