Alumni, research

Euro 2020: could Twitter stop racist abuse before it happens?

Dr Ruth Adams of CMCI met up (online) with Dr Nicole Ferdinand, Senior Lecturer in Events Management at Oxford Brookes University, to learn more about her groundbreaking work as part of the research collective RUAIRE.  RUAIRE stands for Responsible Use of AI in Recreation and International Events, and is dedicated to using AI and other… Continue reading Euro 2020: could Twitter stop racist abuse before it happens?

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Audiences, Participation & Engagement, events

Racism as a Virus: Creative and Collective Responses to Sinophobia and Racist Discourses

Dr. Wing-Fai Leung The global coronavirus transmission has made the world a volatile place. Racist hate crimes against Chinese, East Asian and Southeast Asian descents in North America and the UK have surged. Singaporean student Jonathan Mok was beaten by a group of youths on Oxford Street, London, in February 2020, which symbolised the rising… Continue reading Racism as a Virus: Creative and Collective Responses to Sinophobia and Racist Discourses