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Table of Contents:

   M/C Call for Contributors: 'joke'                                               
     "M/C - Media and Culture" <mc {AT} media-culture.org.au>                             

   CFP: "Identifying New Media," Winter 2003 special issue, Post Identity          
     "Rosemary Weatherston" <weatherr {AT} udmercy.edu>                                   

   CFP -- Critical Discourse Studies                                               
     Phil Graham <phil.graham {AT} mailbox.uq.edu.au>                                     

   CFP: E-Democracy - Technology, Law and Politics                                 
     Robert Krimmer <nettime {AT} newsletter.krimmer.at>                                  

   broadcasting Konstantin Wecker live                                             
     "geert lovink" <geert {AT} xs4all.nl>                                                

   M/C: 'logo' issue now available                                                 
     "M/C - Media and Culture" <mc {AT} media-culture.org.au>                             

   >|< pause and play / exhibition  (fwd)                                          
     jan hendrik brueggemeier <brueggem {AT} fossi.uni-weimar.de>                         

   Iconic-Turn Live-Streaming morgen, Donnerstag 03.07.03, um 19:00 Uhr            
     "Katja Heckes" <katja.heckes {AT} imk.fraunhofer.de>                                 

   InfoTechWarPeace posts interesting "intervention" on "technologies of empathy"  
     telephag <me {AT} telephag.nu>                                                       

   AVM News July 2003                                                              
     "A Virtual Memorial" <agricola-w {AT} netcologne.de>                                 

   launch                                                                          
     "drivedrive.com" <office {AT} drivedrive.com>                                        

   Note on Evian and the organisation of the movement                              
     "Steffen Bohm" <s.g.bohm {AT} warwick.ac.uk>                                         

   306090 06> Call for submissions                                                 
     "Jeremi Sudol" <jeremi {AT} ijijij.com>                                              



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Date: Sat, 28 Jun 2003 12:22:56 +1000
From: "M/C - Media and Culture" <mc {AT} media-culture.org.au>
Subject: M/C Call for Contributors: 'joke'

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 26 June 2003

                          M/C - Media and Culture
            is calling for contributors to the 'joke' issue of

                                M/C Journal
                   http://journal.media-culture.org.au/

The award-winning M/C Journal is looking for new contributors. M/C is a
crossover journal between the popular and the academic, and a blind- and
peer-reviewed journal.

To see what M/C Journal is all about, check out our Website, which contains
all the issues released so far, at <http://www.media-culture.org.au/>. To
find out how and in what format to contribute your work, visit
<http://www.media-culture.org.au/submission.html>. 

     Call for Papers: 'joke' - edited by Paul Denvir & E. Sean Rintel

It has been argued that jokes produce arousal in social beings because they
represent a rupture in, or a temporary subversion of, the routine character
of social life. Laughter, it is further argued, is a spontaneous
physiological response to the violation of deeply embedded expectations
about 'what kind of thing should be happening here.' If this is true, then
we may further argue that an examination of jokes, as apparent breaches of
a known-in-common social order, can tell us much about that very social
order. If we examine jokes, will we find that there is always some kind of
cultural expectation being poked and prodded?  And why should we enjoy this
so much? Perhaps jokes provide us with morally, politically, or
interactionally safe ways to express our relationship with the restrictions
that any kind of order - even the order we voluntarily produce and
reproduce - will inexorably impose?

We may also wonder what it is that social beings actually and practically
do with jokes. Whatever jokes may 'mean' in the philosophical sense, it is
hard to ignore the fact that jokes, whether in everyday social life, in
films, or on stage at the Improv, are produced in situ by social actors in
particular times and places for the consumption of other social actors in
particular times and places. We need to know more about what jokes do for
tellers and recipients as they jointly produce an intelligible social
order. Contributors are invited to discuss potential contributions with
either editor via the issue's email address and encouraged to submit well
in advance of the due date.

