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The Social Movements and Civil Society Research Group, City University London (@SMCSRGCity) invites you to its second event this term: 
 
“Creating the Collective: Digital Media and the Occupy Movement”
 
Speaker: Dr Anastasia Kavada (University of Westminster)
 
Dr Anastasia Kavada is Senior Lecturer at the Department of Journalism & Mass Communication at the University of Westminster. Her research focuses on the links between online tools and decentralized organizing practices, democratic decision-making, and the development of solidarity among participants in collective action. Anastasia’s case studies include, among others, the Global Justice Movement, Avaaz, and the Occupy movement. 
 
Chair: Dr Dan Mercea (Lecturer in Sociology, City University London)
 
Thursday 5th March 2015 
 
Time: 5.30pm
 
Location: BG02, University Building, City University London

http://www.city.ac.uk/the-collective
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All welcome. Free to attend.
Event will be followed by refreshments.
 
Any queries should be directed to Dr Holly Eva Ryan [log in to unmask]
 
SMCSRG aims to offer a forum for ongoing dialogue and debate around questions of domestic and transnational activism, economic and social justice, social movement strategy and civil society. For more details please see: 
http://www.city.ac.uk/arts-social-sciences/international-politics/research/social-movements-and-civil-society



Dr Holly Eva Ryan
Post-doctoral Research Associate in Politics, Art and Expression
The Sir Bernard Crick Centre for the Public Understanding of Politics
University of Sheffield