This is a question which Zeynep Tufekci recalls in her Twitter and Tear Gas: The Power and Fragility of Networked Protest, posed to a group of young Turkish activists about 140journos, a crowdsourced citizen journalism project which they started. As she writes… Read More ›
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Creative Dark Matter Rising? Struggling Over the Future of Alternative Cultural Spaces in the City of Geneva
by Robert Hollands When I recently mentioned to some friends that I was going to Geneva, Switzerland to conduct some sociological research into alternative cultural spaces, most shook their heads in disbelief. ‘All I think of when I hear the… Read More ›
A collection of lectures relating to her new book Notes Towards a Performative Theory of Assembly.
Stop the Arms Fair: Conference at the Gates A Workshop on Militarism, Resistance and Academic Praxis
Call for Papers Stop the Arms Fair: Conference at the Gates A Workshop on Militarism, Resistance and Academic Praxis Where: ExCeL Centre, East London, E16 1XL When: Thursday 10th September 2015 This September arms dealers from around the world will… Read More ›
2015 Social Media, Activism, and Organisations Symposium (#SMAO15) Call for Submissions Social media (from mainstream platforms such as Twitter to organization-specific tools) have become increasingly pervasive. This is exemplified by the diversity of uses ranging from Twitter and Facebook use… Read More ›