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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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SWW Network Round Table: The British Empire and the Second World War

As the British Empire was mobilised to fight, it had far reaching consequences for all of those involved; the political, social, and economic transformations created new relationships, shifting…

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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 reality—as…

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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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World’s largest Jurassic pterosaur found on Scottish isle

We’ve made a Jurassic discovery and…..it’s big! It's a new species of Pterosaur (often known as a 'pterodactyl'). It lived around 170 million years ago and had a…

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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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CDCS Annual Lecture 2021

First broadcast on 13 December, 2021Our second CDCS Annual Lecture 'Data as Power: The Next 100 Generations of Indigenous Data Sovereignty' was given by Professor Keolu Fox (University of…

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Digital citizenship for educators and students

Dr. Vicki Madden, Digital Safety Support Officer in the Digital Skills and Training team at the University of Edinburgh Information Services Group, considers some of the implications of digital…

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Data Citizens and the Right to Data

Prof Jennifer Gabrys (University of Cambridge) presents her work on citizen sensing and the data rights issues it raises. Environmental sensors are meant to activate particular forms of data-oriented…

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Digital Materialities / Digital Imaginaries

First broadcast on 3 November, 2021.From high-profile controversies, such as the creation of e-wastes or the carbon footprint of Bitcoin, to subtler and even invisible influences, digital…

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Advanced Technology for Financial Computing MSc

Learn more about the Advanced Technology for Financial Computing MSc in this presentation by Dr Tiejun Ma, Programme Director, followed by a Q&A session.Originally recorded in November…

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