Media@Sydney Seminar Series 2019, Semester 2

We are very pleased to announce our Semester 2 schedule for the 2019 Media@Sydney series. Events are usually held on Fridays in the John Woolley Building (A20) at the University of Sydney and Friday seminars are usually followed by informal drinks.

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Friday 2 August: #Everest: Mobile media and mobile livelihoods in the Mt Everest tourism industry – Jolynna Sinanan (University of Sydney)

3.00pm – 4.30pm, MECO Seminar Room, S226, John Woolley Building A20, University of Sydney

Wednesday 28 August: AI and Ethics: Why all the fuss? Toby Walsh (University of New South Wales)

3.00pm – 4.30pm, John Woolley Common Room, N480, John Woolley Building A20, University of Sydney

Friday 6 September: Colonising the public? Smart street furniture and the techno-politics of urban media – Justine Humphry, Jathan Sadowski, Chris Chesher, Sophia Maalsen (University of Sydney)

3.00pm – 4.30pm, MECO Seminar Room, S226, John Woolley Building A20, University of Sydney

Friday 13 September: Worlds of Journalism – Beate Josephi (University of Sydney)

3.00pm – 4.30pm, MECO Seminar Room, S226, John Woolley Building A20, University of Sydney

Monday 30 September: AoIR Pre-conference event: Data Futures

Co-hosted by the Media Futures Lab at UNSW and the STuF Lab at the University of Sydney

Thursday 10 October: Darwin’s Animoji: Histories of Animation and Racism in Facial Recognition – Luke Stark (Microsoft Research)

3.00pm – 4.30pm, New Law School Annexe SR 440, University of Sydney

Friday 18 October: What can the playful voice teach us about media literacy? – Jacqueline Vickery (North Texas University)

3.00pm – 4.30pm, MECO Seminar Room, S226, John Woolley Building A20, University of Sydney

Wednesday 23 October: Anthropocenic Global Capitalism: Conflicts, Crises and Ruptures of Time – Wayne Hope (Auckland University of Technology)

3.00pm – 4.30pm, MECO Seminar Room, S226, John Woolley Building A20, University of Sydney

Friday 25 October: “Pulling the sheep’s wool”: Online thriftiness, labour relations and domesticity in a Chinese factory – Tom McDonald (Hong Kong University)

3.00pm – 4.30pm, MECO Seminar Room, S226, John Woolley Building A20, University of Sydney

Friday 1 November: Sharing News Online: Commendary Cultures and Social Media News Ecologies Book Launch – Fiona Martin and Tim Dwyer (University of Sydney)

3.00pm – 4.30pm, MECO Seminar Room, S226, John Woolley Building A20, University of Sydney

Wednesday 6 November: Psychodata: disassembling social-emotional learning, edutech and policy – Ben Williamson (University of Edinburgh)

4.00pm – 5.30pm, Room 351, Education Building, University of Sydney

Co-hosted by the Education Policy Network at the University of Sydney

Friday 8 November: Digital Intermediation: Towards transparent public automated media – Jonathon Hutchinson (University of Sydney)

3.00pm – 4.30pm, MECO Seminar Room, S226, John Woolley Building A20, University of Sydney