sábado, mayo 30, 2009

Seminario en Barcelona: Activismo político en la era digital

Se clausura hoy sábado en Barcelona un seminario internacional sobre investigación en nuevos medios y activismo político que ha reunido a lo largo de esta semana a conocidos académicos de ambos lados del Atlántico. Reproducimos a continuación los títulos de las ponencias presentadas. Más información en la web del proyecto PolNet de la Autónoma de Barcelona.

Seminar: "Citizen Politics: Are the New Media Reshaping Political Engagement?" Barcelona, May 28th-30th 2009

PANELS AND PAPERS

Thursday, 28 May 2009

PANEL 1: E-ELECTORAL POLITICS

  • Rachel Gibson (University of Manchester): Citizen-Campaigning, New Media and the Revitalisation of Politics?
  • Mónica Poletti and Víctor Sampedro (Universidad Rey Juan Carlos): Cyber-democracy: dividing or merging factor? A study of ICT use during the Spanish national elections of 2008.
  • Rosa Borge, Ana S. Cardenal, Albert Padró- Solanet and Albert Batlle (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya): Cyberactivism, campaigning and party change in the Catalan parties.

PANEL 2: PARTIES AND ELECTIONS IN THE USA
  • Caroline Tolbert (University of Iowa): Youth, online engagement, and the 2008 U.S. presidential election.
  • Bob Boynton (University of Iowa): Schattschneider goes Web 2.0
  • Cristian Vaccari (University Of Bologna): Technology is a Commodity: The Internet in the 2008 US Presidential Election.
  • Bruce Bimber (University of California, Santa Barbara): New media and horizontal politics in the Obama Campaign.

Friday, 29 May 2009

PANEL 3: NEW MOBILIZATION STRATEGIES

  • Yana Breindl (Université Libre de Bruxelles): Webbased protest in Europe: the case of digital rights activism.
  • Camilo Cristancho and Jorge Salcedo (Universidad Autònoma de Barcelona): Assessing Internet Mobilization – A Methodological Approach For Integrating Source Analysis and Survey Data.
  • Brian Krueger (University of Rhode Island): Opt in or tune out: Online mobilization and political participation.
  • Sara Vissers (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven), Marc Hooghe (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven), Valérie-Anne Mahéo (Mc Gill University), and Dietlind Stolle (Mc Gill University): The impact of online and offline mobilization on different modes of participation.

PANEL 4: IMPACTS ON KNOWLEDGE AND PARTICIPATION
  • Eva Anduiza, Aina Gallego and Laia Jorba (Universidad Autònoma de Barcelona): New media and the paradox of the knowledge gap in Spain.
  • Marta Cantijoch (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona): Reinforcement and mobilization: the influence of the Internet on different types of political participation.
  • Mike Jensen (University of California, Irvine): Political participation, alienation, and the Internet in Spain and the United States.

PANEL 5: ONLINE PUBLIC SPHERE
  • Andrew Chadwick (Royal Holloway, University of London): Granularity in citizen’s online engagement.
  • Mayo Fuster (European University Institute): Participation as an eco-system? - Participation at online communities: The case of the Openesf.net
  • Anders Koed Madsen (University of Illinois): Norms, technology and information: Pondering the infrastructural choices of ´e-participation´.

Saturday, 30 May 2009

May 2009
ROUND TABLE
  • B. Bimber, A. Chadwick, R. Gibson, B. Krueger, V. Sampedro, C. Tolbert
  • Chair: Eva Anduiza

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