Conference – Differential Mobilities: Movement and Mediation in Networked Societies
(May 8th - 11th, 2013) Hosted by the Mobile Media Lab in the Department of Communication Studies, the Differential Mobilities: Movement and Mediation in Networked Societies conference has become an important means for understanding and analyzing contemporary social, geographic, economic and political practices. Mobilities research is interdisciplinary, focusing on the movement of people, goods and information creating distinct trajectories, flows, frictions and blockages: patterns of differential movement. The conference will further investigate topics such as social media and privacy, human rights and population migration, energy and sustainability, transportation and tourism, accessiblity and disability.
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