An Anthropological Analysis of the use of media for political mobilization – Dr. John Postill Wednesday, February 29, 2012 A great deal has been written about the role of new media in recent episodes of social unrest in the Middle East, Europe, North America and other regions. However, missing from most discussions is a careful […]
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The final round of the 3rd Annual International Rounds of the Price Media Law Moot Court Competition between the Singapore Management University and the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. For students planning on participating in the Price Media Law Moot Court Competition in the future, this is an excellent video to watch to see […]
China’s International Outreach: Soft Power and the Soft Use of Power – Dr. Gary Rawnsley Wednesday, February 15, 2012 Gary Rawnsley, Professor of International Communication at the University of Leeds, analyses China’s approach to soft power. China has been exploring new and innovative techniques of attracting global attention, while also embracing History and traditional […]
Can Strategic Narrative Be Effective? Infrastructure, Intention, Experience – Ben O’Loughlin Wednesday, February 8, 2012 Ben O’Loughlin analyses how strategic narratives are a means for political actors to construct a shared meaning of international politics to shape the behaviour of domestic and international actors. They are critical to explaining change in the international system. In […]
The eParticipation Ecology of Kenya – Vincenzo Cavallo Wednesday, February 1, 2012
ICTs and Citizen-Led Governance in Africa – Sharath Srinivasan Wednesday, Janaury 25, 2012 Sharath offers an overview of the project “ICTs and citizen-led governance in Africa” @ CGHR – the Centre of Governance and Human Rights (University of Cambridge). Sharath explains the core ideas that inspired the project and the research frameworks the CGHR team […]
Political participation and new interactive spaces in Kenya – Iginio Gagliardone Wednesday, January 25, 2012 Iginio explores the findings from the Kenya case of the project “ICTs and citizen-led governance in Africa” @ CGHR – Centre of Governance and Human Rights (University of Cambridge). Iginio explains how spaces that are potentially democratic, such as those […]
Political participation and new interactive spaces in Uganda – Florence Brisset-Foucault Wednesday, January 25, 2012 Florence analyzes political participation in Uganda, focusing in particular on the uses citizens and politicians are making of new interactive spaces created by the proliferation of radio stations and mobile phones.