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Open Discussion: use and misuse of online comments on the topic of gender, racism and gender-based violence

December 12, 2017 @ 2:00 am - 3:00 pm

Open discussion on the use and misuse of online comments on the topic of gender, racism and gender-based violence.

The discussion will focus on online comments to the article “The portrayal of gender abuse is often misused in order to justify discriminatory and even racist speech”, published by Nicoletta Mandolini and Caroline Williamson inTheJournal.ie http://www.thejournal.ie/author/nicoletta-mandolini-and-dr-caroline-williamson/5404/

Reference will be also made to Diane Abbott’s statement against abusive comments personally received before election http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/diane-abbott-racism-speech-commons-abuse-labour-mp-a7838206.html

Contact:

CAROLINE WILLIAMSON,
caroline.williamson@ucc.ie;
NICOLETTA MANDOLINI,
nicoletta.mandolini@ucc.ie

Details

Date:
December 12, 2017
Time:
2:00 am - 3:00 pm

Venue

ORB 1.45
O'Rahilly Building, UCC
Cork,

Organizer

Violence, Conflict and Gender Cluster