This week, Russian Media Lab will take part in the annual of conference of the Association of Internet Researchers in Montreal. RML is organising a panel on ‘Politics, Activism and Trolling on the Russian internet’, with papers by Galina Miazhevich (University of Cardiff), Mariëlle Wijermars (University of Helsinki) and Elena Gapova (Western Michigan University). In addition, RML researcher Mariëlle will present a separate paper on mass media and the legitimation of internet control in Russia.
Panel-02: Politics, Activism and Trolling on the Russian internet
‘Is a woman’s place in the kitchen? Internet memes and Ksenia Sobchak’s presidential campaign’ Galina Miazhevich
YouTube and political activism in Russia Mariëlle Wijermars
What Nations Do on the Internet: The Case of Two Belarusian Wikipedia Pages Elena Gapova
PaperSession-12: Infrastructures: Theory and Comparative Historical Materialities
Mass Media and the Legitimation of Internet Control in Russia: the Case of Telegram Mariëlle Wijermars