|Project Number||Project Title||Room|
|1||When All Hope Was Lost [Natalia Sanchez]||BG1 0.04|
|2||The Development of the Right-Wing “Fake News” Ecosystem [Liliana Bounegru]||BG1 0.13|
|3a||Trolls for Trump [Marc Tuters, Bernhard Rieder]||BG1 0.16|
|3b||Memes That Galvanized the Alt-Right [Marc Tuters, Bernhard Rieder]||BG1 0.16|
|4a||From Inside the (Conservative) Bubble [Shannon Mattern]||University Library C0.01 (Potgieterzaal)|
|4b||The Trump Bubble [Alex Gekker, Natalia Sanchez]||C0.01 (Potgieterzaal)|
|5||App Stores as Data Infrastructures [Anne Helmond, Fernando van der Vlist]||University Library C1.08 (Vondelzaal)|
|6||What Do Data Portals Do? [Jonathan Gray]||BG1 0.14|
|7||Code Historiography [Johannes Paßmann]||University Library C1.08 (Vondelzaal)|
|8||(Optional) Student Worksheet: Memes as Platform Content [Richard Rogers]||University Library C1.13 (Belle van Zuylenzaal )|
| Main welcome package documents. (Sent per mail.)
This includes: the welcome package and the welcome package folder.
| Additional documents linked from the main welcome package. (As well as included in the welcome package folder.)
This includes: the day-to-day schedule, project descriptions, the reader, a .ZIP-archived version of the entire reader, the face book, and maps of venue locations as well as coffee and lunch places.
| Project worksheets on cross-platform analysis and memes as platform content. Both worksheets are part of the mandatory winter school preparations. (Please find further information in the welcome package.)
Note: The worksheets are also the (optional) assignment for New Media & Digital Culture Master's students. (Please contact the course instructors.)
|Research project report templates for Google Docs and for the DMI Wiki. (Please find further instructions in the welcome package.)|
|Mini conference schedule and folder. (The mini conference runs parallel to the data sprint and is (primarily) for those who have submitted a paper in advance of the winter school. Please find further information in the welcome package)|
The annual Digital Methods Mini-Conference at the Winter School, normally a one-day affair, provides the opportunity for digital methods and allied researchers to present short yet complete papers (5,000-7,500 words) and serve as respondents, providing feedback. Often the work presented follows from previous Digital Methods Summer Schools. The mini-conference accepts papers in the general digital methods and allied areas: the hyperlink and other natively digital objects, the website as archived object, web historiographies, search engine critique, Google as globalizing machine, cross-spherical analysis and other approaches to comparative media studies, device cultures, national web studies, Wikipedia as cultural reference, the technicity of (networked) content, post-demographics, platform studies, crawling and scraping, graphing and clouding, and similar.
Arrival: 8 January 2017
Departure: 14 January 2017
The Student Hotel Amsterdam West website
If you would like to have accommodations at the Student Hotel, please write to the student hotel directly. To avoid disappointment, please write to them as early as possible.
The Winter School closes on Friday with a festive event, after the final presentations. Here is a guide to the Amsterdam new media scene. For further questions, please contact the local organizers, Alex Gekker and Fernando van der Vlist at winterschool [at] digitalmethods.net. Additional organizational support provided by Jonathan Gray and Liliana Bounegru .
Please bring your laptop computer, your European plug as well as the VGA adaptor for connecting to the projector.
The Digital Methods Winter School is part of the Digital Methods Initiative (DMI), Amsterdam, dedicated to developing methods for Internet-related research. The Digital Methods Initiative holds the annual Digital Methods Summer Schools (ten to date), which are intensive and full time, 2-week undertakings in the Summertime. The 2017 Summer School will take place from 26th June to the 7th July 2017.
The Digital Methods book (MIT Press, 2015) provides an introduction to the methodological outlook that frames and informs the work of the DMI. This is accompanied by a companion volume about mapping social and political issues with digital methods: Issue Mapping for an Ageing Europe (Amsterdam University Press, 2015), which is also freely available on the web as an open access monograph. Further information and resources about digital methods can be found at digitalmethods.net - including links to example projects, publications and tools as well as an introductory "founding narrative" about the Digital Methods Initiative and details about associated researchers.
The coordinators of the Digital Methods Initiative are Dr. Sabine Niederer (Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences) and Dr. Esther Weltevrede (New Media & Digital Culture, University of Amsterdam), and the director is Richard Rogers, Professor of New Media & Digital Culture, University of Amsterdam. Liliana Bounegru is the managing director.
|Keynote I by Geoffrey C. Bowker (University of California, Irvine)||digitalmethods.net|
|Keynote II by Shannon Mattern (The New School, New York City)||scribd.com|
|Theorised Method by Jonathan Gray (University of Bath)||slideshare.net|
|Digital Methods Highlights by Liliana Bounegru (University of Ghent / University of Groningen)||slideshare.net|
|Lecture by Florian Cramer (Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences)|
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