Wednesday 27 March 2019 – Lunchtime Seminar with Ghayda Aljuwaiser (C3RI PhD Candidate)

Title: Saudi Feminism: Gendered, Religious and National Identity Negotiations Speaker: Ghayda Aljuwaiser (C3RI PhD Candidate) Date and Time: Wednesday 27 March 2019, 1pm-2pm Hosted by: Professor Luigina Ciolfi Abstract: This presentation is part of a larger doctoral work, which investigated the relationship between Saudi women’s identities in the offline sphere and their online practices on social media platforms (SMP). Eight […]

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Wednesday 13 March 2019 – Lunchtime Seminar with Dr Stuart Reeves (Assistant Professor in Computer Science at the University of Nottingham)

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Title: Co-producing Action: ‘Device talk’ and voice agents Speaker: Dr Stuart Reeves (Assistant Professor in Computer Science at the University of Nottingham) Date and time: Wednesday 13 March 2019, 1pm-2pm Hosted by: Professor Luigina Ciolfi Abstract: The collaborative production of sentences in progress is a pervasive feature of everyday talk. For instance, phenomena such as choral co-production and other-completion of […]

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Wednesday 27 February 2019 – Lunchtime Seminar with Professor Anirudha Joshi (IDC School of Design, IIT Bombay, India)

Title: Interaction design for emergent users – Leveraging digital technologies to solve problems of developing economies Speaker: Professor Anirudha Joshi (IDC School of Design, IIT Bombay, India) Date and time: Wednesday 27 February 2019, 1pm-2pm Hosted by: Professor Luigina Ciolfi and Professor Andrew Dearden Abstract In HCI courses, we learn how to design products that deploy information and communication technologies (ICTs). […]

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Wednesday 13 February 2019 – Lunchtime seminar with Dr Kofi Appiah (Lecturer in Computer Science)

Title: Real-Time Modelling of Visual Scenes with Biological Inspiration Speaker: Dr Kofi Appiah (Lecturer in Computer Science, Sheffield Hallam University) Abstract Targets of atypical size relative to their surrounding objects are usually missed by humans during visual search; studies show that this isn’t necessarily a deficiency but a useful strategy to discount distractors. These characteristics may explain why the human […]

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“Users, participants, co-designers or just pesky humans? On the challenges of human centred research in Human-Computer Interaction” – Professor Luigina Ciolfi Inaugural Lecture – Wednesday 30 January 2019

A main aspiration of HCI is to be human- and user-centred in its approach to creating novel digital interactions. But how do we engage, involve and encourage end users to participate in HCI? The field has tackled this challenge in many ways. Notably, Participatory Design has been widely adopted in order for users and stakeholders to become active part of […]

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Tuesday 29 January 2019 – C3RI Lunchtime Seminar with Dr Cathy Leung (senior lecturer from Hang Seng University, Hong Kong)

Title: Out of the sin-bin and into your e-shopping trolley: The case of Taobao’s doppelganger brand image Speaker: Dr. Leung Miu Yee (Cathy), Senior Lecturer from Hang Seng University in Hong Kong Date and time: Tuesday 29 January 2019, 1pm-2pm Hosted by: Dr Frances Slack Abstract One of the most influential ways to differentiate from key competitors is to use […]

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Wednesday 16 January 2019 – C3RI Lunchtime Seminar with Max Munday (freelance community broadcaster and artist)

Title:  Exploring unresolved histories through international community radio Speaker:  Max Munday (freelance community broadcaster and artist) Date and time:  Wednesday 16 January 2019, 1pm-2pm Hosted by:  Dr Rinella Cere (Sheffield Hallam University) Abstract: The concept of ‘social haunting’ deals with the troubling ways in which the past makes itself felt in the present within communities affected by a social violence […]

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Monday 17 December 2018 – C3RI Lunchtime Seminar with Professor Fabio Ciravegna (Professor of Language and Knowledge Technology, The University of Sheffield)

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Title: From A to B? Understanding Mobility in Large Metropolitan Areas via Large Scale Data Collection and Analysis Speaker: Professor Fabio Ciravegna (Professor of Language and Knowledge Technology, The University of Sheffield) Date and time: Monday 17 December 2018, 1pm-2pm Hosted by: Professor Luigina Ciolfi (Sheffield Hallam University) Abstract: Around 50% of the global population live in metropolitan areas, and […]

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Thursday 13 December 2018 – C3RI Lunchtime Seminar with Professor Pietro Ducange (Associate Professor at the eCampus University)

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Title: Social Sensing and Sentiment Analysis – How to exploit On Line Social Network as information sources Speaker: Professor Pietro Ducange (Associate Professor at the eCampus University) Date and time: Thursday 13 December 2018, 1pm-2pm Hosted by: Alessandro Di Nuovo (Sheffield Hallam University) Abstract: Social network sites, also called micro-blogging services (e.g. Twitter, Facebook, Google+), have spread in recent years, becoming […]

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Centre for Contemporary Legend Folklore Symposium at Sheffield Hallam University on 15th November 2018

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The Centre for Contemporary Legend is a new proposed research centre headed by Dr David Clarke (Reader in Journalism, Sheffield Hallam University), Diane A. Rodgers (Senior Lecturer in Media, Sheffield Hallam University) and Andrew Robinson (Senior Lecturer in Photography, Sheffield Hallam University). An inaugural symposium on folklore studies in the UK is being held at Sheffield Hallam University’s Collegiate Campus […]

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