Talks

Forthcoming:

– 10-11/10/2017Ways of Being in A Digital Age – A Review Conference (Liverpool, UK).  My talk will be on: “Processed Listening: Knowing through listening in digital spaces”.

– 18-21/10/2017 – Association of Internet Researchers (AOIR) annual conference: Networked Publics (Tartu, Estonia). Panel organiser together with Professor Aram Sinnreich (American University) – Sonic Publics. My talk will be on: “The hidden listeners: Regulating publics through media, from telephone operators to social media content moderators”.

– 18-21/10/2017 – Association of Internet Researchers (AOIR) annual conference: Networked Publics (Tartu, Estonia). Part of the fishbowl: Privacy beyond the individual.

– 6-7/11/2017 – ECREA 2017 Digital Culture and Communication Conference- Digital Culture meets data: Critical approaches (Brighton, UK). My talk will be on: “Processed listening: (Re)Producing knowledge in datafied spaces”.

– 2/01/2018 – Invited talk at the Media and Communication Department at Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel. My talk will be on: Power in media through sound.

Past: 

-15/09/2017Gikii conference (Winchester, UK). My talk was on: “‘Ooops, we did it again!’ How Silicon Valley tech companies use malware for features”.

– 16/03/2017 – Invited talk at the new digital social sciences research unit – DIGSUM, at Umea University, Sweden. My talk was on: “Forget everything you know about spam. Now let’s talk about spam”.

– 01/02/2017– Invited lecture for the MA programme in Global Media and Transnational Communications, Goldsmiths, University of London (London, UK). My talk and seminar was on: “Tuning the telephone (operators): training the telephone and its operators to create the perfect model”.

– 27/12/2016 – Invited speaker at the Institute of Philosophy, Science and Digital Culture, Tel Aviv University, Israel. My talk was on: “Sounding media studies”.

– 21/12/2016 – Facilitator of the Future of Governance Working Group at the Designing Tomorrow think tank event. Shenkar College of Engineering, Design and Art, Israel.

-12-13/11/2016 – Invited speaker at Free Society Conference and Nordic Summit (FSCONS X) (Marstrand, Sweden). My talk was on: “Privacy, you keep on using this word… The politics behind notions of privacy in media”.

– 6-8/10/2016Association of Internet Researchers (AOIR) annual conference: Internet Rules! (Berlin, Germany). Panel organiser together with Dr. Robert W. Gehl – Network Standards and Culture. My talk was on: “Eat Me! Spam versus cookies in the politics of the European Union Internet”.

– 30/09/2016Gikii conference (London, UK). My talk was on: “Catch me if you can, Mmmm K? Lessons from South Park on the evolution of online advertising and its regulation”.

– 31/8/2016 – 3/9/2016 – 4S/EAST: Science and Technology by Other Means conference (Barcelona, Spain). My talk was on: “Regulating (un)solicited communications in the European Union – Spam versus cookies“.

14/5/2016 – Invited speaker at The Bad Vibes Club Conference: Target Markets (London, UK). My talk was on: “Don’t disturb me”.

– 2-4/5/2016 – Re:Publica conference: TEN Reflection (Berlin, Germany). My talk was on: “A voice of one’s own: Lessons on technology from Bell’s telephone operators“.

– 30/03/2016 – Invited lecture for the Bad Vibes Club at the Open School East (London, UK). My talk was on: “Crossing the Line: Testing the boundaries of media technologies”.

– 6-8/01/2016 – Meccsa Annual Conference (Kent, UK). My talk was on: “Stop Spamming! Constructing and performing community standards on Facebook”.

– 18/11/2015– Invited lecture for the MA programme in Global Media and Transnational Communications, Goldsmiths, University of London (London, UK). My talk and seminar was on: “Tuning the telephone (operators): training the telephone and its operators to create the perfect model”.

– 20-26/09/2015 – Leuphana Center for Digital Cultures’ Summer School: Challenging Methods (Full bursary), Leuphana Universität (Lüneburg, Germany).

– 5-7/5/2015 – Re:Publica conference (Berlin, Germany). My talk was on: “Spamming the EU: The power of not being categorized“.

– 8/4/2015 – Early Career Publishing, Goldsmiths, University of London (London, UK). My talk was on: the process of publishing my book TranceMission (2013) and the successful kickstarter that allowed it to happen.

