▶︎ Unpacking Russian Social Media: If You Like Privacy, Tell Your Friends About It

What does the future hold for Telegram? In the last episode of the series, we discuss the importance of privacy for Telegram and what the consequences of the app’s agreement with the Russian state might be. What happens with the audience when privacy suddenly isn’t the main focus? What would

When Good Intentions Are Not Enough: The Issues Surrounding the Controversial Vote On Article 13 Of The EU Copyright Directive

Many of us have heard about Article 13 on websites like YouTube, Google and Reddit. The majority of discussion surrounding Article 13 is focused on whether or not the EU directive will curtail freedoms to share content such as memes or information. Contrary to popular belief, the EU is, fortunately,

▶︎ Anna Puzanova: Are Russian Women Out Of Control?

Are Russian women out of control? Anna Puzanova talks in Voices of UPF about how elements of Russian society reacted to the female empowerment campaigns of clothing brands like Reebok. The campaign’s most provocative slogans were received negatively by Russian feminist organisations. The ‘how’ and ‘why’ are discussed by Anna.

▶︎ Street Art And Politics

We live in complex times where people become increasingly disillusioned with political elites, neo-liberal rhetoric, and economic injustice. In response, political art is taking to the streets all over the world to express common discontent. Associated initially with youth and punk movements, street art has become an important political tool