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|<nettime-ann> Show Me Your Dashboard - Digital Methods Winter School 2015 - Univ. of Amsterdam|
The annual Digital Methods Mini-Conference at the Winter School, normally a one-day affair, provides the opportunity for digital methods and allied researchers to present short yet complete papers (5,000-7,500 words) and serve as respondents, providing feedback. Often the work presented follows from previous Digital Methods Summer Schools. The mini-conference accepts papers in the general digital methods and allied areas: the hyperlink and other natively digital objects, the website as archived object, web historiographies, search engine critique, Google as globalizing machine, cross-spherical analysis and other approaches to comparative media studies, device cultures, national web studies, Wikipedia as cultural reference, the technicity of (networked) content, post-demographics, platform studies, crawling and scraping, graphing and clouding, and similar.The deadline for application is 8 December 2014. To apply please send along a letter of motivation as well as your CV to winterschool [at]Âdigitalmethods.net,ÂwithÂDMI Winter School in the subject header. Notifications will be sent on 9 December. If you are participating in the Mini-conference the deadline for submission of paper titles, abstracts and bios is also 8 December,ÂwithÂDMI Mini-conference & Winter School in the subject header.ÂPlease send your materials to winterschool [at]Âdigitalmethods.netâ. To attend the Winter School, you need not participate in the Mini-conference. Deadline for submission of complete papers (5,000-7,500 words)â is 6 January 2015. The program and schedule are available on 7 January.
The fee for the Digital Methods Winter School 2015 is EUR 295. Bank transfer information will be sent along with the notification on 9 December 2014. The Winter School is self-catered. The venue is in the center of Amsterdam with abundant coffee houses and lunch places. Participants are expected to find their own housing (airbnb and other short-stay sites are helpful). During the week there is an evening at the Royal Academy with Jimmy Wales of Wikipedia. The Winter School closes on Friday with a festive event, after the final presentations. Here is a guide to the AmsterdamÂnew media scene. For further questions, please contact the organizers, Liliana Bounegru, Natalia Sanchez and Saskia Kok, at email@example.com.Â
The Digital Methods Winter School is part of the Digital Methods Initiative, Amsterdam, dedicated to reworking method for Internet-related research. The Digital Methods Initiative holds the annual Digital Methods Summer Schools (eight to date), which are intensive and full time 2-week undertakings in the Summertime. The 2015 Summer School will take place 29 June - 10 July 2015. The coordinators of the Digital Methods Initiative are Sabine Niederer and Esther Weltevrede (PhD candidates in New Media & Digital Culture, University of Amsterdam), and the director is Richard Rogers, Professor of New Media & Digital Culture, University of Amsterdam. Liliana Bounegru is the managing director. Digital methods are online atÂhttp://www.digitalmethods.net/. The DMI about page includes a substantive introduction, and also a list of Digital Methods people, with bios. DMI holds occasional Autumn and Spring workshops, such as recent ones onÂmapping climate change and vulnerability indexesÂas well as onÂstudying right-wing extremism and populismÂonline. There is also aÂDigital Methods bookÂ(MIT Press, 2013),Âpapers and articlesÂby DMI researchers as well asÂDigital Methods tools.
See you in the winter time in Amsterdam!
Online resonance of the international climate change issue agenda, EMAPS data sprint, Amsterdam, April 2014. Â
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