Manuela Caiani (Scuola Normale Superiore)
Dan Mercea (City, University of London)
Lorenzo Mosca (State University of Milan)
Donatella Della Porta, Scuola Normale Superiore, ‘Democratic Innovations from Below: Can Movement Parties Save Democracy?’
Ethan Zuckerman, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, ‘Mapping Media Ecosystems: Understanding the Structures of National Press, Social Media Ecosystems and Their Effects on Political Discourse’
This two-day symposium brings together scholars from eighteen different countries who examine the political role of social movements and movement parties in the global contemporary media landscape.