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Lamia Kosovic

Lamia Kosovic is an instructional designer and lecturer in Gender Studies and Communication Arts. She did her PhD studies in Philosophy of Communication Arts at the European Graduate School, and got her masters in Digital Media Studies at New School, NYC. She has worked as a writer on technology, as a student advisor, gender consultant, and graphic designer. She published a book "Re-imag(in)ing of the Posthuman" along with few other philosophical articles related to media and graphic arts. Lamia is a war survivor, a refugee survivor and a nomad. Now, she is actively looking for job while living in the States with her daughter. Love hanging in the mountains, on the rivers, oceans and coasts, love traveling and discovering new places.

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V for Vale: 10 year journey of TBTT! Campaign in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Posted Lun 14 Nov 2016 - 16:38 | 5,692 views
Vale Pellizzer looks back at the 10 year journey of the TBTT campaign in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The campaign has taken various shapes in the complicated realities and social dynamics of this country. The fresh and young design of the campaign promised a new hope for reclaiming your agency for women and gender non-conforming people. In this interview Vale talks about the complexities of...

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Deep Lab creative inquiry: Interview with Addie Wagenknecht

Posted Jue 3 Dic 2015 - 09:45 | 3,820 views
Recently, Addie Wagenknecht, the Frank-Ratchye STUDIO for Creative Inquire Fellow, organised a congress of cyberfeminist researchers to examine how themes of privacy, security, surveillance, anonymity, and large-scale data aggregation are problematised in the arts, culture and society. In the following interview, Lamia Kosovic speaks to Addie about Deep Lab's initial research, the congress,...

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Restraining alternative sexual practices – Thailand's new Dangerous Behaviours bill

Posted Jue 12 Nov 2015 - 16:00 | 5,088 views
Thaweeporn Kummetha is an active journalist and blogger and works for the Thai Netizen Network. She wrote on cyber sexuality in Thailand, and the use of the internet in the sex trade in that country. Kummetha was interviewed by Lamia Kosovic, who is a lecturer at the Gender and Women’s Studies Department at SUNY Plattsburgh in New York, and an instructional designer at University of Maryland.

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From fake accounts to harassing phone calls: talking about technology-related violence against women in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Posted Vie 4 Sep 2015 - 14:34 | 4,090 views
Bosnia and Herzegovina was one of seven countries covered by APC's research project “End Violence: Women's rights and safety online”. The research in BIH was done in association with One World Platform for Southeast Europe (OWPSEE). The report uses three in-depth case studies to assess legal instruments, corporate policies, and women’s access to justice. Here, writer Lamia Kosovic speaks to two...

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Desde cuentas falsas hasta acoso telefónico: Violencia contra las mujeres relacionada con la tecnología en Bosnia y Herzegovina

Posted Mar 21 Jul 2015 - 15:34 | 1,921 views
Bosnia y Herzegovina fue uno de los siete países cubiertos en el proyecto de investigación de APC “Basta de violencia: derechos de las mujeres y seguridad en línea”. La investigación realizada en Bosnia y Herzegovina se realizó en conjunto con OWPSEE. En este artículo, Lamia Kosovic conversa con dos integrantes del equipo de investigación de OWPSEE, Valentina Pellizzer y Aida Mahmutović, para...

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Joanne Sandler: “Links between Section J and patriarchy need to be high on the agenda of feminists worldwide”

Posted Vie 29 Mayo 2015 - 14:14 | 4,209 views
This year’s Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) outcomes set off some alarm bells of concern about the lack of political space for civil society in the CSW process. While the Commission adopted a Political Declaration that reaffirms states’ commitment to the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, it failed to confront the real challenges that women and girls around the world face at...

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Joanne Sandler: “Los vínculos entre la Sección J y el patriarcado deben ocupar un lugar alto en la agenda de las feministas de todo el mundo”

Posted Vie 29 Mayo 2015 - 14:14 | 1,864 views
Este año las conclusiones de la Comisión sobre la Condición Jurídica y Social de la Mujer (CSW, por su sigla en inglés) encendieron alarmas de preocupación por la falta de espacio político para la sociedad civil. Si bien la Comisión adoptó una declaración política que reafirma el compromiso de los estados con la Declaración y Plataforma de Acción de Beijing, no abordó los verdaderos desafíos que...

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Lo virtual es real: intentos de establecer un marco legal ante la violencia relacionada con la tecnología en un universo descentralizado

Posted Vie 12 Dic 2014 - 03:22 | 3,557 views
En este artículo escrito para GenderIT.org, Lamia Kosovic explora algunas tendencias en la legislación referida a la violencia contra las mujeres (VCM) relacionada con la tecnología y sostiene que “la legislación por sí sola no resolverá el problema de la VCM en los espacios digitales” y afirma que las leyes deben estar acompañadas por campañas educativas sobre la naturaleza de género del daño en...

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Virtual is real: Attempts to legally frame technology-related violence in a decentralized universe

Posted Lun 8 Dic 2014 - 20:54 | 10,484 views
In this article written for GenderIT.org, Lamia Kosovic explores some trends in legislation addressing tech-related VAW and stresses that “legislation itself will not solve the problem of VAW in digital spaces,” affirming that laws have to be accompanied by educational campaigns on the gendered nature of harm in digital spaces. “And it is urgent to expand our understanding of what survivors are...

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Convertirse en agente de cambio

Posted Mié 20 Ago 2014 - 14:28 | 4,004 views
¿Se aburrieron las feministas del activismo en línea? La micropolítica y el abordaje político afirmativo de las ciberfeministas suele presentarnos mapas dinámicos, temáticos y cambiantes de afinidades, de correlaciones políticas, y en la construcción de esas unidades existe un fuerte potencial. Sin embargo, no son pocos los obstáculos que deben enfrentar las feministas en las comunidades...