Critical Studies of a Tech Stack: A Technological Network Perspective

The growing interest in laboratory studies in Digital Humanities (Pawlicka-Deger and Thomson, Forthcoming) has a great potential to unlock the complex dimensions of digital research production entangled with infrastructure, management, and administration. There is still however a lack of discussion about a laboratory culture, i.e., an environment with its social and philosophical dimensions that shape… Read More Critical Studies of a Tech Stack: A Technological Network Perspective

Digital Humanities Laboratories: Recording

The recording of the “Digital Humanities Laboratories: Communities of/in practice” panel discussion has been published online. It was a great conversation about a sense of DH lab community and actions towards gender and racial equity and diversity in DH labs. Check it out here: I chaired the discussion together with Dr Christopher Thomson (University of… Read More Digital Humanities Laboratories: Recording

Digital Humanities Laboratories: Communities of/in practice

I’m organising and chairing a panel discussion “Digital Humanities Laboratories: Communities of/in practice” together with Dr Christopher Thomson (University of Canterbury) at the DHA2021, Australasian Association for Digital Humanities Conference “Ka Renarena Te Taukaea | Creating Communities” host by Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | the University of Canterbury in Aotearoa New Zealand (22-25 November,… Read More Digital Humanities Laboratories: Communities of/in practice

CFP: Critical Infrastructure Studies & Digital Humanities

I’m excited to edit the Critical Infrastructure Studies & Digital Humanities book together with Prof. Alan Liu (University of California, Santa Barbara) and Prof. James Smithies (King’s College London) for the Debates in the Digital Humanities Series (University of Minnesota Press). Call for Papers is open for submissions! Deadline: December 15, 2021. Please see the… Read More CFP: Critical Infrastructure Studies & Digital Humanities

Infrastructuring digital humanities: A new publication in DSH

I am excited to share that my new article “Infrastructuring digital humanities: On relational infrastructure and global reconfiguration of the field” has been published in Digital Scholarship in the Humanities (17 September 2021, Oxford University Press). It is open access so you can read and download it for free here. Here is the abstract: How do the power… Read More Infrastructuring digital humanities: A new publication in DSH

Interrogating Global Traces of Infrastructure

I’m pleased to announce the second workshop in the Digital Humanities & Critical Infrastructure Studies Workshop Series, “Interrogating Global Traces of Infrastructure”. The event is organised by King’s Digital Lab, King’s College Department of Digital Humanities, and Critical Infrastructures Studies Initiative (cistudies.org). The workshop brings together leading thinkers in Digital Humanities, Social Sciences, Digital Media,… Read More Interrogating Global Traces of Infrastructure

On the Method of the “STS of Documents” in Digital Humanities

Documents have been increasingly recognised as important objects of investigation in science and technology studies (STS), as Kalpana Shankar et al. states: ‘Documents are often, maybe always, at the center of efforts to achieve coordination and control, so greater attention to the complexity of their role should result in better accounts of how this is… Read More On the Method of the “STS of Documents” in Digital Humanities

Infrastructural Interventions

“Infrastructural Interventions” is the first workshop in the Digital Humanities & Critical Infrastructure Studies Workshop Series organised by King’s Digital Lab, King’s College Department of Digital Humanities, and Critical Infrastructures Studies Initiative (cistudies.org). The event brings together leading thinkers in Digital Humanities to critically interrogate the socio-technical dimensions of infrastructure. The workshop will take place on 21-22… Read More Infrastructural Interventions

Infrastructure, connection and global digital humanities

Below, you can find slides presentation for a conference talk given by Urszula Pawlicka-Deger at the Global Digital Humanities Symposium organised by Michigan State University, US. More details can be found on the MSU Global DH website here. Infrastructure as the Origin of Inequities: A Case of Global Digital Humanities The COVID-19 pandemic has been… Read More Infrastructure, connection and global digital humanities