HIIG: Why is there no Nyungar Wikipedia?
Challenges and opportunities for user-created knowledge networks in minority languages, lecture by John Hartley, Professor of Cultural Science and Director of the Centre for Culture and Technology, Curtin University (Western Australia), on Monday, 28th of January, 2013, starting at 6 p.m. at the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society, Building of the "Juristische Fakultät", Bebelplatz 1, 10117 Berlin, more
Prof. Hartley is a member of the Australian Research Council’s College of Experts, and a Fellow of the International Communication Association. He co-founded the ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation at QUT, Brisbane. Formerly Head of the School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies at Cardiff University, he is now engaged on a part-time basis there, in addition to his substantive position at Curtin University, Perth. Currently Prof. Hartley is a visiting fellow at the Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialsforschung (WZB).
The lecture – ranging from Aboriginal-language uses of the Internet to more general issues of user-created content in the creative economy – will be followed by a short talk with Dr. Jeanette Hofmann. Subsequently the floor will be open for questions, as well as to share thoughts and to reflect on the lecture together with Prof. Hartley.