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by Sumandro Chattapadhyay last modified Apr 03, 2018 08:06 AM

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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Living in the Archival Moment

by Sneha PP — last modified Nov 13, 2015 05:27 AM

The archive has been and continues to be a key concept in Digital Humanities discourse, particularly in India. The importance of the archive to knowledge production in the Humanities, the implication of changes in archival practice with the advent of electronic publishing and digitisation, and the focus on curation as a critical and creative process are some aspects of the debate that this blog post looks at.

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Not a Goodbye; More a ‘Come Again’: Thoughts on being Research Director at a moment of transition

by Nishant Shah — last modified Jun 15, 2014 02:17 AM

As I slowly make the news of my transition from being the Research Director at the Centre for Internet and Society, Bangalore, to taking up a professorship at the Leuphana University, Lueneburg, Germany, there is a question that I am often asked: “Are you going to start a new research centre?” And the answer, for the most part, is “No.”

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Bangalore Thinkathon Surrogacy: Bodies, States, Networks

by Wendy Chun & Nishant Shah — last modified Jul 20, 2012 06:08 AM
July 18, 2012

The first workshop of the Habits of Living project will be a Thinkathon (Thinking Marathon) focused on the notion of surrogate structures that have become the visible landmarks of contemporary life and will be hosted by the Centre for Internet & Society, in Bangalore, India.

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Habits of Living: Global Networks, Local Affects

by Wendy Chun, Kelly Dobson, Matthew Fuller and Eivind Rossaak — last modified Oct 24, 2015 01:38 PM

“Networks” have become a defining concept of our epoch. From high-speed financial networks that erode national sovereignty to networking sites like Facebook that transform the meaning of the word “friend,” from blogs that foster new political alliances to unprecedented globe-spanning viral vectors that threaten world-wide catastrophe, networks allegedly encapsulate what’s new and different.

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