DCRLectures: Clouds and Collectivities

“If any collectivity is linked to its technological and political connectivity, the promise of ubiquitous access offered by the cloud demands an examination of this current constellation.” – The final schedule of the DCRLectures is ready. This semester’s topic is “Clouds & Collectivities”.

“spheres – journal for digital cultures” launched

“Politics after Networks” is the subject of the first issue of “spheres“, a new and open peer reviewed web journal for digital cultures run by members of the Centre for Digital Cultures. » more

The Centre for Digital Cultures

To be experimental and fluid in our approaches and to play with our tools rather than just to utilize them is important to grasp the fascinating complexity of contemporary societies. To investigate digital cultures with scientific research methods means to both be exceedingly precise in analyzing and simulating the fragile mechanisms, infrastructures and protocols that constitute them, and to get our hands dirty. » more

Critical Keywords for the Digital Humanities

Critical Keywords for the Digital Humanities, an interesting online lexicon for experts and newcomers alike is being compiled by researchers at the Centre for Digital Cultures as part of the Innovation Incubator’s Hybrid Publishing Lab project. At regular intervals emerging and established media theorists, practitioners and researchers will add their informed analyses, critique, new concepts and speculative theory on an interdisciplinary range of topics, themes and keywords in digital humanities. » more