We are excited to announce the preliminary schedule for the 2015 ICT for Development seminar series. The series looks to gather leading scholars and practitioners to reflect on the influence of new communication technologies on development processes.
All are welcome to attend. For those unable to attend in Oxford, lectures will be made available on the OII webcast site, or can be followed on the #oxict4d twitter feed.
ICT4D Seminar Series 2015
All seminars take place 16:30-18:00 in Oxford Internet Institute, 1 St Giles, Oxford OX1 3JS. See here for full details of speakers and to register attendance
Tuesday 27 Jan 2015
ICT, Civic Education and Civil Society Capacity Building in Iran
Speaker: Mariam Memarsadeghi Tavaana
Tuesday 3 Feb 2015
Dying for an iPhone: The Hidden Struggle of China’s Workers
Speaker: Jenny Chan
Tuesday 10 Feb 2015
Ethical Treatment of Data in New Digital Landscapes – bringing development practitioners and academics together
Speaker: Amy O’Donnell
Tuesday 24 Feb 2015
Combatting Corruption with Mobile Phones
Speaker: Vivek Srinivasan
Tuesday 3 Mar 2015
Africa’s Information Revolution: Rhetoric and Reality
Speaker: Padraig Carmody
The series is organized by the Oxford Internet Institute (OII), the Programme in Comparative Media Law and Policy (PCMLP), the Department of International Development (ODID) and the Technology & Management for Development Centre (TMD) at the University of Oxford, and co-convened by Iginio Gagliardone and Mark Graham.