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July 2018 Newsletter
CIS July 2018 newsletter. by Prasad Krishna last modified Aug 11, 2018 02:50 AM — Filed under: , , ,
Data bleeding everywhere: a story of period trackers
This is an excerpt from an essay by Sadaf Khan, written for and published as part of the Bodies of Evidence collection of Deep Dives. The Bodies of Evidence ... by Sumandro Chattapadhyay last modified Dec 06, 2019 05:03 AM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
Unpacking video-based surveillance in New Delhi
Aayush Rathi and Ambika Tandon presented at an international workshop on 'Urban Data, Inequality and Justice in the Global South', on 14 June 2019, at the ... by Aayush Rathi and Ambika Tandon last modified Jun 20, 2019 05:13 AM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
Facebook sees its salvation with its cryptocurrency Libra
Facebook’s Libra is designed to take control of our digital lives. by Nishant Shah last modified Jul 02, 2019 03:58 AM — Filed under:
Making Humanities in the Digital: Embodiment and Framing in Bichitra and Indiancine.ma
The growth of the internet and digital technologies in the last couple of decades, and the emergence of new ‘digital objects’ of enquiry has led to a ... by Puthiya Purayil Sneha last modified Jun 25, 2018 12:50 PM — Filed under: , , , ,
Indic Scripts and the Internet
This post by Dibyajyoti Ghosh is part of the 'Studying Internets in India' series. Dibyajyoti is a PhD student in the Department of English, Jadavpur ... by Dibyajyoti Ghosh last modified Jul 10, 2015 04:23 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
Users and the Internet
This post by Purbasha Auddy is part of the 'Studying Internets in India' series. Purbasha is a SYLFF PhD fellow at the School of Cultural Texts and Records ... by Purbasha Auddy last modified Jul 10, 2015 04:20 AM — Filed under: , ,
Effective Activism: The Internet, Social Media, and Hierarchical Activism in New Delhi
This post by Sarah McKeever is part of the 'Studying Internets in India' series. Sarah is a PhD candidate at the India Institute, King’s College London, and ... by Sarah McKeever last modified Jul 16, 2015 08:22 AM — Filed under: , , ,
Studying the Internet Discourse in India through the Prism of Human Rights
This post by Deva Prasad M is part of the 'Studying Internets in India' series. Deva Prasad is Assistant Professor at the National Law School of India ... by Deva Prasad M last modified Jul 22, 2015 04:18 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
Digital Activism in Asia Reader
The digital turn might as well be marked as an Asian turn. From flash-mobs in Taiwan to feminist mobilisations in India, from hybrid media strategies of Syrian ... by Sumandro Chattapadhyay last modified Oct 24, 2015 02:36 PM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
Civil Society Organisations and Internet Governance in Asia - Open Review
This is a book section written for the third volume (2000-2010) of the Asia Internet History series edited by Prof. Kilnam Chon. The pre-publication text of ... by Sumandro Chattapadhyay last modified Nov 13, 2015 05:54 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
Civil Society Organisations and Internet Governance in India - Open Review
This is a book section written for the third volume (2000-2010) of the Asia Internet History series edited by Prof. Kilnam Chon. The pre-publication text of ... by Sumandro Chattapadhyay last modified Nov 13, 2015 05:51 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
COVID-19 Charter Of Recommendations on Gig Work
Tandem Research and the Centre for Internet and Society organised a webinar on 9 April 2020, with unions representing gig workers and researchers studying ... by Aayush Rathi and Ambika Tandon last modified May 13, 2020 08:53 AM — Filed under: , , , , , , , , ,
Simiran Lalvani - Workers’ Fictive Kinship Relations in Mumbai App-based Food Delivery
Working in the gig-economy has been associated with economic vulnerabilities. However, there are also moral and affective vulnerabilities as workers find their ... by Simiran Lalvani last modified May 19, 2020 06:25 AM — Filed under: , , , , ,
Zothan Mawii - COVID-19 and Relief Measures for Gig Workers in India
CIS is cohosted a webinar with Tandem Research on the impact of the COVID-19 response on the gig economy on 9 April 2020. It was a closed door discussion ... by Zothan Mawii (Tandem Research) last modified May 19, 2020 05:41 AM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
A Compilation of Research on the Gig Economy
Over the past year, researchers at CIS have been studying gig economies and gig workers in India. Their work has involved consultative discussions with ... by Aayush Rathi, Ambika Tandon, Sumandro Chattapadhyay last modified May 19, 2020 08:20 AM — Filed under: , , , , , , , ,
Ethics and Human Rights Guidelines for Big Data for Development Research
This is a four-part review of guideline documents for ethics and human rights in big data for development research. This research was produced as part of the ... by Amber Sinha, Manjri Singh, Rajashri Seal, Pranav Bhaskar Tiwari, Pranav M Bidare last modified May 20, 2020 07:56 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
Digital native: Are You Still Having Fun?
