Mediated Intimacies: Open University,

This event is being organized to celebrate Alison Winch’s new book Girlfriends and Postfeminist Sisterhood

In what ways do the media represent, intervene in, exploit and enable intimate relations? This afternoon event explored mediated intimacies in the form of girls’ online friendships, sex advice, dating apps, porn, the affect of branded cultures, among others. Speakers talked on work in progress in order to open up discussion. Speakers include: Feona Attwood, Meg John Barker, Laura Harvey, Jessalynn Keller, Rachel O’Neill, Jessica Ringrose and Alison Winch.

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