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[Commlist] Call for Applications - Digital Media Winter Institute 2020 Lisbon

Tue Nov 05 16:34:09 GMT 2019


Call for Applications - DMWI 2020 Lisbon

Digital Media Winter Institute 2020 | Nova University of Lisbon

27 - 31 January 2020, Lisbon, Portugal

The iNOVA Media Lab invites applications for the Digital Media Winter Institute 2020, which will be held from January 27th to February 6th at Nova University of Lisbon. The DMWI is an annual meeting focused on digital methods and organised in two weeks: first, a data sprint week followed by an advanced workshop on digital network studies.

Main audience: doctoral students andscholars interested in developing research from the perspective of digital methods.

See these call for applications on the #SMARTDataSprint research blog:

SMART Data Sprint | Digital Methods: theory-practice-critique

The deadline for submissions is *13 January 2020.

Workshop: The networks of (dis) information <>

The deadline for submissions is *20 January 2020.


[week 1]

#SMARTDataSprint | 27- 31 January | 9:30 – 18:00

Keynote speakers: Tommaso Venturini (médialab of Sciences Po Paris)on “Visual Network Analysis” and Bernhard Rieder (University of Amsterdam) on “Mapping value(s) in AI”.

Parallel Sessions of practical labs:

YouTube Research & Ranking Culture

Gephi for exploring digital networks

Trend Studies & Digital Methods for Innovation

Getting to know a list of data extraction tools (and what to do with it!)

Getting to know a list of text analysis tools (and what to do with it!)

Querying App Stores

Visual Network Analysis

Raw Graphs for data exploratory analysis

Images Networks (learning how to build networks with Gephi and Table2net)

Visual social media analysis

Studying visual social media through Vision APIs (case studies)


From “tumblr purge” to “female nipples”:  Telling a story of platform censorship critique through memes and digital methods

Elena Pilipets (Postdoc fellow at the Center for Advanced Internet Studies – CAIS, Bochum, Germany)

Anti-Feminist and Anti-LGBT Discourse in Brazil

Horácio Sívori (Assistant Professor at the Institute of Social Medicine State University of Rio de Janeiro (IMS/UERJ), and Chair of the Latin American Center on Sexuality and Human Rights, Brazil)

Elaine Rabello (Associate Professor at Social Medicine Institute I Rio de Janeiro State University, Brazil)

Bruno Zilli (Associate researcher at CLAIM/IMS/UERJ, Brazil)

Method maps: accounting for and situating the work with digital tools

Daniela van Geenen (University of Siegen, Locating Media, Germany)

Cross-Platform Digital Networks: Exploring the narrative affordances of force-directed layouts and data relational nature

Janna Joceli Omena (Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal)

Inês Amaral (Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal)


[week 2]

Workshop | 3 - 6 February | 9:30 – 13:00

Tracking, visualizing and accounting for the networks of (dis-)information with the web crawler Hyphe

Tutor: Mathieu Jacomy (University of Aalborg/TANTLab)

For further information, please see the #SMARTDataSprint research blog:

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If you have questions, contact the organising committee at smart.inovamedialab[at] <>.

*Janna Joceli Omena

Universidade Nova de Lisboa, iNOVA Media Lab, Portugal

*Ana Marta Flores

Universidade Nova de Lisboa, iNOVA Media Lab, Portugal

*Elena Pilipets

Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, Austria

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