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Round table on 'Inclusion in the network society – mapping development alternatives, forging research agendas'

2014
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In September 2014, IT for Change and International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Canada, co-organised a Round Table in Bengaluru titled 'Inclusion in the network society – mapping development alternatives, forging research agendas'. The Round Table brought together leading scholars, development practitioners and thinkers, interested in the theoretical and policy aspects of equity, inclusion and participation in the 'ICTs and development' domain.

 

Day 1, Round 1 : Beyond the buzz – meaning in meme-ing

 

Andrea Ordonez, Independent Researcher on Public Policy, Ecuador

 

Nishant Shah, Centre for Internet and Society, India

 

Baohua Zhou, Journalism School, Fudan University, China

 

 

Day 1, Round 2 : Collectivity in the space of flows – de-constructing / reconstructing ICTs and Development

 

Wallace Chigona, Department of Information Systems, University of Cape Town, South Africa

 

Sonia Randhawa, Centre for Independent Journalism, Malaysia

 

Eduardo Villanueva, Department of Communications, Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru

 

 

 

Day 1, Round 3 : Knowledge regimes and development stories - whose reality, whose truth?

 

Biswajit Mohapatra, Department of Political Science, North-Eastern Hill University, India

 

Cristian Berrio-Zapata, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Brazil

 

Tigist Hussen, Women's and Gender Studies Department, University of Western Cape, South Africa

 

 

 

Day 2, Round 4 : Development pathways in network circuits – disruption or assimilation?

 

Kathleen Diga, School of Built Environment & Development Studies, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

 

Christopher Foster and Mark Graham, Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford, UK

 

Dorothea Kleine, ICT4D Centre, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK

 

 

Anita Gurumurthy and Nandini Chami, IT for Change, India

 

 

 

Day 2, Round 5 : Hypervisible or invisible? - marginal discourses in network logic

 

Desiree Lewis, Women's and Gender Studies Department, University of Western Cape, South Africa

 

Nadine Moawad, Lebanon-based activist, Association for Progressive Communications

 

Roberto Bissio, Third World Institute, Uruguay

 

 

 

Day 2, Round 6 : Techno-power, state and citizen – old anxieties, new expressions

 

Sumandro Chattapadhyay, Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, India

 

Tim Davies, World Wide Web Foundation, Switzerland

 

Anjali K. Mohan, Institute of Information Technology - Bengaluru, India

 

 

 

Day 2, Round 7 : Open and inclusive – working the network

 

Michael Gurstein, Centre for Community Informatics Research, Development and Training, Canada

 

Alex Gakuru, Creative Commons , Kenya

 

Michel Bauwens, Foundation for Peer to Peer Alternatives, Belgium

 

Day 3, Round 8 : Governing globality - can democracy rise up to the occasion?

 

Alison Gillwald, Research ICT Africa, South Africa

 

Prabir Purkhayastha, Knowledge Commons, India

 

Norbert Bollow, Just Net Coalition, Switzerland

 

Parminder Jeet Singh, IT for Change, India

 

Nikhil Dey, Mazdoor Kisan Shakti Sanghatan, India

 

 

 

 

 

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