Transforming Tunisia: Transitional Justice and Internet Governance in a Post-Revolutionary Society

I'm pleased to (somewhat belatedly) write that a new branch of research with Dr. Christalla Yakinthou has seen its first publication, exploring what Internet governance in Tunisia might tell us about transitional justice: In this article we argue that examining efforts at Internet reform in Tunisia holds important lessons for transitional justice (TJ) theory and … Continue reading Transforming Tunisia: Transitional Justice and Internet Governance in a Post-Revolutionary Society

AoIR16 Day 2: Imagining social justice, Connecting research and activism, and Theorizing Internet Governance

Presenting on the panel Anna Lauren Hoffman put together, Imagining Social Justice through the Internet and Beyond, was a great way to start the day! Stine Eckert opened with 'The haphazard democratic potential of social media', discussing her research with women blogging in the US and Europe. While she draws on public sphere theory, at … Continue reading AoIR16 Day 2: Imagining social justice, Connecting research and activism, and Theorizing Internet Governance

#activism2action opening: perspectives on Internet governance

Yesterday's opening presentation and discussions focused on Internet governance: new challenges, different perspectives, and the lack of public awareness. This will, sadly, only be a very truncated version of the evening's discussions, as I had to cut down the many pages of notes into a more readable form. John Kampfner's keynote gave a broad overview … Continue reading #activism2action opening: perspectives on Internet governance