Exploring Hyperlocal Socio-Economic Models: A Case Study of the Cork English Market

This engaging and fascinating final year digital project by Daniella Traynor explores how deep mapping and digital tools can enhance our understanding of socio-economic history in culturally-rich urban areas. Exploring SHUA (Socio-economic History of Urban Areas) combines Deep Mapping, GIS, and historical archival media to explore socio-economic history through an inviting online experience. Daniella explains her innovative process and the …

Does The Digital Turn Favour Community Radio?

“Imagine a world with no sound, no noise, no crackle from your phone or radio when you turn it on to listen to the 7 O’Clock news in the morning; now imagine a world with no medium to spread audio information. No concept such as ‘on-air’, social media, or digital tools to help members of the human race to speak …

Exploring online spaces, narrative and audio with asylum communities in Europe

When: Wednesday, 11 March 2020, 12 pm Where: DH Active Learning Space, Food Science Building 4.58 Presentations last ~30mins, followed by a short discussion Kathy O’Hare (Digital Arts + Humanities, UCC) Abstract Community Radio Refugee Awareness Week 2019 aims to inspire conversations with European communities and audiences in the hope for critical engagement and reflection on issues of global migration and international displacement. …

Stylometric Analysis in a Minoritised Language: A Case Study in Catalan Literature

When: Wednesday, 4 March 2020, 12 pm Where: DH Active Learning Space, Food Science Building 4.58 Presentations last ~30mins, followed by a short discussion Dr. Pedro Nilsson-Fernàndez (Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies, UCC) Abstract This session will give an overview of the processes, challenges and little triumphs behind the application of digital humanities’ tools and methodologies to the study of …

Cultural Collaboration and the Digital Repository

When: Wednesday, 26 February 2020, 12 pm Where: DH Active Learning Space, Food Science Building 4.58 Presentations last ~30mins, followed by a short discussion Catherine Bourne (Digital Arts + Humanities, UCC) Abstract Catherine’s research focuses on the impact of technology on arts practices, socially engaged art, and arts accessibility in virtual spaces. She is specifically interested in collaboration and community engagement …

The Sonic Histories of Cork City Project: From Idea to 360° Video

When: Wednesday, 19 February 2020, 12 pm Where: DH Active Learning Space, Food Science Building 4.58 Presentations last ~30mins, followed by a short discussion Elaine Harrington, (UCC Special Collections) & John Hough (Music, UCC) Abstract The Sonic Histories of Cork City (SHOCC) Project was formed as an interdisciplinary UCC team investigating what locations and spaces in Cork City might have sounded …

An Intergenerational Study of the Use of Smart Technology in Modern Irish Society: Key Understandings of Technological Aesthetics

When: Wednesday, 12 February 2020, 12 pm Where: DH Active Learning Space, Food Science Building 4.58 Presentations last ~30mins, followed by a short discussion Adil Cahit Ansaroglu (UCC) Abstract The aim of this research is to critically examine the crucial part of the smartphone that often goes unrecognised by modern society – the importance of aesthetics of the hardware and software …

Similar yet Different: the Structure of Social Networks of Characters in Seinfeld, Friends, How I Met Your Mother, and The Big Bang Theory

When: Wednesday, 29 January 2020, 12 pm Where: DH Active Learning Space, Food Science Building 4.58 Presentations last ~30mins, followed by a short discussion Prof Ana Bazzan, (UFRGS Porto Alegre, Brazil) Abstract The theory of complex systems is responsible for a boom in using network science (another name for our long-time acquaintance, graph theory). Indeed the theory of network science in …

Complex Networks of Complex Narratives

When: Wednesday, 22 January 2020, 12 pm Where: DH Active Learning Space, Food Science Building 4.58 Presentations last ~30mins, followed by a short discussion Complex networks of complex narratives Dr Pádraig Mac Carron, University of Limerick Abstract In recent years the field of complex networks has been applied to many different disciplines ranging from archaeology to zoology.  Here, we construct the …

Exploring the Heartbeat of Capoeira through a Data-Driven Narrative

In this stunning application of the aestheticisation of metrics, Charlotte Krause brings a new and revealing perspective to the appreciation of this Brazillian martial art. As part of her contemplation of how we can employ data visualisation to both deliver an engaging narrative as well as dig deeper to understand human activity, she skillfully and creatively applies a variety of …