SOAS University of London

Centre for Global Media and Communications

Can Artificial Intelligence eradicate digital racism?

Professor Eugenia Siapera, University College Dublin

Date: 7 October 2021Time: 5:00 PM

Finishes: 7 October 2021Time: 7:00 PM

Venue: Virtual Event

Type of Event: Seminar

Please join us at the Media and Gender research seminar hosted by the School of Law, Gender and Media

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Chair: Professor Dina Matar, School of Law, Gender and media

Eugenia Siapera is Professor of Information and Communication Studies and head of the ICS School at UCD. Her research interests are in the area of digital and social media, political communication and journalism, technology and social justice, platform governance and hate speech, racism and misogyny. She was the PI of an IRC-funded project on racist hate speech in the Irish digital sphere, and is currently working on two projects: a H2020 project on the digital memory of conflict (RePAST) and an IRC Coalesce project on Alt Tech and Harmful Health Narratives. She has written numerous articles and book chapters. Her most recent book is Understanding New Media (Sage, 2018, second edition) and the edited volume Gender Hate Online (co-edited with Debbie Ging. She is currently working on the third edition of Understanding New Media and on an edited volume on Radical Journalism (co-edited with George Souvlis and Seamus Farrell, under contract with Routledge).

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