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Blog Entry What I learned from going offline for 48 hours
by Nishant Shah published Feb 24, 2019 last modified Mar 14, 2019 04:21 PM — filed under:
A weekend without the internet shows just how much control we surrender to online chatter.
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Blog Entry Data Infrastructures and Inequities: Why Does Reproductive Health Surveillance in India Need Our Urgent Attention?
by Aayush Rathi and Ambika Tandon published Feb 14, 2019 last modified Dec 30, 2019 04:44 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , ,
In order to bring out certain conceptual and procedural problems with health monitoring in the Indian context, this article by Aayush Rathi and Ambika Tandon posits health monitoring as surveillance and not merely as a “data problem.” Casting a critical feminist lens, the historicity of surveillance practices unveils the gendered power differentials wedded into taken-for-granted “benign” monitoring processes. The unpacking of the Mother and Child Tracking System and the National Health Stack reveals the neo-liberal aspirations of the Indian state.
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Blog Entry Media Infrastructures and Digital Practices: Case Studies from the North East of India (Paper Presentation)
by Khetrimayum Monish Singh published Feb 05, 2019 last modified Feb 05, 2019 11:11 AM — filed under: , , , ,
Khetrimayum Monish Singh and Rajiv K. Mishra (Doctoral student, Centre for Studies in Science Policy, JNU) are presenting a co-authored paper at the Young Scholars International Conference on “Margins and Connections,” organised by the Special Centre for the Study of North East India, Jawaharlal Nehru University, on February 7-8, 2019. The conference will be held at the Committee Room of School of Social Sciences – I in JNU. Below are the conference schedule and abstract of the paper to be presented.
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Blog Entry India’s proposed new internet bill is as repressive as the worst of Chinese laws
by Nishant Shah published Feb 04, 2019 — filed under:
The proposed new internet bill is as repressive as the worst of Chinese restrictions. The new intermediaries liability and content monitoring act that will become a law in February, unquestioningly expand the remit of the government.
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January 2019 Newsletter
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 31, 2019 last modified Mar 03, 2019 04:34 PM — filed under: , ,
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) welcomes you to the first issue of its e-Newsletter for 2019.
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Blog Entry Internet Researchers' Conference 2019 (IRC19): #List, Jan 30 - Feb 1, Lamakaan
by Puthiya Purayil Sneha published Jan 09, 2019 last modified Jan 31, 2019 06:41 AM — filed under: , , , ,
Who makes lists? How are lists made? Who can be on a list, and who is missing? What new subjectivities - indicative of different asymmetries of power/knowledge - do list-making, and being listed, engender? What makes lists legitimate information artifacts, and what makes their knowledge contentious? Much debate has emerged about specificities and implications of the list as an information artifact, especially in the case of #LoSHA and NRC - its role in creation and curation of information, in building solidarities and communities of practice, its dependencies on networked media infrastructures, its deployment by hegemonic entities and in turn for countering dominant discourses. For the fourth edition of the Internet Researchers’ Conference (IRC19), we invited sessions and papers that engage critically with the form, imagination, and politics of the *list* - to present or propose academic, applied, or creative works that explore its social, economic, cultural, material, political, affective, or aesthetic dimensions. IRC19 will be organised in Lamakaan, Hyderabad, during January 30 - February 1, 2019.
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Blog Entry Welcome to [email protected] blog!
by Puthiya Purayil Sneha published Jan 02, 2019 last modified Jan 02, 2019 11:48 AM — filed under: , , , ,
We from the [email protected] programme at the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) are delighted to announce the launch of our new blog, hosted on Medium. It will feature works by researchers and practitioners working in India and elsewhere at the intersections of internet, digital media, and society; and highlights and materials from ongoing research and events at the [email protected] programme.
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Blog Entry Internet Researchers' Conference 2019 (IRC19): #List - Selected Sessions and Papers
by Puthiya Purayil Sneha published Jan 02, 2019 last modified Jan 21, 2019 12:11 PM — filed under: , , ,
Here is the list of selected sessions and papers for the Internet Researchers' Conference 2019 (IRC19) - #List. IRC19 will be held in Lamakaan, Hyderabad, from Jan 30 to Feb 1, 2019. The conference announcement, along with the final agenda, will be published on Monday, January 7.
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December 2018 Newsletter
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 31, 2018 last modified Jan 08, 2019 04:15 PM — filed under: , ,
We at the Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) wish you all a great year ahead and welcome you to the twelfth issue of its newsletter (December) for the year 2018:
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Blog Entry Digital Native: System Needs a Reboot
by Nishant Shah published Dec 31, 2018 last modified Dec 31, 2018 02:06 AM — filed under:
It’s time to replace the schizophrenic need for variety with ingenuity — the truthiness of the information.
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