Department of Informatics and Media

Nordmedia 2017 conference: Panels on politics, onlife and participation

2017-08-25

The Department of Informatics and Media held the panels “Politics and 
participation – challenges and prospects” and “Onlife Participation – 
empowerment, critique and intervention” at the Nordic Conference on 
Media and Communication Research, 17-19 August 2017.

Politics and participation – challenges and prospects

Göran Svensson convened and chaired the panel “Politics and participation - challenges and prospects” and Vaia Doudaki presented the paper “Audience responses on the refugee crisis in the Swedish edition of 'The Local'”. Nico Carpentier presented a paper entitled “Community media and peace-building – a Cypriot case study on the community web caster MYCYradio” and Kirill Filimonov talked about “Performance of participation on radical left-wing online platforms (case study of Avtonomnoye Deystviye, Russia). Patrick Prax, Department of Game Design, presented the paper “Dimensions of Participatory Game Design in Online Games”.

Onlife Participation – empowerment, critique and intervention

Ylva Ekström convened the panel “Onlife Participation – empowerment, critique and intervention”; Therese Monstad, Ylva Ekström, Göran Svensson and Paulina Rajkowska presented papers. Therese Monstad’s paper was entitled “An interactive video website as a mode for communication about change: Exploring the impact on participation and empowerment”, Ylva Ekström and Göran Svensson presented the paper “#jagärhär – Social media action as participation, critique and media intervention” and Paulina Rajkowska talked about “Levels of participation in digital museum installations”.

The team presenting in the panel Onlife Participation – empowerment, critique and intervention. Photo: Vaia Doudaki

Nordmedia 2017: 23rd Nordic Conference on Media and Communication Research, 17-19 August 2017, at the University of Tampere, Finland

Göran Svensson, senior lecturer in media and communication studies at the Department of Informatics and media, Uppsala University.

Vaia Doudaki, associate professor in media and communication studies at the Department of Informatics and media, Uppsala University.

Nico Carpentier, professor in media and communication studies at the Department of Informatics and Media, Uppsala University.

Kirill Filimonov, doctoral student in media and communication studies at the Department of Informatics and media, Uppsala University.

Therese Monstad, senior lecturer in media and communication studies at the Department of Informatics and media, Uppsala University.

Ylva Ekström, senior lecturer in media and communication studies at the Department of Informatics and media, Uppsala University.

Paulina Rajkowska, doctoral student in human-computer interaction at the Department of Informatics and media, Uppsala University.