24th
March
2017

Power and Politics of Mundane Memories: Tracing, templating and transforming everyday life

Personal and collective memory-making are usually studied on large scales that bridge rather extensive temporal distances, at least in human time. What is overlooked are the kinds of ordinary phenomena mundane memories are made of. The routines of keeping and recurring records, taking notes and planning the proximate future as

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07th
November
2016

Careering: reflexivity, play and a life in media

Pat Kane will give a talk at the ‘Life Online To-day and To-Morrow’ series on the 7th of November at 7.30 pm at King’s College London (Strand Campus). ‘In my 30-year commercial media career, and since graduating with an English degree (focussing on Film/TV studies and Literary Theory) in 1985, I

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16th
May
2016

Reclaiming Conversation in a Digital Age

After the phenomenal success of Professor Sherry Turkle’s TED talk, King’s College London is delighted to host an event with Professor Turkle on the topic of Reclaiming Conversation in a Digital Age. Professor Turkle is the Abby Rockefeller Mauzé Professor of the Social Studies of Science and Technology in the Program in Science,

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23rd
March
2016

Joanna Zylinska on The Liberation of the I/Eye: Nonhuman Vision

The term ‘nonhuman vision’ may evoke images of CCTV cameras, Google Street View, satellites and drones – that is, processes of perception in which the very act of seeing is performed by a nonhuman agent. The term may also bring up visual acts where the human is still part of

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04th
April
2016

Curating Future Memories in a Digital Era

With Annette Markham, Professor of Information Studies at Aarhus University in Denmark and Affiliate Professor of Digital Ethics in the School of Communication at Loyola University in Chicago.   Missed this event? Listen here: http://www.ego-media.org/audio/      

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