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Digital Activism in Asia Reader: Announcement

by Puthiya Purayil Sneha — last modified Oct 24, 2015 02:22 PM

The CIS-RAW programme organized an editorial workshop on March 6-7, 2015, as part of its project on a Digital Activism in Asia Reader. The project is a collaborative effort of the Centre for Internet and Society and the Centre for Digital Cultures, Leuphana University, Germany, which aims to bring together local knowledge, debates and conversations around Digital Activism in Asia.

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Figures of Learning: The Pornographer

by Namita A. Malhotra — last modified Nov 13, 2015 05:32 AM

As part of its Making Methods for Digital Humanities project, CIS-RAW organized two consultations on new figures of learning in the digital context. For a proposed journal issue on the theme of 'bodies of knowledge' which draws upon these conversations, participants were invited to write short sketches on these figures of learning. This abstract by Namita Malhotra examines the figure of the pornographer, as a mixed media figure entrenched in various networks of knowledge production, circulation and consumption.

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Figures of Learning: The Visual Designer

by Puthiya Purayil Sneha — last modified Nov 13, 2015 05:33 AM

As part of its Making Methods for Digital Humanities project, CIS-RAW organized two consultations on new figures of learning in the digital context. For a proposed journal issue on the theme of ‘bodies of knowledge’ which draws upon these conversations, participants were invited to write short sketches on these figures of learning. This abstract by Tejas Pande examines the figure of the visual designer, and emerging practices of mapmaking.

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The Spaces of Digital

by Puthiya Purayil Sneha — last modified Oct 24, 2015 01:41 PM

'The Spaces of Digital’ continues from the work done on the CIS-RAW monograph on the Internet, Society and Space in Indian Cities, by Pratyush Shankar at Center for Environmental Planning and Technology University, Ahmedabad. The premise of this monograph was the debates around making of IT Cities and public planning policies that regulate and restructure the city spaces in India with the emergence of internet technologies.

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Mapping Digital Humanities in India - Concluding Thoughts

by Puthiya Purayil Sneha — last modified Nov 13, 2015 05:36 AM

This final blog post on the mapping exercise undertaken by CIS-RAW summarises some of the key concepts and terms that have emerged as significant in the discourse around Digital Humanities in India.

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Rethinking Conditions of Access

by Sneha PP — last modified Nov 13, 2015 05:35 AM

P. P. Sneha explores the possibilities of redefining the idea of access through the channels of education and learning.

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Consultation on Figures of Learning in the Digital Context - Report

by Sneha PP — last modified Nov 13, 2015 05:37 AM

The Researchers at Work (RAW) programme at the Centre for Internet and Society organised a consultation on ‘Figures of Learning in the Digital Context’ on September 22, 2014 in Bangalore.

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Consultation on Figures of Learning in the Digital Context

from Sep 22, 2014 02:00 PM to Sep 22, 2015 06:00 PM The Centre for Internet & Society, No. 194, 2nd 'C' Cross, Domlur, 2nd Stage, Bangalore 560071 (opposite Domlur Club and very near to TERI complex), by Prasad Krishna

The Centre for Internet and Society welcomes you to a consultation on new figures of learning in the digital context at its office in Bangalore on September 22, 2014 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

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Digital Humanities and the Alt-Academy

by Sneha PP — last modified Nov 13, 2015 05:29 AM

The emergence of Digital Humanities (DH) has been contemporaneous to the ‘crisis’ in the humanities, spurred by changing social and economic conditions which have urged us to rethink traditional methods, locations and concepts of research and pedagogy. This blog post examines the emergence of the phenomenon of the alt-academy in the West, and examines the nuances and possibilities of such a space in the Indian context.

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Reading from a Distance — Data as Text

Reading from a Distance — Data as Text

by Sneha PP — last modified Nov 13, 2015 05:29 AM

The advent of new digital technologies and the internet has redefined practices of reading and writing, and the notion of textuality which is a fundamental aspect of humanities research and scholarship. This blog post looks at some of the debates around the notion of text as object, method and practice, to understand how it has changed in the digital context.

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