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Workshop on 'Privacy after Big Data' (Delhi, November 12) Nov 12, 2016 from 09:30 AM to 05:30 PM Centre for the Study of Developing Societies 29, Rajpur Road, Civil Lines, Delhi 110054, by Sumandro Chattapadhyay
The Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) and the Sarai programme, CSDS, invite you to a workshop on 'Privacy after Big Data: What Changes? What should Change?' on Saturday, November 12. This workshop aims to build a dialogue around some of the key government-led big data initiatives in India and elsewhere that are contributing significant new challenges and concerns to the ongoing debates on the right to privacy. It is an open event. Please register to participate.
CISxScholars Delhi - William F. Stafford (Nov 03, 6:30 pm) Nov 03, 2016 from 06:30 PM to 08:00 PM CIS, First Floor, B 1/8, Hauz Khas, near G Block Market, afte Crunch, by Sumandro Chattapadhyay
We are delighted to have William F. Stafford, PhD candidate in UC Berkeley, present on "Public Measurements, Private Measurements, and the Convergence of Units" at the CIS office in Delhi on Thursday, Nov 03, at 6:30 pm. Please RSVP if you are joining us: <[email protected]>.
Workshop on Big Data in India: Benefits, Harms, and Human Rights (Delhi, October 01) Oct 01, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM The Maple Room, India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi, 110003, by Vanya Rakesh
CIS welcomes you to participate in the workshop we are organising on Saturday, October 01 at India Habitat Centre, Delhi, to discuss benefits, harms, and human rights implications of big data technologies, and explore potential research questions. A quick RSVP will be much appreciated.
7 Ways to Con/fuse the Internet with Analogy (Intergalactic Mix) - Talk by Surfatial Sep 26, 2016 from 06:00 PM to 07:30 PM The Centre for Internet and Society, No.194, 2nd 'C' Cross, Domlur, 2nd Stage, Bangalore 560071 (Near TERI Complex and Domlur Club), by Puthiya Purayil Sneha
Surfatial, a trans-local collective that works with text and sound will talk about their essay which was recently published. The talk will also address concerns on how the internet can be used in alternate contexts including presenting work in alternative formats and using the internet for synchronous collaborative cultural production.
UIDAI and Welfare Services: Exclusion and Countermeasures (Bangalore, August 27) Aug 27, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM Institution of Agricultural Technologists No. 15, Queen’s Road, Bangalore, 560052, by Sumandro Chattapadhyay
The Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) invites you to a one day workshop, on Saturday, August 27, 2016, to discuss, raise awareness of, and devise countermeasures to exclusion due to implementation of UID-based verification for and distribution of welfare services. We look forward to making this a forum for knowledge exchange and a learning opportunity for our friends and colleagues.
Wikipedia WikiMeetup at Bangalore Aug 14, 2016 from 03:00 PM to 06:00 PM The Centre for Internet & Society, No.194, 2nd, 'C' Cross, Domlur, 2nd Stage, Bangalore 560071 (Near Domlur Club and TERI Complex), by Prasad Krishna
Bangalore based Wikipedians will gather for a meeting at the Centre for Internet and Society on Sunday, August 14, 2016 at 3.00 p.m.
Stand up for Digital Rights Jul 29, 2016 from 03:00 PM to 05:00 PM The Centre for Internet & Society, First Floor, B 1/8, Hauz Khas, Delhi 110016, by Prasad Krishna
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) invites you to a discussion on a set of Recommendations for Ethical Research, a report on human rights and private online intermediaries which describes key areas where such actors have responsibilities. The discussion is on coming Friday, July 29, 2016 at the Centre for Internet & Society's Delhi office from 3.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.
Talk on Game Studies by Dr. Souvik Mukherjee, July 28, 6 pm Jul 28, 2016 from 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM The Centre for Internet and Society, No.194, 2nd 'C' Cross, Domlur, 2nd Stage, Bangalore 560071 (Near TERI Complex and Domlur Club), by Puthiya Purayil Sneha
This talk will explore the story-telling aspects of game studies and how it relates to discussions of other digital media, Internet cultures and also traditional Humanities. As an introduction, it also aims to open up discussions for Game Studies in India.
Workshop on Set-top Boxes Jul 12, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM C-24, Amar Colony Market, Lajpat Nagar - IV, New Delhi 110024, by Anubha Sinha
The Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) is organising a one-day workshop in Delhi on Tuesday, July 12 on the evolution and state of the set-top box as an access device in India.
Tools orientation session for Telugu Wikimedians of Hyderabad Jul 10, 2016 from 03:30 PM to 04:30 PM Golden Threshold, Abids, Hyderabad, by Pavan Santhosh S.
A tools orientation session is being organised on July 10 at Hyderabad during the regular monthly meetup. Telugu Wikimedians who would be interested to learn about advanced editing tools like citation templates and Twinkle are welcome to join.
