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Sunday, July 31 • 09:00 - 10:30
Expressions of activism LIMITED

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  • Zeny T. Sarabia-Panol (Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, USA), Rosario Maxino Baseleres (Silliman University, Dumaguete, Philipines) Activism in the Philippines: Memorializing and Retelling Political Struggles Through Music
  • Wei Ling Nien (The London School of Economics and Political Science, UK): What is the role of social media in establishing a chain of equivalence between activists participating in protest movements?
  • Anastasia Kavada (University of Westminster, London, UK), Sandy Schumann (Oxford University, UK): Civic engagement on multiple platforms: Investigating the social media use of Greenpeace followers
  • Pekka Isotalus (University of Tampere, Finland), Annina Eloranta (University of Tampere, Finland): Live-tweeting during televised electoral debates—a new form of popular debate?
  • Mostafa Shehata (Roskilde University, Denmark): The Logic of Connective Action: A Critical Review of the Conceptual and Empirical bases

Speakers
avatar for Anastasia Kavada

Anastasia Kavada

Senior Lecturer at the Department of Journalism & Mass Communication of the University of Westminster Her esearch focuses on the links between online tools and collective action, looking at processes of mobilization, organizing and solidarity-building. She is currently researching the role of the internet in economic justice activism, and the Occupy Movement in particular, in t... Read More →
avatar for Mostafa Shehata

Mostafa Shehata

PhD fellow, Roskilde University
Research interests Political participation – social movement – collective action – connective action – Egyptian revolution of 2011


Sunday July 31, 2016 09:00 - 10:30 BST
LT10 Bennett Building