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Cambridge Technology & New Media Research Cluster

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The aim of the research cluster is to bring together academics from a range of backgrounds with an interest in technology and new media in order to explore and discuss recent and ongoing research. We welcome all students (undergraduate and postgraduate), staff, and visiting scholars to attend and participate in any/all sessions.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, the Technology and New Media Research Cluster convene during the term on alternating Mondays 12-1.30pm in 17 Mill Lane Seminar Room E.

This year, the cluster will cover a wide range of research topics including trust, automation, and digital labor, connectivity in marginalised communities, democracy and censorship on social media, privacy, intimacy and gender in digital spaces, values and narratives of artificial intelligence, digital mediations of music, art and the avant-garde, and augmented reality. Many speakers will join the research cluster exclusively for their session, and we therefore encourage anyone with an interest on the topic not to miss the opportunity.

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If you have a question about this list, please contact: Tellef S. Raabe; ig328. If you have a question about a specific talk, click on that talk to find its organiser.

4 upcoming talks and 10 talks in the archive.

Are Your Selfies Carbon-Neutral? Human Rights and the Environmental Impact of Digital Technology

UserDr. Kira Allmann, Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, Faculty of Law, University of Oxford.

House17 Mill Lane, Room E (2nd floor).

ClockMonday 27 May 2019, 12:00-13:30

Contemporary Avant-Garde Publishing Communities in the Digital Age

UserDr. Sophie Seita, English, University of Cambridge.

House17 Mill Lane, Room E (2nd floor).

ClockMonday 10 June 2019, 12:00-13:30

CANCELLED: Kind of Like Making Porn of Yourself:’ Understanding Sexting Through Pornography

UserRikke Amundsen, Sociology, University of Cambridge.


ClockMonday 24 June 2019, 12:00-13:30

CANCELLED: The Fractured Mirror: Narratives of Artificial Intelligence and Humanity

UserDr. Beth Singler, Center for the Future of Intelligence.

House17 Mill Lane, Room B (1st floor).

ClockMonday 08 July 2019, 12:00-13:30

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