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CDCS Annual Lecture 2023: Mary Flanagan "How to See What's Missing"

Mary Flanagan - "How to See What's Missing" Abstract In "How to See What's Missing", artist and scholar Mary Flanagan discusses the investigation of artificial…

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Moral Horizons of Pain: Participatory Theatre and Public Engagement with Data and Technology in Medicine

AbstractIn this talk, members of the Critical Data Sense team from the University of Calgary (Canada) describe their public performance piece, “Moral Horizons of Pain.” Drawing on the…

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Decolonizing Knowledge Production through Linked Open Data

Abstract A hallmark of the North American colonial process was the production and dissemination of knowledge about Indigenous peoples through the journals and records of colonizers. The violent, and…

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Allusions, Algorithms, and the Mind: Observations from a Computational Approach to Reading Poetry

AbstractAllusions in epic poetry are a game played between the poet and the reader. The epic poet modifies a famous passage, and invites the reader to make a comparison between their changed version…

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Book launch: Millicent Garrett Fawcett: Selected Writings

About the EventA joint CDCS and genderEd online event.In conversation with Professor Fiona Mackay (University of Edinburgh School of Political Science), Professor Melissa Terras (Edinburgh College of…

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Towards Large-scale Cultural Analytics in the Arts and Humanities: Project Findings

About the eventTens of thousands of cultural events happen across the UK every week, from theatre to comedy, and festivals to exhibitions. The data stream that is left as a record suggests an…

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Poetic Computation: Improvisation and Social Praxis

AbstractThere is a long standing conception in Black cultural studies that the archive of the Black (radical) tradition is one of singing books. Poetic computation takes that claim seriously by…

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Selfie Democracy: Barack Obama, Donald Trump, and the New Digital Politics

This event is hosted by the Centre for Data, Culture & Society’s Digital Social Science research cluster. AbstractBased on interviews with White House insiders, archival research, and a…

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Working without a map: Co-production as a Driver of Research Pathways

Dr Seth Mehl - Working without a map: Co-production as a Driver of Research Pathways AbstractCo-production methods are a ‘process-oriented’ approach to collaborative projects (Graham and…

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The Being and Becoming of Rhizomatic Digital Humanities in Majority Worlds

Dr. Dibyadyuti Roy - The Being and Becoming of Rhizomatic Digital Humanities in Majority Worlds AbstractNormative Digital Humanities conversations continue to elide that the being and becoming of DH…

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Grounded Speculation: Feeling into Digital Ruins

Professor Tracy Ireland - Grounded Speculation: Feeling into Digital Ruins Abstract In heritage and archaeology 3D models and visualisations are often characterised as capturing…

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Platform Monopolisation: Inside the Permissive Mobile Ecosystem

Dr. Jennifer Pybus - Platform Monopolisation: Inside the Permissive Mobile Ecosystem Abstract This talk draws on AHRC funded research that has investigated how Facebook and Google have expanded their…

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Heritage-based tribalism in big data ecologies and the role of ‘experts’

Dr Chiara Bonacchi (University of Stirling) presents: Heritage-based tribalism in big data ecologies and the role of ‘experts’AbstractThis presentation discusses the ways in which…

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From the CNN Effect to the SNN Effect: How media influences governments’ decisions about the allocation of humanitarian aid

Dr Kate Wright - From the CNN Effect to the SNN Effect: How media influences governments’ decisions about the allocation of humanitarian aid Paper Abstract: Does media influence…

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Cruising, Curious & Casual? What user studies can tell us about the use of digital cultural heritage collections.

Claire Bailey-Ross (University of Portsmouth) explores recent user research relating to the UK’s Gallery, Library, Archive and Museum (GLAM) digital collections. Over the last 30 years, the…

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A Migrant’s Story: Designing Against Unconscious Bias in Digitised Historical Archives

Adam Crymble (UCL) presents 'A Migrant’s Story: Designing Against Unconscious Bias in Digitised Historical Archives.'Who do we digitize for? Who did we forget? The age of mass…

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