Call for Applications: Funded (LAHP) KCL & The National Archives Collaborative PhD Project

A fully funded PhD position is now available at King’s College London on the project “‘Lost for words’: semantic search in the Find Case Law service of The National Archives”, a Collaborative Doctoral Award received by King’s College London in collaboration with The National Archives and funded by the London Arts & Humanities Partnership (LAHP). …

Call for Papers: Times of Surveillance

The Department of Digital Humanities at King’s College London is delighted to host workshop “Times of Surveillance” in early April 2023, welcoming keynote speaker Sun-Ha Hong, author of Technologies of Speculation: The Limits of Knowledge in a Data-Driven Society (NYU Press 2020). Please send paper proposals (including a title, 300-word abstract and short biography, using …

Researching AI

Please join us to discuss AI and how to research it from a humanities point of view. We will present new research in progress from the much hyped text-to-image systems and the ‘calculation of meaning’ to trustworthiness in AI, so join Kate Devlin, Daniel Chavez Heras and Mercedes Bunz in this upcoming event hosted by …

Barbara McGillivray wins Inter Circle U. Prize

Congratulations to Barbara McGillivray, Lecturer at the Department of Digital Humanities who was a winner of the Inter Circle U. Prize, which aims to “showcase and highlight some of our best examples of inter- and transdisciplinary research”. More details here and brief summary and video about her project may be found below. Dr. Barbara McGillivray, …

“Techno-snitching is definitely a thing” – Kate Devlin interviewed for Wired piece on Amazon Astro robots

Kate Devlin at the Department of Digital Humanities was recently interviewed for a piece in Wired on how “Amazon’s Astro robot uses fear to get into your home”. You can read the article here, and below is the transcript of the interview that Kate did with Jack Needham…   From what you have seen so …

Speaker series with UNC Chapel Hill on “Digital Aesthetics: Critique, Creativity and Selfhood in Computational Culture”

As part of an ongoing collaboration between between Kings College London and UNC Chapel Hill, Doug Stark and Carly Schnitzler are convening a series of talks with researchers at the Department of Digital Humanities. The series will start with a workshop with Conor McKeown, followed by talks with Feng Zhu, Mercedes Bunz and Zeena Feldman. …