Sunday, April 28, 2013

Undercurrents in Liverpool May 1st

I will be presenting the work of Undercurrents in Liverpool on May 1st at this symposium.
  
Cyberspace, Alternative Media, and Activism Symposium

Date: 01 May 2013
Time: 12:00-16:00

Event information: This symposium will create a space for discussion and analysis of alternative media output that is now found within the online realm. It will specifically focus on new media forms open to dissenting voices, politicized identities, and movements that are working for positive social change but are marginalized or ignored by the mainstream media.

Bringing together academics and producers, this event will facilitate a dialogue on how and why diverse resistant media are thriving within cyberspace. Our keynote speaker for the event will be Professor Chris Atton, an expert on new media and political communication, radical online journalism, the media of social movements, fanzines, and community media. He is author of 'Alternative Media, An Alternative Internet: Radical Media, Politics, and Creativity', and 'Alternative Journalism' (with James F. Hamilton).

If you are interested in contributing to or attending this event, please contact John Boyle at: jboyle@liverpool.ac.uk.
Location: Location: Lecture Theatre 8, Rendall Building, University of Liverpool
Open to: Any UOL students
Any UOL staff
Students from other HEIs
Staff from other HEIs/research institutions
General Public
More web info: http://www.liv.ac.uk/communication-and-media/events/
Fee details: Free admission
Contact: Dr John Boyle - Department of Communication & Media.
Email: jboyle@liverpool.ac.uk


Undercurrents is an award winning alternative news service producing videos of people taking inspiring actions. http://www.undercurrents.org

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