Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS)


SPRC In conversation with Shakuntala Banaji

by Clive Nwonka and Shakuntala Banaji

Shakuntala Banaji

20 April 2022

Co-author of Social Media and HateShakuntala Banaji joins Clive Nwonka to delve into the theoretical and practical intersections of misinformation and online hate speech in contemporary societies. Shakuntala discusses online and offline activism, the intellectual source that inspired her work, and the broader question of media and communication study and its relevance for the analysis of race and racism.

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Trigger warning: reference to threat of sexual assault and violent imagery (12:45 – 13:05)

This conversation was recorded on 15th March 2022

Speakers: Clive Nwonka, Lecturer in Film, Culture and Society at UCL’s Institute of Advanced Studies  //  Shakuntala Banaji, Professor of Media, Culture and Social Change at LSE
ProducerKaissa Karhu
Editors: Amie Liebowitz and Kaissa Karhu