The final programme, including abstracts and room numbers for the day can be found via this link.
We will be running parallel streams throughout the day, so do follow us on Twitter with the hashtag #UnderstandingTheSocial and at @SocialDigitalA2 for insights into all streams and presentations.
You can also find the full abstracts for each talk by clicking on the panel titles below
UNDERSTANDING THE SOCIAL 2019.
9:30-10:30 – OPENING KEYNOTE – Professor Nick Couldry, The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
10.45-12.15 – SESSION 1 (2 parallel panels)
Chandell Gosse and Jacquelyn Burkell – Western University – Misogyny under the microscope: Emphasizing the social and cultural contexts of face-swapping technology
Ruth Flaherty, University of East Anglia – Fannish Social Interactions Online: More than Produsage?
Alberto Cossu – University of Amsterdam – Brands and productive publics in the event economy: the case of Milano Design week
Karen Cross – University of Roehampton – The time of the social image
Ranjana Das and Paul Hodkinson – University of Surrey – Affective coding: Platformed subtleties in new fathers self-disclosure strategies around mental health
Dan M. Kotliar, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem – The return of the social: On the socio-algorithmic construction of identity categories
Murray Goulden – University of Nottingham – Family life and the smart home
Mark Wong – University of Glasgow – Socially ‘withdrawn’? Examining the sociality of young people ‘hidden’ in the bedroom in the digital age
12:15-13:00 – LUNCH
13:00 – 14:30 – SESSION TWO (2 parallel panels)
Elinor Carmi – Liverpool University – Conducting the rhythms of the social and the antisocial
Carwyn Morris – The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) – For Digital Space and Place: Socially constructed place in urban China’s digital space
Sarah Cefai – London College of Communication – Putting the social back into social media
Chris Till – Leeds Beckett University – Reality work: Digital labour as a reality construction
Ioanna Noula and Jonny Shipp – University of Leeds – Digital governance and our common digital future: a “digital sustainability” agenda
Thorsten Bronholt – University of the West of Scotland – Governed by algorithms: Theories of digitised power to shape subjects and societies
Rebekah Larsen – University of Cambridge – Networked discussions about the network: Public(s) discussions around the right to be forgotten
14.30 – 16:00 – SESSION THREE (2 parallel panels)
Carolina Bandinelli and Alessandro Gandini – The University of Lincoln – Trust in the age of dating apps
Shiyu Zheng – The University of Warwick – How Chinese fans use social media to transnationally engage in the participatory culture of contemporary British TV drama
Ema Pei-Ying Wang – Columbia University – The Influence of PTT Bulletin Board System on Taiwanese Internet Culture, Mainstream Media and Civic Engagement
Carrie Karsgaard, Michael Hockenhull, and Maggie MacDonald – University of Alberta – Mapping (Anti)Colonial Issue Publics on Instagram
Nadine I. Kozak – University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee – ‘We won’t allow politicians to speak for us anymore’: Sex workers, social media, and protest
Ysabel Gerrard, Helen Thornham – University of Sheffield – The gendering of social media’s algorithmic recommendations
Laurie Waller – University of East Anglia – Du Bois’s maps as devices: Changing digital social research with early social data experiments
16:30 – 17:30 – CLOSING KEYNOTE – Professor Gina Neff, Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford
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