19 – 24 July 2009: "International School on Digital Transformation". University of Porto, Portugal.


3 – 4 September 2009: International Conference "Transforming Audiences 2. Creativity - Knowledge - Participation". University of Westminster, London, UK.


3 – 5 September 2009: Conference - Culture, Media: Protest. University of Lucerne, Switzerland.

Call for papers

10 – 12 September 2009: "5th ECPR General Conference". One of the sections in this main academic programm will be the section "Protest Politics" and therein amongst others the panel "Mobilization and Protest Communication on the Social Web". University of Potsdam, Germany.

07 – 11 October 2009: "Internet Research 10.0 - Internet: Critical". The 10th Annual International and Interdisciplinary Conference of the Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR). Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.


http://alles-was-gerecht-ist.de/: Project of the "Sozialhelden" about social justice, environmental protection and its sustainability. (German source)

www.andrewchadwick.com: Author Andrew Chadwick's blog on Internet Politics.

http://wiki.aoir.org/index.php?title=Main_Page: Wiki of the Association of Internet Researchers.

www.archivbremen.de: Archive of Social Movements Bremen. (German source)

www.behindthelabel.org: Information about the Clean Clothes and Anti-Sweatshop campaigns.

www.ccp-online.org: "Communication, Cooperation, Participation" - A multilingual online journal.

www.corporate-citizen.info: Information about Corporate Citizenship for small and medium-sized enterprises. (German source)

www.corporations.org: Information about transnational corporations.

http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/home/: The Berkman Center for Internet & Society.

www.cybersociology.com: Cybersociology Magazine.

www.danah.org: Homepage of Danah Boyd, a PhD candidate at the School of Information at the University of California (Berkeley) and a Fellow at Harvard Law School's Berkman Center for Internet and Society.

http://depts.washington.edu/ccce/: Homepage of the Center for Communication and Civic Engagement in the Department of Communication at the University of Washington.

www.digitalnative.org: Homepage of the Digital Natives Project.

http://docs.kampagnenforum.ch/Akteure/NGO_NPO/: A small collection of texts about campaigning within civil society.

http://einzelhandel.verdi.de/unternehmensinformationen: Information about labour conditions in various companies. (German source)

www.elektrischer-reporter.de/elr/video/94: Film about digital activism. (German source)

www.esri.salford.ac.uk/ESRCResearchproject/: "i pol" - A portal on internet and politics.

http://foodwatch.de/: Website of the organization "foodwatch" that acts against the practices in the food industry.

www.gep.de/medienakademie/netzaktivismus/was_geht/was_geht_artikel1.htm: Website dealing with net-activism of the protestant school of journalism. (German source)

www.globalisierung-online.de: Multimedia-based information dealing with globalisation. (German source)

www.glocalist.com: Website of "Glocalist Daily News", a daily newspaper for Corporate Social Responsibility and business ethics, sustainability and social responsibility. (German source)

www.infoid.org: Issue crawler with focus on social issues which are taken up by NGO campaigns.

www.ipidi.org: Institute For Politics, Democracy & The Internet.

http://karmakonsum.de/: Website of the medium "Karma Konsum". (German source)

www.kommunikation-gesellschaft.de: Kommunikation@Gesellschaft - Socio-scientific Online-Journal dealing with the analysis of information and communication technologies. (German source)

http://konsumblog.de/: Blog about consumption, everyday life and globalization. (German source)

http://konsumguerilla.net/: Blog about the power as consumer. (German source)

www.konsum-soziologie.de: Research project "Konsumsoziologie" (sociology of consumption). Open forum for sociological research on consumption in Germany.

www.markenfirmen.com: Homepage of the German bestseller „Schwarzbuch Markenfirmen“. Linked to various players and campaigns. (German source).

www.modinet.dk: Modinet - Center for Media and Democracy.

http://nachhaltigbeobachtet.ch/: Blog about sustainability. (Swiss source).

http://www.networked-politics.info/: Homepage of Networked politics, a rethinking political organisation in an age of movements and networks.

www.nologo.org: Information about campaigns and networks focused on labour conditions. Main sources are Naomi Klein’s book „No Logo“ and her collection of columns „Fences and Windows”.

www.oii.ox.ac.uk: The Oxford Internet Institute.

www.onlinecreation.info/: Web-blog of Mayo Fuster Morell, researcher at the European University Institute and School of Information - UC Berkeley. With this tool she wants to open up her doctoral research on "Online communities Governance" and directly spread its research results.

www.ourmedianetwork.org/wiki/: Wiki of the Alternative Media Global Project.

