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Encryption and Technologies of Power in a (Cyber-)War Torn World

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By Ksenia Ermoshina and Francesca Musiani 19th April 2022 After three years of fieldwork and three years of writing, re-writing and polishing with the patient and kind help of Mattering Press editors, our book Concealing for Freedom: The Making of Encryption, Secure Messaging, and Digital Liberties has today been published. As we finished writing and…Read more

Mattering Update

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Many things have happened in recent months. In this update, we gather some of these together. As you probably already know, in July 2016 our first four books were published. Many thanks to those of you who acted as authors, editors, reviewers, and early readers! In case you haven’t seen the final products yet, you…Read more

The future of the book in STS

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On the 12th November, at the 4S conference in Denver, Colorado, Mattering Press held a mini-symposium on the ‘Future of the STS book,’ as part of the ‘Making and Doing’ sessions. This symposium was held as part of the conference’s first ever ‘Making and Doing’ session, and featured a few friends of Mattering Press – authors,…Read more

Joe Deville presents at Radical Open Access

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In June this year, Joe Deville gave a talk at the Radical Open Access conference, at Coventry University.  Organised by Janneke Adema and Gary Hall (that’s the Gary Hall from our advisory board), the event hosted two days of intense discussion amongst a range of individuals and collectives involved in attempts to develop visions for Open Access…Read more

Natalie Gill joins Mattering Press

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A new member of the editorial board. Mattering Press is pleased to announce that Natalie Gill has joined the team of Editors at the press. Natalie is interested in specificity, relationality, the mundane and the way subjectivities, objects and contexts are enacted in political practices. Her PhD thesis explored the daily routines and practices of…Read more