Network for Silence Studies

History

On this page you will find a list of the main activities that have taken place under the umbrella of Network for Silence studies.

DateHeadingContent
17 April 2024PresentationLois Presser: “Unsaid. Analyzing Harmful Silences”
20 March 2024PresentationLukas Mozdeika: “Lurking and Self-censorship on Social Media Sites as Silent Protest against Demands of Interactivity”
17 January 2024PresentationElisabeth Schweiger: “Silent War – Counterinsurgency and the Global Economy of Silence”
6 December 2023PresentationEjvind Hansen – “Freedom of Silence — How to Let Silence set you Free”
7 November 2023Ordinary meetingOnline meeting, discussing the activities of the network. Discussing future activities.
22 June 2023Conference panelPanel on “The challenge and promises of ‘silence’ in global politics” at the BISA 2023 Conference (arranged by Sophia Dingli).
19 April 2023Journal meetingOnline meeting, discussing how to get on with plans for journal on silence studies.
8 March 2023Literature databaseThe NSS-literaturedatabase goes live
15 December 2022WorkshopOnline workshop on the relationship between silence and absence.
2 November 2022Ordinary meetingOnline meeting, discussing the activities of the network. Discussing future activities.
20 October 2022Conference panelPanel at ECREA-2022 conference.
10 June 2022WorkshopOnline Workshop, presenting and discussing papers, work-in-progress, ideas.
31 March 2022Reading clubAnanny, Mike. ‘Presence of Absence: Exploring the Democratic Significance of Silence’.
26 November 2021Reading clubAchino-Loeb, Maria-Luisa. 2006. “Silence and the Imperatives of Identity.”
3 November 2021Ordinary meetingOnline meeting, discussing the activities of the network. Discussing furture activities.
22 October 2021Reading clubMaggie MacLure et al: Silence as Resistance to Analysis
24 September 2021Reading clubNiklas Luhmann: Speaking and Silence
23 July 2021Reading clubMargaret Montoya: Silence and Silencing
21 April 2021Ordinary meetingFirst online meeting in the network. Welcoming remarks, talk about schedules and future initiatives, etc.
8 February 2021NSS is a realityBased upon the feedback, NSS is announced to be a reality.
6 January 2021Invitations are forwardedThe first emails, inviting a group of scholars in silence studies to participate in a network.