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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

Media Anthropology

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, … 485 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… 4,514 more words


Notes on the workshop “Theorising Media and Conflict”

Figure 1. Thinking aloud about the volume Theorising Media and Conflict.
Photo courtesy of Philipp Budka.

Media Anthropology Network
European Association of Social Anthropologists (EASA) 2,936 more words

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28.10.2015 Seminar: Pythiatechnics

Pythiatechnics: the ethology of playful media design
Staff research seminar, Seth Giddings, Harvard Suite, WSA Wednesday 28th October 4pm-5.30pm

Media theory tends to regard its objects as operating in the past or present tense. 106 more words