EVENT | Monopolies of Intelligence: Questioning the Political Economy of AI 29.05.19

[three_fourths]   A panel discussion with Mercedes Bunz, Nick Srnicek, and Leif Weatherby in collaboration with the Digital Theory Lab, New York University (NYU). Artificial Intelligence systems are being applied to many areas of human life. While AI is heavily debated – hyped as our future saviour, pilloried for their biases – the political economy […]

EVENT | How Language Became Data: Speech Recognition and Computational Knowledge 22.05.19

[three_fourths] How did automatic speech recognition lay the ground for contemporary computational knowledge practices Join us for a public talk with Xiaochang Li (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin).     How Language Became Data: Speech Recognition and Computational Knowledge – Xiaochang Li (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin) […]

EVENT | Simondon and the Concept of Information: A One Day Interdisciplinary Symposium 13.05.19

[three_fourths] This event explores the concept of information in the work of the post-war French philosopher Gilbert Simondon (1924-1989). Today, Simondon is best remembered for his holistic account of technological objects and their perceptual-cognitive role in the evolution of human beings and social systems. However, his project also aimed at providing a unified foundation for […]

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 | 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 | 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.