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The Medea Talks series is a popular venue for meeting with highly skilled thinkers and practitioners from the media and design fields. You can revisit most of the talks below!

For upcoming Medea Talks, see the events page.

Previous Medea Talks

Gary Hall:

Twenty Years Of Radical Open Access – What’s Next?

Robert A. Saunders:

Screening the Nordic City: The Politics of Place and Space in Contemporary Crime Series

Moncell Durden:

Respecognize: Negotiating Ethnic Notions, Cultural Identity, and Unconscious Bias

Amanda Lagerkvist:

Existential media studies: Towards ‘co-existers’ in shared terrains of digital-human vulnerability and automation

Nathan Larson:

Music and Sound Art: Problematic Distinctions + New Approaches

Kate Wright:

Who’s Reporting Africa Now?

Silvana Bahia:

Communication, Narratives and Inventiveness by Afro-Brazilian women in Brazil

David Nye:

Remaking the Heavens and the Earth: Narratives Justifying Scientific Interventions

Daniela Rosner:

Critical Fabulations: Reworking the Methods and Margins of Design

Nick Montfort:

Perspectives and Collective Future-Making

Marwa Dabaieh:

Art, media, and urban dynamics in revolutionary cities. The case of Tahrir square, Cairo

Joanna Zylinska:

The End of Man: Species Vulnerability in the Anthropocene

Patrik Svensson:

Exploring the Active and Interventionist Humanities

Ann Light:

Framing Wonder: A Mission for Design

Harry Giles:

Is There Any Point To Political Art in the 21st Century?

Kirsten Ostherr:

Where is “the Human” in Digital Health Technology? Experiments at the Medical Futures Lab.

Marju Lauristin:

EU Data Protection Policy in the Digital Environment

Femke Snelting & Susan Schuppli:

On Apolitical Technology, and if Computers can make Ethical Decisions

Zachary Thomas Dodson:

Bats of the Republic—The Making of an Illuminated Novel

Peter Gall Krogh:

Drifting by Intention—Design Research from the Inside

World Brain:

A discussion with the artists Stéphane Degoutin and Gwenola Wagon

“Du sköna nya arbetsplats”

Mary Brydon-Miller:

Then Let Us All Be Monsters—Tackling Tough Issues Through Action Research

Ezio Manzini:

Design, When Everybody Designs

Medea Talks and Other Video Lectures

There are almost fifty Medea Talks and other lectures in Medea’s video archive. Most of them are included in the playlist below (view playlist on Youtube).

All Medea Talks (2008–)

Here’s a list of all Medea Talks. Most of them with video.

Talks from 2008 to February 2015 (automated list, in reverse chronological order)