Centre for Life History and Life Writing Research

Digital and Biodigital Lives Conference, University of Sussex, 14 July 2009

Digital and biodigital lives: making, consuming and archiving the lives of technoscience

14 July 2009, 9.00am - 5.30pm, EDB, University of Sussex

Hosted by the Centre for the Economic and Social Aspects of Genomics (CESAGen), the Centre for Material Digital Culture and the Centre for Life History and Life Writing Research, Convened by Adrian Mackenzie and Kate O'Riordan

The aim of this one-day workshop is to examine issues and questions about digital and biodigital life, lives and identities. From the lives of scientists to the technologisation of life, 'Digital and biodigital lives' indicates biotechnological and informatic forms and practices of identifying, archiving and storying life, as well as potentially diverse forms of new/digital mediation and informatics as they pertain to accounts of people, and non-human lives.

Further information can be obtained by visiting their website at: http://www.sussex.ac.uk/rcmdc/1-2-5.html

Download the conference programme [PDF 10.89KB]