Centre for Internet & Society

Events which have already happened.

#MappingDigitalLabour - Panel discussion on platform-work in Mumbai and New Delhi Jul 19, 2019 from 05:00 PM to 07:30 PM The Centre for Internet and Society (CIS), No. 194, 2nd ‘C’ Cross, Domlur, 2nd Stage, Bengaluru, 560071 (080 4092 6283), by Sumandro Chattapadhyay
With the rise and popularity of app-based platforms such as Ola, Uber, Swiggy Zomato, and others, there are growing public conversation about regulation of such 'gig-work' platforms and the work conditions of people who work for them. The Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) invites you to a panel discussion on Friday, July 19 in our Bangalore office, where the researchers associated with the project will present preliminary findings, and ethical and methodological challenges of studying app-based platform-work in India. Panelists Anushree Gupta, Rajendra Jadhav, Sarah Zia and Simiran Lalvani, who have conducted field studies of ride-hailing and food-delivery work in Mumbai and New Delhi, will share their preliminary field insights along with reflections on what it meant to do such studies, how they went about studying gig-work, and challenges that arose in their work. The discussion will be moderated by Noopur Raval who co-led the project. We invite scholars, journalists, and all interested members of the public to join us for the event. Tea and snacks will be served at 5 pm.
Discussion on Open Standards with Bernd Erk and Jiten Vaidya Jun 20, 2019 from 06:00 PM to 07:30 PM The Centre for Internet & Society, Bangalore, by Admin
Rootconf organised a discussion on open standards at CIS Bangalore office. Zainab Bawa, Karan Saini and Anwesha Das coordinated and organised the event.
Wikimedia Education SAARC conference from Jun 20, 2019 09:00 AM to Jun 22, 2019 04:00 PM Christ University, Bengaluru, by Admin
Centre for Internet & Society's Access to Knowledge team (CIS-A2K) happy to announce that, Wikimedia Education SAARC conference 2019 programme submissions (proposals) are open from today, 25 April 2019. Deadline for applying for scholarship is 20 May 2019. The conference organized by Christ University in association with CIS-A2K will be held from 20 - 22 June 2019 at Christ University in Bengaluru. The event is being co-organized by Wikimedia Foundation and Wikipedia & Education User Group.
Train-the-Trainer 2019 at Vishakhapatnam from May 31, 2019 02:10 AM to Jun 02, 2019 02:05 PM Marriott Hotel, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, by Pavan Santhosh
Train-the-trainer 2019 (TTT 2019), residential training program to groom leadership among the Indian Wikimedia community members, is going to happen in Visakhapatnam during 31 May, 1 and 2 June 2019 at Fairfield by Marriott Hotel at Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.
Internet Speech: Perspectives on Regulation and Policy Apr 05, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, by Akriti Bopanna
The Centre for Internet & Society and the University of Munich (LMU), Germany are jointly organizing an international symposium at India Habitat Centre in New Delhi on April 5, 2019
Manuel Beltrán - Institute of Human Obsolescence - Cartographies of Dispossession Apr 04, 2019 from 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM CIS, first floor, B 1/8, Hauz Khas, by Sumandro Chattapadhyay
Join us at the Delhi office of CIS on Thursday, April 4, at 5 pm for a talk by Manuel Beltrán, founder of the Institute of Human Obsolescence (IoHO), which explores the future of labour and the changing relationship between humans and machine. Cartographies of Dispossession (CoD), their current project at IoHO, explores the forms of systematic data dispossession that different humans are subject to, and investigates how data becomes both the means of production as much as the means of governance.
What is IFF? A model for digital rights advocacy in India Apr 03, 2019 from 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM The Centre for Internet and Society, Bangalore: No. 194, 2nd ‘C’ Cross, Domlur, 2nd Stage, Bengaluru, 560071, by Pranav M B
Wikimedia Summit India 2019 from Mar 16, 2019 09:30 AM to Mar 17, 2019 02:30 PM New Delhi, by Admin
CIS-A2K team is organizing a two-day Wikimedia Summit event for the participants taking part in the Wikimedia Summit in Berlin.
