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In conversation with Gabriella Coleman

Date & Time:
16:30:00 - 18:00:00,
Thursday 19 February, 2015


Professor Coleman will be chatting via Skype about the challenges of writing about Anonymous and other hacker groups.

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  • Name: Professor Gabriella Coleman
  • Affiliation: McGill University
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  • Bio: Gabriella (Biella) Coleman holds the Wolfe Chair in Scientific and Technological Literacy at McGill University. Trained as a cultural anthropologist, she researches, writes, and teaches on computer hackers and digital activism. Her new book, Hacker, Hoaxer, Whistleblower, Spy: The Many Faces of Anonymous, published by Verso, has been named to Kirkus Reviews’Best Books of 2014. You can read about the book and the research behind it in this Walrus Magazine profile. She has given numerous talks on hackers, digital activism,open source production and intellectual property law. Her publications are available here and a partial list of talks, podcasts, interviews and other media appearances are available here (