• Participation by invitation only

Public Time and Media Temporalities in an Age of Acceleration: A Research Workshop of the Israel Science Foundation

IDI is hosting a research workshop of the Israeli Science Foundation to examine digital technologies and the future of media.

Program Chairs: Keren Tenenboim-Weinblatt, Hebrew University and Motti Neiger, Netanya Academic College 

This event will take place at the Israel Democracy Institute, 4 Pinsker Street, Jerusalem


9:30-11:00 – Young Scholars Panel

After the death ye shall be holy: Analysis of Media Coverage of the Death of Controversial Public Figures
Moran Avital, Hebrew University, Dept. of Communication and Journalism

Between Time, Media and Collective Past: The Holocaust Discourse in the Israeli Arabic Press
Asfahan Bahaloul, Hebrew University, Dept. of Jewish History and Contemporary Jewry 

Precise Timekeeping and War
Yvgeny Yanovsky, Hebrew University, Dept. of International Relations

Ancient Sounds in Modern Technology: Media Archaeology of Early Hebrew Sound Recordings
Ido Ramati, Hebrew University, Dept. of Communication and Journalism

Chair: Neta Kligler Vilenchik, Assistant Professor, Hebrew University, Dept. of Communication and Journalism

11:00 – Coffee break

11:15-12:45 – Digital Technologies and the Future

 Anticipation Infrastructures: Tracing the Networked Technologies and Practices of Future News
Mike Ananny, University of Southern California

The Digital Future of Traumatic Past: Virtual Testimony
Amit Pinchevski, Hebrew University

Back to the Future: Internet Memes as Prospective Photography
Limor Shifman, Hebrew University

Chair: Idit Manosevitch, Faculty Member, Netanya Academic College, School of Communication

12:45 – Lunch

1:15-2:15 – Closing Address

Greetings: Tehilla Shwartz Altshuler, The Israel Democracy Institute

Democracy as a Slow Government Movement
Michael Schudson, Columbia University

Chair: Motti Neiger, Dean of the School of Communication, Netanya Academic College

14:15 – Coffee break

14:30-16:00 – Closing Session: Conclusion and Future Agenda