Media Futures Podcast

Media Futures Podcast

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Podcast by A podcast about how media and cultural studies can shape more just media futures from the Media Futures Hub at UNSW Sydney and @MediaFuturesHub on Twitter. This bonus episodes features the live Q&A from a talk given by Dr Ronak K. Kapadia, a cultural theorist and author of Insurgent Aesthetics: Security and the Queer Life of the Forever War, at the Media Futures Hub. Ronak is in conversation with Michael Richardson, with questions asked via live chat on YouTube. If you haven’t already, check out Ronak’s talk, along with an opening interview, in our previous episode. Drone Futures brings together leading artists, humanities and social science scholars whose research intersects with the emerging field of drone studies. From the neo-colonial violence of contemporary wars in the Middle East and Africa to the strange histories of unmanned aerial vehicles to activist uses in struggles for justice, this seminar series looks to the past and present to think into the future. Visit https://www.dronewitnessing.com/drone-futures for more info. Antoine Bousquet is Reader in International Relations at Birkbeck College, University of London. He is the author of The Eye of War: Military Perception from the Telescope to the Drone, which is a deeply researched and carefully argued exploration of what Antoine calls ‘the martial gaze’. https://twitter.com/ajbousquet Jairus Grove is Associate Professor of Political Science and Director of the Hawai‘i Research Center for Future Studies at the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa. He is the author of Savage Ecology: War and Geopolitics at the End of the World, one of the most startling and unsettling works of political theory of recent times and a book that has helped me think through how to understand where we’re at in geopolitics and the life of war. https://twitter.com/savageecology Michael Richardson is Senior Research Fellow at the University of New South Wales, examining the intersection of war, culture and technology. https://twitter.com/richardson_m_a Media Futures Hub works at the intersection of media and cultural studies to shape the theories, methods and practices needed for more just media futures. https://twitter.com/MediaFuturesHub

Recent Episodes

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