Launching the 2017 ICT4D Seminar Series

 

You can now sign up for the 2017 ICT4D seminar series at the Oxford Internet Institute. This also marks the fourth year that we have been running the series! You can watch webcasts of dozens of past talks here.

Title: Spatializing publics: mobile social media, urban sociability and the materiality of civic engagement
Speaker: Dr Wendy Willems
Date: 21 February @ 16:30
Location: Seminar Room, 1 St Giles
Registration: Please register on Eventbrite

We are excited to welcome Wendy Willems from London School of Economics and Political Science for her ICT4D talk ‘Spatializing publics: mobile social media, urban sociability and the materiality of civic engagement’.


Title: What makes cities successful? A complex systems approach to modelling urban economies
Speaker: Dr Neave O’Clery
Date: 28 February @ 16:30
Location: Seminar Room, 1 St Giles
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We are excited to welcome Dr Neave O’Clery from the University of Oxford Mathematical Institute for her ICT4D talk ‘What makes cities successful? A complex systems approach to modelling urban economies’.


Title: How do low-income users negotiate new practices of identity in a connected, digital age?
Speaker: Dr Savita Bailur
Date: 9 March @ 16:30
Location: Seminar Room, 1 St Giles
Registration: Please register on Eventbrite

We are excited to welcome Dr Savita Bailur from Caribou Digital for her ICT4D talk ‘How do low-income users negotiate new practices of identity in a connected, digital age’.


Title: The Corruption of Capitalism: Why Rentiers thrive and Work does not pay
Speaker: Guy Standing
Date: 14 March @ 16:30
Location: Seminar Room, 1 St Giles
Registration: Please register on Eventbrite

We are excited to welcome Guy Stadning from the University of London for his ICT4D talk ‘The Corruption of Capitalism: Why Rentiers thrive and Work does not pay’.

Mark Graham

Mark Graham is the Professor of Internet Geography at the OII, a Faculty Fellow at the Alan Turing Institute, a Research Fellow at Green Templeton College, and an Associate in the University of Oxford’s School of Geography and the Environment. He leads a range of research projects spanning topics between digital labour, the gig economy, internet geographies, and ICTs and development.