[Air-L] PhD-Seminar, Web Archiving and Archived Web — a new Research Method, a new Object of Study?

Niels Brügger nb at imv.au.dk
Tue Feb 4 00:21:29 PST 2014

***apologies for cross-postings***

PhD seminar

Web Archiving and Archived Web — a new Research Method, a new Object of Study?

Aarhus University, Denmark, 11-12 June 2014
Organised by the Danish Digital Humanities Lab/NetLab & Aarhus University, the PhD programme ‘ICT, Media, Communication and Journalism’

This PhD seminar focus on web archiving and web archives with a view to investigating the nexus between web archiving and web archives as a new research method and as a new object of study. The aim of the seminar is double. On the one hand it is to introduce web archiving as a research method to be used by scholars studying contemporary political, social, and cultural phenomena within the humanities and the social sciences, and, on the other hand, the aim is to introduce to the methodological and theoretical issues related to the use of existing (trans)national web archives, in the main in relation to historical studies involving the web.

Participation as well as coffee and lunch are free of charge. Participants must pay for dinner, travel and accomodation themselves.

The number of participants is limited to 20.

Deadline for submission of application is Monday 24 March 2014.

The lectures and the lecturers:
• “Virtual Digs: Excavating, Preserving, and Archiving the Web”, Meghan Dougherty, Assistant Professor, Digital Communication, Loyola University Chicago
• “A Data Driven Approach to Web Archive Research”, Anat Ben-David, post-doctoral researcher with the WebART project, University of Amsterdam
• “Archiving web material for future research?”, Ditte Laursen, senior researcher and curator at the State Media Archive, State Library in Denmark
• “Probing a nation’s web sphere”, Niels Brügger, Associate Professor, Aarhus University, Head of the Centre for Internet Studies

Read the full call, including more about the course format, the venue, and how to enrol:http://www.netlab.dk/courses/

Very best,

Niels Brügger



August 2013
Web historiography and Internet Studies: Challenges and perspectives, New Media & Society, 15(5), 752-764
Read more: http://nms.sagepub.com/content/15/5/752.abstract

June 2013
Historical Network Analysis of the Web, Social Science Computer Review, 31(3), 306-321
Read more: http://ssc.sagepub.com/content/31/3/306.abstract

March 2013
The Web and Digital Humanities: Theoretical and Methodological Concerns (w. N.O. Finnemann), Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media 57(1), 66-80
Read more: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/08838151.2012.761699

NIELS BRÜGGER, Associate Professor, PhD
Director, the Centre for Internet Studies
Department of Aesthetics and Communication
Aarhus University
Helsingforsgade 14
8200 Aarhus N

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