About the Digital Methods Initiative
Reworking method for Internet research since 2007, the Digital Methods Initiative (DMI) is a collaboration of the New Media TEMLab (room 0.12), University of Amsterdam and the Govcom.org Foundation
, Amsterdam, with founding support from the Mondriaan Foundation.
It is a New Media PhD (training) program as well as a New Media research group in Media Studies, University of Amsterdam. DMI participates in MACOSPOL
(Mapping Controversies on Science for Politics) and EMAPS
(Electronic Maps to Assist Public Science), the EU projects led by Bruno Latour
. The Digital Methods Initiative is directed by Richard Rogers
, Professor of New Media and Digital Culture at the University of Amsterdam. The coordinators are Sabine Niederer and Esther Weltevrede. DMI holds annual Summer Schools
and Winter Schools
, supported by the Center for Creation, Content and Technology
(CCCT) at the University of Amsterdam.
There is a substantive introduction
to the Digital Methods Initiative.
: info [at] digitalmethods.net
The Digital Methods Initiative is collaborating in one form or another with the following organizations:
Barcelona Media, Barcelona, Spain
Centre for the Study of Invention & Social Process, Goldsmiths College, University of London, UK
Citizen Lab, University of Toronto, Canada
Density Design, Milan, Italy Govcom.org
Foundation, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Greenpeace International, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Infoscape Research Lab, Ryerson, Canada
Institute of Network Cultures, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Iran Media Program, Center for Global Communication Studies, Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania, USA
Media Lab, Sciences Po, Paris, France
Medialab, HvA, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Pauw en Witteman, VARA, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Politiek Online, The Hague, the Netherlands
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's Center for 21st Century Studies, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Yahoo! Research, Barcelona, Spain.
There are Digital Methods related courses being given at the following institutions:
University of Amsterdam
University of Bergen
Central European University, Budapest
University of Copenhagen
Goldsmiths College, University of London
Alta Scuola Politecnica, Politecnico di Milano & Politecnico di Torino
Digital Methods is also a member of Demoscience, the international controversy mapping consortium.