New waves of dissent in the 21st century register diverse repertoires of action in local, national, regional and global scale. Prominent is the role of media in the communication and networking of relevant practices...

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Professor Emeritus John Downing and Marco Kühne will be giving their keynote speeches on the recent trends of SMNP.


Please click to access and download the colloquium program.


İzmir is one of the oldest cities in the world with a history, which stretches back over 8,500 years.

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Colloquium poster and flyer are available for download.

Contributions in the colloquium cover a wide spectrum of interests – Arab Spring, European Movements, the Occupy Movement, activism and alternative mediating practices in Turkey – looking to bring out similarities and differences of the various ways people employ traditional and new communication technologies to organize collectively.
The event will be broadcast live @video.ieu.edu.tr