Conference Programme (2019)

Ethics of Using Digital Media in Arts and Humanities Research

The event will take place on February 22, 2019 at the Ellen Wilkinson Building, University of Manchester.

The ‘Ethics of Using Digital Media in Arts and Humanities Research’ conference is supported by the Digital Futures initiative of the University of Manchester.


9:00 AMRegistration
9:15 AMWelcome
9:30 AMCodes of Ethics, Due Diligence and Social Media: A critical reflection on the appropriateness of existing ethical frameworks for collecting social media content in museums.

Arran Rees, University of Leeds

Presentation Slides
9:50 AMWhen “Camilla” remembers on Facebook, do we need consent to study her comment? Ethical considerations for research about heritage on social media

Emily C. Oswald, University of Oslo
10:10 AMArchaeological Ethics in Digital and Immaterial Spaces of Play: Ethical Lessons from Digital Ethnography

L. Meghan Dennis, University of York
10:30 AMQuestions
10:50 AMBreak
11:05 AMBig fish, small fish: A network approach to ethical research in digital museology

Maria Paula Arias, University of Manchester

Presentation Slides with Captions
11:25 AMBeyond ethics of convenience

Harald Fredheim, University of York
11:45 AMQuestions
12:00 PMLunch
1:00 PM‘Being ethical’ in digital heritage research

Jenny Kidd, Cardiff University

Presentation Slides
1:45 PMQuestions
2:00 PMBreak
2:15 PMDiscussion | Practical implications (collecting data, reporting results)
3:45 PMBreak
4:00 PMDiscussion | Online v. Offline (managing relationships with participants/academic partners, digital heritage objects)
5:30 PMEnd