Going Live

15 May 2017, 14:00 - 16:00

S1, Alison Richard Building

A workshop exploring the potential and challenges of sharing events and performances online. The event is free to attend but please register your place here or on the link at the right hand side of the page.

Presenters: Barney Brown, Office of External Communications, University of Cambridge and Anne Alexander, Cambridge Digital Humanities Network

Open to students and staff at the University of Cambridge

Social media and livestreaming platforms are making it easier than ever to give online audiences a window into your live event, whether through live broadcast of video or via a live commentary on Twitter. This practical event will bring together academics and communications professionals from a range of background to share their experiences of how to go live, and discuss some of the challenges in managing interactions with audiences both inside and outside the room, including situations when you may want not to share interactions between audiences and performers in real-time.

Topics we will cover include:

  • Livestreamed video
  • Live Twitter commentary from conferences
  • Documenting performances with social media

Supported by the Cambridge University AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership