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by Sumandro Chattapadhyay last modified Sep 13, 2015 10:41 AM

Creative Activism - Voices of Young Change Makers in India (UDAAN)

by Denisse Albornoz — last modified Apr 14, 2015 01:21 PM

This post is a short account of what happened at UDAAN in December 2013 — a conference that gathered 100 youth from across the country to discuss pressing environmental issues and creative strategies to tackle them. We conducted a survey to map the perspectives of these young change-makers and get a glimpse of how India's youth is now framing and going about making 'change'

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Information Design - Visualizing Action (TTC)

Information Design - Visualizing Action (TTC)

by Denisse Albornoz — last modified Apr 17, 2015 10:34 AM

This is the second part of the Making Change analysis on information activism. It explores the role of the presentation and design of information to translate information into action.

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Information Activism - Tactics for Empowerment (TTC)

Information Activism - Tactics for Empowerment (TTC)

by Denisse Albornoz — last modified Apr 17, 2015 10:36 AM

This is the first of a two-part analysis of information activism for the Making Change project. This post looks at the benefits and limitations of increasing access to information to enable citizenship and political participation.

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Digital Native

by Nishant Shah — last modified Apr 17, 2015 10:40 AM

The end of the year is supposed to be a happy, feel-good space for families, friends, societies and communities to come together and count our blessings. It is the time to look at things that have gone by and look forward to what the New Year will bring.

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Methods for Social Change

by Denisse Albornoz — last modified Apr 17, 2015 10:42 AM

On this brief introduction, I outline the main targets of my research project for CIS and the HIVOS Knowledge Program. As a response to the thought piece ‘Whose Change is it Anyway’ I will explore civic engagement among middle class youth over the course of the next 9 months by interviewing change makers and collectives that are part of multi-stakeholder projects in Bangalore.

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Public Art, Technology and Citizenship - Blank Noise Project

by Denisse Albornoz — last modified Apr 17, 2015 10:43 AM

Jasmeen Patheja speaks about the active citizen in the digital age, its challenges in the public and private spheres and interdisciplinary methods to overcome them.

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Digitally Enhanced Civil Resistance

by Denisse Albornoz — last modified Apr 17, 2015 10:46 AM

This reflection looks at how civil disobedience unfolds in network societies. It explores the origins of nonviolence, describes digital and non-digital tactics of non-violent protest and participation and finally comments on the possibilities of this form of civil resistance to foster individual and collective civic engagement.

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October 2013 Bulletin

by Prasad Krishna — last modified Jan 04, 2014 04:31 AM

Our newsletter for the month of October 2013 can be accessed below.

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September 2013 Bulletin

by Prasad Krishna — last modified Oct 24, 2013 06:48 AM

Our newsletter for the month of September 2013 can be accessed below.

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Bangalore + Sustainability Summit

Bangalore + Sustainability Summit

by Denisse Albornoz — last modified Apr 17, 2015 10:48 AM

The power of technology to create youth engagement and positive social change were discussed at the Bangalore + Sustainability Summit on September 21, 2013 at the Centre for Internet and Society(CIS) , Bangalore. The event, in conjunction with the Social Good Summit that took place in New York during the same weekend, explored creative and tech-based avenues to solve sustainability challenges and promote social good.

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