Craig Hamilton

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Craig Hamilton is a Research Fellow at Birmingham Centre for Media at Cultural Studies (BCMCR) at Birmingham City University. His research explores contemporary popular music reception practices and the role of digital, data and Internet technologies on the business and cultural environments of music consumption. This research is built around the development of The Harkive Project, an online, crowd-sourced method of generating data from music consumers about their everyday relationships with music and technology. Craig is also the co-Managing Editor of Riffs: Experimental Writing on Popular Music.

My Sessions

Workshop: Data and the Moral Compass

Festival app development, data, anonymity and community building. Where do the moral and ethical lines sit within data points collected and what can the value of data be? How can you harness and maximise this ethically? What are the general key considerations and priorities during festival app development? How can you extend digital engagement to build year-round communities? Are […]


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