NordMedia | 18 maj 2015

Nordmedia Pre-conference: Digital Methods

In the context of the NordMedia conference, which will be hosted by the University of Copenhagen in August 2015, The Center for Communication and Computing invites interested scholars to this open workshop on digital methods. 

The workshop aims to bring together scholars interested in data harvesting and analysis with digital tools for an informal discussion of the potentials and pitfalls of different digital tools and methods. The workshop is organized by Anders Olof Larsson from the department of Media and Communication at the University of Oslo and Stine Lomborg from the CCC at the University of Copenhagen.

The workshop will be held on the 12. August (the day before the conference), from 10.00-17.00 at the University of Copenhagen, southern campus. 

The maximum number of participants is 25. Sign-up by emailing Stine Lomborg , providing your professional affiliation and contact details and a few lines on your broader research interest, as well as your interest in and experience with digital methods.

Registration deadline: 7. June 2015. 
Notification of acceptance: 1. July.

Draft program

10.00 Coffee and Welcome

10.30-12.30: Twitter hashtags and Facebook Pages – Methodological opportunities and Ethical difficulties (facilitated by Post.doc Anders Olof Larsson, University of Oslo)

12.30-13.15 Lunch

13.15 – 15.15: Scraping websites with Import.io: a study of changes in news sites across time (facilitated by PhD Fellows Jacob Ørmen and Casper Petersen from the CCC, University of Copenhagen)

15.15-15.30: Coffee and cake

15.30-16.30: Methodological and ethical challenges of working with digital methods and data (Short input and discussion facilitated by Associate Professor Stine Lomborg from the CCC, University of Copenhagen).

16.30-16.45: Wrap up