Digital Communities: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

3rd July 2017
Glamorgan Building – Cardiff University

9:00 – Registration and Coffee

9:30 – 9:45 – Welcome talk

9.45 – Session 1 – Identity, subjectivity and digital communities
Ghayda Aljuwaiser – Sheffield Hallam University – Saudi Women Online Practices on Social Media Platforms: A Qualitative Multi-Method Study
Harry Dyer – UEA – Accounting for social media platform design in youth identity performances – compromise, negotiation, and novelty
Rachel Katz – University of Manchester – Grinding their Gears? Effects of ‘Grindr Tourism’ on local LGBT+ Communities in Israel
Caroline Moeckel – Royal Holloway, University of London – Characteristics of Cybercriminals Targeting Digital Banking – A Grounded Theory Analysis

11:15 – Break

11.30Keynote speaker
Suzy Moat – Sensing human behaviour with online data

12:45 – Lunch

13.45Session 2 – Innovative methods in the study of Digital Communities
Claire Förster – Swansea University – Sensing the Digital
Jane Harris – Liverpool John Moores University – Ethical dilemmas: examining the role professional YouTubers play in young people’s health behaviour and identity in the UK
Sandra Hoelbling-Inzko – University of Klagenfurt – Researching digital communities with sequential-analytic methods: Strengths and challenges
Dave Riley – Cardiff University – @SouthAsia71: Engaging a Digital Community and Collecting Data

15:15 – Break

15.30Session 3 – Interdisciplinary encounters
Mohd Syafiq Zolkeply – Cardiff University – Affix & Matching Model (ANM) for Iban Language Stemmer
Craig Hamilton – Birmingham City University – Communities and the computational: Researching popular music experiences
Micheal Goodman – Cardiff University – Building Digital Learning Communities: The Victorian Illustrated Shakespeare Archive
Matthew Pudner – Cardiff University – Communication networks, windfarms and the common world to be built

16:50 – Break

17:00Keynote speaker
Athina Karatzogianni – The Problem of Trading Discursive for Affective Power in Digital Political Communities

18.00 – Final remarks and networking event


Glamorgan Building
Cardiff University
King Edward VII Ave
CF10 3NN
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