Social Media Research Group Seminar: From Indymedia to Anonymous

Date and time TBC.

Kevin McDonald, Professor of Sociology, Middlesex University.


Social Media Research Group Day Event: The Role of Curation in Social Media Networks

Date: Tuesday 10 November 2015

Time: 12.00pm to 18.00pm

Venue: Executive Boardroom, College Building, Hendon Campus


a) Curating the Self Online

Guest speaker: Dr Bernie Hogan, Research Fellow at the Oxford Internet Institute.

b )  Practices of Curation by Online News and Discussion Sites

Guest speaker: Dr Einar Thorsen, Associate Director of the Centre for the Study of Journalism, Culture and Community, Bournemouth University.

Computer Science and Social Media Research Group Interdisciplinary Seminar: Anti-Social Networks

Date: Wednesday October 21st 2015

Time: 15.00 – 16.30

Venue: Hendon Campus, Room TBC

Event: Anti-Social Networks: Measuring and Understanding Online Risk Metrics using Computational Methods.

Guest speaker: Dr Peter Burnap, Cardiff University