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Beyonce and Banksy both have the desire to use their artistic platforms to promote dialogue about prevalent social and political issues. Beyonce has recently ignited discussion of police brutality and discrimination in the music video for her single… 279 more words

Social Movements

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

Media Anthropology

Political culture keywords: exploring the media practices of social movements that are worlds apart

Proposed abstract to the special issue of Media, Culture and Society on “Media, political cultures and social movements”, Veronica Barassi, Alice Mattoni and Anastasia Kavada (eds.). 201 more words

Introversion in social movements

A week ago I left early from a trainings weekend of the Dutch Climate Movement, in which up to 80 involved people came together to do workshops, have discussions, make plans and have fun. 1,110 more words


Ideas about the festival of ideas #AdlFoI

So, had a great time at the Adelaide Festival of Ideas today. Met some very interesting people (some famous-ish, some as obscure as me).  And  while not ever… 312 more words


Sustainable jobs in sustainable communities #AdlFoI

“Sustainable” is one of those motherhood-and-applie pie words (fnords,if you will) that don’t offer clarity. However John Spoehr, Heather Smith (a friend) and… 329 more words


Alex Da Kid - Reinventing Music for Mass Movement

When I hear music, I’m devoid of all vulnerabilities. I get entrapped in a world where emotions spark dreams, dreams render reality, and reality elicit response. 432 more words