IT for Change and IDRC are pleased to announce the results of our call for researchers for our project 'Policy frameworks for digital platforms - Moving from Openness to Inclusion'. We received a large number of highly competitive proposals for the call from several qualified applicants. A total of 62 proposals were…
IT for Change and Advanced Centre for Women’s Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, announce a National Dialogue on Gender-based Cyber Violence. Existing public debate on this issue is marked by one-off reporting of a few cases in media and short-lived sensationalism. We sorely…
Yogesh K.S. will attend the State of the Map(SOTM) Asia conference in Kathmandu, Nepal, between 23-24 September 2017. At the conference, he will be speaking about different methodologies of building local language maps on the OpenStreetMap platform.
Amrita Vasudevan is speaking at a panel at the Digital Citizen Summit, 2017 on 22nd September 2017. The panel will reflect on “Regulating search engines: Competition, free speech and human rights”.
Anita Gurumurthy will attend the DIODE Network’s workshop at the Green Templeton College, Oxford, UK, between 9-10 October 2017. At the workshop, she will be speaking on new issues/challenges for development policy and practice in the digital economy.
Anita Gurumurthy is participating in the Communication for Social Change conceptual hackathon, Loughborough University, London, between 20-21 September 2017.
IT for Change will announce the results of the open call for researchers for its project, Policy frameworks for digital platforms - Moving from openness to inclusion, on 23 September, 2017.
IT for Change will organise a national seminar on gender and online violence in November 2017 with TISS, Mumbai. Coming soon - Call for abstracts.
IT for Change seeks to collaborate with researchers and scholars from seven sites in the global South (three in Asia, two in Africa, two in South America) and three in the global North (Europe and North America) for a research project, ‘Policy Frameworks for digital platforms-Moving from openness to inclusion’, supported by the International…
The National Dialogue on Gender-based Cyber Violence seeks to move beyond sensationalism, and enable a systematic stocktaking of the issue from a feminist standpoint, through panel discussions with leading scholar-practitioners,…