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The Histories of Violence Project

In our post-9/11 age, the dominant media continue to dangerously desensitize citizens from the violence inherent in the brutal conflicts of this wartime, thus discouraging them from calling for an end to violence. Acting as an alternative form of widely accessible media, the Histories of Violence website created by Brad Evans (University of Leeds) emerges at this time as an important space of intellectual resistance to violence and to its seeming inevitability. Continue reading




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‘Kony 2012’ : Resistance in the Digital Age and the Importance of Critical Activism

“Where You Live Shouldn’t Determine Whether You Live”  Invisible Children is an activist group using digital media to make visible the abduction, torture, and military conscription of children in Central Africa. This incredible film is about the potential of youth … Continue reading




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