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by Sumandro Chattapadhyay last modified Nov 16, 2015 12:23 PM

WhatsApp and the Creation of a Transnational Sociality

by Maitrayee Deka — last modified Jul 10, 2015 04:22 AM

This post by Maitrayee Deka is part of the 'Studying Internets in India' series. Maitrayee is a postdoctoral research fellow with the EU FP7 project, P2P value in the Department of Sociology, University of Milan, Italy. Her broader research interests are New Media, Economic Sociology and Gender and Sexuality. This is the second of Maitrayee's two posts on WhatsApp and networks of commerce and sociality among lower-end traders in Delhi.

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WhatsApp and Transnational Lower-End Trading Networks

by Maitrayee Deka — last modified Sep 13, 2015 10:44 AM

This post by Maitrayee Deka is part of the 'Studying Internets in India' series. Maitrayee is a postdoctoral research fellow with the EU FP7 project, P2P value in the Department of Sociology, University of Milan, Italy. Her broader research interests are New Media, Economic Sociology and Gender and Sexuality. This is the first of Maitrayee's two posts on WhatsApp and networks of commerce and sociality among lower-end traders in Delhi.

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Indic Scripts and the Internet

by Dibyajyoti Ghosh — last modified Jul 10, 2015 04:23 AM

This post by Dibyajyoti Ghosh is part of the 'Studying Internets in India' series. Dibyajyoti is a PhD student in the Department of English, Jadavpur University. He has four years of full-time work experience in projects which dealt with digital humanities and specially with digitisation of material in Indic scripts. In this essay, Dibyajyoti explores the effects the English language has on the Internet population of India.

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Studying Internet in India: Selected Abstracts

by Sumandro Chattapadhyay — last modified Aug 28, 2015 06:53 AM

We received thirty five engaging abstracts in response to the call for essays on 'Studying Internet in India.' Here are the ten selected abstracts. The final essays will be published from June onwards.

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Call for Essays: Studying Internet in India

by Sumandro Chattapadhyay — last modified Aug 28, 2015 07:09 AM

As Internet makes itself comfortable amidst everyday lives in India, it becomes everywhere and everyware, it comes in 40 MBPS Unlimited and in chhota recharges – and even in zero flavour – the Researchers at Work (RAW) programme at the Centre for Internet and Society invites abstracts for essays that explore what it means to study Internet(s) in India today.

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