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Digital popular culture and democracy: lecture and masterclass with LYNDON WAY (University of Liverpool)

When:Mo 25-09-2023 09:00 - 13:00
Where:House of Connections (1st floor, Grijs 4428-0105), and online

What roles do memes, mash-ups, and other forms of (digital) popular culture play in a democratic society? This event invites Dr Lyndon Way from the University of Liverpool to share his expertise in critically examining relations between popular music, society, and politics.

Participants have the opportunity to join an open lecture and discussion (9:00-10:00), in which Dr. Way will apply his approaches to digital popular culture related to Brexit. For those especially interested in studying politics and digital popular culture, a masterclass following the lecture will be also offered (10:30-13:00). In the masterclass, registered graduate students and doctoral candidates will briefly present their research (plans) and receive detailed feedback from Dr Way as well as other participants.


Registration is necessary: please register via email at workshopculturedemocracy no later than 15 September.

Please register fast if you plan to attend the masterclass; the space for it is limited. The lecture can be attended on-site or online. The masterclass can only be taken on-site. Please indicate in your registration whether you plan to attend the lecture online or on-site and whether you would like to earn ECTS for extra preparation.