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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
Wednesday 30th November 2016

Simon Sleight gives lecture at Courtauld Gallery

Description
On Tuesday 15 November, Dr Simon Sleight gave a public lecture at the Courtauld Gallery, next door to King's. Serving as a curtain-raiser for the upcoming events associated with the 'Australia's Impressionists' exhibition at the National Gallery, Simon's lecture was titled 'Representing the "Modern" City: Fin-de-siècle Paris and London'.
Date:
30/11/2016
Friday 25th November 2016

King's Awards 2016

King's Awards 2016
Description
Congratulations to Dr Janet Floyd and Professor Gordon McMullan on their success at the 2016 King's Awards.
Date:
25/11/2016

Workshop & Website on Popularizing Palaeontology: Historical and Current Perspectives

Description
On 14-15 September, Dr. Chris Manias hosted an interdisciplinary workshop entitled 'Popularizing Palaeontology: Historical and Current Perspectives.' This was attended by historians, palaeontologists, artists, museum professionals and science communicators, and discussed how palaeontology and extinct organisms have been presented to and engaged with by public audiences, both historically and today.
Date:
25/11/2016
Thursday 17th November 2016

Professor Drayton awarded Barbados Golden Jubilee Award

Description
The Prime Minister of Barbados, the Rt Hon Freundel Stuart, presented Professor Richard Drayton the Barbados golden Jubilee Award.
Date:
17/11/2016
Wednesday 16th November 2016

Prestigious award presented to Dr Phibul Choompolpaisal by HRH the Crown Prince of Thailand

Prestigious award presented to Dr Phibul Choompolpaisal by HRH the Crown Prince of Thailand
Description
Dr Phibul Choompolpaisal recieves an award for his work on Buddhist manuscripts by HRH the Crown Prince of Thailand Maha Vajiralongkorn.
Date:
16/11/2016
Wednesday 9th November 2016

Professor Lovell wins ASEES book prize

Description
Professor Stephen Lovell has won the University of Southern California Book Prize for his Russia in the Microphone Age: A History of Soviet Radio, 1919-1970 (OUP, 2015).
Date:
09/11/2016
Monday 7th November 2016

LAHP studentships 2017

LAHP studentships 2017
Description
The AHRC-funded London Arts & Humanities Doctoral Training Partnership (LAHP) is pleased to announce it will be awarding up to 80 studentships for postgraduate research students studying arts and humanities disciplines at King's College London, School of Advanced Study or University College London commencing October 2017.
Date:
07/11/2016
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