M/C Journal was founded (as "M/C - A Journal of Media and Culture") in 1998
as a place of public intellectualism analysing and critiquing the meeting
of media and culture. Contributors are directed to past issues of M/C
Journal for examples of style and content, and to the submissions page for
comprehensive article submission guidelines. M/C Journal articles are blind
peer-reviewed.

deadline for submissions: 18 August 2003
article length: 1000-1500 words

for more info - joke {AT} journal.media-culture.org.au

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2003 M/C Journal Issue Deadlines

'joke'    editors: Paul Denvir & E. Sean Rintel
          joke {AT} journal.media-culture.org.au
          article deadline: 18 August 2003
          release date: 8 October 2003

'text'    editor: Catriona Mills & Matt Soar
          text {AT} journal.media-culture.org.au
          article deadline: 13 October 2003
          release date: 3 December 2003

2004 issue topics and deadlines to be announced shortly!

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M/C Journal is online at <http://journal.media-culture.org.au/>.
All issues of M/C Journal on various topics are available there.
- ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
M/C Reviews is now available at <http://reviews.media-culture.org.au/>.
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end

                                            Dr Axel Bruns

- -- 
Supervising Production Manager           production {AT} media-culture.org.au
M/C - Media and Culture                 http://www.media-culture.org.au/




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Date: Mon, 30 Jun 2003 08:46:38 -0400
From: "Rosemary Weatherston" <weatherr {AT} udmercy.edu>
Subject: CFP: "Identifying New Media," Winter 2003 special issue, Post Identity

Post Identity, a national, fully-refereed journal of the humanities, publishes
scholarship that problematizes the narratives underlying individual, social, and
cultural identity formations; that investigates the relationship between
identity formations and texts; and that argues how such formations can be
challenged.

Increasingly we, our contributors, and our readers are finding that the most
powerful of these cultural formations and their most provocative critical
challenges are combining text, images, and sound: we use to watch films; we now
consume DVD assemblages of multiple cuts, interviews, and games. We use to only
print our work; we are now publishing web sites that embed that work in
multimedia settings. 

In response to these cultural and disciplinary changes, Post Identity has
partnered with the University of Michigan’s Scholarly Publishing Office to
transform itself into an audio-, graphic-, and video-enhanced web-based journal
that can make available the new forms and subjects of contemporary critiques of
identity, as well as more traditional text-based scholarship. 

The theme for our Winter 2003 special issue is “Identifying New Media.” We are
looking for submissions that theorize how new media forms (DVDs; e-books;
Internet blogs, digital archives, interactive gaming; etc.) are changing
cultural and academic understandings of identity and authorship, and/or how new
media might provide models for new forms of scholarship. We especially are
interested in experimental work that performs its theory, such as essays or
projects that offer alternative models to the standard academic essay. We are
interested in the relationship between the form and content of academic
discourse, and the ways in which this discourse might evolve in light of the new
media scene. 

We invite the immediate submission of 300-word abstracts of essays and other
academic projects on this theme. We encourage submissions from a variety of
theoretical perspectives and from all disciplines for which the critique of
identity is of vital and central concern. Final essays/projects should fall
within the range of 3,000 to 10,000 words and will be due September 30, 2003. 

Please submit abstracts to Professor Rosemary Weatherston at
weatherr {AT} udmercy.edu. Past print issues of Post Identity are available until
September 2003 at http://liberalarts.udmercy.edu/pi/. The new web-based format
of PI is under construction at http://www.hti.umich.edu/p/postid/.

Editorial Board

Houston A. Baker, Jr. • M. Keith Booker • Sung-sheng Yvonne Chang • Benjamin
Click • Anne DeWindt • Edwin DeWindt • S. E. Gontarski • Arnold Krupat • Luis
Leal • Wayne Lesser • Paul Lorenz • Lev Manovich • Carla Mulford • Judith Roof •
Werner Sollors • Molly Abel Travis • James D. Wallace • Jeffrey A. Weinstock •
Christina Zwarg


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Date: Tue, 01 Jul 2003 00:08:30 +1000
From: Phil Graham <phil.graham {AT} mailbox.uq.edu.au>
Subject: CFP -- Critical Discourse Studies

Dear All,
Please distribute widely.
Best regards,
Phil

**********************

Call for Papers

Critical Discourse Studies: An interdisciplinary journal for the social 
sciences
A Routlegde Journal -- New for 2004
http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/17405904.asp

Editors:
Norman Fairclough, Lancaster University, UK
Phil Graham, University of Queensland, Australia
Jay Lemke, University of Michigan, USA
Ruth Wodak, University of Vienna, Austria

Authors are invited to submit papers for publication in Critical discourse 
Studies, a peer-reviewed international journal published by 
Routledge-Taylor & Francis.

