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Researching (with) Social Media Reading Group launched

last modified Oct 14, 2014 11:54 AM
A new reading group for bring together staff and students across disciplines to explore findings and methods of research involving social media launches this term.

The group is led by Dr Ella McPherson (Sociology) and Dr Anne Alexander (CRASSH) and is supported by the Digital Humanities Network and funded by the ESRC. The first session on 22 October will hear a presentation from Alex Taylor, a sociologist working for Microsoft Research in Cambridge. To register your interest for the group, please click here. A list of further topics and speakers can be found here. Please note, spaces are limited so participants need to sign up in advance of the session. 

We are a network of researchers at the University of Cambridge who are interested in how the use of digital tools is transforming scholarship in the humanities and social sciences. This transformation spans both the content and practice of humanities research, as the diffusion of digital technologies opens up new fields of study and generates research questions which breach traditional disciplinary boundaries.

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