One thing I’m really proud of is that we’ve been able to pull together a fantastic calendar of speakers this semester. Many thanks to Morgan Currie (STIS), Jon Hearn (Sociology) and Lizzie Robertson (Sociology) for all their help with coordination and funding.

We’ll be wrapping up on December 7th, but coordinating a new series for Spring 2019!

Friday, Sept 28th: Zara Rahman (Data & Society, The Engine Room)
“Using Data and Tech Strategically in the Push for Social Justice”
https://digitalsociety.sps.ed.ac.uk/zara-rahman-using-data-and-tech-strategically-in-the-push-for-social-justice/

Friday, November 2nd: Natalie Nzeyimana (Oxford Internet Institute)
“Holding Research Methods Accountable To Internet Culture(s)”
https://digitalsociety.sps.ed.ac.uk/digital-society-seminar-series/

Friday, November 23rd: David Moats (Linköping University)
“Seeing through data: On the promises and pitfalls of data visualisations for the social sciences”
https://digitalsociety.sps.ed.ac.uk/digital-society-seminar-david-moats/

Friday, December 7th: Dave Young (University of Nottingham)
“Discipline and Manage: Systems Training and the Human Factor in 1950s U.S. Air Defence”
https://digitalsociety.sps.ed.ac.uk/digital-society-seminar-david-young-december-7th-11-1pm/

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