Critical Discourse Studies is an interdisciplinary journal for the social 
sciences. Its primary aim is to publish critical research that advances our 
understanding of how discourse figures in social processes, social 
structures, and social change.

The journal has been established in response to the proliferation of 
critical discourse studies across the social sciences and humanities. We 
will consider for publication papers that meet the needs of scholars in 
diverse disciplines and areas of study which develop critical perspectives 
on the relationship between discourse and social dynamics.

Relevant areas and disciplines include, but are not limited to:
anthropology
communication
cultural studies
education
ethnic studies
gender studies
geography
history
legal studies
linguistics
literary studies
management studies
media studies
migration studies
philosophy
political economy
political science
psychology
sociology
technology studies
urban studies

The ediitors also welcome papers which connect critical academic research 
with practical concerns and agendas, including those of activist and 
grassroots political movements.

The scope of critical discourse studies is not limited to linguistic 
studies, or articles that are primarily empirical or analytical. Critical 
examination of non-linguistic phenomena that take a significant discourse 
orientation, as well as theoretical and methodological papers that advance 
critical understandings of discursive phenomena, are welcomed.

Recognising the diversity, depth, and history of scholarship in the growth 
of critical discourse studies, no particular theoretical, disciplinary, or 
methodological "schools" or paradigms will be privileged over others in the 
selection of papers for publication. The primary criteria for publication 
are originality, scholarly rigor, coherence of argument, relevance and 
timeliness of research.

Critical Discourse Studies encourages contributions from both new and 
established scholars. The journal recognises that the new and rapidly 
changing social relations of the current age call for new approaches and 
new understandings that bridge disciplinary and cultural boundaries. 
Therefore the editors strongly encourage the submission of papers that help 
us achieve these aims.

Critical Discourse Studies aims to be accessible. It aims for papers that 
are written clearly, explain key terms and concepts in an accessible way 
for readers at many levels, and recognise the needs and interests of its 
diverse community of readers.

For further information, or to submit manuscripts, email 
editorial {AT} cds-web.net .

Further information, including notes for authors, is available at the 
Routledge-Taylor and Francis Critical Discourse Studies webpage: 
http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/17405904.asp.

International Advisory Board

John Armitage - Northumbria University, UK
Henrik Bang - University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Michael Billig - Loughborough University, UK
David Boje - New Mexico State University, USA
Dominic Boyer - Cornell University, USA
Carmen Caldas-Coulthard - University of Birmingham, UK
Eve Chiapello - HEC Grand Ecole, France
Paul Chilton - University of East Anglia, UK
Lilie Chouliaraki - University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Mike Cole - UCSD, USA
David Cromwell - Southampton Oceanography Centre, UK
Robert de Beaugrande - Universidade Federal da Paraíba, Brazil
Konrad Ehlich - Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Germany
Yrjo Engestrom - University of Helsinki, Finland
Susan Gal - University of Chicago, USA
Annette Hastings - University of Glasgow, USA
Rick Iedema - University of New South Wales, Australia
Bob Jessop - Lancaster University, UK
Douglas Kellner - UCLA, USA
Helga Kotthoff - Pädagogische Hochschule Freiburg, Germany
Robin Lakoff - Berkeley, USA
Colin Lankshear - University of Ballarat, Australia
Angel Lin - City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Allan Luke - National Institute of Education, Singapore
Izabel Magalhaes - Universidade de Brasilia, Brazil
Bernard McKenna - University of Queensland, Australia
John O'Neill - Lancaster University, UK
Ernesto Laclau - University of Essex, UK
Bruno Latour - Ecole des Mines de Paris, France
Mark Poster - UC Irvine, USA
Luisa Martin Rojo - Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain
Carlo Ruzza - University of Essex, UK
Ron Scollon - Georgetown University, USA
Roger Silverstone - London School of Economics, UK
Glenn Stillar - University of Waterloo, Canada
Adam Tickell - University of Bristol, UK
Teun van Dijk - Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain
Theo van Leeuwen - University of Cardiff, UK
Karl Weick - University of Michigan Business School, USA
James Wertsch - Washington University in St Louis, USA
Stanton E. F. Wortham - University of Pennsylvania, USA