www.politik-konsum.de: Articles concerning "politicised consumption - consumed politics".

www.protest.net: Information and links concerning current protest campaigns.

www.protestnetzwerke.de: Weblog about the book "Protestnetzwerke. Eine neue Dimension transnationaler Zivilgesellschaft?" (Protest Networks. A new Dimension of transantional civil society). (German source)

www.publicconnection.org: Homepage of the research project "Media Consumption and the Future of Public Connection" at the London School of Economics and Political Science.

http://rccs.usfca.edu/: Resource Center for Cyberculture Studies.

http://resblog.blogspot.com/: A Research Log on New Media and Politics.

http://slowretail.de/: Homepage of the consulting company "Slowretail" for individual commercial concepts.

www.ssrc.org/programs/itic: Program of the Ford-Foundation that is about information technologies and their utilization by corporate organizations as well as the conditions and necessities which are due to them.

www.triplec.at/index.php/tripleC: Homepage of the transdisciplinary Journal "tripleC" that is open to contributions from all disciplines.

www.userpage.fu-berlin.de/~jroose/fjnsb/pages/frameprojekte.htm: Information about current research projects of the Forschungsjournal neue soziale Bewegungen (Journal issuing new social movements). (German source)

www.utopia.de/: Internet portal for strategic consumption and sustainable lifestyle. (German source)

www.webarchivist.org: Research and software development group based at the University of Washington and the SUNY Institute of Technology.

http://web2null.zmi-giessen.de/: Information about the Conference "Das Internet zwischen egalitärer Teilhabe und ökonomischer Vermachtung" (24 - 25 October 2008). (German source)

www.wer-zu-wem.de: Index of important contact details of the retail industry, service providers, producers of brand articles and industrial firms. (German source)

www.york.ac.uk/res/siru/politicalinformatics.htm: The Social Informatics Research Unit of the University of York.

www.zukunftsinstitut.de/verlag/studien_detail.php?nr=55: Publication "Zielgruppe LOHAS of Eike Wenzel, Christian Rauch and Anja Kirig (2007).(German source)

www.adbusters.org: Homepage of the Adbusters Media Foundation – a global network of artists and activists striving to advance the new social activist movement of the information age.

www.aktive-buergerschaft.de: German association supporting civil resonsibility. (German source)

www.apc.org: The Association for Progressive Communication – Internet and ICTs for Social Justice and Development.

www.agp.org: Peoples’ Global Action – electronic platform for different anti-capitalist networks.

www.attac.de/konsumnetz: Electronic platform to connect people dealing with "consumption and companies".

www.billboardliberation.com: Culture Jamming focused on billboards and street marketing.

www.buergergesellschaft.de: Network that aims to support the social engagement of citizens. (German source)

www.carrotmob.org/: Homepage of a network of consumers who buy products in order to reward businesses who are making the most socially responsible decisions.

www.cccdeutschland.org/: Homepage of the 'Centrum für Corporate Citizenship Deutschland' (CCCD) - an organization which advocates Corporate Citizenship in Germany.

www.citizen.org: A US non-profit consumer advocacy organization.

www.contrast.org/KG: Website of the communication guerilla.

www.cora-netz.de: Network for Corporate Social Responsibility. (German source)

www.corporatecitizen.de/: Homepage of the Center for Corporate Citizenship in Germany.

www.crocodyl.org/: Homepage of crocodyl, a collaborative research on corporations.

www.culturejamming101.com: Author, artist and grassroots publicist Andrew Boyd explores the creative side of new activism in a humorous multi-media presentation.

www.digiactive.org/: Homepage of DigiActive, an all-volunteer organization dedicated to helping grassroots activists around the world use the Internet and mobile phones to increase their impact.

www.ecofashionjunkies.com/blog/: Homepage of the Eco Fashion Junkies who have the two major goals to inform people about the latest trends in eco fashion and to support projects with environmentally friendly results.

www.eftafairtrade.org: European network of Fair Trade Organsiations.

www.einkaufsnetz.org: Greenpeace consumer organisation. (German source)

www.ethicalconsumer.org: UK consumer organsiation providing tips on ethical buying, consumer reports and information on UK and worldwide boycotts.

www.food-monitor.de: Monitoring service about food and consumer policy. (German Source)

www.globalexchange.org: Membership-based international human rights organization dedicated to promoting social, economic and environmental justice around the world.

http://goodtruebeautiful.typepad.com/goodtruebeautiful/: Homepage of the trader "Good True Beautiful" who distributes "Ethical Fashion". (German source)

www.indymedia.org: Collective of independent media organisations.

