On March 17th Pussy Riot founders Nadya Tolokonnikova and Masha Alekhina will be coming to the University of Pennsylvania. In light of this event, CGCS Director Monroe Price discusses Pussy Riot and the peculiar power of unexpected interventions.To learn more about the event, presented by Perry World House in cooperation with the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures and Penn Arts and Science, click here.
On December 9th CGCS hosted Steven Livingston, Professor of Media and Public Affairs and International Affairs at The George Washington University. Steven discussed technology and limited statehood, and the upcoming book Bits and Atoms: Limited Statehood and Digital Technology.Read More
On December 11th CGCS hosted Julia Coffman, founder and director of the Center for Evaluation Innovation based in Washington, D.C. Julia discussed what is meaningful to measure in the short-term, particularly when communications are involved, emphasizing measures that not only demonstrate progress,…Read More
On November 8th, CGCS hosted Kavita Abraham-Dowsing (Director of Research and Learning), Anna Godfrey (Head of Research Programmes), and Zoe Fortune (Senior Research Manager) of BBC Media Action. The BBC Media Action team gave a lunchtime talk about the opportunities…Read More
On November 7th, CGCS hosted Lucy Purdon, ICT Researcher at Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB), who discussed the key findings and recommendations of IHRB’s recent case study report focusing on ICT companies’ role in preventing the spread of hate…Read More