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 […]

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: “‘We only have 12 years’: YouTube and the IPCC report on global warming of 1.5ºC” in First Monday

Liliana Bounegru, Lecturer in Digital Methods in the Department of Digital Humanities has just published a new article titled “’We only have 12 years: YouTube and the IPCC report on global warming of 1.5ºC” in First Monday co-authored with Kari De Pryck (University of Geneva / University of Cambridge), Tommaso Venturini (CNRS) and Michele Mauri […]

Call for PhD scholarship applications ‘Creative AI as a medium in artistic and curatorial practice’

We are excited to announce a PhD scholarship for research into creative AI in artistic and curatorial practice in collaboration with the Serpentine Gallery funded by LAHP. We welcome applicants from the field of new media studies, art and gallery studies, science and technology studies, scholarship and professional practice in visual and media arts and […]

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 […]

Project | Creative AI: Neural Networks at the Gallery

Contemporary art institutions, much like cultural heritage museums around the world, face a process of deep transformation through digitalisation, except that for contemporary art institutions such a process ventures into the material foundations of the artworks themselves: digital technology has become a creative medium for artists, while most recently, Artificial Intelligence, especially machine learning (ML), […]

Free workshop: “€uro-Vision: Monstrification between Extraction and Border”

Dr Btihaj Ajana, Senior Lecturer at the Department of Digital Humanities, is involved in an upcoming workshop on “”€uro-Vision: Monstrification between Extraction and Border”. The workshop is free and open to all, supported by Arts Catalyst, a nonprofit contemporary arts organisation that commissions and produces trans-disciplinary art and research. Their goal is to “activate new […]