The Centre of Global Media and Democracy (Goldsmiths, University of London) and The Centre on Social Movements Studies (Scuola Normale Superiore, Florence) are pleased to invite you to:

Dark Futures? Media and Movements in the Age of Post-Truth Politics

A two-day seminar held at Goldsmiths, University of London (Richard Hoggart Building Room 274) on the 27th and 28th of March, 2017

This is the last seminar of the ESRC Series Social Movements and Media Technologies (, and will focus on the challenges faced by progressive social movements and media activists in the wake of the new wave of right-wing populism in Europe and the U.S. and the rise of ‘post-truth’ politics.

Confirmed Speakers

Aurelien Mondon (University of Bath) and Aaron Winter (University of East London); María José Gámez Fuentes (Universitat Jaume I, Castellón, Spain); Sonia Núñez Puente (University Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid, Spain); Justin Schlosberg (Birbeck University) Christian Fuchs (Westminster University); Aeron Davis (Goldsmiths University); Julian Petley (Brunel University); Malcom James (Sussex University); Angela Phillips (Goldsmiths University); Natalie Fenton (Goldsmiths University); Richard Seymour (Independent Researcher/Lenin’s Tomb); Gavan Titley (Maynooth University); Sara Farris (Goldsmiths University). Keynote: Leah Lievrouw (UCLA).

You can access the final programme here:

This is a Free event and open to all, but spaces are limited. To register email