• British Academy: for the humanities and social sciences

    British Academy Mid-Career Fellow

    In August 2017 David was awarded a British Academy Mid-Career Fellowship.  This highly prestigious award allows “academics to focus on a major piece of research and to communicate their work to a wider audience, by […]

    Continue Reading
  • Diagnoses of Matter and Memory, Project Bergson Japan

    Matter and Memory and Deep Learning

    David presented a paper at the ‘Diagnoses of Matter and Memory: Bergson and the Problems of Brain, Time and Memory’ 8th International Colloquium of Project Bergson in Japan, in Tokyo and Osaka, Japan, 10th-13th November […]

    Continue Reading
  • Chair, 12th IFIP Human Choice and Computers Conference 2016

    In September 2016 David was Chair of the 12th IFIP TC9 Human Choice and Computers Conference, “Technology and Intimacy: Choice or Coercion” at MediaCityUK, Salford Quays.The Proceedings were published by Springer. IFIP has a formal […]

    Continue Reading
  • Bergson, Complexity and Creative Emergence

    This is a book about evolution – from a post-Darwinian perspective. It recounts the core ideas of one of the great French philosophers, Henri Bergson (1859-1941), and his rediscovery and legacy in the poststructuralist critical […]

    Continue Reading
  • Gramsci and Foucault: A Reassessment

    Mapping the resonances, dissonances, and linkages between the thought of Gramsci and Foucault to uncover new tools for socio-political and critical analysis for the twenty-first century, this book reassesses the widely-held view that their work […]

    Continue Reading
  • Diagnoses of Matter and Memory

    ‘Matter & Memory’ and Deep Learning

    David will be an invited speaker at the forthcoming ‘Diagnoses of Matter and Memory: Bergson and the Problems of Brain, Time and Memory’ 8th International Colloquium of Project Bergson in Japan, taking place in Tokyo and Osaka, […]

     
  • Ignited front cover

    As technology gets closer to our bodies and our lives, wearable tech will soon be as normal as the logo on your T-shirt

    In March 2016 David published an article about wearable technology, promoting the forthcoming HCC12 conference, in the second Salford Business School magazine – Ignited 2

     
  • eLearning Group Leader

    Completing his role as a TEL Champion, David has been appointed Leader of the newly formed eLearning Group, by the Associate Dean (Academic), in Salford Business School.  The first task will be to co-ordinate preparations […]

     
  • Review of Bergson, Complexity and Creative Emergence

    Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews have published a review of Bergson, Complexity and Creative Emergence by John Protevi, Louisiana State University. Protevi has mixed reactions to the book, concerned that inattention to customary practices in the discipline results in limiting […]

     
  • The Apprentice - article in The Conversation

    The Apprentice – article in The Conversation

    With colleagues Marie Griffiths and Maria Kutar, David published an article, in November 2015, in The Conversation, about the impressions given by the popular TV programme, The Apprentice, of what things are like in the […]

     
  • Theorising Web 3.0

    David published a paper in the journal, Information Technology and People, in 2015, entitled, ‘Theorising Web 3.0: ICTs in a Changing Society’.  This paper was also the Editorial for a Special Issue of Information Technology and People, Guest […]

     
  • Code in action: Closing the black box of WCAG 2.0, A Latourian reading of Web accessibility

    David published a paper in the journal, First Monday, in 2015, entitled ‘Code in action: Closing the black box of WCAG 2.0, A Latourian reading of Web accessibility’. Abstract: The focus of much academic work on […]

     
  • KTP and RRI: The Perfect Match

    KTP and RRI: The Perfect Match

    David and his KTP associate Jessica Blaynee presented a paper at the ETHICOMP Conference, held at de Montfort University, in September 2015. Proceedings are here Papers are also available at the ACM Library Abstract: Businesses […]

     
  • Gramsci and Foucault: Hegemony in the Global Episteme

    Gramsci and Foucault: Hegemony in the Global Episteme

    David presented a paper at the Inaugural Conference on Cultural Political Economy in Lancaster, held by Bob Jessop – who wrote a review of Gramsci and Foucault: A Reassessment, for the back cover, and Ngai-Ling Sum, who […]

     
  • Bergson, Complexity and Creative Emergence

    Bergson, Complexity and Creative Emergence

    This is a book about evolution – from a post-Darwinian perspective. It recounts the core ideas of one of the great French philosophers, Henri Bergson (1859-1941), and his rediscovery and legacy in the poststructuralist critical […]