NOVA FCSH, April 19th, Thursday, 14h00, Auditorium 2
ICNOVA – NOVA Institute of Communication
Communication Sciences Department of NOVA FCSH
The talk starts from the newly published book “The discursive-material knot” (DMK) (see nicocarpentier.net/dmk) to reflect on both the material and discursive components of participation, and how they are entangled. Discussing the DMK research project, the talk will also focus on 1/the use of participatory research, and how to empower research subjects, and on 2/the use of non-written research communication, as exemplified by the Respublika! project (http://respublikafest.org/).
Nico Carpentier is Professor at the Department of Informatics and Media of Uppsala University. In addition, he holds two part-time positions: Associate Professor at the Communication Studies Department of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and Docent at Charles University in Prague. Moreover, he is a Research Fellow at Loughborough University and Cyprus University of Technology. He is also an executive board member of the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR).