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Two papers on censorship

Written by Terry Flew on December 28, 2015

I presented two papers at the ACADEMIC RESEARCH, NEW MEDIA TECHNOLOGIES AND THE CULTURE OF CONTROL interdisciplinary workshop, at the University of Wollongong from 2-3 October, 2015. The event was hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Inquiry in the Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts, and organised by Mark McLelland and Andrew Whelan.

My public lecture for the Faculty, titled Porn, Censorship, Classification and Free Speech: Global Paradoxes in the Governance of Media Content, can now be downloaded

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Cash for papers?

Written by Terry Flew on December 13, 2015

While people in the arts, humanities and social sciences have valid concerns about an overly narrow “innovation agenda“, I would be wary of a knee-jerk defence of the “cash for papers” framework of current Research Block Funding models as inherently good for the HASS disciplines. The question of whether institutions should automatically receive about $3,000 for short papers in conference proceedings that are not of the highest international standard is surely a valid one.

Also, if the ERA has seen

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ICA 2016 Pre-conference – Willing Collaborators: The Rise of China, and Changing Networks of Asian Media Production.

Written by Terry Flew on October 22, 2015

International Communication Association 2016 Pre-conference:
Willing Collaborators: The Rise of China, and Changing Networks of Asian Media Production.

Date & Time:
Wednesday, June 8, 2016; 8.30 am to 5.30 pm (day before the ICA Conference begins at 5pm on June 9 in Fukuoka, Japan)

Location/Venue:
Tokyo University of the Arts, Kitasenju Campus. Senju, Adachi-ku, Tokyo.

Division Affiliation:
Global Communication and Social Change

Organizers:
Terry Flew, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Anthony Fung, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Mouri Yoshitaka, Tokyo University of the Arts
Michael Keane, Curtin University, Australia
Brian Yecies,

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