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media technologies, community and
everyday life


with keynote speaker Professor Terry Flew
 
Wednesday, September 2
9.00am-1.30pm BHLT
2.00pm-5.30pm ECL3

A symposium hosted by the Centre for Everyday Life, Murdoch University
To register your interest and receive a full program, please contact Kathryn Locke.


Keynote presentation (Brian Hill Lecture Theatre @ 9.00am)
The Cultural Economy Moment?


Professor Terry Flew
Media and Communication, Creative Industries Faculty,
Queensland University of Technology.


Session One (Brian Hill Lecture Theatre @ 11.30am)
New Media and Youth


Young People In Transition: Current and Future Challenges
Dr Lucas Walsh
Director of Research, Foundation for Young Australians
Honorary Research Fellow, Centre for Everyday Life, Faculty of Creative Technologies and Media, Murdoch University

What are the risks associated with the Internet and what can we do to manage them?
Dr Julian Dooley
Senior Research Fellow, Child Health Promotion Research Centre
Edith Cowan University

Online communities for action: young people, ICT and everyday politics
Dr Philippa Collin
Director of Programs and Research, Inspire Foundation
Honorary Research Fellow, Centre for Everyday Life, Faculty of Creative Technologies and Media, Murdoch University

Rethinking Embodiment in the Age of Social Networking: Evaluating the Livewire Online Community
Dr Amanda Third and Dr Ingrid Richardson
School of Media, Communication and Culture/Centre for Everyday Life, Murdoch University


Session Two (ECL 3 @2.00pm)
Communities: Online and Offline
                    


Engaging online communities through storytelling: The Asbestos Stories Project
Associate Professor Gail Phillips, Mia Lindgren, and Renae Desai
School of Media, Communication and Culture, Murdoch University

The experience of control over new media technologies: A user study
Dr Kirsty Best
Lecturer, School of Media, Communication and Culture/Centre for Everyday Life, Murdoch University

Online Virtual Communities and Disability
Dr Mike Kent and Dr Katie Ellis
Adjunct Lecturer, Centre for Research in Entertainment, Art, Technology Education and Communication, Edith Cowan University

Shopping for Love in the 21st Century
Dr Sharon Delmege
School of Media, Communication and Culture/Centre for Everyday Life, Murdoch University


Session Three (ECL 3 @ 4.00pm)
Technology, Democracy and Policy

Theorising Development: Global Responsibility, Ethical Development and the Network Society
Kai-Ti Kao
PhD Candidate, School of Media, Communication and Cultural Studies, Murdoch University

Local E-Government: Policy Impact on Civic Participation
Julie Freeman
PhD candidate, School of English, Communication and Performance Studies, Monash University

The International Freedom of Information Index – measuring access to information in practice
Dr Johan Lidberg
Senior Lecturer, School of Media, Communication and Culture/Centre for Everyday Life, Murdoch University

 

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