Next week in the building next door!
----- Forwarded message from "Cramer, J.J.F. (Florian)"
Wednesday, March 13, 15:00 -18:00 hrs.
Wijnhaven 107, 5th Floor (a collaboration between WdKA, CMI and Creating010).
Lecture 1: 'Branding Terror' by Artur Beifuss
How do terrorist groups market their cause - given that few people
really want to die? Artur Beifuss will show which sophisticated means
terrorist organisations are using to spread their messages. The focus of
his talk will be on jihadism and the popular visual culture it has
created. He sees a role for designers, advertising creatives, and
branding consultants in combating the ideology of terrorism by
Lecture 2: 'Racist Bots & Memes' by Florian Cramer
Can you spot the antisemitic meme in Twitter messages on EU politics?
How can a Microsoft chatbot be turned into Neonazi artificial
intelligence within 24 hours? How do racist social media conspiracy
theories translate into everyday life, including your classroom? Florian
Cramer's presentation will take the extreme right as an example of
extremist ideas, in the disguise of jokes, irony and transgression, have
become entangled with technology, popular visual culture and everyday
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