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 …

Media Art 21: Practices, Reflections and Pedagogies of Global Media Art Since 2000

Joanna Zylinska, Professor of Media Philosophy and Critical Digital Practice, has contributed to the development and launch of global project, Media Art 21: Practices, Reflections and Pedagogies of Global Media Art Since 2000, including curating the post-human section and authoring essay, “Nonhuman Creativity”. MA21 is a Chinese-English bilingual database-driven online resource initiated and produced by …

“The Sim Project” @ the Science Gallery London

Dr Zeena Feldman, Senior Lecturer in Digital Culture, has collaborated with artist/anthropologist Liz Hingley, jewellery designer Sofie Boons, and Frank Menger of the Centre for Print Research, UWE, to develop the innovative “The SIM Project”. One of five projects encompassed by Testing Ground, an exhibition showcasing projects between King’s College London researchers and creative practitioners, …

Learning Python at the DDH Coding Lab

The following post is from Dr Maryam Ahmed (@_datamimi) who is running the Coding Lab Python sessions at the Department of Digital Humanities, King’s College London. She is also a Journalist and Data Scientist at BBC News and was a winner of the Statistical Excellence in Journalism Awards in 2021. Have the topics of political …

Queering Digital Cultures, Friday 28th October 2022

Zeena Feldman and Jamie Hakim from the Department of Digital Humanities are co-organising an international symposium, “Queering Digital Cultures“, exploring how queer users and tech workers challenge the inequalities and exclusions of today’s internet. The hybrid event will be held on Friday, 28th October 2022 (11.30am to 6pm (BST)) at both King’s College London’s Strand campus and …

Wikipedia Editathon on “East and Southeast Asians in the UK”, 15th September 2022

How are East and Southeast Asians (ESEA) in the UK represented on Wikipedia? As part of ESEA Heritage Month 2022 the Department of Digital Humanities at King’s College London’s is co-organising a Wikipedia Editathon on “East and Southeast Asians in the UK” on 15th September 2022, together with friends and colleagues at City University London, ESEA Hub and the Public Data Lab. …

Keynote with Lauren Klein, “What Data Visualization Reveals: Elizabeth Palmer Peabody and the Work of Knowledge Production”, 13th September 2022

Lauren Klein will be giving a keynote talk on her research on data visualization as a feminist method at King’s on 13th September 2022, introduced by Stuart Dunn, head of the Department of Digital Humanities. Further details on her talk are copied below and you can register here (free for both online and on campus …

Representing and (re)Imagining Digital Crowds Beyond Data Reduction

The following post is from Nicola Bozzi, Lecturer in Digital Innovation Management at the Department of Digital Humanities, King’s College London. I am happy to finally share the recording of the online workshop I organised as part of the Online Crowds series, which was supported and funded by the Centre for Digital Culture at King’s …

New article: “Engaged research-led teaching: composing collective inquiry with digital methods and data”

A new article on “Engaged research-led teaching: composing collective inquiry with digital methods and data” co-authored by our department’s Jonathan Gray and Liliana Bounegru, together with Richard Rogers, Tommaso Venturini, Donato Ricci, Axel Meunier, Michele Mauri, Sabine Niederer, Natalia Sánchez-Querubín, Marc Tuters, Lucy Kimbell and Anders Kristian Munk has just been published in Digital Culture & Education. It builds on work that Jonathan and Liliana have been doing on “engaged research-led …