Gerard Goggin

Gerard Goggin is Professor of Media and Communications at the University of Sydney.

He is a founding editor of the journal Internet Histories and co-editor of Routledge Companion to Global Internet Histories (2017) and Oral Histories of the Internet and Web (2023). Gerard has a longstanding interest in disability, media and rights– with key books including Digital Disability (2003) and Routledge Companion to Disability and Media (2020). With Kuansong Victor Zhuang, he is working on a book project on disability, sociotechnical imaginaries, and politics.

Gerard will be speaking on the historical perspectives panel, Machine Memories, Methods, and Histories.

Join us on 16 and 17 November for our 54th Annual Academy Symposium — Between humans & machines: exploring the pasts and futures of automation — as we explore the possibilities and hazards of automation, and the complexities of human-machine relations.

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