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2018/19

Thursday 15 March, 
Social media and political communications
Great Hall, King's Building, Strand Campus

Wednesday 11 April,
Resisting Digital Culture (Research workshop)
Anatomy Museum, King's Building, Strand Campus

Thursday 26 April,
Digital Detox
Venue TBC

Friday 11 May,
CDC Conference
The Digital Economy: Ubercapitalism or Post-Capitalism?
Venue TBC
This international conference aims at exploring the digital economy, understood as the new forms of production, work, consumption, distribution, and finance ushered in by the diffusion of digital technology. Click for call for papersinformation

2016/17

Tuesday 16 May, 18.00
Reshaping a Radio Archive for a New Worldwide Audience
Council Room (K2.29), King’s Building, Strand Campus
Professor Conway will present his paper, From International Shortwave to Digital Archive: Transforming Cultural Property for a New Worldwide Audience, and participate in a panel discussion that explores the implications of the project for archival theory and the practice of audiovisual digitization.
light refreshments will be provided

Saturday 6 May
The Digital Everyday Conference
Great Hall and Safra Lecture Theatre, Strand Campus
This international conference aims at exploring the digital everyday, understood as the transformation of everyday life practices brought about by digital technology.

Thursday 30 March, 19.00
The Mask and the Flag: Populism, Citizenism and Global Protest
Great Hall King's Building Strand Campus
Paolo Gerbaudo's New Book's 'The Mask and the Flag' reconstructs the birth of this 21st century left-wing populism in the movement of the squares of 2011 from the Spanish Indignados and Occupy Wall Street and its evolution in new political formations and candidates, as Podemos in Spain and Bernie Sanders in the US. The event will host a presentation by the book author and a response by political theorist Stathis Kouvelakis.

Wednesday 22 March, 18.30
Battle Zones: Conflict and Digital Culture
Anatomy Lecture Theatre, Strand Campus
This three person panel will explore the ways through which digital culture has transformed the struggle for power as well as the expression of the struggle for power in spaces of social, military and economic conflict.

Tuesday 7 March, 19.00
Experiencing Digital Culture
In this lecture Jussi Parikka and Tony D. Sampson will discuss various different digital culture themes in order to critically rethink how the power of the digital age is experienced and embodied.

Wednesday 27 February, 18.30
The People's Memes
Nash Lecture Theatre, Strand Campus
The event will host a number of speakers who have been investigating the nexus between populism and digital technology.

Thursday 27 October, 18.30
The automation revolution and the future of the Digital Economy
Anatomy Lecture Theatre King's Building

2015/16

Friday 13 May, various times
Cyberparty: Popular Politics in Digital Times
This one-day conference hosted by the Centre for Digital Culture at King's College London will explore this issue by bringing together theorists and activists from Europe and beyond to discuss the transformation of the political party in a digital era. It will host plenaries and break-out sessions looking at different aspects of the current digital transformation of political parties, including new forms of organisation, communication, policy-making and leadership. The conference will also include a special panel on digital activism in Eastern Europe. 

Wednesday 9 March, 19.00
#TheGreatTransformation: digital technology and social change
Edmond J Safra Lecture Theatre, King's Building, Strand Campus
What do the different changes brought by digital technology share in common? What is the overarching logic guiding the digital transformation of society? And is it changing society for better or worse? Tim Jordon, Joanna Zylinska, Mercedes Bunz and Mark Coté will discuss these issues with a number of leading scholars in the field of digital culture with Paulo Gerbaudo as chair.

 

 

 

 

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