Sahana Udupa will speak about global research on hate speech, information disorder and conflict (a comprehensive review prepared in collaboration with Iginio Gagliardone, Alexandra Deem and Laura Csuka) at the workshop of the SSRC Academic Network on Peace, Security and the United Nations, in New York.Read more
ONLINERPOL core team member Max Kramer will analyze the theory and practice of social media ethics of the Indian reform Islamic organization Jamaat-e-Islami Hind in his upcoming talk on January 22. He is going to compare the ethical understanding of the Jamaat with other traditions of ethics that deal with questions of social media onRead more
In the lecture series, “The End/s of History: Post 1989 Worlds in the Making” organized by Annika Lems, Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Halle, Sahana Udupa will probe the nature and contours of a global conjuncture of exclusionary politics, using online extreme speech as a window to contemporary digital cultures.Read more
9 Jan 2020
In a special series, “Elections in the Age of Social Media”, edited by Ronojoy Sen, Senior Research Fellow, Institute of South Asian Studies, National University of Singapore, Sahana Udupa has published an article on regulatory challenges surrounding digital disinformation and election integrity.
15 Dec 2019
The Academic Network on Peace, Security and the United Nations, program of the Social Science Research Council, has invited project PI Sahana Udupa to prepare a comprehensive review of current scholarly debates on hate speech, information disorder and conflict.
In an invited talk at the University of Mainz, Sahana Udupa examined the assemblage of infrastructures, practices and actors of digital disinformation in contemporary India, and how this assemblage has especially benefited right-wing nationalism.Read more
Project ONLINERPOL hosted Prof. Dr. Usha Raman, a media and communication scholar from the University of Hyderabad, to share her insights about how the digital has mediated feminist politics in India within the past decade. This period has seen not only feminist mobilization but also the emergence of a more nuanced, multi-faceted discourse around gender politics,Read more
European Association of Social Anthropologists (EASA) Media Anthropology Network and Project ONLINERPOL co-organized a one-day international workshop at LMU Munich to critically exploreRead more