I Geomediapodden kan du lyssna på diskussioner och intervjuer med forskare, gästande föreläsare och andra inbjudna gäster om frågor som rör det växande forskningsfältet Geomedia. Alla samtal sker på engelska och samtalsledare är John Lynch, docent i medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap.
Episode 1: Mapping Geomedia Studies
In this episode, John Lynch talks with Gillian Rose of Oxford University about the central role of geography in understanding the world today and the changes in the discipline over the last few decades as new ideas have impacted its conceptual approaches. In her work, Rose is centrally concerned with the question of how the world is visualized through various media, each of which articulates something about the relationships between people and the environment.
John Lynch, Gillian Rose
Episode 2: Why Geomedia?
In this episode I talk to some of the Geomedia researchers from Karlstad University: Professor André Jansson, Professor Mekonnen Tesfahuny, Karin Fast, Lena Grip. We discuss how and why Geomedia came to be established, the theme of home and migration, and the Masters level programme in Geomedia Studies.
John Lynch, Karin Fast, Lena Grip, André Jansson, Mekonnen Tesfahuney
Episode 3: The Philosophy of Bernard Stiegler
In this podcast, I talk to Dr Ross Abbinnett about his book (The Thought of Bernard Stiegler: Capitalism, Technology and the Politics of Spirit) on the work of Bernard Stiegler and the important questions it addresses about the dangers and potentials of new media technologies.
John Lynch, Ross Abbinnett
Episode 4: Homing in Through Film: Movement, Embodiment and Dwellspace
Les Roberts from Liverpool University was a speaker at the plenary session at the Geomedia 2019 conference. Here he discusses his work in the area of anthropology, memory, and media and how he came to be part of the project to gather early amateur film recordings of the city of Liverpool in England.
John Lynch, Les Roberts
Episode 5: Homing: finding / making / destroying home?
Maren Hartmann was a keynote speaker at the Geomedia 2019 conference. Here she discusses some of the key ideas that relate to the theme of home and her research in this area.
John Lynch, Maren Hartmann
Episode 6: Film and Imaginary Territories of the Real
In this podcast I talk to the London-based Irish filmmaker Christine Molloy. Along with her partner Joe Lawlor, as the production company Desperate Optimists, they have written, directed and produced a series of short films under the name of Civic Life, two feature films, Helen (2008) and Mister John (2013) and the documentary Further Beyond (2016). They are currently working on the final stages of their new film Rose Plays Julie. Christine was invited as a plenary speaker to the Geomedia 2019 conference and a recording of this can be found via the Geomedia website as well as the Q&A session after the screening of Further Beyond.
John Lynch, Christine Molloy
Episode 7: Nature, Technology and Reclaiming a Tradition of Critical Cynicism
In this podcast I talk to Professor Sven Anders Johansson of Mid Sweden University about his research and publications in relation to climate change, political activism, and the effects of communication technologies on human relationships.
John Lynch, Sven Anders Johansson
Episode 8: Journalism Today
Today I talk to Professor Henrik Örnebring of Karlstad University about the state of journalism studies today and the challenges faced by the profession.
John Lynch, Henrik Örnebring
Episode 9: The countryside and the city
In this podcast I talk with the Swedish journalist Po Tidholm about the issues facing the countryside today and how issues of neglect and the loss of cultural influence in relation to cities is having an impact on towns and villages.
John Lynch, Po Tidholm
Episode 10: Smart Objects and Control in Digital Space
On the podcast today I talk with James Ash from Newcastle University about his research in smart technologies and the ways in which these devices change the relationship of users to objects and what implications this has in terms of agency and autonomy.
John Lynch, James Ash
EPISODE 11: INTRUSIVE MEDIA, AMBIVALENT USERS AND DIGITAL DETOX
In today’s podcast I talk to Professors Trine Syvertsen and Brita Ytre-Arne about issues arising from concerns of overuse of digital media and the strategies by which individuals seek to withdraw from the demands of ever present technologies.
John Lynch, Trine Syvertsen and Brita Ytre-Arne
EPISODE 12: AUTOMATING VISION
In the podcast I talk to Anthony McCosker and Rowan Wiken about their book Automating Vision: The Social Impact of the New Camera Consciousness.
John Lynch, Anthony McCosker and Rowan Wiken
Episode 13: Social Media and the Everyday
In the podcast I discuss with Professor Lee Humphries of Cornell University the themes and insights explored in her book: The Qualified Self: Social Media and the Accounting of Everyday Life. Drawing on a number of historical precursors from diaries to Kodak photography, Lee Humphries argues the case for approaching the practices of social media production of self as something less about narcissism and more about communication between ourselves and others through the ordinary things in life.
John Lynch and Professor Lee Humphries