Virtual boundaries: The Social Consequences of Digital Marketing 7th May 2014, 10-4pm, Nottingham University
This seminar will build on Nottingham University’s reputation as a centre of research into the digital economy and will bring together computer scientists, marketing practitioners and media researchers to discuss how digital marketing is shaping different peoples’ lives in very different ways.
Speakers include Agnes Nairn, author of Consumer Kids; Janice Denegri Knott, author of Digital Virtual Consumption; Ellen Helsper (LSE), author of ‘Digital Inclusion: An Analysis of Social Disadvantage and the Information Society’.
To register for this event: http://www.liv.ac.uk/management/conferences-and-events/esrc/about/. A limited number of travel bursaries are available for doctoral students.
9:30-10:00am Registration and Coffee
10:00-11:00am Introduction to Virtual Boundaries – Robert Cluley, University of Nottingham and Andrew Smith, University of Nottingham
11:00-12:00pm Ownership of digital virtual goods as fencing in of possession – Janice Denegri Knott, Bournemouth University and Rebecca Watkins, Southampton University
1:00-2:00pm Varying fields of digital engagement: are the rich getting richer? – Ellen Helsper, LSE
2:00-3:00pm Advergames: It’s Not Child’s Play – Agnes Nairn, EM Lyon