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King's academics and speakers from The People's Memes: Populist Politics in a Digital Society, a 2017 CDC event, featured on the Guardian's Technology podcast, Chips with Everything:

The people's memes: how social media and populism are changing our lives – tech podcast - How social media and populism are coupling in new and powerful ways – and changing our lives in the process 

What makes social media so conducive to populist discourse? What similarities are there with the propaganda of yore? To find out how old power structures are being shaken by new platforms, Leigh Alexander hears from Paulo Gerbaudo, a professor of digital culture at King’s College London; Anastasia Denisova, a lecturer in journalism at University of Westminster; and Emmy Eklundh, a teaching fellow in Spanish and international politics at King’s College London.


The People's Memes: Populist Politics in a Digital Society

This event hosted a number of speakers who have been investigating the nexus between populism and digital technology.

Battle Zones: Conflict and Digital Culture 

This three person panel explored the ways through which digital culture has transformed the struggle for power as well as the expression of the struggle for power in spaces of social, military and economic conflict. 

The Digital Everyday: Exploration or Alienation?

This international conference aimed to explore the digital everyday, understood as the transformation of everyday life practices brought about by digital technology.

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