LSE Festival 2019 | Dangerous Scholarship: trolled and threatened for research and activism [Audio]


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Speaker(s): Dr Bermal Aydin, Professor Sarah Banet-Weiser, Professor Meena Dhanda | The panel discusses how research about discrimination, misogyny, climate change or social inequity can call forth a violent ideological and physical backlash on and offline. Professor Sarah Banet-Weiser (@sbanetweiser) is Professor of Media and Communication and Head of the Department of Media and Communications. Professor Meena Dhanda is Professor of Philosophy and Cultural Politics at the University of Wolverhampton. Dr Bermal Aydin is a postdoctoral researcher in the Center for Study of Human Rights at LSE whose research interests include alternative media, precarity, authoritarianism, freedom of expression, populism, gender and film analysis. Dr Shakuntala Banaji is Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies at the Department of Media and Communications. Twitter hashtags for this event: #LSEFestival #NewWorldDisorders This event is part of the LSE Festival: New World (Dis)Orders running from Monday 25 February to Saturday 2 March 2019, with a series of events exploring how social science can tackle global problems.

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