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Wednesday, October 21 • 14:00 - 15:00
From Ted talks to Wikipedia - knowledge as a theatre and a protocol

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From conferences and summits, through Ted talks to an online encyclopedia, we tend to forget that if it comes to knowledge the medium is the message. Many of our practices unintentionally perpetuate colonial approach and make us follow what is entertaining and not necessarily important. How can we look beyond the immersion in what we come to expect from knowledge production and make room for the unknown?

Speakers
avatar for Gabriel S Moses

Gabriel S Moses

Gabriel S Moses is a Leipzig based scholar and media artist with a Zoomer complex. In other words, he is older than he looks and he exploits it. He is a DAAD scholar and doctoral student at Bauhaus University, Weimar. He is the co-founder of both desperately seeking community and... Read More →
avatar for Alejandro Mayoral Banos

Alejandro Mayoral Banos

Executive Director, Indigenous Friends Association
Alejandro is an academic and activist, who is currently working with organizations in Canada and Mexico deploying participatory and community-driven projects by/with/for Indigenous peoples. As a Ph.D. Candidate in the Joint Program of Communication & Culture at York University and... Read More →
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Anna Mazgal

EU Policy Advisor, Wikimedia
I work for Wikimedia as EU Policy Advisor based in Brussels, specialising in and platform regulation issues from the perspective of freedom of expression. I coordinated a working group for Wikimedia Movement strategy in advocacy. Previously I was head of policy at Centrum Cyfrowe... Read More →


Wednesday October 21, 2020 14:00 - 15:00 UTC
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