New Article: 📝✨ “The Pandemic Crowd: Protest in the Time of COVID-19” in Journal of International Affairs

Dr Paolo Gerbaudo, Reader in Digital Culture and Society at the Department of Digital Humanities and Director of the Centre for Digital Culture, has just published an article on “The Pandemic Crowd: Protest in the Time of COVID-19” in Journal of International Affairs. The abstract is copied below. From collective flash-mobs such as “clap for …

Metro covers Rachael Kent’s research on lockdown work practices

Research by DDH Lecturer Dr Rachael Kent has been featured in a Metro article on lockdown working practices. You can read the full article here. This follows on from another Metro piece last month and draws on research which has been written up in an article in Social Media & Society. Dr Rachael Kent is …

Job: AEP Lecturer in Humanistic and Social Computing

The Department of Digital Humanities at King’s College London is looking for one AEP Lecturer in Humanistic and Social Computing to help us grow our teaching expertise in critical HCI, user centered research and sustainable design from a humanities and social sciences perspective. The ideal candidate will have a PhD in a relevant discipline, an …

Fulbright scholarship awarded to Digital Humanities PhD student

Stephanie Grimes will be joining the Department of Digital Humanities as part of the flagship international exchange programme to advance research into technology and cultural heritage. Congratulations to Stephanie Grimes, a PhD student who recently joined the Department of Digital Humanities, and has been awarded the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship to further her research into technology and …

Data Stories Symposium, 26-27th November 2020

The Department of Digital Humanities is pleased to be involved in co-organising the DataStories Symposium 2020 which will explore how people engage with data to create stories. Data is represented in different ways to allow us to understand and make use of it: in numbers, in text, in visualisations, in interactive stories and other forms. …

New Book: “Reassembling Scholarly Communications: Histories, Infrastructures, and Global Politics of Open Access” (MIT Press, 2020)

MIT Press have recently published a new book on Reassembling Scholarly Communications: Histories, Infrastructures, and Global Politics of Open Access edited by Martin Eve and myself. The book aims to provide a “critical inquiry into the politics, practices, and infrastructures of open access and the reconfiguration of scholarly communication in digital societies”. My chapter, “Infrastructural …

Department of Digital Humanities contributes to world-leading research on data/AI as part of new UKRI National Research Centre on Privacy, Harm Reduction and Adversarial Influence Online

The Department of Digital Humanities is bringing its world-leading research on the social and political dimensions of data and AI to a newly established national Research Centre on Privacy, Harm Reduction and Adversarial Influence Online (REPHRAIN). The centre brings together more than 50 leading academics with industry, non-profit, government, law, regulation and international research centre …

Job: Lecturer in Digital Culture and Media Education

The Department of Digital Humanities is seeking to appoint a permanent Lecturer (Academic Education Pathway) to contribute to our teaching in the area of digital culture and society. The post-holder will have a sound knowledge of the theories, key concepts, and methods providing expertise in areas within this domain, and will be expected to develop …

Two lectureships to support teaching in the field of Digital Economy at DDH

The Department of Digital Humanities at King’s College London is looking for two permanent Lecturers (Academic Education Pathway) to support our online and on-campus teaching on our fast growing MA programmes. The openings are for a Lecturer in Digital Entrepreneurship and Marketing Education and a Lecturer in Digital Economy and Society Education to support our successful …

Recruiting participants for survey study on public perceptions of immunity during Covid-19 pandemic

Dr Btihaj Ajana, Reader in Media and Digital Culture at the Department of Digital Humanities, King’s College London, would like to invite you to take part in this survey study on immunity in the context of Covid-19. The purpose of this study is to examine public perceptions and understanding of “immunity” during Covid-19 pandemic and …