IT for Change and Manipal Centre for Philosophy and Humanities announce a workshop on Social Justice in an Internet-mediated World, Jan 31-Feb 2 2014
IT for Change and Manipal Centre for Philosophy and Humanities, University of Manipal organised a workshop on 'Social Justice in an Internet-mediated World' that examined 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 fundamental objective of the workshop is to bring together researchers, students, NGO representatives to explore conceptual frameworks in an emerging field through dialogue and deliberation.
The workshop was conducted by subject-experts from the two organising institutions and other scholar-activists, researchers and practitioners.
Social Justice Frameworks – and what has the Internet got to do with it? (Lecture)
Internet and New Activism: The dawn of a new democracy? (Panel)
Murali Shanmughavelan, Ph D. Scholar - SOAS
Social Justice and the Network Society – Towards a Theoretical Frame (Lecture)
Where are the Alternatives ? Is distributed power possible? (Panel)
Solomon Prakash, mGaadi
T.Vishnu Vardhan, Centre for Internet and Society
Where is State Power in Network Society? (Lecture)
Social Justice in an Internet-mediated world (Public lecture)
What is the Internet? Tracing the locus of its power (Lecture)
Global Justice post-Snowden (Lecture)
An information society for the future – towards an ethical framework (Panel)
Manifesto for an Equitable, Just and Democratic Internet – (Group work and presentation)