Ashby Prize awarded to our paper “Augmented Realities and Uneven Geographies”

Image taken from: Graham, M and M. Zook. 2013. Augmented Realities and Uneven Geographies: Exploring the Geo-linguistic Contours of the Web. Environment and Planning A 45(1) 77-99.

I am very happy to announce that I paper that I co-authored with Matthew Zook has been awarded the Ashby Prize. The prize is presented by the journal Environment and Planning A for the most innovative papers published in the journal… Continue Reading

Fieldwork in our Development and Digital Labour Project

  The photographs above come from a conference for online freelancers that Isis, Vili, and I attended in Manila a few days ago. The conference hall was packed with freelancers and potential freelancers looking to hear about ‘the future of work.’… Continue Reading

Our paper at the Network Inclusion Roundtable: Geographies of Information Inequality in Sub-Saharan Africa

Chris Foster and I have had the opportunity to participate in the Network Inclusion Roundtable: organised by IT For Change in Bangalore. Our short paper, titled ‘Geographies of Information Inequality in Sub-Saharan Africa‘ is available at this link. The paper… Continue Reading

Call for Papers – Digital Connectivity, Inclusion, and Inequality at the World’s Economic Margins

Digital Connectivity, Inclusion, and Inequality at the World’s Economic Margins AAG Annual Meeting, Chicago, April 21-25, 2015 (sponsored by the Development Geography Research Group) Organisers: Mark Graham and Chris Foster, University of Oxford We are in the throes of a… Continue Reading

Discussing Piketty

For our inaugural discussion around “connectivity and inequality and inclusion” we decided to jump in the deep end and tackle the 600+ pages of Piketty’s much hyped “Capital in the Twenty First Century”. Undoubtedly this work tackles important historical accounts… Continue Reading