Platform Media: Algorithms, Accountability and Media Design EVENTS

Platform Media: Algorithms, Accountability and Design is a Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences initiative that brings together researchers in the School of Communication and Arts and the T.C. Beirne Law School.  

Please see below for upcoming and past events or follow this link back to Platform Media: Algorithms, Accountability and Design homepage


Symposium - Bodies and Devices: Geolocative Media

28 November 2019 9:00am4:00pm
Bodies and Devices Symposium returns to explore the networked body as fundamental to understandings of both the body and the digital economy

Promotional Culture of the Platform

29 November 2019 9:30am5:00pm
Promotional Culture of the Platform is the first of two workshops interrogating the changing nature and accountability of our promotional settlements. In this first workshop we are particularly concerned with mapping changes of practice and orientation that have rendered targeting invisible. In our second we will use the deliberations of our first to identify the forms of accountability and regulation that can be realistically developed to meet the challenges this invisibility poses.

The Logic of Instagram: Affiliations, Aesthetics, Attention

11 November 2019 10:00am12:00pm
The rise of the digital app Instagram that began as a modest mobile photo-sharing application and has grown to become one of the most-used social media platforms.

Webtoons and Transmedia Innovations in a New Digital Economy

1 October 2019 9:30am5:00pm
Webtoons are a new addition to the popular Korean Wave creative industry phenomenon, which includes recent activities involving the supergroup BTS and their webtoon Save Me, as well as digital content created by Marvel superstar Stan Lee and others from the US entertainment industries. Vertically-scrolling webtoons – a term merging “web” and “cartoons,” coined in South Korea in the early 2000s, have become a transmedia phenomenon.

Roundtable on Platform Media as Traditional Media

12 June 2019 1:00pm2:30pm
This Roundtable will scope out these continuities in media repertoires to better clarify their particular working out in platform media.

Revising Communication Law and Ethics for Platform Media

5 June 2019 1:00pm2:30pm
A Roundtable Discussion hosted by the Platform Media: Algorithms, Accountability, and Media Design Research Initiative

Reimagining Media Seminar - Holding the line: Corporate Social Responsibility and Digital Citizenship

3 June 2019 3:00pm5:00pm
Holding the line: Corporate Social Responsibility and Digital Citizenship
Professor Lelia Green ~ School of Arts and Humanities, Edith Cowan University

The Culture of Surveillance

18 February 2019 4:00pm5:00pm
In this talk Lyon presents key arguments from his most recent book The Culture of Surveillance: Watching as a way of life. In this book he examines how surveillance is not only something ‘done to us’ – it is something we do in everyday life. He focuses on our varied, mundane experiences of surveillance, insisting that it is time to stop using Orwellian metaphors and find ones suited to twenty-first-century surveillance. Lyon argues that the culture of surveillance may help to domesticate and naturalise surveillance of unwelcome kinds, and considers which kinds of surveillance might be fostered for the common good and human flourishing.