Centre for Digital Media Cultures

EmERGE memebers group photo with bus


An international partnership of clinicians, social scientists, technology developers and HIV community activists met in Brighton in October for their penultimate consortium meeting. The University of Brighton leads two crucial aspects of the European Commission funded EmERGE project. Researchers from the Centre for Digital Media Cultures – Professor Flis Henwood, Dr Mary Darking and Dr…

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Calls for Activities

CDMC Members can apply for funding to support activities related to their research. Proposed activities could include: support for external bid funding, work on research outputs, postgraduate activities, facilitating collaborative research opportunities, facilitating external partnerships and collaborations, work on research impact, external visibility, research & enterprise skills development, workshops, invited speakers, masterclass, etc. All members…

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Digitally Lived Citizenship: role of social media for refugee integration

Talk by CDMC Visiting Fellow Hande Eslen-Ziya Thursday 11 July 2019, 3-4pm. In her talk, ‘Digitally Lived Citizenship: The role of social media for refugee integration in Norway, Sweden and the UK’, Hande Eslen-Ziya, who was a Visiting Research Fellow at the Centre for Digital Media Cultures and the Responsible Futures, introduced her research on a new…

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The Death of Web 2.0, and other stories

Talk by CDMC Visiting Fellow Greg Singh Monday 8 July 2019, 3.30-4.30pm. In the contemporary media ecosystem of “always-on” culture, judgements are made quickly and impacts can be far-reaching; affecting our relationships, wellbeing, mental health and the health of our communities. Drawing from and synthesising communitarian ethics, recognition theory, STS approaches, and concepts from relational…

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Digital media, visual narratives of illness and public self-representation

Talk by CDMC Visiting Fellow, Rebeca Pardo Sainz Tuesday 2 July 2019, 2-3pm.     The arrival of the Internet and smartphones have given patients, family members and caregivers access to their own public representation. This seems to be providing the affected people with agency to transform the stigmatizing iconography of certain groups through self-referential images that…

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Mediated rapes: Politics and visualities in the digital era

Talk by CDMC Visiting Fellow Elisa Garcia Tuesday 2 July 2019, 1-2pm. How are social media and mobile technologies reshaping sexual violence? Why do perpetrators film sexual assaults? Why do people watch and share these violent sexual contents? One of the consequences of the widespread of social media and mobile technologies is the digitalization of rape;…

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From Digital to Algorithmic: Art and Diplomacy in the 21st century

Talk by CDMC Visiting Fellow Natalia Grincheva Wednesday 26 June 2019 In the 21st century, digital communication technologies have significantly increased the scope and intensity of global data connectivity. This digital disruption has transformed the way in which cultural diplomacy is conducted and understood by governments, communities and societies. A practice of building bridges with…

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Gaming and Urban: Empowering Communities

Talk by CDMC Visiting Fellow Mateja Rot Monday 17 June, 3.30-4.30pm. In her talk, Mateja Rot showcases her projects that address topics of the future commons, reclaiming the rights to the city and gamicipation, engaging communities in a creative visioning process, designing listening laboratories to cultivate human ability to hear and listen, and perceptive mapping. She shared…

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