Granta event with oD author Todd Gitlin - NY

26 August 2011

Islamophobia, the Media and Echoes of 9/11

7 September, 5 pm, Columbia Graduate School of Journalism, 2950 Broadway, New York 10027

As time passes, stories are abound to change and take on different meanings. Looking back to 9/11 and taking stock of where we are today, this discussion will explore Islamophobia, media rhetoric and how we remember 9/11. Writer, sociologist and communications scholar Todd Gitlin, Granta 116 poet and law professor Lawrence Joseph and civil rights attorney and author of Patriot Acts: Narratives of Post-9/11 Injustice Alia Malek will join Granta magazine editor John Freeman to explore this topic.

In association with South Asian Journalists Association and Voice of Witness.




Should we allow artificial intelligence to manage migration?

How is artificial intelligence being used in governing migration? What are the risks and opportunities that the emerging technology raises for both the state and the individual crossing a country’s borders?

Ryerson University’s Canada Excellence Research Chair in Migration and Integration and openDemocracy have teamed up to host this free live discussion on 15 April at 5pm UK time/12pm EDT.

Hear from:

Ana Beduschi Associate professor of law, University of Exeter

Hilary Evans Cameron Assistant professor, faculty of law, Ryerson University

Patrick McEvenue Senior director, Strategic Policy Branch, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

Chair: Lucia Nalbandian Researcher, CERC Migration, Ryerson University

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