New Politics Workshop I: "Politics Online, In and Out of Europe"
Monday, October 26, 2020, 01:00pm - 04:00pm
with Naomi Klein and Ethel Brooks (Rutgers University)
NEW POLITICS Workshop One:
Politics Online from Above & Below
Naomi Klein, Nishant Shah, Vidya Narayanan, Seda Gürses, Kaarina Nikunen, Alison McDowell
Monday, October 26th • 1:00 PM
Welcome, Belinda Davis, Director, Center for European Studies
Naomi Klein, Framing the Discussion
Panel I Politics from Above and Outside: 1:10-2:00
Vidya Narayanan “The role of social media apps in facilitating the spread of political propaganda”
Alison McDowell “Who voted in Davos? How blockchain government and the Internet of Bodies are poised to transform "smart" "sustainable" cities into "social impact" prisons”
Seda Gürses, “Surveillance and Programmable Infrastructures”
Part II Politics from Below: 2:10-2:45
Kaarina Nikunen, “Imaginative politics and matters of solidarity in times of datafication”
Nishant Shah, “Fakeness can be unstuck: Information overload and political truths”
Naomi Klein, Comment
Ethel Brooks, Moderator
Co-sponsor: School of Communication and Information
Held virtually via: Zoom
This talk is open to the public, but registration is required.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
For any questions, please contact Martine Adams,