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Humanities & Data Science Discussion Group

The next meeting of the Turing's discussion group on Humanities and Data Science will be on October 14, at 4pm London time.

The next meeting will focus on the ethical implications of archiving the web, and especially social media. During the session participants will discuss the benefits and and drawbacks of guaranteeing long-term access to this material. There will be a particular focus on the dichotomy between authorial consent and historical preservation.

Ahead of the session it may be useful to read the following articles which are likely to act as starting points for the discussion.

Guest Editorial: Reflections on the Ethics of Web Archiving

We Could, but Should We? Ethical Considerations for Providing Access to GeoCities and Other Historical Digital Collections

Similarly, it may be useful to familiarise yourself with the work of https://www.docnow.io/ and https://www.bellingcat.com/

Meeting Details

You will find details of the Zoom invitation here: https://hackmd.io/@malvikasharan/humanitiesDS This page also contains details of future meetings and notes from previous ones.

If you are unfamiliar with the Turing's Humanities and data science group you can read more here: https://www.turing.ac.uk/research/interest-groups/humanities-and-data-science

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