......................................................................................................
Opinions expressed in this email are my own unless otherwise stated.
If you have received this in error, please ignore and delete it.
Phil Graham
Senior Lecturer
UQ Business School
www.philgraham.net
www.cds-web.net
......................................................................................................


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Date: Mon, 30 Jun 2003 20:25:18 +0200
From: Robert Krimmer <nettime {AT} newsletter.krimmer.at>
Subject: CFP: E-Democracy - Technology, Law and Politics


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                              Call for Contributions

                    E-Democracy: Technology, Law and Politics

                     Report of the working group E-Democracy
               Forum e-Government of the Austrian Computer Society
(OCG)

Content: Numerous applications use the Internet for business and
administrative transactions. The question remains, however, how the
Internet can be used for the support of democratic decision making and
citizen participation ("e-democracy"). In order to achieve this,
technical challenges have to be solved; however, also legal and
political aspects have to addressed. 

The OCG working group e-democracy was founded in autumn 2002 and
addresses e-democracy in its entirety. The aim of this proceedings
volume is to summarize the current state of the discussion not only in
Austria, but also on the development of e-democracy on an
international scale. 

This call for contributions addresses mainly the presenters in the
course of the working group but contributions from all researchers and
practitioners in the field of e-democracy are welcome. Contributions
may specialize in the fields of IT-related issues, legal, political or
sociological aspects of e-democracy. Both theoretical research,
comparative studies and case study reports are welcome. 

Publication: The volume will be published in the series OCG/Forum
e-Government.

Editors: Prof. Alexander Prosser, Mag. Robert Krimmer 
The members of the working group serve as review board. 
Language of contributions: German or English 

Kind of contribution: Either a Full Paper (4.-5.000 words) or a Short
Note (1.500 words) shall be submitted. 

Important Dates: 

31st July 2003: Deadline for submitting extended abstracts (500 words)

20th August 2003: Author Notification of Acceptance 
30th September 2003: Submission of camera-ready papers 

The proceedings volume will be presented during the OCG AT21
conference in Vienna (18th November 2003) and Graz (4th December 2003)
to the general public (AT21 dates are subject to change).

Upload and Submission details are available at
http://e-voting.at/proceedings.


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Date: Mon, 23 Jun 2003 09:45:28 +1000
From: "geert lovink" <geert {AT} xs4all.nl>
Subject: broadcasting Konstantin Wecker live

From: "david herzog" <dah {AT} jura.uni-muenchen.de>
Sent: Monday, June 23, 2003 9:42 AM
Subject: broadcasting Konstantin Wecker live

[radio_interfunk] broadcastet now for a month...
everything´s like in <hoerzu - oder stirb>...
now broadcasting live <Konstantin Wecker -
Tobe, zuerne, misch dich ein> a livereading from
http://club-voltaire-muc.de in cooperation with
http://kriegste.de/interfunk

Tommorow, Monday, June 23th, 20.00 MEZ
Konstantin Wecker will read live in
[radio_interfunk] from his new book:
Tobe, zuerne, misch dich ein!
published in Eulenspiegel Verlag.

Konstantin Wecker will firstly show his
book to the public within Club Voltaire
Muenchen, which is a now nearby one year
running cultural project in munich in
one of it´s eldest pubs called Fraun-
hofer Wirtshaus.

[radio_interfunk] will cooperate tomorrow
evening with Club Volt. for a real live
audio broadcasting via shoutcast.com using
mp3 format, althouh we know about ogg.

