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Public e-seminar on media practices and the radical imagination

By Veronica Barassi
via EASA Media Anthropology Network mailing list

We will be launching our next e-seminar on Tuesday 25 October 2016 at 00:00 GMT. If you are new to the list, our e-seminars run for a period of 2 weeks and they are vibrant spaces for discussion and confrontation on a specific paper. 291 more words

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Writing from research online

Digital Ethnography Research Centre (DERC)
RMIT University, Melbourne
PhD Community Writing Group 2
25 May 2016
Convener: Jolynna Sinanan

This month, John Postill will lead the writing group session and share some of his insights from conducting research in the field, online and writing for digital platforms. 96 more words

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Free e-seminar: ‘It’s like a family!’ The unity and community of journalists

‘It’s like a family!’ The unity and community of journalists: On connections between newsrooms and how journalists share a community of practice

Working Paper to the EASA Media Anthropology Network’s 55th e-Seminar… 282 more words

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CFA: Theorising Media and Conflict

Call for chapter abstracts
Theorising Media and Conflict
John Postill (RMIT)
Philipp Budka (Vienna)
Birgit Bräuchler (Monash), eds.

In a recent survey of the interdisciplinary literature on media and conflict, Schoemaker and Stremlau (2014) found that most existing studies display Western biases, normative assumptions and unsubstantiated claims about the impact of media in conflict situations. 586 more words

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Televised charismatic Christianity in Ghana

Here is another set of notes under the broad theme of media and change in preparation for the volume Postill, J., E. Ardevol and S. Tenhunen (eds.) forthcoming, … 487 more words

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Notes on the 6th digital ethnography reading (Pink, Horst, Postill et al 2016)

By Allister Hill
PhD student
Digital Ethnography Research Centre (DERC)
RMIT University, Melbourne

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On Tuesday 15 December we wrapped up the last of the Digital Ethnography Reading Sessions (DERS) for the year by reading the introductory chapter to ‘Digital Ethnography: Principles and Practice’ by DERC’s own collective of esteemed academics – Pink, Horst, Postill, Hjorth, Lewis, & Tacchi (2016). 883 more words

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Doing remote ethnography

by John Postill
RMIT University

Draft chapter to appear in the Routledge Companion to Digital Ethnography
Eds. Larissa Hjorth, Heather Horst, Anne Galloway & Genevieve Bell… 4,533 more words