Dossier RESET 6 : Patrimoine et patrimonialisation numériques

Francesca Musiani et Valérie Schafer (coord.) ainsi que les comités et équipes de RESET (Recherches en sciences sociales sur Internet) sont heureux de vous annoncer la parution du numéro 6 de la revue, dont le dossier est consacré à la thématique : Patrimoine et patrimonialisation numériques.

Que nous disent  le patrimoine numérique et la patrimonialisation du numérique sur le rapport de nos sociétés à leur patrimoine et au numérique ? Que se passe-t-il quand on ne se contente plus de « numériser » la culture mais qu’elle est « d’emblée numérique » ? Quelles sont les conséquences sur le patrimoine, et sur ses usages – sociaux, culturels, politiques, économiques et scientifiques ? 

Disponible en ligne en texte intégral (, ce numéro vous invite à découvrir quelques-unes des réponses apportées par les auteurs à ces questionnements, notamment au moyen d’analyses empiriques. 

Francesca Musiani et Valérie Schafer


Fannie Valois-Nadeau – Rethinking heritagization through the digitization of familial archives. The case of Léo Gravelle’s website

Enrico Natale- Les médiations numériques du patrimoine. Le cas du centenaire de la Première Guerre mondiale 

Sophie Gobeil – La patrimonialisation numérique des mémoires de l’immigration maghrébine en France dans les années 2000

Camille Paloque-Berges – Vers des lieux de mémoire réticulaires ? Construire un patrimoine de la communication des sciences et des techniques du numérique 


Mélanie Dulong de Rosnay et Andres Guadamuz – Memory Hole or Right to Delist? Implications of the Right to be Forgotten for Web Archiving

Rolf H. Weber et Lennart Chrobak – Legal Implications of Digital Heritagization
Implications juridiques de la patrimonialisation numérique

Web traffic analytics as a historical source


Wayback Machine, Internet Archive,

Wayback Machine, Internet Archive,

This is a guest post from Marcin Wilkowski, first published at Marcin Wilkowski is a member of the Digital Humanities Laboratory at the University of Warsaw.

Lire ce billet sur le blog Web Archives for Historians de Ian Milligan et Peter Webster.

Cfp – Computer Networks Histories : local, national and transnational perspectives

International Conference – Call for papers
14-15 December 2017 – Lugano Switzerland

Aims and scope
Recently several works in the fields of Internet Studies, Science and Technology Studies and Media Studies have stressed the importance of early local, national and transnational computer networks histories for a deeper understanding of technological and social change in contemporary societies.
This 2-days conference has a triple aim.
First, gathering scholars and researchers from a variety of disciplines working on theoretical and empirical analysis of computer networks histories.
Second, providing a wide perspective on these histories, including case studies from Asia, Africa, Latin America and Oceania and including international organizations dealing with the control and management of networks: this interdisciplinary and international debate could be useful to compare worldwide experiences and to provide new frames on this topic.
Third, the conference aims to develop new frameworks and a space of discussion on the historical role of computer networks, representing the starting point of an international community of scholars.

Potential topics may include, but are in no way limited to, the following:
The origins and development of computer networks under a local, national, international or transnational perspective;
Political, economic and cultural representations of computer networks in Western or/and Eastern cultures;
Comparative analysis of early and late networks;
Physical infrastructures and materiality of computer networks;
The political economy of national digital infrastructures;
Histories of the digitalization of analogic networks;
The history of failed and forgotten computer networks projects;
The influence of early computer networks on the development of the Internet and of the World Wide Web;
The cultural and social history of computer networks communities (e.g. communitarian networks, academic networks, professional networks, civic networks).

All the authors are invited to send an abstract of a max 500 words and a short bio by February 28, 2017 to
All invited speakers interested in publish their papers in the journal revue Histoire et Informatique will be asked to send a paper of max 5000 words by October 31 2017.

Conference and venue
The 2-days conference will take place in Lugano, Switzerland, hosted by the Faculty of Communication Sciences of USI – Università della Svizzera italiana ( The organizing committee comes from a collaboration between the Institute of Media and Journalism (IMeG) of USI and the Association Histoire & Informatique Suisse of Bern ( grants will be available for participants without access to other financial resources (please attach the motivation and an estimate of the needed budget to your proposal).

Keynote speakers
Prof. Hu Yong (Peking University’s School of Journalism and Communication)Prof. Benjamin Peters (University of Tulsa, Department of Communication and affiliated fellow at the information Society  Project at Yale Law School)unknown

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Cfp Journal Internet histories : submissions open

capture-decran-2016-10-04-a-17-30-56Find out how to submit to the journal at

The title of the journal, Internet Histories , suggests there is not one single and fixed Internet history going straight from Arpanet to the Internet as we know it today, from United States to a world-wide network. Rather, there are multiple local, regional and national paths and a variety of ways that the internet has been imagined, designed, used, shaped, and regulated around the world. Internet Histories: Digital Technology, Culture and Society aims to publish a range of scholarship that examines the global and internetworked nature of the digital world as well as situated histories that account for diverse local contexts.

Internet governance and INWG


The debate inside the International Network Working Group (INWG) and the events between 1974 and 1976 that led up to the INWG 96 transport protocol were a small part of a much larger debate going on within the communications and networking industry. This article places the INWG discussions in this wider context to better understand the technical points and implications and their ultimate impact on established business models.

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An Archaeological Study of Web Tracking from 1996 to 2016

Adam Lerner, Anna Kornfeld Simpson, Tadayoshi Kohno, Franziska Roesner, (2016). « Internet Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Trackers: An Archaeological Study of Web Tracking from 1996 to 2016 », 25th USENIX Security Symposium, August 2016.


Though web tracking and its privacy implications have received much attention in recent years, that attention has come relatively recently in the history of the web and lacks full historical context. In this paper, we present longitudinal measurements of third-party web tracking behaviors from 1996 to present (2016). Our tool, TrackingExcavator, leverages a key insight: that the Internet Archive’s Wayback Machine opens the pos- sibility for a retrospective analysis of tracking over time. We contribute an evaluation of the Wayback Machine’s view of past third-party requests, which we find is im- perfect — we evaluate its limitations and unearth lessons and strategies for overcoming them. Applying these strategies in our measurements, we discover (among other findings) that third-party tracking on the web has increased in prevalence and complexity since the first third-party tracker that we observe in 1996, and we see the spread of the most popular trackers to an increasing percentage of the most popular sites on the web. We ar- gue that an understanding of the ecosystem’s historical trends — which we provide for the first time at this scale in our work — is important to any technical and policy discussions surrounding tracking.

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