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Please find below the Fall 2019 schedule for the Aesthetic Imaginaries Research Group.
Professor Mike Hulme, University of Cambridge, held an open guest lecture on September 6, 2019. It is now available as a podcast.
We are busy planning the Digital Narrative Network conference on 21st and 22nd November with an exhibition in the same week at the Faculty of Fine Art, Music and Design. The conference will feature a keynote from N. Katherine Hayles, other special guests, and presentations of research from multiple faculties at UiB.
The two-day seminar Digital Approaches to Transcribing and Analysing Medieval Texts, which took place in Bergen on the 29th-30th August 2019, brought together academics from seven European universities to exchange knowledge about current research in the field of Digital Philology.
Hartmut Koenitz presented his lecture: 'Representation of Complexity – Interactive Digital Narratives Enabling Discourse for the 21st Century' organised by the Digital Narrative Network at the University of Bergen on September 12th 2019.
The MAGIC project has released a set of 2-minutes cartoons with uncomfortable knowledge. Watch them here.
The start-of-semester event of the DHNetwork was well attended by a wide variety of students and staff across disciplines in the humanities faculty. Seven project leaders of databases and archives gave a lightning talk and were afterwards available for more in-depth questions.
Jill, Ragnhild and Linn Heidi introduced the database for the first time at Nordmedia in Malmø.
Documentation of the Digital Narrative Network's first event with guest lecture by Søren Pold: Meta Interface Character - Narrative as Critical Aspect.
Post doctor Redi Koobak is researching the #metoo moment in academia.
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Nick Montfort, Professor of Digital Media at MIT, to a two-year 20% position as Professor II with UiB Digital Culture. Montfort is noted both as a creative author of numerous and varied creative works and as a critic and theorist of digital media.
The 2019 N. Katherine Hayles Award for Criticism of Electronic Literature was awarded to UiB professor Scott Rettberg, for his monograph Electronic Literature.
The European Geosciences Union (EGU) has interviewed Professor Matthias Kaiser from SVT at their blog.
Seven current and nine past members of the Bergen Electronic Literature research group are speaking at the Electronic Literature Organization conference in Cork, Ireland in July.
"We are particularly excited about providing an arena for European students to become active co-creators of their education".
Marie Curie post doctoral fellow Claus Halberg tells us what he is working with.
A festive end-of-term event concluded the first semester of the DHNetwork. PhD students from various fields and departments in the humanities presented their use of digital methods.
The Machine Vision database was the topic of our last workshop at Solstrand Hotel and we are getting closer to a data set that will give us more detailed information on Machine Vision in everyday life.

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