Cyberconflict Workshop

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CyberConflict Workshop - 9 May 2007

to be held at the Mary Ward House Conference Centre, Tavistock Place, London


Description

The Cyberconflict workshop, which will be the first of its kind to be held in the United Kingdom, will bring together contributors from a variety of disciplines - such as information technology, politics, sociology, media and law - to share their perspectives on this important and highly topical subject. We are interested in cyberconflict in broader terms (see for example http://www.p2foundation.net/Cyberconflict.)

Issues of cyberattacks, internet security, censorship, surveillance, identity and community will all be addressed. We are also keen to discuss the use of the internet as a tool by ethnoreligious and sociopolitical groups, varying from terrorist movements (e.g. Al Qaeda's recruitment tactics on the web) to its use by the anti-globalisation and anti-war movements. The programme will also cover the activities of independent media and blogging and the alternative modes of production and governance of peer-to-peer networking.

If your current research falls within these parameters, and if you are interested in presenting a paper, please contact Athina Karatzogianni, who chairs the Programme Committee at: akaratzogianni@aup.fr. Abstracts should be sent to Athina by 15th February.

Or for further information regarding the CyberConflict Workshop, please contact the Conference Organiser - email barbara@marlbrook.com or telephone 07949 562075. A registration form is attached. This should be returned to the Conference Organiser, Barbara May, at Marlbrook (UK) Ltd, 71A High Street, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire B61 8AQ.