EVENT | “Good Data” – London book launch + workshop 09.05.19

[three_fourths] Join us for the London launch of the open access Good Data book (Amsterdam: Institute of Network Cultures, 2019) with editors and authors associated with the book, hosted at the Department for Digital Humanities, King’s College London.   In recent years, there has been an exponential increase in the collection and automated analysis of …

EVENT | Hacking the museum? Collections makerspaces in London cultural institutions 08.05.19

[three_fourths] How are experimental spaces institutionalised within cultural organisations? Where do spaces for making and hacking come from? Join us for a public talk with Kat Braybrooke (University of Sussex). Hacking the museum? Collections makerspaces in London cultural institutions – Kat Braybrooke (University of Sussex) What kinds of spaces are produced when the radical practices …

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 | Humanities Laboratories: Critical Infrastructures and Knowledge Experiments 23.05.19

Whether physical or digital, or a combination of both, modern laboratories have become places, infrastructures, and frameworks for the Humanities to forge ideas, visions, experiments, and collaborations. The event will revolve around the critical and epistemological roles of humanities labs in supporting and extending academic research and learning beyond traditional classrooms. The event will be …

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 …