RE:activism | Re-drawing the boundaries of activism in a new media environment

An interesting conference RE:activism | Re-drawing the Boundaries of Activism in a New Media environment (unfortunately, the site’s Flash version is really annoying) will take place October 14-15, 2005, in Budapest, Hungary.

The conference, which is is co-organised by four prestigious international institutions, is structured around eight panels, each of them representing an approach from which the transformative potential of new media can be meaningfully addressed.

  • Political economy of peer production networks
  • State intervention and regulatory issues in the information age
  • Digital culture jamming
  • Digitalised memory: new forms of archiving and journalism
  • Civic uses of new media technologies
  • New media and global civil society
  • New media and democratic elections
  • New media activism and the urban fabric

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