Openings for Two New Professorships in “Digital Technology in Culture and Society” and “Critical Digital Practice”

The Department of Digital Humanities at King’s College London is looking for two full Professors to join us. One opening is for “Professor of Digital Technology in Culture and Society” and the other is for “Professor of Critical Digital Practice”. They will contribute to developing research, teaching and collaborations to facilitate “critical inquiry with and […]

Public Seminar Series: Walking with GPS and Digital Place; Transparency and Managed Visibilities; Platforms and Cultural Production; and Data/Infrastructures in Cities and Forests

We’re delighted to announce the schedule of public seminars for this semester organised by the Department of Digital Humanities: Walking with GPS, Personal Cartographies and Digital Place with Jeremy Wood (artist), Cristina Goldschmidt Kiminami (KCL), Claire Reddleman (KCL) and Stuart Dunn (KCL), Wed 12 February 2020, 6-8pm. https://gps-digital-place.eventbrite.co.uk The Digital Prism: Transparency and Managed Visibilities […]

New Article: “‘Fake News’ as Infrastructural Uncanny”, New Media & Society

An article on “‘Fake news’ as infrastructural uncanny” co-authored by Lecturers at the Department of Digital Humanities, King’s College London – Jonathan Gray and Liliana Bounegru – along with Tommaso Venturini (also a former Lecturer at the department) has just been published in New Media & Society. It builds on work that they co-investigated on the […]

Welcome to Kat Braybrooke, visiting researcher at the Department of Digital Humanities ✨

We are delighted to announce that Kat Braybrooke will be joining us as a visiting researcher at the Department of Digital Humanities, King’s College London. During her stay, she will build on the findings of her doctoral research on the power relations of “makerspaces” in cultural institutions by exploring local community projects that harness digital creativity to […]

Department of Digital Humanities supports open source Raw Graphs visualisation tool 📊🎨

We’re happy to announce that the Department of Digital Humanities at King’s College London is supporting the free and open source RAWGraphs tool as a “gold sponsor”. Described as the “missing link between spreadsheets and data visualization”, RAWGraphs was initiated at the award-winning DensityDesign Lab in Milan, and is widely used by a wide variety […]

Welcome to new Lecturers at the Department of Digital Humanities! ✨

A warm welcome to our new Lecturers who have joined the Department of Digital Humanities at King’s College London this semester. We are pleased to welcome five Lecturers and three Academic Education Pathway (AEP) Lecturers: Sophie Bishop (Lecturer) Liliana Bounegru (Lecturer) Peter Chonka  (Lecturer) Ashwin Mathews (Lecturer) Feng Zhu (Lecturer) Samuel Moore (AEP Lecturer) Daniel Nemenyi (AEP Lecturer) Photini […]

#PresPollSL: A brief visual inquiry into 2019 Sri Lankan presidential elections on Instagram

The following is a blog post from MA Digital Culture & Society student and Chevening scholar Sachini Perera (bio below), drawing on work that she has been doing as part of the “Digital Methods for Internet Studies” module. Bit of background I’m currently a 2019/2020 Chevening scholar reading for a Masters in Digital Culture and […]

Slides from “Happy Packet Switching: 50 Years of Internet”, 6th November 2019

To commemorate the Internet’s 50th birthday, the Department of Digital Humanities at King’s College London recently hosted an event on “Happy Packet Switching: 50 Years of Internet” with a series of short talks from researchers in the department. You can now find all of the slides here: https://kingsddh.gitlab.io/happy-packet-switching/ Video: The History of ARPANET Dr Stuart […]

New book: Digital Food Cultures, edited by Deborah Lupton and Zeena Feldman (London: Routledge)

A new book on Digital Food Cultures, edited by Deborah Lupton (Professor at UNSW Sydney) and Zeena Feldman (Lecturer in Digital Culture at the Department of Digital Humanities, King’s College London) is now available for pre-order. It also contains a chapter from Rachael Kent, who is a teaching fellow at the department. Here’s the blurb: […]

Welcome to Nathaniel Tkacz, visiting researcher at the Department of Digital Humanities

We are delighted to announce that Nathaniel Tkacz will be joining us as a visiting researcher at the Department of Digital Humanities at King’s College London. During his stay he will be focusing on writing his book about dashboard interfaces, including discussing and workshopping different chapters with colleagues in the department. More about his research […]