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Friday 20th January 2017

PhD candidate Greg Buchanan creates computer game

PhD candidate Greg Buchanan creates computer game
Description
English PhD candidate Greg Buchanan's computer game 'Paper Drumpf' takes a satirical look at the US presidential election.
Date:
20/01/2017
Thursday 19th January 2017

Book week is King's research legacy

Book week is King's research legacy
Description
This week sees the launch of Academic Book Week 2017, the legacy of a research project involving academics from the Department of Digital Humanities at King's. Academic Book Week grew out of the two-year AHRC-funded Academic Book of the Future research project, of which Professor Marilyn Deegan and Professor Simon Tanner were co-investigators
Date:
19/01/2017
Tuesday 17th January 2017

Research project funded by the ERC

Research project funded by the ERC
Description
The Department of Theology and Religious Studies has recently become home to a major, five-year research project on 'Authority and Innovation in Early Franciscan Thought (c. 1220-45)', which is generously funded by the European Research Council.
Date:
17/01/2017
Wednesday 4th January 2017

CMCI hosts prestigious symposium on the value of culture

CMCI hosts prestigious symposium on the value of culture
Description
The UK's longest-serving Culture Minister, the Rt Hon Ed Vaizey MP, together with BBC Head of Arts Jonty Claypole, were among a prestigious list of speakers at "Beyond Value for Money", a symposium on cultural value staged by the Department of Culture, Media and Creative Industries.
Date:
04/01/2017
Friday 30th December 2016

Rumbling around Greece!

Rumbling around Greece!
Description
Students in the King's College London Department of Classics have just returned from a magical week in Greece – fully funded by the department's Jamie Rumble Memorial Fund. This year saw the largest trip in the Rumble Fund's history, with thirty BA and MA students setting off to Athens, Piraeus and Delphi as part of their module on the 'Classical Art of the Body: Greek Sculpture and its Legacy'.
Date:
30/12/2016
Tuesday 20th December 2016

Ground-breaking digital biblical image project launched

Ground-breaking digital biblical image project launched
Description
A ground-breaking project of the largest ever online commentary on the Bible through visual images is to be launched by King's College London, following a donation.
Date:
20/12/2016
Thursday 8th December 2016

Book launch: Sebastian Matzner's Rethinking Metonymy published

Book launch: Sebastian Matzner's Rethinking Metonymy published
Description
Dr Sebastian Matzner's book Rethinking Metonymy: Literary Theory and Poetic Practice from Pindar to Jakobson has been published by Oxford University Press as the latest addition to the new Classics in Theory series.
Date:
08/12/2016
Tuesday 6th December 2016

Students take part in data hackathon with experts and journalists

Students take part in data hackathon with experts and journalists
Description
On 2 December 2016 the Department of Digital Humanities ran its first data journalism hackathon workshop, giving Masters students the opportunity to gain hands-on data journalism experience while supported by experts in the field including Alex Cobham (Tax Justice Network), Professor Richard Murphy (City University/Tax Research UK/Tax Justice Network), David Mihalyi (Natural Resource Governance Initiative), Milena Marin (Amnesty International) and Ben Meghreblian (Open Knowledge International), and supported by data journalists Tom Wills (The Times) and Leila Haddou (Financial Times).
Date:
06/12/2016
Friday 2nd December 2016

Dr Mark Coté speaks to Al Jazeera about online privacy

Dr Mark Coté speaks to Al Jazeera about online privacy
Description
Digital Humanities' lecturer and MA Big Data director Dr Mark Coté has spoken to Al Jazeera about the Investigatory Powers Act – colloquially dubbed the 'Snooper's Charter' – after it received final parliamentary approval this week.
Date:
02/12/2016

Dr Zeena Feldman on the Facebook election

Dr Zeena Feldman on the Facebook election
Description
Digital Humanities lecturer Dr Zeena Feldman has written for OpenDemocracy on the "Facebook witch hunt" in the wake of the EU referendum and US presidential votes. Did Facebook really turn Hillary Clinton from POTUS 45 into Al Gore 2016?
Date:
02/12/2016
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