Throughout the year the Civic Media Lab host talks, events and conferences to create a multidisciplinary dialogue and foster innovative, collaborative problem-solving around issues of civic engagement. 

Data, Culture & Society: Radical Protocols: Designing Democratic Digital Tools in Social Movements

Professor Jessica Feldman will present her paper that will discuss research involving directly democratic and radical social movements throughout the US, EU, and MENA region, especially the “movements of the squares”. These movements developed an array of their own digital tools such as mesh networks and decision making platforms, to serve their communication and deliberation needs, to overcome surveillance and blocking, and to enact their politics of inclusion.

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