Centre for Internet & Society

IT for Change and the Manipal Centre for Philosophy and Humanities invite you to a workshop on social justice in an internet-mediated world at the Manipal Centre for Philosophy and Humanities on January 31, 2014. T. Vishnu Vardhan, Program Director, Access to Knowledge from the Centre for Internet and Society will deliver a lecture on Where are the Alternatives ? Is distributed power possible?

IT for Change and Manipal Centre for Philosophy and Humanities, University of Manipal are pleased to announce a workshop on Social Justice in an Internet-mediated World that will examine themes such as: Role of Technology in Oppression and Emancipation through History, Digital Technologies and the Discourse of Social Justice in India, Globalisation and Democracy in an Internet-mediated world, and the Place of Media, Culture and Community in Network Society. The workshop will be conducted by subject-experts from the two organising institutions and other scholar-activists, researchers and practitioners.

The fundamental objective of this workshop is to bring together researchers, students, NGO representatives to explore conceptual frameworks in an emerging field through dialogue and deliberation.

The workshop fee is Rs. 3000 and participants are expected to make their own travel arrangements. Scholarships to cover travel and course fee are applicable to India based applicants only. However, accommodation would be provided free of cost to all participants, at the University campus during the period of the workshop.

To apply, please send your CV with contacts and a 500-word statement that elaborates the reasons you want to attend this workshop, to [email protected]. Selected candidates will be intimated by email.

More info at IT for Change website

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