Critical Point of View: Videos

Posted by Nishant Shah at Apr 20, 2010 08:04 PM |
The Second event for the Critical Point of View reader on Wikipedia was held in Amsterdam, by the Institute of Network Cultures and the Centre for Internet and Society. A wide range of scholars, academics, researchers, practitioners, artists and users came together to discuss questions on design, analytics, access, education, theory, art, history and processes of knowledge production. The videos for the full event are now available for free viewing and dissemination.
These are the links to the videos of all the talks for the CPoV Conference
in Amsterdam - Enjoy!

SESSION 1 Ramon Reichert (AT)
Rethinking Wikipedia: Power, Knowledge and the Technologies of the Self Jeanette Hofmann (DE)
Wikipedia between Emancipation and Self-Regulation Mathieu O’Neil
(AU) The Critique of Law in Free Online Projects Gerard Wormser(FR)
The Knowledge Bar

SESSION 2 Joseph Reagle (USA)
Wikipedia and Encyclopedic Anxiety Charles van den Heuvel (NL)
Authoritative Annotations, Encyclopedia Universalis Mundaneum, Wikipedia
and the Stanford Encycloped Dan O’Sullivan (UK)
An Encyclopedia for the Times: Thoughts on Wikipedia from a His- torical
Perspective Alan Shapiro (USA/DE)
Gustave Flaubert Laughs at Wikipedia Discussion session 2 Encyclopedia Histories
Moderaror: Nathaniel Tkacz
Speakers: Joseph Reagle, Charles van den Heuvel, Dan O'Sullivan, Alan Shapiro

SESSION 3 Hendrik-Jan Grievink (NL)
Wiki Loves Art Scott Kildall (USA)
Wikipedia Art: Citation as Performative Act Patrick Lichty (USA)
Social Media, Cultural Scaffolds, and Molecular Hegemonies. Musings on
Anarchic Media, WIKIs, and De-territorialized Art Discussion session 3 Wiki Art
Moderator: Rachel Somers Miles
Speakers: Hendrik-Jan Grievink, Scott Kildall, Patrick Lichty

SESSION 4 Felipe Ortega (ES)
New Trends in the Evolution of Wikipedia Stuart Geiger (USA)
Bot Politics: The Domination, Subversion, and Negotiation of Code in
Wikipedia Hans Varghese Mathews (IN)
Clustering the Contributors to a Wikipedia Page Esther Weltevrede  (NL) and Erik Borra (BE/NL)
Controversy Analysis with Wikipedia Discussion session 4 Wiki Analytics
Moderator: NIshant Shah
Speakers: Felipe Ortega, Stuart Geiger, Hans Varghese Mathews, Esther
Weltevrede & Erik Borra

SESSION 5 Lawrence Liang (IN)
Wikipedia and the authority of knowledge Teemu Mikkonen (FI)
Kosovo War on Wikipedia, Tracing the Conflict and Concensus on the
Wikipedia Talk pages Andrew Famiglietti (USA)
Negotiating the Neutral Point of View: Politics and the Moral Economy of
Wikipedia Florian Cramer(DE/NL)
The German WikiWars and the limits of objectivism Discussion session 5 Designing Debate
Moderator: Caroline Nevejan
Speakers: Lawrence Liang, Teemu Mikkonen, Andrew Famiglietti, Florian Cramer

SESSION 6 Mayo Fuster Morell (IT)
Wikimedia Governance: The Role of the Wikimedia Foundation and the Form
and Geopolitics of its Internationalization Athina Karatzogianni (UK)
Wikipedia’s Impact on the Global Power-Knowledge Hierarchies Maja van der Velden (NL/NO)
When Knowledges Meet: Database Design and the Performance of Knowledge Amit Basole (IN)
Knowledge Satyagraha: Towards a People’s Knowledge Movement Discussion session 6 Global Issues and Outlooks
Moderator: Johanna Niesyto
Speakers: Mayo Fuster Morell, Athina Karatzogianni, Maja van der Velden,
Amit Basole
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Nishant Shah

Dr. Nishant Shah is the co-founder and board member of the Centre for Internet and Society in Bangalore, India, and is a professor at the Institute of Culture and Aesthetics of Digital Media at Leuphana University in Germany, and is Dean of Research at ArtEZ Graduate School, the Netherlands.