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[ecrea] Communities in the Digital Age, International Symposium, June 12, Canterbury, UK

Sat Apr 27 22:42:46 GMT 2013

Please find below the provisional programme for the Communities in the Digital Age, International Symposium, which will take place on 12th June (9:30-17:30), Canterbury Christ Church University, Canterbury.

Registration fee for the symposium is £40 and can be booked here:

Communities in the Digital Age

International Symposium, Provisional Programme

Organised by the Department of Media, Art and Design, Canterbury Christ Church University

Location: North Holmes Road Campus, Canterbury Christ Church University, Canterbury, UK

12th June 2013, 9:30-17:30

Keynote: Helen Thornham, University of Leeds, UK, 'Engagement, Expertise and the Everyday or the Problems of a Tooling-Up Approach'

Transformation of Local Communities

Kate Williams, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA, 'Digital transformation in local community: top down versus bottom up'

Pamela Varley, Plymouth University, UK, 'Sustainable Digital Neighbourhoods'

Tim McGinley and K.Nakata, University of Reading, UK, 'Towards a community architecture framework'

Olivier Glassey, Université de Lausanne, Switzerland, 'Community second-selves'

Katalin Fehér, Budapest Business School, Hungary, 'Appearance and Reality: Digitalised Me in Networks'

Local Media in Digital Communities

Dave Harte and Jerome Turner, Birmingham City University, UK, 'Local Digital Media – the role of ‘Hyperlocal’ in supporting community participation in public life'

Renee Barnes, University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia, 'The ‘imagined community’ of hyperlocal journalism: A case study of Baristanet'

Ann Light, Katie Hill and Fiona Hackney, Northumbria University and Falmouth University, UK, 'Making Media to Express Community Values'

David McGillivray, University of the West of Scotland, UK, 'Citizen Media: Translating Theory to Practice'

Skills and Capitals in the Digital Community

Lareen Newman, Flinders University, Australia, 'The overlooked impact of basic reading and education levels on Internet use'

Patrícia Dias, Sara Henriques, Inês Teixeira-Botelho, Manuel José Damásio, CICANT, ULHT, Portugal, 'Mobile Devices as drivers of Social Capital: How can apps’ change communication dynamics within a community'

Angharad Dalton and Professor Hamish Fyfe, University of Glamorgan, UK, 'Communities 2.0 – A Reality Check'

Digital Communities, Heritage and Cultural Practices

Karen Shepherdson, Canterbury Christ Church University, UK, 'Sweating the [Digital] Asset: SEAS Photography & Community Generation'

Jordi Sánchez Navarro and Antoni Roig, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain, 'Engagement, Hierarchy and Cohesion in Creative Communities of Collaborative Filmmaking'

Robert Knifton, Kingston University, UK, 'Artists Reunited: Online Community as Archive in ArchiveKSA'

Tim Long, Canterbury Christ Church University, UK, 'The artist, the internet, and social media: a case study'

Dinu Munteanu, Nottingham Trent University, UK, 'Nostalgia as Affective Community: The Digital Recuperation of “Pastness” In Selected Youth Microblogs'

Digital tools in Community Life

Kiyoko Toriumi, University of Tokyo, Japan, 'Design of community media: From the survey on the internet usage and civic engagement to the practical research of local collaboration'

Rob Procter,Anita Greenhill, Marta Cantijoch, Ben Lee, William Housley, Pete Burnap, Matt Williams, Adam Edwards, Alex Voss, University of Warwick,UK, 'Understanding the uses of social media in the mundane accomplishment of social resilience'

Nick Gant and Kelly Duggan , University of Brighton, UK, 'Community21 – enabling communities as the ‘co-designers, planners and visionaries’ of their neighbourhoods under localism'

Matt Chilcott, University of Glamorgan, UK, 'Monmouthpedia: sense of place and digital community curation'

Shelley Barlette, Canterbury Christ Church University, UK, 'Social Noise Exposure: Raising Awareness in the Community'

Professional/Interest Communities

Frauke Zeller, University College London, UK, 'Digital Scientific Communities: Technology Appropriation and Governance Structures'

Sandra Martorell and Fernando Canet, Polytechnnic University of Valencia, Spain, 'Researcher Communities on the Internet. Cohesion for Progress'

Hibai López, Universitat Pompeu Fabra de Barcelona, Spain, 'Sports Chatter in the Digital Age'

If you have any queries, please contact me.

Kind regards,

Dr Àgnes Gulyàs
Principal Lecturer
Department of Media, Art and Design
Canterbury Christ Church University
North Holmes Road

United Kingdom
Email: (agnes.gulyas /at/
Tel: 01227-782907

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