Podcast Live on New Research Project – COVID-19’s Effect on Digital Interaction & Health Management

Dr Rachael Kent, Teaching Fellow in Digital Media and Culture of Department of Digital Humanities has launched a timely empirical research project exploring how people are using digital technology during COVID-19 lockdown and isolation. In particular, how it is shifting social interactions and health practices in everyday life. Rachael was recently a guest on The […]

Global youth cultures and digital nomads: a podcast discussion

Recently, I took part in an Economist Intelligence Unit podcast on ‘global digital cultures’ with Kathy Sheehan, SVP of Cassandra market research, and Ravi Govada, head of global market research at hospitality start-up Selina. We discussed how trends are shaped and shared in the digital age, and the possibility that a shared transnational youth culture […]

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 […]

EVENT | Understanding the uses and impacts of iconic cultural images in the digital world

[three_fourths] Description • What makes a cultural image memorable? • Can memorability be transferred into the digital sphere? • Do iconic images function in the same way online as they do offline? Through this collaborative event, we aim to explore why certain historical and cultural images are remembered and considered to be iconic. We also […]

Call for papers: Understanding the uses and impacts of iconic cultural images in the digital world

[three_fourths] Description • What makes a cultural image memorable? • Can memorability be transferred into the digital sphere? • Do iconic images function in the same way online as they do offline? Through this collaborative event, we aim to explore why certain historical and cultural images are remembered and considered to be iconic. We also […]

EVENT | The Digital Self Workshop

[three_fourths] Description This workshop focuses on how digital technology influences our daily lives, its impacts on the ways culture is re-shaped, and as a result how our identities as workers, consumers and media and cultural producers are changing. This workshop will draw upon the research expertise of both CMCI and DDH, and find synergy with […]

EVENT | New Perspectives in the Digital Humanities: Digital Identities

[three_fourths] Description Digital Humanities Early Careers Conference New Perspectives in the Digital Humanities is an annual conference in the King’s College London Department of Digital Humanities. This initiative started in 2016, and is typically led by first-year PhD candidates, though we boast a wide attendance by staff and external delegates from all over the UK […]