ICA Day 1: Kurdish transnational media, racism online, digital labour, and public scholarship

My rough and very incomplete notes from the first day of ICA. There were a bunch of interesting points that I haven't noted because I was distracted or tired or too busy listening, and great papers that I sadly missed. I mostly use these notes to follow up on work later, but if they're useful … Continue reading ICA Day 1: Kurdish transnational media, racism online, digital labour, and public scholarship

UDC2015 Circuits of Struggle, Day 1: the World Forum of Free Media, community media in Oaxaca, Activating bodies, State violence, and an early night

The first session, with Stéphane Couture, Gretchen King, and Sophie Toupin of McGill University, looked at the World Forum of Free Media (WFFM) and the Charter of Free Media. This discussion touched on some of the issues I've felt myself around the World Social Forum, including its institutionalisation. However, the panellists noted that their experience of … Continue reading UDC2015 Circuits of Struggle, Day 1: the World Forum of Free Media, community media in Oaxaca, Activating bodies, State violence, and an early night