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by Sumandro Chattapadhyay last modified Oct 25, 2015 04:16 AM

Designing Urban Nervous Systems

Mar 27, 2018 from 03:30 PM to 05:30 PM The Centre for Internet and Society, No.194, 2nd C Cross, Domlur 2nd Stage Bangalore, by Ambika Tandon

Dr. Anupam Saraph will be holding a talk on 'Designing urban nervous systems' at the CIS on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 3:30 p.m. The talk will revolve around looking at cities as living organisms, with nervous systems at the center of their being.

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Internet Researchers' Conference 2018 (IRC18): Offline, February 22-24, Sambhaavnaa Institute

by Sumandro Chattapadhyay — last modified Jul 02, 2018 06:30 PM

We are proud to announce that the third edition of the Internet Researchers' Conference series will be held at the Sambhaavnaa Institute, Kandbari (Himachal Pradesh) during February 22-24, 2018. This annual conference series was initiated by the [email protected] (RAW) programme at CIS in 2016 to gather researchers, academic or otherwise, studying internet in/from India to congregate, share insights and tensions, and chart the ways forward. The *offline* is the theme of the 2018 edition of the conference (IRC18), and the conference agenda will be shaped by nine sessions selected by all the teams that submitted session proposals, and an independent paper track consisting of six presentations.

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Dr. Prerna Prabhakar - Impact of Digitisation of Land Recods in Rural India (Delhi, July 07, 5 pm)

Jul 07, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 07:30 PM The Centre for Internet and Society, first floor, B 1/8, Hauz Khas, New Delhi, 110016, by Saikat Datta

It is our priviledge to annouce that Dr. Prerna Prabhakar will be the speaker for the July #FirstFridayAtCIS event. Dr. Prabhakar is an Associate Fellow with the National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER). She is involved in a project that looks at the digitisation of land records in India and its impact on land ownership across the country. In the talk, she will evaluate the impact that digitisation of land records has had in parts of rural India. If you are joining us, please RSVP at the soonest as we have only limited space in our office.

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CISxScholars Delhi - Harsh Gupta - FAT ML for Lawyers and Lawmakers (June 29, 5:30 pm)

Jun 29, 2017 from 05:30 PM to 08:00 PM The Centre for Internet and Society, first floor, B 1/8, Hauz Khas, New Delhi, 110016, by Sumandro Chattapadhyay

We are proud to announce that Harsh Gupta will discuss "FAT ML (Fairness, Accountability, and Transparency in Machine Learning) for Lawyers and Lawmakers" at the CIS office in Delhi on Thursday, June 29, at 5:30 pm. This will be a two and half hour session: beginning with a 45 minute talk, followed by 15 minute break, another talk for 45 minutes, and then a discussion session. Please RSVP if you are joining us: <[email protected]>.

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Internet Researchers' Conference 2017 (IRC17)

from Mar 03, 2017 09:00 AM to Mar 05, 2017 06:30 PM IIIT Bangalore, 26/C, Electronics City, Hosur Road, Bangalore, 560100, by Sumandro Chattapadhyay

With great pleasure we announce the second edition of the Internet Researchers' Conference (IRC), an annual conference series initiated by the Researchers at Work (RAW) programme at CIS to gather researchers, academic or otherwise, studying internet in/from India to congregate, share insights and tensions, and chart the ways forward. The Internet Researchers' Conference 2017 (IRC17) will be held at the International Institute of Information Technology Bangalore (IIIT-B) campus on March 03-05, 2017. It is being organised by the Centre for Information Technology and Public Policy (CITAPP) at IIIT-B and the CIS.

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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]>.

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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
September 16, 2016

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.

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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.

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Internet Researchers' Conference 2016 (IRC16)

from Feb 26, 2016 09:00 AM to Feb 28, 2016 06:30 PM Convention Centre, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, 110067, by Sumandro Chattapadhyay

The first Internet Researchers' Conference (IRC16) will be organised at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), Delhi, on February 26-28, 2016. The focus of the Conference is on the experiences, adventures, and methods of 'studying internet in India.' We are deeply grateful to the Centre for Political Studies (CPS), JNU, for hosting the Conference, and to the CSCS Digital Innovation Fund (CDIF) for the generous support. It is a free and open conference. Please use the form to register.

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RAW Lectures #02: Anil Menon on 'Speculative Fiction and Freedom' - Video

by Puthiya Purayil Sneha — last modified Feb 09, 2016 08:38 AM

Anil Menon spoke on 'Undermining the Tyrant’s Protocols: Speculative Fiction and Freedom' at the second event of the RAW Lectures series in Bangalore on January 13, 2016. Here is the video recording of the talk and the discussion that followed.

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