EVENT | Taking Stock: Researching Generic Images Across Representation, Circulation And Recontextualization 01.05.19

[three_fourths] How can we study the meanings and circulation of generic images online? Join us for a public talk with Giorgia Aiello (University of Leeds). Taking Stock: Researching Generic Images Across Representation, Circulation And Recontextualization – Giorgia Aiello (University of Leeds) The bulk of images that we encounter in everyday life are generic images from […]

EVENT | Neurons spike back. The invention of inductive machine and the Artificial intelligence controversy 24.04.19

[three_fourths] Where do the predictive techniques of machine learning come from? How do they draw on previous “connectionist” and “symbolic” approaches in the history of artificial intelligence research? Join us for a public talk with Dominique Cardon (Sciences Po Médialab) at the Department of Digital Humanities, King’s College London. Neurons spike back. The invention of […]

EVENT | Spotify Teardown: Inside the Black Box of Streaming Music 10.04.19

[three_fourths] This event has been cancelled.   How do music streaming services such as Spotify work? What is their product? What is involved in their recommendation engines? How can they be studied? Join us for a talk with Patrick Vonderau (Martin Luther University in Halle). Spotify Teardown: Inside the Black Box of Streaming Music – […]

EVENT | Intersections of Race, Gender and Class in Vegan Vlogging 19.03.19

[three_fourths] As the sixth talk in the Early Career Research Talks series, Ella Fegitz will give a presentation entitled ‘Intersections of Race, Gender and Class in Vegan Vlogging’. In this talk, I explore the intersection of gender, class and race in the construction of the vegan self in Western culture, and the inequalities that it […]

EVENT | Digital ANT: The Agency of Replications 27.03.19

[three_fourths] How can studies of digital societies account not just for digital objects, but also signals and replications? Join us for a public talk with Dominique Boullier (Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne). Digital ANT: The Agency of Replications – Dominique Boullier (Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne) Digital platforms (from social networks to IoT) generate, analyze […]

EVENT | Talking Trees: Four Perspectives on Ecological Media and Media Ecologies 20.03.19

[three_fourths] Join us for a public talk on ecological media and media ecologies with Birgit Schneider (University of Potsdam), hosted by the Department for Digital Humanities, King’s College London. Talking Trees: Four Perspectives on Ecological Media and Media Ecologies – Birgit Schneider (University of Potsdam) Media not only shape our view of the environment, they […]

EVENT | Social media and state reconstruction in Somalia 13.03.19

[three_fourths] As the fifth talk in the Early Career Research Talks series, Peter Chonka will give a presentation entitled ‘Social media and state reconstruction in Somalia’. If social media is affecting the ways in which ‘strong’ states communicate with citizens, what are the implications of such popular connectivity for states at the other end of […]

EVENT | Digital geo-visualisations and the cultural politics of urban (re)development 06.03.19

[one_fourth_last] Date and time Wed 6th March 2019 13:00-14:00 GMT Location Bush House NE 2.02 Strand Campus, King’s College London Strand London WC2R 2LS [/one_fourth_last]