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Month: January 2023

Computational Methods for Restorative Data Justice: The Case of Early Modern Algeria (AHA 2023)

Posted in News and Notes, and Percolating Ideas

The case of Algeria, a palimpsest of overlapping Berber, Roman, Arab, Ottoman, and French legacies, highlights the problematic nature of colonized archives and the question of what decolonizing data means in such a context. In this talk, I extend arguments for archival decolonization to the age of big data by offering a definition of restorative data justice and presenting two methods by which we may begin this work.