Tactics for Issue Mapping second workshop


October 26-27, 2012, BPB and HH

The workshop is the second event in a series of two workshops funded by the ESRC Digital Social Research Programme. The first of these took place in May 2012 and made first steps to explore various tactics of issue mapping. The second workshop consists of two parts, a series of public lectures on issue mapping on Friday the 26 and a hands-on workshop on Saturday focusing on bias detection as tactic for issue mapping.

Furher information on Bias Detection as method for issue mapping, on our data set and on wider readings can be found on the workshop page.

Collective (live!) notetaking: Google docs

Group 1 Data Analysis

Group 2 Measures & Methods

Group 3 Intervention & Scenarios

Group 4 Visualisation

Locations: Ian Gullard Theatre, Deptford Town Hall and CAST Lab, details can be found on the Goldsmiths campus map pages.

DAY 1: Friday October 26 (Goldsmiths)

13:00 Late Lunch and Opening Discussion

Location: Deptford Town Hall room 110

14:30 – 17:30 Public Presentations Tactics of Issue Mapping

There has been a change of programme: Tommaso Venturini will present instead of Vincent Lepinay.

Location: Ian Gulland Theatre

Stephanie Hankey and Marek Tuszynski (Tactical Technology Collective, Berlin and Bangalore): The question of influence: What to expect from visual communication?

Tommaso Venturini (Sciences Po, Paris): Designing controversies, socializing design, and how sociology should be designed

Noortje Marres and Carolin Gerlitz (University of Amsterdam/Goldsmiths): Mapping Issues with Twitter? Plotting lifelines, detecting partisanship


19:00 Workshop Dinner at Fish

Location: Cathedral Street, Borough Market London, SE1 9AL

Near London Bridge Train Station

DAY 2: Saturday October 27 (Goldsmiths)

People staying in the Premier Inn in Greenwhich: a taxi will pick you up in front of the hotel at 9am.

9:30-17:00 Bias Detection in Issue Mapping workshop

Location: CAST LAB, Hatcham House.

Coffee, tea and lunch will be provided.

9:30 – 10.15 Welcome and opening presentation by Noortje Marres and Carolin Gerlitz.

10:15 – 11.00 Discussion of group projects and group formation

11:00 Coffee

11:00 – 12:30 Group work

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch

13:30 – 15:00 Group Work

15:00 Tea

15:15 – 17.00 Group presentations and final discussion