EVENT | Early Career Research Talks 2019

Join us for a series of Early Career Research Talks given by colleagues from the Department of Digital Humanities. There are seven in total, running between January 2019 and May 2019. For more details, please see the poster below. If you tweet about the event you can use the #kingsdhhashtag or mention @kingsdh.

EVENT | A Family Affair: Family, Love, and Emotioned Fannish Literacy 26.02.19

[three_fourths] As the second talk in the Early Career Research Talks series, Brittany Kelley will give a presentation entitled ‘A Family Affair: Family, Love, and Emotioned Fannish Literacy’. In the 25 years since the publication of Jenkins’ and Bacon-Smith’s foundational studies on media fandoms and fanfiction, fandom has achieved a much more mainstream status. Fan […]

EVENT | Data Collaboratives: The Emergence of Public-Private Partnerships around Data for Social Good 26.02.19

[three_fourths] What kinds of collaborations and partnerships are emerging around data? Join us for a public talk with Stefaan Verhulst (NYU GovLab), hosted by the Department for Digital Humanities, King’s College London. Data Collaboratives: The Emergence of Public-Private Partnerships around Data for Social Good – Stefaan Verhulst (NYU GovLab) Over the past few years, The […]

EVENT | Broken Data and Unexpected Research Questions 13.02.19

[three_fourths] What can be learned when data work does not go as planned? Join us for a public talk with Minna Ruckenstein (University of Helsinki). Broken Data and Unexpected Research Questions – Minna Ruckenstein (University of Helsinki) The concept-metaphor of ‘broken data’ suggests that digital data can be broken, fail to perform, or be in […]

EVENT | #DeleteFacebook and Facebook’s Bonds 07.02.19

[three_fourths] #DeleteFacebook and Facebook’s Bonds – Tero Karppi (University of Toronto) After the Cambridge Analytica revelations, #DeleteFacebook hashtag became a trend. #DeleteFacebook was the crystallization of the demands to leave the social media site because it was compromising privacy, exploiting user data, and the connections it established could be used to manipulate the current political […]

EVENT | What is love? 14.02.19

[three_fourths] Looking for a great way to spend your Valentine’s evening? Why not join us at the Ri? We’ll discuss personal love stories from around the world, explore what companies learn about you through online dating and discover what the future holds for sexual companion robots. Open to those on first dates, flying solo, catching […]