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Media@McGill sending delegation to World Social Forum

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Media@McGill is supporting its first delegation to the annual World Social Forum (WSF), which takes place this year in Tunis, Tunisia from March 22 to 28, 2015.
Faculty liaison for the delegation and Media@McGill member, Professor Becky Lentz
Delegation members traveling to Tunis
Media@McGill Project Administrator, Sophie Toupin
Stéphane Couture, SSHRC postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Art History and Communication Studies
Gretchen King, PhD candidate, Art History and Communication Studies
Delegates will participate in a variety of activities, including the 4th World Forum on Free Media (WFFM), and a preparatory meeting for an Internet Social Forum (ISF).
Additional support is being provided by the Beaverbrook Chair in Ethics, Media and Communications; the Canada Research Chair in Technology and Citizenship; and the McGill Institute for the Study of International Development (ISID)