CFP: Media, Technology, and Democracy in Historical Context (SSRC, NYC, December 2018)

The Media & Democracy program of the Social Science Research Council is hosting a workshop titled "Media, Technology, and Democracy in Historical Context" in New York City on December 13 and 14, 2018.  Proposals (250-500 word abstracts, CV) are due August 10, 2018.  Travel and accommodations of workshop participants will be covered by the organizers. 

Further information is available here:

New Issue: Contention - The Multidisciplinary Journal of Social Protest (Vol. 6, Issue 1)

Dear Colleague,

The articles in this issue of Contention assess the complicating phenomena of social movements, examining issues of system justification, local community responses to hate, the balancing of online and offline protest, and the role of government and media elites in circumventing the rise of protest movements.

Please visit the Berghahn website for more information about the journal:

Volume 6, Issue 1


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