________________________________________________
You can visit our livestream directly from:

- - http://kriegste.de/interfunk
- - http://club-voltaire-muc.de/./2003/juni23.htm

or directly using:
http://kriegste.no-ip.org:8457/listen.pls

only live:
Monday, June 23th 2003, from 20.00 MEZ
________________________________________________


After two years of broadcasting recorded files and
liveradio since may, 11th 2003 we can say that all
of those stories from "hoerzu - oder stirb", written
by Geert Lovink in 1996, translated by Axel Diederich
to german and livebroadcasted on our opening-event
on may 11th [ http://kriegste.de/interfunk/hoerzu.htm ]

Yes, we will go on with those things definetely, there
is so much fun we get out of this. Now also Bauhaus
University Weimar with Ralf Homann wants to give support.

We are waiting for You so much, please visit their site
on http://radiostudio.org .

That s it so far,

no one is illegal,
Glueck + Freiheit,
___
dah

|david herzog
|++49 [0]89  33 57 12
|++49 [0]179 612 96 31
|hohenzollernstr. 56 /rgb
|80801 muenchen - deutschland




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Date: Wed, 2 Jul 2003 09:39:13 +1000
From: "M/C - Media and Culture" <mc {AT} media-culture.org.au>
Subject: M/C: 'logo' issue now available

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 2 July 2003

                         M/C - Media and Culture
    is proud to present issue three in volume six of the award-winning

                               M/C Journal
                  http://journal.media-culture.org.au/

              'logo' - Edited by John Pace & Jason A. Wilson

Ever since the printing press gave us the logotype (or since even earlier,
when chattels and communiqués carried the owner's specific 'brand') symbols
have been created to condense ideas and functions of ownership,
advertisement, distinction and desire. In concert with the rise and
proliferation of capitalism, the logo gained importance, to the point where
contemporary western capital is primarily concerned with symbolic
production. From a simple distinguishing mark, to seductive enticement, the
logo now rides shotgun on the interface of contemporary capitalism.

The prominence of the contemporary logo is evidenced by the attention given
it in schools of management, design and cultural studies, by the feverish
corporate work attendant upon brand maintenance, and not least by the
recent focus by anti-capitalist movements on the logo as a ready symbol,
and startling vulnerability, in the edifice of corporate capitalism. Naomi
Klein's No Logo, a publishing sensation in 2000, gave a popular account of
(and manifesto for) activism that focuses on the brand-driven
multinational; groups like Adbusters modify advertisements to critical
ends; boycotts and actions target particular logo-dependent corporations.

More recently, though, the "logo-centric" approach embodied in such
critiques and actions has been questioned for its effectiveness, and the
quality of its analyses. It's not only other activists wondering whether
all this reduces to a form of consumer sovereignty-style activism, but
others who want to proclaim the aesthetic value and efficacy of the logo as
a lubricant of flows and exchange. Is logo-based activism the new left-
puritanism? Is it too unsystematic a critique to make real changes? Or is
it the last, best chance to rally critique against an increasingly
pervasive and dromocratic form of capital? Is the logo the brain-candy of
consumerism, or the latest refinement of communicative (t)arts?

The articles in this issue address a wide range of these issues. We invite
you to explore the views of our contributors!

  Feature Article
"Toywars"
McKenzie Wark's feature article tells the story of etoy, the Swiss
collective who through fortuity and their own taste for refusal were thrown
into a confrontation with one of the brightest rising corporate stars of
the e-commerce boom. 

  Articles
"An Interview with the Makers of Value-Added Cinema"
by Danni Zuvela

"Jamming at Work"
by Susie Khamis

"The Yes Men"
by John Pace 

"Leggo My Logos: The Branding of Human Culture"
by Douglas Rushkoff 

“What Fucked Version of Hello Kitty Are You?”
by Lucy Nicholas 

"Postmodern Puma"
by Andrew D. Grainger and David L. Andrews 

"Engaging Media Spectacle"
by Douglas Kellner 

"On the Relentless Logic of the Logo-Sign"
by Hélène Frichot 

"Creative Industries and the Limits of Critique from Within"
by Ned Rossiter 

"The Academic Logo"
by Jeremy Hunsinger 

"Post-Logo"
by Craig Bellamy 

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2003 M/C Journal Issue Deadlines

