‘big data’ and development seminar series

28 January 2016 0

All are invited to our new ‘big data’ and development seminar series. The schedule for the coming term is, as follows:

26 January 2016: “Big Data, Data Activism, and the Global Civil Society”
Speaker: Professor Stefania Milan
Associate Professor of New Media and Digital Culture, Univ. of Amsterdam
Register interest here!

9 February 2016: “Big Data and Putting the World’s Vulnerable People on the Map”
Speakers: Idriss Ait-Bouziad and Andrew Braye
Missing Maps
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1 March 2016: “Visualising Global Development on an Open-Access Online Publication”
Speaker: Dr. Max Roser
James Martin Fellow, Oxford Martin School
Research Fellow, Institute for New Economic Thinking
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8 March 2016: “Big Data, Human Development and Valuing Voices: Innovation and Ethical Challenges in the Work of Africa’s Voices Foundation”
Speakers: Dr. Claudia Lopes and Dr. Sharath Srinivasan
Centre of Governance and Human Rights (CGHR), University of Cambridge
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This seminar 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 Dr Iginio Gagliardone and Dr Mark Graham.


About Mark Graham

Mark Graham is the Professor of Internet Geography at the OII, a Faculty Fellow at the Alan Turing Institute, a Research Fellow at Green Templeton College, and an Associate in the University of Oxford’s School of Geography and the Environment. He leads a range of research projects spanning topics between digital labour, the gig economy, internet geographies, and ICTs and development.