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Activism in the Electronic Age: The impact of technology on political protest

Tuesday, February 9, 2010
Location : Haldeman Center, Room 041

Sponsored by The Dartmouth Centers Forum

Abstract:

The Western world watched with great anticipation the recent 2009 elections in Iran, in which large numbers of Iranian citizens actively protested the fairness and outcome of the election. Not only did Iranian protesters fill the streets of Tehran and the campuses of universities, they also appeared to fill cyberspace with their Facebook postings, Twitter Tweets, and Blogs.

Has technology always played a role in political protest – and if so, how? Or does new information technology and the Internet change the activity and impact of political protest in fundamental and new ways?

We will explore these questions and more with an expert panel of guest speakers who will discuss their own work on technology and protest, and then engage with the Dartmouth community for a discussion of such questions.


Moderator:

Denise Anthony - Research Director of the Institute for Security, Technology, and Society and Associate Professor and Chair of Sociology

Denise Anthony is Associate Professor and Chair in the Department of Sociology at Dartmouth College. She is also Research Director of the Institute for Security, Technology, and Society at Dartmouth, and a faculty affiliate at the Center for Health Policy Research at the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice. Dr. Anthony’s research interests include collective action and trust, economic sociology and the sociology of health care. She has explored mechanisms for producing cooperation, trust and social capital in a variety of settings, from micro-credit borrowing groups to online groups such as Wikipedia.org.

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Panelists:

Bruce Etling - Director of the Internet & Democracy Project at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University

Bruce directs the Internet & Democracy Project at Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet & Society. Bruce's current research is focused on the Russian Internet and creating multi-method approaches for the study of foreign language Internet spaces. He has also carried out research on the Iranian and Arabic blogospheres. Before joining Berkman, Bruce was the Director of USAID’s Office of Democracy and Governance in Kabul, Afghanistan. He has also worked on democracy programs for USAID in Russia and Cambodia. Before USAID, he worked on a large independent media development program in the NIS and Central and Eastern Europe for the International Research & Exchanges Board (IREX).

He first joined Harvard Law School as part of the Afghan Legal History Project at the Islamic Legal Studies Program.

 

Elham Gheytanchi - Professor of Sociology, Santa Monica College

Elham teaches sociology at Santa Monica College in California. She has written on Iranian culture and politics, women's rights and the politics of the Internet in scholarly journals as well as newspapers. Her articles have recently appeared in CNN360, Foreign Policy Journal and Boston Globe.

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Evgeny Morozov - Yahoo! Fellow at the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy, Georgetown University

Evgeny is a Yahoo! Fellow at the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy/Georgetown University and a contributing editor to Foreign Policy magazine. He also runs the magazine's influential and widely-quoted "Net Effect" blog about the Internet's impact on global politics (neteffect.foreignpolicy.com). Prior to his appointment to Georgetown, he was a fellow at George Soros's Open Society Institute, where he remains on the board of the Information Program. Before moving to the US, Morozov was based in Berlin and Prague, where he was Director of New Media at Transitions Online, a media development NGO active in 29 countries of the former Soviet bloc.

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