On November 15th, we were delighted to host a lecture by Sonia Contera from the Department of Physics at the University of Oxford. The lecture was titled Reality, Technology and Power: the deep relationship of modern Japan with Physics and physicists.
On November 1st, Tereza Ventura from Universidade Estadual do Rio de Janeiro joined us to give a lecture on her work, titled “Memory activism and the deconstruction of the justice system: ‘no body, no law, no crime’”. She discussed the legal and societal implications of state violence, exemplified with the activism from the mothers against state violence. Thank you, Tereza, for your thought-provoking talk.
The Power of Memes In Ukrainian Online Resistance On October 24, we welcomed Tine Munk, a Senior Lecturer in the Criminology and Criminal Justice Department at Nottingham Trent University. She delivered a compelling presentation called “Click, Share, Resist: The Power of Memes in the Ukrainian Online Resistance.” Drawing from her recent book, “Memetic War: Online …