Disentangling Disinformation | Tracing Information Trickles: Making Space for Propaganda with Internet Shutdowns and Information Blackouts

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Thursday, April 4, 2024 - 9:00am to 10:00am
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Nishant Shah is an Associate Professor of Global Media and the Director of the Digital Narratives Studio, at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Since co-founding the Centre for Internet & Society, in India, he has served in different capacities as Professor and Director of the Digital School at Leuphana University in Germany, Vice-President at ArtEZ University of the Arts and Endowed Professor at Radboud University in The Netherlands. He is a Faculty Associate at the Berkman Klein Centre for Internet & Society, Harvard University in USA, and a Knowledge Partner for Point of View in Mumbai, and Digital Asia Hub in Hong Kong/ Singapore. His recent books - Really Fake (University of Minnesota Press 2021) and Overload, Excess, Creep: An Internet From India (Institute of Network Cultures/ Leftword Books 2022/2023) are available for open access. His current work is around questions of digital authorship, authenticity, and authority, and creating narrative change practices for hopeful futures and collective action.

Organized by the Program on Peace and Development at Yale University, MADE (Mass Atrocities in the Digital Era), and the Department of Social Justice Education at the University of Toronto