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That Is Not A Livelihood – That Is Helplessness”: Field notes from the Fraazo Delivery Workers Strike in Noida, Greater Noida, and Ghaziabad
In this essay, Rikta Krishnaswamy of the All India Gig Workers’ Union (AIGWU) narrates her experiences of organising and supporting delivery workers’ ... by Rikta Krishnaswamy last modified Apr 24, 2024 02:05 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
‘Future of work’ or 21st–century oppressed labour?: Findings from an AIGWU survey with 50 Urban Company housekeeping workers in Bengaluru
n this essay, Nihira Ram shares findings from a survey done by the All India Gig Workers Union with more than 50 migrant workers living in a slum in Bengaluru. ... by Nihira Ram last modified May 16, 2024 03:29 PM — Filed under: , , , ,
August 2015 Bulletin
by Prasad Krishna last modified Oct 27, 2015 12:25 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
The Internet in the Indian Judicial Imagination
This post by Divij Joshi is part of the 'Studying Internets in India' series. Divij is a final year student at the National Law School of India University, ... by Divij Joshi last modified Sep 09, 2015 05:26 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
Procurement Through Digital Platforms
Procurement policies, both public and private, can play a significant role in determining inclusive market participation, particularly for informal women ... by SEWA Cooperative Federation and Centre for Internet & Society last modified Jul 26, 2022 02:35 PM — Filed under: ,
Creative Activism - Voices of Young Change Makers in India (UDAAN)
This post is a short account of what happened at UDAAN in December 2013 — a conference that gathered 100 youth from across the country to discuss pressing ... by Denisse Albornoz last modified Apr 14, 2015 01:21 PM — Filed under: , ,
Workshop on Archival Standards and Digitisation Workflow
P.P. Sneha attended a workshop on Archival Standards and Digitization Workflow organised by the British Library at NCBS, Bangalore, on August 19 - 20, 2019. by Admin last modified Aug 22, 2019 02:04 AM — Filed under:
Essays on #List — Selected Abstracts
In response to a recent call for essays that social, economic, cultural, political, infrastructural, or aesthetic dimensions of the #List, we received 11 ... by Puthiya Purayil Sneha last modified Sep 03, 2019 01:38 PM — Filed under: , , , ,
Digital mediation of domestic and care work in India: Project Announcement
It is our great pleasure to announce that we are undertaking a study on digital mediation of domestic and care work in India, as part of and supported by the ... by Ambika Tandon and Aayush Rathi last modified Oct 10, 2019 08:09 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
Doing Standpoint Theory
Feminist research methodology has evolved from different epistemologies, with several different schools of thought. Some of the more popular ones are feminist ... by Ambika Tandon and Aayush Rathi last modified Dec 06, 2019 04:59 AM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
Domestic Work in the ‘Gig Economy’
The CIS and Domestic Workers’ Rights Union (DWRU) are hosting a discussion on the ‘gig economy’ and domestic work on Saturday, November 16 at Student Christian ... by Aayush Rathi last modified Dec 06, 2019 04:52 AM — Filed under: , , , , ,
Sequoia India’s Designathon 2016
Along with their annual hackathon, Sequoia India organised a designathon in Bangalore on September 10-11, 2016. The participants picked one of three tracks - ... by Sumandro Chattapadhyay last modified Sep 17, 2016 01:39 PM — Filed under: ,
Who Owns Your Phone?
The capacity of companies to defy standards that work tells an alarming story of what we lose when we lose control of our devices. by Nishant Shah last modified Sep 18, 2016 04:18 PM — Filed under: , , , ,
How Green is the Internet? The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
This essay by Aishwarya Panicker is part of the 'Studying Internet in India' series. The author draws attention to the fact that there is little data, debate, ... by Aishwarya Panicker last modified Sep 23, 2016 05:02 AM — Filed under: , ,
Mobilizing Online Consensus: Net Neutrality and the India Subreddit
This essay by Sujeet George is part of the 'Studying Internet in India' series. The author offers a preliminary gesture towards understanding reddit’s usage ... by Sujeet George last modified Sep 27, 2016 04:52 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
Love in the Time of Tinder
Service providers and information aggregators mine our information and share it in ways that we cannot imagine. by Nishant Shah last modified Oct 17, 2016 02:07 AM — Filed under: ,
March 2017 Newsletter
Welcome to March 2017 newsletter of the Centre for Internet & Society (CIS). by Prasad Krishna last modified May 20, 2017 12:47 PM — Filed under: , , , ,
Between the Stirrup and the Ground: Relocating Digital Activism
In this peer reviewed research paper, Nishant Shah and Fieke Jansen draws on a research project that focuses on understanding new technology, mediated ... by Nishant Shah last modified Oct 25, 2015 05:58 AM — Filed under: , , , , ,
Material Cyborgs; Asserted Boundaries: Formulating the Cyborg as a Translator
In this peer reviewed article, Nishant Shah explores the possibility of formulating the cyborg as an author or translator who is able to navigate between the ... by Nishant Shah last modified Oct 25, 2015 05:57 AM — Filed under: , , , , ,
Digital Humanities for Indian Higher Education
The digital age has had a huge impact on higher education in the last decade transforming the modalities of both teaching and research. To discuss these ... by Sara Morais and Subhashish Panigrahi last modified Apr 17, 2015 10:53 AM — Filed under: , , ,
August 2013 Bulletin
Our newsletter for the month of August 2013 can be accessed below. by Prasad Krishna last modified Sep 13, 2013 06:26 AM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
Digital native: Lie Me a River
The sea of social media around us often drowns the truth, exchanging misinformation for facts. by Nishant Shah last modified Mar 19, 2017 02:47 PM — Filed under: , ,
Evaluating Safety Buttons on Mobile Devices: Preview
Much technological innovation for women is aimed at addressing violence against women. One such ubiquitous intervention is mobile device-based safety ... by Rohini Lakshané and Chinmayi S.K. last modified Mar 18, 2023 04:40 AM — Filed under: , , , , ,
June and July Newsletter
The newsletter presents the work done in the months of June and July 2021. by Pranav M B last modified Aug 10, 2021 03:57 PM — Filed under: , , ,
#CultureForAll Conference on Cultural Mapping
Sahapedia is organising the #CultureForAll Conference on Cultural Mapping, digitally on September 28 and 29, 2021. The conference will take place in ... by Sneha PP last modified Sep 20, 2021 03:18 PM — Filed under: , ,
Whose Change Is It Anyway? | DML2013
As a preparation for the DML conference, Nishant Shah had an interview with Howard Rheingold, a cyberculture pioneer, social media innovator, and author of ... by Nishant Shah last modified Apr 24, 2015 11:47 AM — Filed under: , , ,
April 2017 Newsletter
Welcome to the CIS newsletter for April 2017. by Prasad Krishna last modified May 20, 2017 12:59 PM — Filed under: , , , ,
Digital native: You can check out, you can never leave
Aadhaar is not something you define and opt into, it is something that defines you. by Nishant Shah last modified May 05, 2017 01:31 AM — Filed under: , ,
Digital native: Snap out of outrage mode
Rage at the inequality of the digital world is good. But why stop at the Snapchat CEO? by Nishant Shah last modified May 05, 2017 01:45 AM — Filed under: ,
May 2017 Newsletter
Welcome to the Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) newsletter for May 2017. by Prasad Krishna last modified Jun 17, 2017 02:46 AM — Filed under: , , , ,