10 episodes

Welcome to TechnAct! We are Onur Kilic, Nadia Ruiz-Bravo, and Sama Khosravi Ooryad, three Ph.D. candidates from Gothenburg University, having conversations about the influence of technology on society. We touch upon subjects related to gender, sexualities, social movements, and more! Often times we have guests, but other times we are just the two of us talking. Join us in our conversations!

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Welcome to TechnAct! We are Onur Kilic, Nadia Ruiz-Bravo, and Sama Khosravi Ooryad, three Ph.D. candidates from Gothenburg University, having conversations about the influence of technology on society. We touch upon subjects related to gender, sexualities, social movements, and more! Often times we have guests, but other times we are just the two of us talking. Join us in our conversations!

    The critical work of masculinities - Interview with Javier Omar Ruiz

    The critical work of masculinities - Interview with Javier Omar Ruiz

    After a brief hiatus, TechnAct podcast returns with an exciting interview in Spanish with Javier Omar Ruiz, who is a popular educator and co-founder of the Colectivo Hombres y Masculinidades (Men and Masculinities Collective) in Colombia. We had an insightful and interesting conversation about the critical work of masculinities.

    Since this is a Spanish interview, we invite everyone who does not understand Spanish to visit our YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0OF-md2USSs) where we have English subtitles for this episode.

    Javier Omar Ruiz info:
    Author mentioned in the interview ("yosotros" concept): Raúl Quinto
    Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/CHMColombia
    Blog: https://javieromarruiz.wixsite.com/masculinidades
    Website: http://www.colectivohombresymasculinidades.com/
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUoPumFWQovyrxbOp1N083g
    TechnAct:
    Website: https://technactcluster.com
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmUjCYNnSKjYjPKfvAYjjpg
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/technact

    • 1 hr 1 min
    On Bi+ activism with Zeynab Peyghambarzadeh

    On Bi+ activism with Zeynab Peyghambarzadeh

    We start Season 2 of the TechnAct podcast with a new member of our team, Sama Khosravi Ooryad. She is the new Ph.D. in our TechnAct cluster and is going to be a host in the podcast along with Nadia and Onur.

    In this episode, we are joined by Zeynab Peyghambarzadeh who is a bisexual activist and scholar with a long trajectory of feminist and LGBTQI+ activism. Listen to our insightful and interesting conversation with Zeynab about their translational Bi+ activism and their work with LGBTQI+ asylum seekers.

    Website: https://technactcluster.com
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmUjCYNnSKjYjPKfvAYjjpg
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/technact

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Episode 8 - Fashion talk and a bit of gaming as well (Interview with Estefania Jimenez)

    Episode 8 - Fashion talk and a bit of gaming as well (Interview with Estefania Jimenez)

    In this episode we have a really fun, insightful, and interesting conversation with Estefania Jimenez about fashion, gender, and gaming as well. Estefania is the creative director of Design of Textile Fashion unit in Lafayette, Colombia. Our conversation took us through the history of fashion, trends, and the role of digital platforms in them. 

    Website: https://technactcluster.com
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmUjCYNnSKjYjPKfvAYjjpg
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/technact

    • 1 hr 16 min
    Episode 7 - 8th of March Special (interview with Isil Kurnaz)

    Episode 7 - 8th of March Special (interview with Isil Kurnaz)

    This is the 8th of March Special episode!

    We are commemorating this importantday with a lively conversation with Isil Kurnaz. Isil is a Human Rights lawyer and is currently doctoral candidate at Bilkent University in Ankara, Turkey. In this episode we talk about 8th of March manifestations, gender based violence, LGBTQ+ struggles, Istanbul Convention, radical feminism and femonationalism.

    Website: https://technactcluster.com
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmUjCYNnSKjYjPKfvAYjjpg
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/technact

    • 52 min
    Episode 6 - Onur and Nadia wrap-up discussion about the year 2020 (Part 2)

    Episode 6 - Onur and Nadia wrap-up discussion about the year 2020 (Part 2)

    We, Onur and Nadia, have a long (online) conversation about some things that happened in 2020. This is the second part of the wrap-up discussion and covers some distressing topics like femicides, LGBTQ+ struggles during the lockdowns among other themes.

    The link that Nadia talked about: https://repositorio.cepal.org/bitstream/handle/11362/46425/1/S2000874_en.pdf

    New website: https://technactcluster.com
    YouTube channel:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmUjCYNnSKjYjPKfvAYjjpg
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/technact

    • 32 min
    Episode 5 - Onur and Nadia wrap-up discussion about the year 2020 (Part 1)

    Episode 5 - Onur and Nadia wrap-up discussion about the year 2020 (Part 1)

    We, Onur and Nadia, have a long (online) conversation about some things that happened in 2020. This is the first part of the wrap-up discussion and covers the co-optation of different movements by right-wing populists among other themes.

    The link that Onur suggested: https://revistaidees.cat/en/losers-in-the-crisis-europes-radical-right-wing-in-the-covid-19-pandemic/

    New website: https://technactcluster.com
    YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmUjCYNnSKjYjPKfvAYjjpg
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/technact

    • 55 min

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