Wikipedia edit-a-thon at TEDSummit 2016, Banff, Canada Jun 29, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM by Abhinav Garule
The TEDSummit 2016, an annual conference of the TED community, is taking place during June 26-30, 2016 at Banff, Canada. Wikimedians Netha Hussain, Ayyappadas along with Abhinav Garule, Programme Associate, CIS-A2K will be conducting a 90-minute long workshop to educate the participants through Wikipedia's guidelines and help them write their first articles.
Stand up for Digital Rights Jun 15, 2016 from 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM Centre for Internet & Society, No. 194, 2nd 'C' Cross, Domlur, 2nd Stage, Bangalore 560071, by Elonnai Hickok
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) invites you to a discussion on a set of recommendations for Ethical Tech, a report on human rights and private online intermediaries which describes key areas where such actors have responsibilities. The event will be held at CIS office in Bangalore on June 15, 2016 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Train the Trainer 2016 from Jun 15, 2016 10:00 AM to Jun 17, 2016 05:30 PM No. 194, 2nd 'C' Cross, Domlur, 2nd Stage, Bengaluru, 560071 (near TERI and Domlur Club), by Prasad Krishna
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS-A2K) team is organizing the Train the Trainer programme at its office in Bengaluru from June 15 to 17, 2016.
Advanced training for Kannada-language Wikimedians in Bangalore from May 28, 2016 10:00 AM to May 29, 2016 05:00 PM Centre for Internet and Society, 194, 2nd C Cross, Domlur 2nd Stage, Bangalore 560071, by Ananth Subray
During May 28-29 in Bangalore, a two-day long advanced training is being organised for the programme and project leaders of the Kannada-language Wikimedia projects like Kannada Wikipedia and Kannada Wikisource.
Mini Train-the-trainer and Mediawiki Training for Marathi Wikimedians in Pune from May 28, 2016 10:00 AM to May 29, 2016 05:00 PM Hotel Ambassador, FC Road, Pune, by Abhinav Garule
During May 28-29 in Pune, a two-day long train-the-trainer programme and a Mediawiki training are being organised for the contributors of the Marathi-language Wikimedia projects like Marathi Wikipedia and Marathi Wikisource.
Understanding Aadhaar and its New Challenges, May 26-27, 2016 from May 26, 2016 09:30 AM to May 27, 2016 04:00 PM by Sumandro Chattapadhyay
A workshop on “Understanding Aadhaar and its New Challenges” is being organised by the Centre for Studies in Science Policy, Jawaharlal Nehru University, and the Centre for Internet and Society, during May 26-27. It is also supported by the Centre for Communication Governance at NLU Delhi, Free Software Movement of India, Knowledge Commons, PEACE, and Center for Advancement of Public Understanding of Science & Technology. This is a legal and technical workshop to be attended by various key researchers and practitioners to discuss the current status of the implementation of the project, in the context of the passing of the Act and the various ongoing cases.
"Will the Magic Number Deliver?" - Roundtable on Aadhaar at CSLG, JNU, April 26 Apr 26, 2016 from 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM Conference Room, Centre for the Study of Law and Governance (CSLG), Jawaharlal Nenhru University (JNU), New Delhi 110067, by Sumandro Chattapadhyay
The Centre for the Study of Law and Governance (CSLG), Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), will organise a roundtable discussion on Tuesday, April 26, to discuss the Aadhaar project and Act. Along with Rajeev Chandrasekhar, Prasanna S, Apar Gupta, and Chirashree Dasgupta, Sumandro Chattapadhyay will be one of the discussants. It will take place in the CSLG Conference Room at 6 pm.
Tulu Wikipedia Editathon to Improve Quality of Articles in Tulu Wikipedia from Apr 26, 2016 10:00 AM to Apr 30, 2016 05:00 PM Shri Ramakrishna, by Prasad Krishna
The Centre for Internet & Society's Access to Knowledge team (CIS-A2K) organized a Wikipedia editathon for improving Tulu Wikipedia. Dr. U.B. Pavanaja conducted the sessions.
CoinFest 2016 Apr 10, 2016 from 04:00 PM to 07:00 PM No. 194, 2nd 'C' Cross, Domlur, 2nd Stage, Bengaluru, 560071 (near TERI and Domlur Club), by Prasad Krishna
Coinsecure and India Bitcoin have joined hands to organize to organize CoinFest at the Centre for Internet & Society's Bangalore office on Saturday, April 10, 2016, from 4.00 p.m. to 7.00 p.m.
IP Meetup #02: Prabir Purkayastha on the CRI Guidelines and software patenting in India Mar 20, 2016 from 03:30 PM to 06:00 PM The Centre for Internet and Society, B 1/8, Near Crunch Gym, Hauz Khas, Delhi, 110016 , by Anubha Sinha

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