IT for Change and Advanced Centre for Women’s Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, are organising a national seminar on technology-mediated gender-based violence (GBV) in December 2017. The seminar seeks to create a vibrant, inter-disciplinary dialogue on the issue, bringing together idea-leaders on this issue along with emerging…
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Centre for Education and Technology, IT for Change (http://itforchange.net/education), in collaboration with Vijaya Teachers College, has launched a certificate course on “Integrating ICT in teacher education” for faculty from Bachelors of Education programs in colleges of Bengaluru. The course is offered in a blended mode, with learning…
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”.
Amrita Vasudevan participated in the Regional Meeting of the EROTICS South Asia Network held in September 2017 in Negombo, Sri Lanka. The meeting aimed to facilitate the building of cross-movement alliances, between Internet rights and sexual rights activists.
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.
Based on its experiences from research, curriculum design and field projects over the last decade, IT for Change made a submission to the National Education Policy 2017 Committee, on ICT integration in school education.
As general purpose technologies that affect basic processes of knowledge and communication, digital technologies (…