23/12/2014 – Invited lecture for the MA course Introduction to Culture Research, at the Culture Research Unit, Tel Aviv University (Tel Aviv, Israel). My talk was on: “Taming noisy women: Bell Telephone female switchboard operators as a noise source”.

– 05/12/2014 – Westminster University PhD symposium (London, UK). My talk was on: “Taming noisy women: Bell Telephone female switchboard operators as a noise source”.

– 02/12/2014 – Invited lecture for the BA course Communication, Education and New Media, at Saint Louis University, Madrid Campus (Madrid, Spain). My talk was on: “SpamAlot: Drawing the (digital) line of legitimacy”.

25/11/2014 – Invited to participate in a Stakeholder workshop for the EU study ePrivacy Directive: assessment of transposition, effectiveness and compatibility with proposed Data Protection Regulation (SMART 2013/0071). (Brussels, Belgium).

18-22/8/2014 – Sound Signature Summer School (Berlin, Germany), (Full bursary). My talk was about: “Noise (bio)Politics”.

– 27-29/6/2014 – International ESSA (European Sound Studies Association) Conference, Copenhagen University (Copenhagen, Denmark). My talk was about: “Noise (bio)Politics”.

– 23-4/6/2014 – MeCCSA PG conference, Leeds University (Leeds, UK). My talk was on: “Noise (bio)Politics”.

 – 5/6/2014 – LSE PhD Symposium, London School of Economics (London, UK).  My talk was on: “Noise (bio)Politics”.

– 31/5/2014 – Material Witness: The Work of Art in the Age of Digital Reproduction, King’s College (London, UK). My talk was on “Are  you spam or not?: The aura of authenticity in social networks sites (SNS)”.

– 29/9/2013 – 5/10/2013 – Digitization and its impact on society – Dresden Technische Universität (Dresden, Germany) (Full bursary). My talk was on: “iSpam: Challenging categorisation of information on the Internet”.

1-2/7/ 2013 – Lancaster University Sociology Department’s Summer Conference and Intellectual Party (Lancaster, UK). My talk was on: “iSpam: Challenging categorisation of information on the Internet”.

17/5/2013 – Goldsmiths College Graduate Festival, Goldsmiths, University of London (London, UK). My talk was on: “iSpam: Challenging categorisation of information on the Internet”.

– March 2013 – Westminster University PhD symposium, (London, UK). My talk was on: “iSpam: Challenging categorisation of information on the Internet”.

Past Lectures in Israel:

– 31/12/2013 – Invited lecture for the MA course Introduction to Culture Research, Culture Research Unit, Tel Aviv University (Tel Aviv, Israel). My talk was on: ” “How to research culture: The case of the Israeli Psytrance Culture”.

– 25/12/2013 – Invited lecture for the BA course Media and Society in Israel, Media and Communications department, Ben Gurion University (Be’er Sheva, Israel). My talk was on: “What’s the panic? The Israeli media’s presentation of the Psytrance Culture in the 1990s”.

– 23/12/2013 – Invited lecture for the BA course Matters in Popular Culture, Media and Communications department, Colman College (Rishon Lezion, Israel). My talk was on: ““What’s the panic? Subcultures, moral panics and mainstream media”.

20/5/2012 – Invited lecture for the BA course Metropolin: The City in Popular Culture, Media and Communications department, Colman College, (Rishon Lezion, Israel). My talk was on: “Gender and the city: Sex and the City vs. Girls”.

– 26/3/2012 – Invited lecture for the Music History Club, (Tel Aviv, Israel). My talk was on: “Psytrance and moral panic”.

25/3/2012 – Invited lecture for the BA course Metropolin: The City in Popular Culture, Media and Communications department, Colman College (Rishon Lezion, Israel). My talk was on: “The rise of club and rave culture in Western cities – London as a case study”.

– 3/6/2012 – Invited lecture for the BA course The World Belongs to the Young, Media and Communications department, Colman College (Rishon Lezion, Israel). My talk was on: “Constructing moral panic – The Israeli media’s presentation of the Psytrance Culture in the 1990s”.

– 30/11/2011 – Invited Lecture for the BA course Critical Legal Studies (C.L.S), Literature and Popular Culture, Media and Communications department, Colman College (Rishon Lezion, Israel).My talk was on: “The construction of power in law discourse (Critical Legal Studies) – Evaluating Psychedelic Trance Culture Verdicts”.

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