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Hate speech as Political Communication and Practices

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Khalili Lecture Theatre

SOAS University of London

Torrington Square

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WC1H 0XG

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09:45-10:00: Introduction
Dina Matar and Matti Pohjonen

10:00-10:45: Keynote
Violence and the Image of Thought, Professor Brad Evans, Bristol University

10:45-11:00 (break)

11:00-12:45: Panel One - Hate Speech as Political Communication

  • “Hate Speech”, “Information Operations” and “Negative Campaigning” – Three Types of Disinformation as Threats to Media Freedom in Malaysia, Myanmar and Thailand, Melania Radue, Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg
  • Political Hate Speech and Its Dimensions in Turkey: An Analysis on the Uses of Hate Speech as a Multidimensional Instrument for Power, Devrim Badamchi, SOAS
  • Hate Speech, Political Contestations, and Freedom of Expressions: the Case of Online Hate Propagation in Indonesia, Rouli Manahu, Diponegoro University Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia
  • Social Media Platforms and the Governance of Hate, Eugenia Siapera and Paloma Viejo Otero, School of Communications, Dublin City University
  • Between extreme speech & extreme suffering: The mediatisation of children in Syria’s conflict, Omar al- Ghazzi, LSE

12:45-13:30 (lunch)

13:30-14:00 - Keynote
The Dialogical Imperative of Proper Speech Acts, Professor Alison Scott-Baumann,SOAS

14:00-15:00: Panel Two – Hate speech versus Freedom of expression debates

  • Article 19 presentation
  • Ethical Journalism Network presentation
  • Hate speech as political brand, Elizabeth Riveras (IFEX):
  • Chair: Matti Pohjonen

15:00-15:15 (break)

15:15-17:00: Panel Three - Hate speech as political practice

  • Satellite Sectarianization? Pan-Arab Media Coverage of Conflict in Syria & Iraq, Jessica Watkins, LSE.
  • Hate speech in East Pakistan media’s framing of the Hindu other during the 1971 anti-liberation war in Bangladesh, Kajalie Islam, Dhaka University, Bangladesh
  • Political use of hate speech in Jordan, Aida Kaisy, SOAS
  • Covering regional conflicts in Arab News: Political Loyalties and Hate speech, Zahera Harb, City University
  • Pakistan’s control of the digital sphere through ‘blasphemy’ accusation and hate speech, Jaffer Mirza, Centre for Shi’a Studies, London
  • Semantic convergence of hate speech in Brazil, Leticia Mathues, Rio de Janeiro State University, Brazil
  • Chair: Dina Matar, SOAS


17:00-17:30: Closing keynote
Professor Annabelle Sreberny, Professor Emeritus Centre for Global Media and Communication, SOAS

17:30-18:30 Wine reception

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