Joint Statement on Humanist

In early August a post commenting on an essay by the writer Khalid Warsame, was circulated to the recipients of the Humanist email list. This post referred to Warsame’s alleged beliefs about British colonial guilt and made direct reference to ‘casual anti-white racism’. Several members of the list responded to condemn the use of this …

Routledge International Handbook of Research Methods in Digital Humanities: some pre-launch thoughts

The following post is from Stuart Dunn, Senior Lecturer and Head of the Department of Digital Humanities, King’s College London. The Routledge International Handbook of Research Methods in Digital Humanities, edited by Kristen Schuster and Stuart Dunn, will be published shortly. Like many such volumes, this has matured in to being over time, and our …

CFP: Disrupting Digital Monolingualism

Call For Proposals An international workshop on languages in critical digital theory and practice Hosted by Department of Digital Humanities, King’s College London, 16th and 17th June 2020 This two-day workshop explores the theme of ‘Disrupting Digital Monolingualism’ and brings together leading researchers, educators, digital practitioners, language-focused professionals, policy makers and other interested parties to …

Welcome new Visiting Researcher Cécile Malaspina!

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Cécile Malaspina will be joining us as a Visiting Researcher in the Department of Digital Humanities at King’s College London. I know many of you will already know of Cécile’s work, not least of which is her important translation of Gilbert Simondon’s On the Mode of Existence of …

Curating expertise: Towards an Interdisciplinary Museums Studies Research Agenda at KCL

There has recently been much interest and attention within King’s College London to the field of museum studies. This is hardly surprising: the university sits within one of the richest and most diverse cultural cities in the world, surrounded by gems such as the British Museum, the National Gallery, the V&A, the Soane Museum and …

Publication | Michael Duggan & Davide Arcidiacono, Sharing Mobilities

We’re pleased to announce the release of DDH’s Dr Michael Duggan and the University of Catania’s Davide Arcidiacono’s new book Sharing Mobilities: Questioning Our Right to the City in the Collaborative Economy (Routledge, 2019). Sharing Mobilities can be acquired from Routledge. Shared forms of mobility mediated by digital technologies, which include carsharing, ridesharing, bikesharing and …

EVENT | Happy Packet Switching! 06.11.19

Reflections on 50 years of Internet On October 29, 1969 the first packets of the Internet were sent. To commemorate the Internet’s 50th birthday, the Department of Digital Humanities at King’s College London presents a series of reflections on the occasion, held in PechaKucha style, followed by a drinks reception – please join us! Date: …