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Elements of the ‘New Arab Public Sphere’: Young Jordanians in Cyberspace

November 10, 2010
12:00PM - 01:00PM

Annenberg School for Communication, Room 300

Lucy M. Abbott is a PhD candidate at the Centre for the Advanced Study of the Arab World (CASAW) at Durham University, U.K. and will be spending the Fall 2010 semester with CGCS. As part of her PhD training, she studied Arabic at the University of Edinburgh and Kalimat Language Centre in Cairo, Egypt. She holds a BA (Hons) in Modern European Languages and a Master’s in International Relations (Middle East), also from Durham. Her research focuses on Arab countries’ contemporary experiences of mass media and politics from a theoretical perspective.

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Not in Service: Strategies Among West Africans in Spain to Minimize Transnational Obligations in the Age of the Cell Phone

November 5, 2010
12:00PM - 01:00PM

Annenberg School for Communication, Room 300

Ermitte St. Jacques is a National Science Foundation Minority Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Annenberg School of Communication. She recently received a Ph.D. in Anthropology from the University of Florida.

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Internet Policy Lunch: Virtual Justice

November 4, 2010
12:00PM - 01:15PM

Annenberg School for Communication, Room 223

In Virtual Justice (Yale University Press 2010), Greg Lastowka illustrates the real legal dilemmas posed by virtual worlds. Presenting the most recent lawsuits and controversies, he explains how governments are responding to the chaos on the cyberspace frontier.

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