Talks by Richard Abisla and Kaliya Young Mar 04, 2019 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM Centre for Internet and Society, No. 194, 2nd C Cross, Domlur, 2nd Stage, Bangalore 560071 (near to Domlur Club and TERI complex), by Admin
The Centre for Internet & Society will be hosting public talks by Richard Abisla and Kaliya Young, who are both 2019 India-U.S. Public Interest Technology Fellows at New America at its Bangalore office on March 4, 2019.
SOTM Asia 2018 from Nov 17, 2018 08:30 AM to Nov 18, 2018 04:30 PM Indian Institute of Management, Bannerghatta Road, Bangalore, by Admin
Saumyaa Naidu, Aayush Rathi and Ambika Tandon attend State of the Map 2018 conference co-organized by the Centre for Internet & Society and Indian Institute of Management in Bangalore on November 17 and 18, 2018.
Workshop on Cybersecurity Illustrations Nov 15, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 05:30 PM Centre for Internet & Society, No. 194, 2nd C Cross, Domlur 2nd Stage Bangalore (Near Domlur Club and TERI Complex), by Admin
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) is organizing a workshop to engage with the design community in order to examine, explore, and expand this visual narrative of cybersecurity.
Roundtable on Cyber-security and the Private Sector Oct 17, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM Omidyar Network, Bangalore, by Pranav M B
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) invites you to a roundtable discussion on cyber-security and the private sector. The event will be held at Omidyar Network office in Bangalore from 10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m.
Van Bodh Workshop for content development on Forest Resources at Gadchiroli from Oct 02, 2018 10:00 AM to Oct 05, 2018 05:30 PM Village Mendha (Lekha) in Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra, by Admin
CIS-A2K has collaborated with Tribal Research and Training Institute (TRTI) to facilitate development of Open knowledge resources on Community Forest Resource and content development in Wikimedia projects with community participation. These contents will become a part of "Van Bodh Knowledge repository".
Symposium on India’s Cyber Strategy Aug 31, 2018 from 01:00 PM to 06:00 PM India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, by Admin
CIS organised a Symposium on India’s Cyber Strategy.
Symposium on India’s Cyber Strategy: Opportunities and Challenges Aug 31, 2018 from 01:00 PM to 06:00 PM India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, by Pranav M B
CIS is organising a symposium on India's Cyber Strategy in New Delhi on the 31st of August, 2018, with Ambassador Asoke Mukerji (former Permanent Representative to the United Nations) delivering the keynote address.
Workshop: Automotives Sector and the Future of Work in India Jul 31, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM by Pranav M B
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) will hold a Workshop on the Automotives Sector and the Future of Work in India on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 . The workshop will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m at The Willow Hall at the Indian Habitat Centre in New Delhi.
Dialogues on AI - Ethics of AI for India Apr 27, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 02:00 PM Omidyar Network, Bangalore, by Pranav M B
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) organized the first session of the "Dialogues on AI" Roundtables in collaboration with Facebook on April 27, 2018 at Omidyar Network office in Bengaluru.
Workshop on Python Apr 14, 2018 from 09:30 AM to 05:00 PM Centre for Internet & Society, No. 194, 2nd C Cross, Domlur 2nd Stage Bengaluru 560071 (Near Domlur Club and TERI Complex), by Admin
A workshop on Python will be organized at the Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) Bangalore office on April 14, 2018.
A Methods Workshop for Researching Future of Work in India Mar 28, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM Committee room, 4th floor, Vishwakarma Bhawan, Department of Management Studies, IIT Delhi, by Admin
Centre for Internet & Society and the Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi is conducting a workshop in New Delhi on March 28, 2018.
Designing Urban Nervous Systems Mar 27, 2018 from 03:30 PM to 05:30 PM The Centre for Internet and Society, No.194, 2nd C Cross, Domlur 2nd Stage Bangalore, by Ambika Tandon
Dr. Anupam Saraph will be holding a talk on 'Designing urban nervous systems' at the CIS on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 3:30 p.m. The talk will revolve around looking at cities as living organisms, with nervous systems at the center of their being.