There are a number of seminars and events that link into the theme of Connectivity, Inclusion and Inequality. In particular, members from the groups are involved in the annual “ICT for development” seminar series that takes place at the OII.

ICT for Development Seminar Series

5348910846_b43c440866_o_modThe ICT for Development Series seminar series gathers leading scholars and practitioners to reflect on the influence of new communication technologies on development processes. We also keep an archive of webcast from seminars in previous years

Upcoming Events

Innovation hubs in Africa: Assemblers of Technology Entrepreneurs (paper presentation at 1st International RGCS Symposium – Work & Workplace Transformations)
Nicolas Friederici
16 December 2016
EMLYON Business School – Paris, France

Innovation hubs in Rwanda: Can technology entrepreneurship build a nation? (talk at Oxford Central Africa Forum, OCAF)
Nicolas Friederici
Wed, 16 November 2016, 17-19h
Dahrendorf Room, St Antony’s College, Oxford, UK

Previous Events

Assembling Entrepreneurs: Promises and Pitfalls of Innovation Hub Organizations in Africa (invited talk at Center for Global Equality, Cambridge)
Nicolas Friederici
June 30, Cambridge, UK

Innovation Hubs in Africa: Assembly as Organizational Intermediation in Entrepreneurial Ecosystems (paper presentation at Uddevalla Symposium, Birkbeck University, London)
Nicolas Friederici
July 2, London, UK

Digital Development (invited talk at 18th session of the UN Commission on Science and Technology for Development)
Mark Graham
May 6, Geneva, Switzerland

Uneven Geographies of Information (keynote talk at Web and Wireless GIS symposium)
Mark Graham
May 21, Grenoble, France

Harnessing digital social data (invited talk at World Summit on the Information Society)
Mark Graham
May 28, Geneva, Switzerland

Digital Labour and Development: New Knowledge Economies or Digital Sweatshops? (GTC ‘Future of Work’ series)
Mark Graham
Jun 04, Oxford, UK

Multiple talks (Association of American Geographers)
Mark Graham, Isis Hjorth, Chris Foster, Nicolas Friederici
April 22-25, Chicago USA

Internet Geographies: Data Shadows and Digital Divisions of Labour (invited talk at Academia Sinica)
Mark Graham
April 30 2015, Taipei, Taiwan

Reformulating Development Geography (invited talk at Digital Geographies)
Mark Graham
March 24 2015, Open University, Milton Keynes, UK

Digital Participation and Representation from MENA (invited talk at WikiArabia 2015)
Mark Graham
April 2-5 2015, Tunis, Tunisia

The Geography of the Internet (at Oxford Geek Nights)
Mark Graham
Feb 25 2015, Jericho Tavern, Oxford, UK

Information Geographies: New Data Sources for Monitoring ICT Trends, Participation, and Representation (at World Telecommunication/ICT Indicators Symposium)
Mark Graham
24th November 2014, Tbilisi, Georgia

Geographies of Information Inequality in Sub-Saharan Africa‘ (at workshop Inclusion in the Network Society – Mapping Development Alternatives, Forging Research Agendas)
Mark Graham, Chris Foster
29th September to 1st October 2014, Bangalore, India

Joint OII & RDB event – The Rough Guide to ICTs for Tourism
Lemigo Hotel, Kigali, Rwanda
Thurs, 22nd August 2014, 10am-12:30

Joint OII & kLab event – Connectivity and growth in the Rwandan BPO sector
kLab, Kigali, Rwanda
Fri, 22nd August 2014, 10am-12:30

Joint OII & kLab event – The Rwandan Agricultural Sector for ICT Developers
kLab, Kigali, Rwanda
Fri 22nd August 2014, 2-5pm

Geographies of the Internet | Internet Geographies (public lecture at the Internet Interdisciplinary Institute, Barcelona)
Prof Mark Graham, Prof Matthew Wilson, and Prof Matthew Zook
11 July 2014

Internet Geographies: Data Shadows and Digital Divisions of Labour (public lecture at the Internet Interdisciplinary Institute, Barcelona)
Prof Mark Graham
10 July 2014

Reading Group – Discussing ‘Critical Theory and the Digital’
Tuesday 1st July 2014 – 17:00

Clues to ICT4D policies in developing countries: The Colombian Example
Mr Diego Molano – Minister of ICT, Columbia
Tuesday 24 June 2014 13:30 – 15:00