'joke' 
editors: Paul Denvir & E. Sean Rintel
joke {AT} journal.media-culture.org.au
article deadline: 18 August 2003
release date: 8 October 2003

'text' 
editor: Catriona Mills
text {AT} journal.media-culture.org.au
article deadline: 13 October 2003
release date: 3 December 2003


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M/C Journal 6.3 is now online: <http://journal.media-culture.org.au/>.
Previous issues of M/C Journal on various topics are also still available.
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M/C Reviews is now available at <http://reviews.media-culture.org.au/>.
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All contributors are available for media contacts: mc {AT} media-culture.org.au.
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end

                                                 Dr Axel Bruns

- -- 
Supervising Production Manager            production {AT} media-culture.org.au
M/C - Media and Culture                  http://www.media-culture.org.au/




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Date: Tue, 1 Jul 2003 23:41:32 +0200 (MET DST)
From: jan hendrik brueggemeier <brueggem {AT} fossi.uni-weimar.de>
Subject: >|< pause and play / exhibition  (fwd)

>|< pause and play
03.07.03 - 18.07.03, mondays - fridays, 
10:00 - 22:00 CET Marienstrasse 18, 99421 Weimar

http://pingfm.org/pauseandplay
http://pingfm.org/history

>|< pause and play
pingfm is microscoping and focussing on the idiosyncratic aesthetic of
streamed video in low bandwidth. out of our data-flooded archive of more
than 2 years service and over 300 hrs of audio/video webcasts we have
choosen 35 video-stills to be presented in the staircase of the so called
M18 accompanied by nine old-GDR RFT-TV-sets placed in the center of the
staircase showing the orignal webcasted sequences.
    
webcasting or streaming is the live-transmission of audio/video via the
internet. to transmit and receive audio/video-data in low bandwidth as
well, one needs the smallest possible traffic-volume to be accessible. to
be like that the audio/video data has to undergo strong compression, which
causes a clearly noticeable and a strong deforming effect on the video.
this effect caused by real-time compressing and encoding of data varies
its progression in time and its intensity. the members of pingfm have been
working with this aspect ever since.

pingfm.org is an internetbased platform for audio/video experiments.
pingfm is member of the independet webcast-station Dfm rtv International
[dfm.nu] and the experimental radio department bauhaus university
[http://radiostudio.org] 

- -- 
..........pingfm.....141.54.160. 48 .... ...  ..  .   .   

live audio/video, every sunday from 20:00 CET

at http://pingfm.org, irc-net-chat: #pingfm



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Date: Wed, 2 Jul 2003 16:30:03 +0200
From: "Katja Heckes" <katja.heckes {AT} imk.fraunhofer.de>
Subject: Iconic-Turn Live-Streaming morgen, Donnerstag 03.07.03, um 19:00 Uhr

[english version below]

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Iconic-Turn Live-Streaming morgen, Donnerstag 03.07.03, um 19:00 Uhr
 ================================================================- 

"Das Unsichtbare sichtbar machen - Nanowissenschaft als
Schlüsseltechnologie des 21. Jahrhunderts" 
Vortrag in Deutsch von Wolfgang Heckl 
Professor für Nanotechnologie, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Moderation: Ranga Yogeshwar, Wissenschaftsjournalismus, WDR, Köln

Der Vortrag findet im Rahmen der Reihe ICONIC TURN in der Aula der
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in München statt und wird von
netzspannung.org wieder live ins Internet gestreamt.

Sehen und hören können sie ihn morgen ab 19:00 Uhr vor Ort oder live
unter: http://netzspannung.org/media-library/iconic-turn/

Im Anschluss wird der Vortrag auf netzspannung.org archiviert und ist
jederzeit abrufbar: http://netzspannung.org/media-library/

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Die Vortragsreihe ICONIC TURN wird veranstaltet von der Burda Akademie
zum Dritten Jahrtausend in Zusammenarbeit mit dem
Humanwissenschaftlichen Zentrum der Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität
München und in Kooperation mit netzspannung.org, der Internetplattform
für Medienkunst, Mediengestaltung, Wissenschaft und Technologie.
http://www.iconic-turn.de/

netzspannung.org ist eine non-profit Internetplattform. Sie dient der
Kommunikation zwischen Medienkunst, Mediengestaltung, Wissenschaft und
Technologie. Initiiert und entwickelt wurde sie am MARS-Exploratory
Media Lab des Fraunhofer-Instituts für Medienkommunikation.
netzspannung.org wird gefördert vom Bundesministerium für Bildung und
Forschung. http://netzspannung.org
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[english version]

