EVENT | Repurposing social media for social research? Questions after fake news

[three_fourths] Description A symposium on the future of research with social media, with a public talk from Professor Richard Rogers, Chair in New Media & Digital Culture at the University of Amsterdam, followed by questions and discussion with Cornelia Reyes Acosta, Alessandro Gandini and Jonathan Gray from the Department of Digital Humanities, King’s College London. […]

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 […]

EVENT | A room of one’s own? Period-trackers as private scopes to escape the stigma of menstruation

[three_fourths] Description Public talk by Amanda Karlsson (Institute of Communication & Culture at Aarhus University) Why do women use period-trackers when they could just as well use a calendar to keep track of their menstrual cycle? What does a period-tracker provide other than a digital management tool and a more natural approach to family planning? […]

EVENT | Data Feminism

[three_fourths] Description How might we draw on feminist critical thought to reimagine data practices and data work? Join us for a public talk with Lauren Klein (Assistant Professor, Georgia Tech) to discuss her recent work on data feminism. Hosted by Jonathan Gray at the Department for Digital Humanities at King’s College London. Public talk by […]

EVENT | The World (Wide Web) through an App: The Challenges of Smartphone Users in the Global South

[three_fourths] Description Public talk by Elisa Oreglia (King’s College London) In recent years, small networks of traders have started to bring cheap, China-made smartphones to low- and middle-income consumers in the Global South. While this has made smartphones accessible to a population that would not be able to afford them otherwise, it has also brought […]