Before you accept a fun app into your digital ecosystem, prepare yourself for the data you will be giving away. by Nishant Shah last modified May 05, 2017 01:37 AM — Filed under: ,
Tech Anthropology Today: Collaborate, Rather than Fetishize from Afar
"That is why the 'offline' if you will is so critical to understanding the 'online'—because they do not exist in isolation and what we have constructed is an ... by Geert Lovink and Ramesh Srinivasan last modified May 16, 2017 02:51 PM — Filed under: , , , ,
Japleen Pasricha - Gendered Spaces in Digital Rights (Delhi, June 02, 5 pm)
It is our priviledge to annouce that Japleen Pasricha will be the speaker for the June #FirstFridayAtCIS event. Japleen smashes the patriarchy for a living, ... by Sumandro Chattapadhyay last modified May 31, 2017 03:49 AM — Filed under: , , ,
Consultative Meeting for a Digital Archive Lab
A meeting for a digital archive lab was held at the Centre for Community Knowledge, Ambedkar University in New Delhi on May 20, 2017. P.P. Sneha participated ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Jun 08, 2017 01:07 PM — Filed under:
May 2013 Bulletin
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) welcomes you to the fifth issue of its newsletter for 2013. We bring you an overview of our research, report of events ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Aug 13, 2013 11:51 AM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
Mapping Digital Humanities in India - Concluding Thoughts
This final blog post on the mapping exercise undertaken by CIS-RAW summarises some of the key concepts and terms that have emerged as significant in the ... by Puthiya Purayil Sneha last modified Nov 13, 2015 05:36 AM — Filed under: , , , , ,
Digital Natives with a Cause? Thinkathon: Position Paper
The Digital Natives with a Cause? research inquiry seeks to look at the potentials of social change and political participation through technology practices of ... by Prasad Krishna last modified May 08, 2015 12:22 PM — Filed under: , , , ,
Digital Natives with a Cause? Report
Youth are often seen as potential agents of change for reshaping their own societies. By 2010, the global youth population is expected reach almost 1.2 billion ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 17, 2015 11:04 AM — Filed under: , , ,
March 2013 Bulletin
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) welcomes you to the third issue of its newsletter for the year 2013. In this issue we bring you an overview of our ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 14, 2013 11:45 AM — Filed under: , , , , , , ,
The Zen of Pad.ma: 10 Lessons Learned from Running Open Access Online Video Archives in India and beyond
Sebastian Lütgert and Jan Gerber, the co-initiators of, and the artists/programmers behind the pad.ma (Public Access Digital Media Archive) project will ... by Puthiya Purayil Sneha last modified Jan 28, 2016 08:25 AM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
RAW Lectures #02: Anil Menon on 'Speculative Fiction and Freedom' - Video
Anil Menon spoke on 'Undermining the Tyrant’s Protocols: Speculative Fiction and Freedom' at the second event of the RAW Lectures series in Bangalore on ... by Puthiya Purayil Sneha last modified Feb 09, 2016 08:38 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
Internet Researchers' Conference 2016 (IRC16)
The first Internet Researchers' Conference (IRC16) will be organised at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), Delhi, on February 26-28, 2016. The focus of the ... by Sumandro Chattapadhyay last modified Feb 27, 2016 06:19 AM — Filed under: , , , , , , ,
The Aakash Tablet and Technological Imaginaries of Mass Education in Contemporary India (Excerpt)
In a recently published paper, Jahnavi Phalkey and Sumandro Chattapadhyay explore public initiatives in technological solutions for educating the poor and the ... by Sumandro Chattapadhyay last modified Feb 14, 2016 10:11 AM — Filed under: , , ,