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Iconic-Turn Live-Streaming Tomorrow, 3 July 2003, at 7 p.m. 
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"Das Unsichtbare sichtbar machen - Nanowissenschaft als
Schlüsseltechnologie des 21. Jahrhunderts" 
Lecture in German by Wolfgang Heckl 
Professor for Nanotechnology, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Presenter: Ranga Yogeshwar, Wissenschaftsjournalismus, WDR, Köln

The lecture takes place in the context of the ICONIC TURN series and
will be held in the auditorium (Aula) of the Ludwig-Maximilians
Universität, Munich, will be streamed live on the Internet by
netzspannung.org.

Watch the lecture tomorrow at 7pm on-site or live online:
http://netzspannung.org/media-library/iconic-turn/

After the live stream the lecture will be archived and can then be
accessed at: http://netzspannung.org/media-library/

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The lecture is part of the ICONIC TURN series, which is organized by the
Burda Akademie zum Dritten Jahrtausend (Burda Academy of the third
millenium) in collaboration with the Humanwissenschaftlichen Zentrum of
Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich, in co-operation with
netzspannung.org, the internet platform for media art, media design,
science and technology. http://www.iconic-turn.de/

netzspannung.org is a non-profit internet platform, serving as a
multi-disciplinary link between media art and media design, science and
technology. netzspannung.org was conceived and developed by the
MARS-Exploratory Media Lab of the Fraunhofer Institute for Media
Communication and is supported by the Bundesministerium für Bildung und
Forschung (Ministry of Education and Research). 
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Date: Mon, 30 Jun 2003 14:56:43 -0400
From: telephag <me {AT} telephag.nu>
Subject: InfoTechWarPeace posts interesting "intervention" on "technologies of empathy"

Hey all,

http://www.infopeace.org/911

Found this really interesting project InfoTechWarPeace that just did 
this feature on what they call "Technologies of Empathy" or 
"technologies that promote communication, understanding, and empathy." 
Seems like a kind of new and interesting idea. Apparently they've been 
at this for a couple years and this feature has video commentary from 
Geert Lovink (see him on <nettime> a lot), so they've got some cred.

Definitely check out the video clips and some of the essays posted. 
They also have a listserv that I joined. 
http://www.infopeace.org/subpage.cfm?targetpage=loop

vty,

John List


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Date: Fri, 4 Jul 2003 08:53:28 +0200
From: "A Virtual Memorial" <agricola-w {AT} netcologne.de>
Subject: AVM News July 2003

A Virtual Memorial -
Memorial Project against the Forgetting and for Humanity
www.a-virtual-memorial.org
New Media art project by Agricola de Cologne
******************************************************
Table of Contents:
a) News
b) Features of the month July 2003
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News in July:

a) The new festival environment of A Virtual Memorial
[R]-[R]-[F] Festival www.newmediafest.org/rrf/
launches Version 1.0 on occasion of the participation
Interactiva'03 - Biennale for New Media Art at
Museum of Contemporary Art Merida/Yucatan (Mexico)
11 July - 28 September 2003

b)
Version 7.1 of Violence Online Festival
www.newmediafest.org/violence/
affiliated with A Virtual Memorial
participates in Web Biennial 2003 - Istanbul Museum (Turkey)
www.webbiennial.org


c) The work:
Urban.early sunday morning_raw
http://www.nmartproject.net/agricola/mpc/volume6/urban.html
(originating from A Virtual Memorial)
participates in Film  and New Media Festival Lancaster (UK) 11-13 July
www.folly.co.uk

and
New Forms Festival Vancouver /Canada
30 July - 2 August
www.newformfestival.com

and still participates in the exhibition "cinemania(c) at Galerija ULUPUH
Zagreb/Croatia

c) Agricola's "Book of Violence" participates in
"Wandering Library Project" curated by Doron Pollak
at 50th Venice Biennale.

