Co-operation: Old Ideas for New Times?

Wednesday 25th October, 4-6pm, University Place 1.219, University of Manchester Places limited. Please reserve at Eventbrite: https://co-operation-old-ideas-new-times.eventbrite.co.uk Speakers: Professor Peter Gurney (History, University of Essex), and Dr Cilla Ross...

Report on The Digital Activism Conference

What is ‘digital activism’? Towards the end of a full day conference discussing the social impact of new technologies, one attendee asked the panel of contributing speakers a question concerning the social role of technical expertise. In the face of rapid...

Protest Talks: Participation in the English Defence League

3-5pm, Wednesday 15 February 2017 in Arthur Lewis, Boardroom (2nd floor). All welcome, tea/coffee provided. Prof. Hilary Pilkington, University of Manchester, ‘One big family’: Emotion, affect and the meaning of activism in the English Defence League’ Dr Elizabeth...

Digital Activism Workshop

10am – 4pm, Friday 11 November 2016 MadLab, 36-40 Edge Street, Manchester, M4 1HN. (Map) Are new technologies transforming the way we do politics? Which new innovations are soon to reshape our communities? Discuss these issues with prominent academics,...