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The Design of Narrative Platforms for Social Change—Lina Srivastava (Medea Talks #22)

Lina Srivastava is a social innovation strategist combining culture, activism, and storytelling. She is the creator of the “transmedia activism” framework and has provided strategic project design to a group of social impact organizations, including UNESCO, MobileActive, Shine Global and BYkids. On February 12, 2013, she gave a Medea Talk about narrative platforms for social change.

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Citizen Engagement in the Post-Digital Decade—Tiffany St James (Medea Talks #21)

Tiffany St James is a social media strategist, trainer and international speaker, advising governments and industry on embedding social media and digital engagement in global businesses. She is the former Head of Public Participation for the UK Government launching Directgov and On November 14, she gave a Medea Talk about citizen digital engagement.

Research Creation at the Intersection Between Media, Arts and Technology—Chris Salter (Medea Talks #20)

CHRIS SALTER is an artist, Director of Hexagram-Concordia Centre for Research-Creation in Media Arts and Technology and Associate Professor for Design + Computation Arts. His solo and collaborative work has been seen at major international exhibitions and festivals in over a dozen countries. He is the author of Entangled: Technology and the Transformation of Performance. The Hexagram center he directs is known as Canada’s largest pole for research-creation in the many intersecting points between art and technology. On October 18, 2012, Chris Salter gave a Medea Talk.

Capturing Affect With a Handful of Techne—Jeannette Ginslov (Medea Talks #19)

JEANNETTE GINSLOV is Medea’s artist-in-residence this spring. Her roots are as a performer, choreographer and artistic director in South Africa, but her currant work centers around affect, haptic and digital materiality on several platforms: stage, screens, online and new media applications. On May 14, Ginslov gave a Medea Talk. Video inside.

Circom Conference 2012 in Malmö, May 17-19

The Swedish Television and CIRCOM Regional have the pleasure to invite you to the 30th anniversary of the CIRCOM Regional conference. The 2012 Conference will take place May 17-19 in Malmö. Under the three key words Reach, Relevance and Responsibility we have put together a programme that will give something for everyone in the media industry.

The list of speakers are impressive and the topics range from Social Media and Transforming Audiences, to cases about Broadcasting in Crises, The Utöya massacre and the challenges that the BBC faces at the Olympics in London this summer. Take a look at the conference programme

The Conference is free of charge.

Date: May 17-19
Venue: Orkanen, Malmö University
Conference fee: Free of charge
Sign up: All you need to do is sign up here
Twitter: @CircomConf

How Electronics Connect Us to the World—David Cuartielles (Medea Talks #18)

DAVID CUARTIELLES is a researcher at Malmö University and one of the founders of the revolutionary open-source microcontroller Arduino. On March 1, David Cuartielles gave a Medea Talk about the history of Arduino, and a presentation of concepts and projects envisioned by people around the world. What happens when you bring traditional craftsmanship together with electronics?