www.informationactivism.org/: Homepage of the project "Info activism".

www.kritischeaktionaere.de: German Federation of shareholders promoting environmentalism and social justice. (German source)

www.lohas.de/: Homepage of the community "Lifestyle of Health and Sustainability" (LOHAS) who buy only Fair-Trade-Products and organic products. (German source)

www.lohas-blog.de/: Blog of the community "Lifestyle of Health and Sustainability" (LOHAS). (German source)

www.lohas-guide.de/: Homepage of the community "Lifestyle of Health and Sustainability" (LOHAS). (German source)

http://mensch.coop/: Homepage of the association "mensch.coop eG". (German source)

http://mobileactive.org/: Community of people and organizations using mobile phones for social impact.

www.multiwatch.ch: Swiss network organization for the civic control of multinational corporations. (German source)

www.orka-web.de/Kampagnen: German network of campaign organizers ans advisors. (German source)

www.political-consumers.org: Homepage of the 'Political consumers Deutschland' - a German forum where people can discuss about political consumption.

www.preis-der-arbeit.de: German civil association awarding corporate resonsibility. (German source)

www.protest.net: Collective of activists working together in order to create a public record of political protest activities on the web.

www.rtmark.com: Electronic platform to align brand attacks.

www.ruckus.org: Homepage maintaining environmental and human rights organisations by tools, training, and support.

www.simpleliving.net/main/: Homepage of the Simple Living Network who supports a more moderate and sustainable lifestyle.

http://socialbar.de/wiki/Hauptseite: Blog for people who try to ameliorate the world. (German source)

www.tacticaltech.org/: Homepage of the NGO "Tactical Tech".

http://weissliste.twoday.net/: Homepage of the weissliste who supports a fair trade of clothes. (German source)

http://unsdiewelt.com/buch/: Homepage about Klaus Werner-Lobos book "Uns gehört die Welt! Macht und Machenschaften der Multis."

www.attac.de/lidl-kampagne: Campaign accusing labour conditions within the German food corporation Lidl. (German source)

www.babymilkaction.org/: Campaign against the marketing of baby food of the Nestlé corporation.

www.bukopharma.de: Campaign aimed at the pharmaceutical industry.

www.burgerbewegung.de: German campaign against the use of genetic engineering within the product chain of McDonald's. (German source)

www.boycottbeijing2008.net: Boycott call for the Olympic Games 2008 in Beijing.

www.boycottmadeinchina.org: Boycott call for Chinese products.

www.buynothingday.de: Collective protest against excessive consumption by an one-day boycott.

www.cokespotlight.org: Demanding environmental responsibility from the Coca Cola Company.

www.consumers-against-war.de: Boycott call for US-American products as protest against the war in Iraq.

www.controlarms.org: Campaign demanding the control of arms.

www.corpwatch.org: Holding corporations accountable.

www.deportationclass.com: Campaign targeting deportation policies of airlines like Lufthansa.

www.fian.de: FIAN-Campaign demanding more rights for female flowerworkers. (German source)

www.gendreck-weg.de: Campaign against the use of genetically modified seeds.

www.greenpeace.org/apple/: Greenpeace-Campaign for a "greener Apple".

www.kfccruelty.com: Campaign targeting treatment of chickens imposed by Kentucky Fried Chicken.

www.konsumensch.net: Alternative guided tours through stores of big corporations. (German source)

www.landmine.de: Campaign demanding the ban of all landmines.

www.maketradefair.com: Campaign against unfair trade and poverty.

www.mapuche-nation.org: Campaign issuing the territorial conflict between the tribe of Mapuche and the Benetton Corporation.

www.mcspotlight.org: Opposing McDonald’s as a symbol of multinationals.

www.msboycott.com: Boycott call for programmes of Microsoft.

www.muslim-markt.de: Boycott call for products made in Israel and for products made in states which support Israel.

www.nikeground.com: Campaign broaching the issue of the use of public space for the interests of corporations.

www.offensive-gegen-die-pelzindustrie.de: Campaign targeting the fur industry. (German source)

www.ryan-be-fair.org: Campaign demanding fair labour conditions for Ryan Air employees.

www.saubere-kleidung.de: German homepage of the Clean Clothes Campaign. (German source)

www.stromwechsel-jetzt.de: Campaign demanding nuclear power phase-out. (German source)

www.umwelt.org/robin-wood/: Campaigns of the German NGO Robin Wood concerning tropical timber. (German source).