AI and Archives: Explorations, Possibilities and Challenges.

Full Stack Feminism in colloboration with Women in Focus and The Sussex Humanities Lab hosted the AI and Archives: Explorations, Possibilities and Challenges symposium on the 27th of April 2023 

The programme for the day was as follows:

09.30-10.00 Conference registration and coffee

10.00 – 10.20 Introduction and Welcome, Sharon Webb

10.20 – 11.15 Sensitivity and Access: Unlocking Colonial Visual Archives with Artificial Intelligence Lise Jaillant

11.15 – 11.45 Break and Coffee

11.45 – 12.45 Panel 1: Critical Computation and Archives (Chair James Baker)

Critical feminist screenshotting: capturing search results as partial perspectives of situated knowledge Renée Ridgway (in-person)

Confronting bias: Setting approaches from artificial intelligence and archiving into dialogue Sarah Burkhardt (in-person)

12.45 – 13.30 Lunch

13.30 – 14.30 Panel 2: Audio-visual Archives and AI (Chair Sarah Arnold)

Co-creating anti-racist datasets in AI workflows utilising films as data. Amanda Egbe (in-person)

Exploring the Methodological Possibilities of Automatic Speech Transcripts of Archived TV News Jasmijn Van Gorp, Mary-Joy van der Duere (on-line)

14.30 – 15.00 Break and coffee

15.00 – 16.00 Panel 3: Critical Museum Interventions (Chair: Sharon Webb)

Benin 1897 and the Edo Empire – two views of one subject Alex Morrison (in-person)

Innovative tech and invisible labor: lessons from early museum computing Alexandria Rayburn (online)

16:30 Drinks reception

The full programme along with abstracts can be found here:

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