In this interview, Professor Donald E. Hall talks to Professor Gerard Goggin about his research on the internet, how it has become an instrumental part of human rights, and the discussion surrounding it. Professor Goggin also explains how local and regional influences have come to shape the internet and shares his thoughts on its future.
Professor Gerard Goggin
Gerard Goggin is Australian Research Council Future Fellow and Professor of Media and Communications, the University of Sydney. He is widely published on digital technology, with books including Routledge Companion to Global Internet Histories (2016; with Mark McLelland), Routledge Companion to Mobile Media (with Larissa Hjorth), Technologies and the Media (2013), Global Mobile Media (2011), Cell Phone Culture (2006), and the co-edited collections Locative Media (2014), Mobile Technology and Place (2012), Internationalizing Internet Studies (2009), and Mobile Technology. In addition, he is well-known for his work on disability and media, including, with Katie Ellis, the books Routledge Companion to Disability and Media (2016) and Disability and the Media (2015), and with the late Christopher Newell, Disability in Australia (2005), and Digital Disability (2003).
Professor Gerard Goggin was a Keynote Presenter at The Asian Conference on Cultural Studies 2015 (ACCS2015).