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HISTORY, POLITICAL THEORY, INTERNET

Events

Guns and Mosquitoes: How Media Makes Emergency and Routine on the Argentine Border
Date: 16 May 2017, 17:00 - 19:00
Location: SG1, CRASSH, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge

A public lecture with Dr Ieva Jusionyte (Harvard University)

Abstract

Guns and Mosquitoes: How Media Makes Emergency and Routine on the Argentine Border

Drawing from ethnographic research with news journalists in the…

Populism, Conspiracy and Common Sense from Thomas Paine to Donald Trump
Date: 23 May 2017, 17:00 - 18:30
Location: SG1, CRASSH, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge

A public lecture with Dr Sophia Rosenfeld (University of Pennsylvania)

Abstract

Populism is best understood as a style of politics rather than a specific doctrine. But ever since the eighteenth century, its…

Russian Media and Conspiracy Theories: Conspiracy Panics, Professional Ethics and Freedom of Speech
Date: 6 June 2017, 17:00 - 18:30
Location: SG1, CRASSH, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge

A public lecture with Ilya Yablokov (University of Leeds)

Abstract

Whilst nowadays conspiracy theories are mainstreaming all over the world – the victory of Donald Trump and Brexit are the cases…


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