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by Sumandro Chattapadhyay last modified Dec 30, 2019 05:39 PM

Digital Activism in Asia Reader: Announcement

by Puthiya Purayil Sneha — last modified Oct 24, 2015 02:22 PM

The CIS-RAW programme organized an editorial workshop on March 6-7, 2015, as part of its project on a Digital Activism in Asia Reader. The project is a collaborative effort of the Centre for Internet and Society and the Centre for Digital Cultures, Leuphana University, Germany, which aims to bring together local knowledge, debates and conversations around Digital Activism in Asia.

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Whose Open Data Community is it? - Accepted Abstract

by Sumandro Chattapadhyay — last modified Nov 13, 2015 05:41 AM

My paper titled 'Whose Open Data Community is it? Reflections on the Open Data Ecosystem in India' has been accepted for presentation at the Open Data Research Symposium to be held during the 3rd International Open Data Conference <http://opendatacon.org/> in Ottawa, Canada, on May 28-29 2015. The final paper will be shared by second week of May. Here is the accepted abstract.

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Civil Society Organisations and Internet Governance in Asia and India – Section Outlines

by Sumandro Chattapadhyay — last modified Nov 13, 2015 05:40 AM

The Centre for Internet and Society has been invited to contribute two sections to the Asia Internet History - Third Decade (2001-2010) book edited by Dr. Kilnam Chon. The sections will discuss the activities and experiences of civil society organisations in Asia and India, respectively, in national, regional, and global Internet governance processes. The draft outlines of the sections are shared here. Comments and suggestions are invited.

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Figures of Learning: The Pornographer

by Namita A. Malhotra — last modified Nov 13, 2015 05:32 AM

As part of its Making Methods for Digital Humanities project, CIS-RAW organized two consultations on new figures of learning in the digital context. For a proposed journal issue on the theme of 'bodies of knowledge' which draws upon these conversations, participants were invited to write short sketches on these figures of learning. This abstract by Namita Malhotra examines the figure of the pornographer, as a mixed media figure entrenched in various networks of knowledge production, circulation and consumption.

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Figures of Learning: The Visual Designer

by Puthiya Purayil Sneha — last modified Nov 13, 2015 05:33 AM

As part of its Making Methods for Digital Humanities project, CIS-RAW organized two consultations on new figures of learning in the digital context. For a proposed journal issue on the theme of ‘bodies of knowledge’ which draws upon these conversations, participants were invited to write short sketches on these figures of learning. This abstract by Tejas Pande examines the figure of the visual designer, and emerging practices of mapmaking.

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The Spaces of Digital

by Puthiya Purayil Sneha — last modified Oct 24, 2015 01:41 PM

'The Spaces of Digital’ continues from the work done on the CIS-RAW monograph on the Internet, Society and Space in Indian Cities, by Pratyush Shankar at Center for Environmental Planning and Technology University, Ahmedabad. The premise of this monograph was the debates around making of IT Cities and public planning policies that regulate and restructure the city spaces in India with the emergence of internet technologies.

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Mapping Digital Humanities in India - Concluding Thoughts

by Puthiya Purayil Sneha — last modified Nov 13, 2015 05:36 AM

This final blog post on the mapping exercise undertaken by CIS-RAW summarises some of the key concepts and terms that have emerged as significant in the discourse around Digital Humanities in India.

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Rethinking Conditions of Access

by Sneha PP — last modified Nov 13, 2015 05:35 AM

P. P. Sneha explores the possibilities of redefining the idea of access through the channels of education and learning.

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Consultation on Figures of Learning in the Digital Context - Report

by Sneha PP — last modified Nov 13, 2015 05:37 AM

The Researchers at Work (RAW) programme at the Centre for Internet and Society organised a consultation on ‘Figures of Learning in the Digital Context’ on September 22, 2014 in Bangalore.

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Digital Humanities and the Alt-Academy

by Sneha PP — last modified Nov 13, 2015 05:29 AM

The emergence of Digital Humanities (DH) has been contemporaneous to the ‘crisis’ in the humanities, spurred by changing social and economic conditions which have urged us to rethink traditional methods, locations and concepts of research and pedagogy. This blog post examines the emergence of the phenomenon of the alt-academy in the West, and examines the nuances and possibilities of such a space in the Indian context.

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