Jan Derboven


is a Master in Germanic Languages (KU Leuven, 2002) and in Cultural Studies (2003). He is a senior researcher at the Meaningful Interactions Lab (mintlab) of KU Leuven and iMinds at the faculty of Social Sciences. His research is situated primarily in the domains of media (technology, games & education) and health (assistive technologies). Currently, he is pursuing a PhD on technology appropriation, investigating how people use and reinterpret technologies in everyday life.


Last update: September 2016


Articles published on IXD&A:


The Tactics of Everyday Practice: A Semiotic Approach to Appropriation, N.29, 2016, pp. 99 - 120, abstractdownload