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The Promise of Access: Technology, Inequality, & the Political Economy of Hope

This event was organised by the Digital Social Science research cluster. In conversation with Dr Kate Miltner, co-lead of the Digital Social Science research cluster, Dan Greene discusses his new…

From  Roisin O'Brien on June 23rd, 2021 0 likes 12 plays 0  

Networking Jacobites: Media, Cultural Memory and the 'Lyon in Mourning' Manuscript

Leith Davis (Centre for Scottish Studies at Simon Fraser University) discusses 'The Lyon in Mourning' manuscript.September, 1745, Episcopalian minister Robert Forbes was arrested and…

From  Roisin O'Brien on June 8th, 2021 0 likes 18 plays 0  

Workshop: Disinformation - Mapping the Lifecycle of Media Maniuplation

In this session, Dr. Joan Donovan demonstrates a case study approach to mapping the life cycle of media manipulation campaigns. This method seeks to analyze the order, scale and scope of manipulation…

From  Roisin O'Brien on June 2nd, 2021 0 likes 9 plays 0  

CDCS Digital Cultural Heritage

Dr Jen Ross introduces the CDCS Digital Cultural Heritage Research Cluster.

From  Roisin O'Brien on May 19th, 2021 0 likes 3 plays 0  

CDCS Digital Social Science Cluster

Research Cluster leads Karen Gregory, Morgan Currie and Kate Miltner discuss what the Cluster has been working on in the past year and its plans for the future.

From  Roisin O'Brien on May 19th, 2021 0 likes 6 plays 0  

The Digital Archive & The Politics of Digitisation

This talk deals with a question that is becoming increasingly important for historians who work with digitised cultural heritage: what are the politics of digitisation and what are its implications…

From  Roisin O'Brien on May 5th, 2021 0 likes 7 plays 0  

Archiving Gaps: Reading Zimbabwe and The Internet

Tinashe Mushakavanhu (Digital Scholarship Postdoctoral Fellow at IASH) discusses critical meditations on archiving gaps.Despite the ubiquity and easy access the internet promises, it has also been…

From  Roisin O'Brien on April 28th, 2021 0 likes 8 plays 0  

Recovering Late-Victorian Scottish Women Writers and Their Child Readers

Recovering Late-Victorian Scottish Women Writers and Their Child Readers: Edinburgh-based Collections and Data Visualisations Dr Lois Burke (IASH) presents this CDCS Seminar on late-Victorian…

From  Roisin O'Brien on April 27th, 2021 0 likes 13 plays 0  

TextMining and CDCS - Introduction to Defoe, and the text mining sandpit

An introduction to the Text and Data Mining Sandpit from the Edinburgh Centre for Data, Culture and Society, for the 7th May 2020. Planned to be in person, this sandpit was pivoted to digital due to…

From  Roisin O'Brien on March 24th, 2021 0 likes 37 plays 0  

Accessing Hidden Heritage: Underwater Cultural Heritage & the Digital Revolution

Underwater Cultural Heritage (UCH) is unique in that most people have never seen it. Access is restricted to divers meaning that, in direct contrast to terrestrial heritage, public awareness of…

From  Roisin O'Brien on March 10th, 2021 0 likes 11 plays 0  

Why is it hard to talk about labor in digital scholarship?

Paige Morgan (University of Delaware Library, Museums & Press) discusses labor in digital scholarship. Why is it hard to talk about labor in digital scholarship? It is challenging, which is why…

From  Roisin O'Brien on March 2nd, 2021 0 likes 4 plays 0  

Beyond GIS: Limits and Possibilities of Geospatial Research of Colonial Latin America

A CDCS Seminar from Maria José Afanador-Llach (Univerisdad de los Andes, Bogotá-Colombia).Researchers of the colonial period in Spanish America face the challenge of comprehending the…

From  Roisin O'Brien on February 17th, 2021 0 likes 7 plays 0  

Skills in Heritage Data Science: Meet the Dogs of 19th Century Denmark

Henriette Roued-Cunliffe (University of Copenhagen) discusses how to create a smooth learning curve for data-led research in the humanities.In the humanities and the heritage sector, Henriette has…

From  Roisin O'Brien on January 20th, 2021 0 likes 8 plays 0  

CDCS Annual Lecture: Aimée Morrison

The Centre for Data, Culture & Society presents the inaugural CDCS Annual Lecture 2020: 'Hello World: or, how we learned to stop worrying, and love the computer' In this lecture, Prof…

From  Roisin O'Brien on December 16th, 2020 0 likes 42 plays 0  

Platforms, competition and the consumer: Protecting choice and enhancing rivalry

Dr Arianna Andreangeli leads this seminar on Platforms, Competition & the Consumer.Platforms have become unavoidable in today’s economy, due to the rise of e-commerce and to the need to…

From  Roisin O'Brien on December 16th, 2020 0 likes 7 plays 0  

The Stevenson Maps and Plans of Scotland: Creating a Map-Based Finding Aid

There are over 2000 maps and plans in the archive of the Stevenson engineering firm that relate to projects undertaken in Scotland in the eighteenth to early-twentieth centuries. The plans range in…

From  Roisin O'Brien on December 2nd, 2020 0 likes 20 plays 0