December 1, 2014: Annenberg's Project for Advanced Research in Global Communication and the University of Pennsylvania’s Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures presented a seminar by PARGC Postdoctoral Fellow Maria Repnikova. Repnikova’s presentation, “Propaganda and Competing Discourses During the Sochi Olympics” was co-written by Elena Minina who was unable to attend. Their presentation critically assessed the potential for Russian media to play a propaganda role during critical events, providing important insights about the evolution of the Russian regime with regard to the management of the media and public opinion in the post-digital era.
Global and Comparative Communication Videos
"From Leaflets to Live Stream: Protest Movements and their Media Practices," a lecture by Anne Kaun, a postdoctoral research fellow at Södertörn University, Stockholm.
The Annenberg Center for Global Communication Studies and the Internet Policy Observatory present a talk by Emad Khazraee, "Cartography of Iran's Online Publics: The Political Landscape of Persian Twitter in 2013."
This seminar is part of the CGCS’ Internet Policy Observatory lunchtime series. Mathias Klang is an Associate Professor at the University of Göteborg. His principle research focuses on the ways in which communication technologies both enable and control our social interactions. Within this area he is especially interested in the impacts of technology on human rights.
October 30, 2014 lecture by James Losey, doctoral candidate at Stockholm University in Sweden, discussing internet advocacy and the Stop Online Piracy Act and the Protect IP Act.