Presentations

AUDIO + SLIDES: Researching Social Media in Times of Crisis

Speaker(s): 
Axel Bruns
Date Posted: 
4 April 2013
Type: 
Audio

EIDOS Event: During the natural disasters and human-made crises of 2011 and 2012, from the Queensland floods to Hurricane Sandy, social media have emerged as key means of disseminating up-to-date news and information, sharing eyewitness reports, images, and videos, and organizing crisis response and recovery activities.

Cities, Cultural Policy and Governance: The Cultures and Globalization

Speaker(s): 
Yudhishthir Raj Isar
Date Posted: 
31 May 2012
Type: 
Slides

Today is a new metropolitan age and for the first time ever more people live in cities than they do anywhere else. As cities strengthen their international and cultural influence, the global world is acted out most articulately in the world's urban hubs - through its diverse cultures, broad networks and innovative styles of governance.

Hack in Alice Springs: Bridging the Internet Divide

Speaker(s): 
Dr Ellie Rennie
Date Posted: 
20 September 2011
Type: 
Audio

Remember a time before the internet?

Some of you might...

But in Papunya, a remote Aboriginal community in the central Australian desert, people are just getting connected.

The small town has a chequered past, it was the birthplace for the iconic Western Desert Art Movement in the 1970's, but more recently had a chronic petrol sniffing problem.

A computer room with internet access has sprung up to teach kids whose education had lapsed during the sniffing epidemic.

But as Alex Mann reports it's music, not Facebook, that's drawing them in.

AUDIO/PRESENTATIONS: Content Crisis and Convergence

Date Posted: 
25 August 2011
Type: 
Audio

Podcasts are now available from the Content Crisis and Convergence roundtable in the following order:

Stuart Cunningham - The Convergence Review, the Classification Review and the National Cultural Policy

Kim Dalton
- Convergence and Content Creation

Deb Verhoeven - The Screen Content Producer Survey

Andy Lloyd James - Outside the Box: Scenario Planning the Future of Television

Gary Hayes - Transmedia and the Review

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