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[Commlist] "Digital Diasporas: Interdisciplinary Perspectives' conference

Tue May 28 12:50:03 GMT 2019

*Digital Diasporas: Interdisciplinary Perspectives*

6/7 June 2019

Venues:  Fyvie Hall (University of Westminster), 309 Regent Street, London W1B 2HW and Bush House (King’s College London), 30 Aldwych, London WC2B 4BG

Funded as part of the translingual strand of the AHRC Open World Research Initiative ‘Cross-Language Dynamics: Reshaping Community’ project, and led by the Institute of Modern Languages Research and Digital Humanities at the School of Advanced Study (University of London).

We are delighted to announce the final programme for the Digital Diasporas conference, available at:

Registration for the conference is open until 3 June, with day tickets also available at:

*Full conference fee (2 days)*
Standard rate: £90
Concession rate (students/unwaged): £60

*Daily conference fee*
Standard rate: £50
Concession rate: £35

Booking is also open for thepublic lecture by*Roopika Risam (Salem State University) on 'Mobilizing New Digital Worlds: The Stakes of Postcolonial Digital Humanities’*, in collaboration with Digital Humanities and the Language Acts & Worldmaking project at King’s College London.

For those not already attending the conference, additional places at the lecture can be booked at:

*Keynotes and Plenary Panels:*

Mirca Madianou (Goldsmiths) 'Technocolonialism: Digital humanitarianism as extraction' & Jannis Androutsopoulos (Universität Hamburg/Multiling, University of Oslo) 'Mediational repertoires and diasporic connectivity: from Senegal to Oslo and back again'.

*Plenary Panels: *

Digital Media and the Diasporic Self - Alex Georgakopoulou (King’s College London), Sandra Ponzanesi (Utrecht University)

Polish Communities in the UK: Diasporic Spaces and Media in the Past and Present - Janet Zmroczek (British Library), Caroline Tagg (Open University) & Agnieszka Lyons (Queen Mary, University of London)

Mapping Migrations - Dana Diminescu (Télécom ParisTech/DiasporasLab), Funda Ustek-Spilda (London School of Economics), Tobias Blanke (King’s College London)

Conference homepage:**_

Conference hashtag: #DigitalDiasporas

*Conference Committee:*

Francielle Carpenedo, Doctoral Researcher, School of Advanced Study

Saskia Huc-Hepher, Senior Lecturer in French, University of Westminster

Dong Nguyen, Research Fellow, Alan Turing Institute

Naomi Wells, Research Fellow, School of Advanced Study

Jane Winters, Chair of Digital Humanities, School of Advanced Study

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