In 2012, television crews took up positions at Tahrir Square in central Cairo and used this satellite uplink to broadcast live coverage of the protests against then President Mohammed Morsi. A temporary part of the Internet
Juan Carlos Rincón Social activism and engagement on the Internet
Juan Carlos Rincón is co-creator of the video column “La Pulla” of the newspaper “El Espectador”, which is published in Colombia. In the interview, he talks about social activism and commitment on the Internet, about attacks and censorship attempts against “La Pulla” and about the role played by the mother newspaper “El Espectador”.
Sci-Fi with its techno-future visions often leads us into magical realms of the (still) unimaginable and inexplicable. Sci-Fi can also remind us of the familiar, be a mirror, a look into the here and now. What makes the genre in Germany and China is what this focus is all about.
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The eighth issue of das goethe is devoted to the theme of the “digital civil society” with articles about, for example, digital colonialism, about “Wiki Loves Women,” a diverse scene of independent online media in Russia and an artwork by Julia Steinigeweg.
The seventh edition of “das goethe“ is dedicated to the theme “Cultures of Equality.” With contributions by, among others, the philosopher Philipp Hübl on the moral of the machine, an essay by anthropologist Dina Makram-Ebeid on the feminism debates north and south of the Mediterranean, a report by Klaus Bardenhagen on queer Taiwan and an interview with the director of the Museo Nacional de Etnografía y Folklore in La Paz, Elvira Espejo.
The sixth edition of “das goethe“ is dedicated to the topic of freedom. It features contributions from, among others, Pulitzer Prize winner David K. Shipler, Angolan writer Ondjaki, and a critical survey of populism by the Polish journalists Jaroslaw Kuisz and Karolina Wigura.