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New month - new subject
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c) ***Features of the Month

Selected Memorial Days in July

2003 International Year of Fresh Water

02 July 1976 - re-unification of North and South Vietnam
11 July 2003 - World Population Day
20 July 1944 - would-be assassination of Graf Stauffenberg against Hitler
21 July 1964 -Neil Armstrong enters the moon as first human being


*The Features of the Month are monthly changing
collections of multimedia works and links which form in the
totality of the composition an artwork of theirown
to be created on a webpage of theirown
within the Memorial project.*
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Features of the Month July 2003

Subject of the Month: Identity - dogma or experiment?

Roots 1
 Artist of the Month:: Alejandro Jaimes-Larrarte
Roots 2: Mirror at the bottom - artists portraiting themselves
Roots 3 : Graffiti-Fields of Identity
Roots 4: Gender Identity
Roots 5: Subjective Identity
Roots 6: Objective Identity
Roots 7: Loss of Identity
Roots 8: Identity of Art
Roots 9: Multiple Identitiy
Roots 10: [dis]tortion_projected



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Until the next time
all the best,

Wilfried Agricola de Cologne
info {AT} a-virtual-memorial.org
www.a-irtual-memorial.org
Memorial project against the Forgetting and for Humanity -
ongoing New Media art project by Agricola de Cologne
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Date: Fri, 04 Jul 2003 23:36:02 -0700
From: "drivedrive.com" <office {AT} drivedrive.com>
Subject: launch

_______________________
a drivedrive com transmission

3 new projects

Trong Gia Nguyen - The Diabolical
TGN2003 - Dubya Says
Moritz Gaede - Theatrum Mundi: 911

http://drivedrive.com


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Date: Sun, 29 Jun 2003 18:35:58 +0100
From: "Steffen Bohm" <s.g.bohm {AT} warwick.ac.uk>
Subject: Note on Evian and the organisation of the movement

Dear all,

Some of you might be interested in Max Watson's recent note on Evian and
the organisation of the movement. It has just appeared in the journal
'ephemera' (www.ephemeraweb.org) - see issue 3(2)

Best,
Steffen

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Where Do We Go From Here? Notes on the Anti-Capitalist Movement After
Evian 
Max Watson

Abstract:
At the end of May this year, the G8 leaders of the world met in Evian,
France, and the European anti-capitalist movement met at the same time
to protest against their world of war, imperialism, third world debt and
famine. The protestors gathered in Geneva and Annemasse, as the 30km red
zone around Evian made entrance into the town impossible for all but the
delegates of the richest nations on earth. After joining the protests
and some of the debates in Geneva, I would like to take the opportunity
of this note to report back on some developments from the Evian
protests, and introduce some of the questions and issues of organisation
faced by the anti-capitalist movement. The Evian anti-G8 protests were
an opportunity to bring together the European social movements, the
anti-capitalist movement, and the anti-war movements. The coming
together of the European Social Forums in Florence last year made the
anti-war movement truly international. What exactly is the relationship
between the anti-war movements and the social forums? How are they to
develop, locally and nationally, in the UK? What need is there for such
organisation? And on what level are the social forums actually creating
alternative democratic assemblies to the G8 World leaders of
imperialism?


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Date: Sat, 28 Jun 2003 18:43:37 -0400
From: "Jeremi Sudol" <jeremi {AT} ijijij.com>
Subject: 306090 06> Call for submissions



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Call for works:

Our territorial and occupational processes are increasingly negotiated
through mobile communication methods and information technologies. Systems
of communication, data and material distribution (newscasts, fashion
trends, freight shipping, peer-to-peer file sharing software) create their
own unique infrastructures and inform existing exchange structures.
Newscasts, for example, require and affect events reported as well as the
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Thresholds, transitions and discontinuities embedded in this dynamic of
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processes to strategically discharge immanent manifestations of matter
and information.

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infrastructures across diverse spatial and temporal scales are redefining
themselves as shifting, modulating entities via the use of new
technologies.


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