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Whose Change is it Anyway?
This thought piece is an attempt to reflect critically on existing practices of “making change” and its implications for the future of citizen action in ... by Nishant Shah last modified Apr 17, 2015 10:56 AM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
Report from DigiActive’s Bangalore Meet-up
A blog entry by Mary Joyce on the meet-up hosted at CIS, Bangalore by Sanchia de Souza last modified Aug 20, 2011 10:28 PM — Filed under: ,
Using Social Media for Mobilisation: Discussion with Dina Mehta and Peter Griffin
Zainab Bawa reports on the discussion with Peter Griffin and Dina Mehta, hosted at CIS on 19 June 2009, on 'Using Social Media for Mobilisation'. by Sanchia de Souza last modified Aug 20, 2011 10:28 PM — Filed under: , ,
Round Table on Assessing the Efficacy of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) for Public Initiatives: A Report
Zainab Bawa reports on the Round Table on Assessing the Efficacy of Information and Communication Technologies for Public Initiatives, hosted by the Centre for ... by Sanchia de Souza last modified Aug 20, 2011 10:28 PM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
CPOV : Wikipedia Research Initiative
The Second event, towards building the Critical Point of View Reader on Wikipedia, brings a range of scholars, practitioners, theorists and activists to ... by Nishant Shah last modified Aug 23, 2011 02:52 AM — Filed under: , , , , , , ,
The Future of Journalism: EJC @ Picnic 2010
Nishant Shah was a speaker at the PICNIC 2010, in Amsterdam, where he made a presentation titled "Citizens in the time of Database Democracies : Information ... by Nishant Shah last modified Oct 13, 2010 07:13 AM — Filed under: , ,
Locating Internets: Histories of the Internet(s) in India — Research Training and Curriculum Workshop: Call for Participation
Deadline for submission: 26th July 2011-06-08; When: 19th - 22nd August, 2011; Where: Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology (CEPT) University, ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Jul 21, 2011 06:00 AM — Filed under: , , , , , , , , , , ,
Between the Stirrup and the Ground: Relocating Digital Activism
In this peer reviewed research paper, Nishant Shah and Fieke Jansen draws on a research project that focuses on understanding new technology, mediated ... by Nishant Shah last modified Oct 25, 2015 05:58 AM — Filed under: , , , , ,
Storytelling as Performance: The Ugly Indian and Blank Noise 1
This post compares the production behind a performance with the process of storytelling. To illustrate this analogy, we explore the stories of the Blank Noise ... by Denisse Albornoz last modified Oct 24, 2015 02:31 PM — Filed under: , , , , ,
Effective Activism: The Internet, Social Media, and Hierarchical Activism in New Delhi
This post by Sarah McKeever is part of the 'Studying Internets in India' series. Sarah is a PhD candidate at the India Institute, King’s College London, and ... by Sarah McKeever last modified Jul 16, 2015 08:22 AM — Filed under: , , ,
Digital Activism in Asia Reader
The digital turn might as well be marked as an Asian turn. From flash-mobs in Taiwan to feminist mobilisations in India, from hybrid media strategies of Syrian ... by Sumandro Chattapadhyay last modified Oct 24, 2015 02:36 PM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
Digital AlterNatives with a Cause?
Hivos and the Centre for Internet and Society have consolidated their three year knowledge inquiry into the field of youth, technology and change in a four ... by Nishant Shah last modified Apr 10, 2015 09:22 AM — Filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
10th International ISTR Conference
The 10th international ISTR conference was organised by ISTR at Universita Degli Studi Di Siena in Italy from July 10 to 13, 2012. Nishant Shah gave a lecture ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Aug 05, 2012 08:03 AM — Filed under: ,
Digital Activism in Asia Reader: Announcement
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 ... by Puthiya Purayil Sneha last modified Oct 24, 2015 02:22 PM — Filed under: , , , ,
On Fooling Around: Digital Natives and Politics in Asia
Youths are not only actively participating in the politics of its times but also changing the way in which we understand the political processes of ... by Nishant Shah last modified May 14, 2015 12:11 PM — Filed under: , , ,
Impaired Social Mobility
Leading e-mail providers like Gmail and Yahoo Mail have introduced open protocols for copying e-mails offline through Microsoft Outlook or Mozilla Thunderbird ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Aug 18, 2011 05:07 AM — Filed under: ,
Celebrating the success of Wikipedia in Wikipedia Summit Pune 2013
Wikipedia Club Pune, a local community based outreach user group in Pune has recently organized Wikipedia Summit Pune 2013 to spread words about “Spoken ... by Subhashish Panigrahi last modified Apr 16, 2013 12:48 PM — Filed under: , , , , , , , , ,
My First Wikipedia Training Workshop – Theatre Outreach Unit, University of Hyderabad
On March 8, 2013, a day-long Telugu Wikipedia training workshop was organized by the Centre for Internet and Society's Access to Knowledge (CIS-A2K) team at ... by T. Vishnu Vardhan last modified Aug 19, 2013 06:51 AM — Filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Fill The Gap: Global Discussion on Digital Natives
More often than not people don't understand the new practices inspired by Internet and digital technologies. As such a series of accusations have been leveled ... by Nishant Shah last modified Jan 22, 2010 10:54 AM — Filed under: , , , , , , , , , ,
Exposing the Invisible - Tactical Tech films screening at CIS
Exposing the Invisible is Tactical Tech's series of short films examining some inspiring and provocative investigative cases, those that go beyond traditional ... by Purba Sarkar last modified Dec 02, 2013 07:37 AM — Filed under: ,
Between the Stirrup and the Ground: Relocating Digital Activism
In this peer reviewed research paper, Nishant Shah and Fieke Jansen draws on a research project that focuses on understanding new technology, mediated ... by Nishant Shah last modified May 14, 2015 12:14 PM — Filed under: , , ,
The Rules of Engagement
Why the have-nots of the digital world can sometimes be mistaken as trolls. I am not sure if you have noticed, but lately, the people populating our social ... by Nishant Shah last modified Apr 24, 2015 11:48 AM — Filed under: , , ,
Political Economy, Activism and Alternative Economic Strategies
The fourth annual conference in political economy was organized by the International Institute of Social Studies, Erasmus University of Rotterdam at the Hague ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Aug 05, 2013 05:59 AM — Filed under: ,
Call for Applications: 'Maps for Making Change' - Using Geographical Mapping Techniques to Support Struggles for Social Justice in India
Deadline: 20 November 2009. Maps for Making Change is a two-month project specifically designed for activists and supporters of social movements and ... by Anja Kovacs last modified Oct 05, 2015 03:04 PM — Filed under: , , , ,
Maps for Making Change Kicks Off, and You Can Get Involved!
A first in India, Maps for Making Change explores the use of geographical mapping techniques to support struggles for social justice in India. On 3 December, ... by Anja Kovacs last modified Oct 05, 2015 03:03 PM — Filed under: , , , ,
When Whistle Blowers Unite
Leaking corporate or government information in public interest through popular Web service providers is risky but Wikileaks.org is one option that you could ... by Sunil Abraham last modified Mar 21, 2012 10:17 AM — Filed under: ,
Digital Natives Workshop in Taipei: Only a Few Seats Left!!!
The Centre for Internet and Society in collaboration with the Frontier Foundation is holding a three day Digital Natives workshop in Taipei from 16 to 18 ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Aug 04, 2011 10:29 AM — Filed under: , , ,
Beyond the Digital: Understanding Digital Natives with a Cause
Digital natives with a cause: the future of activism or slacktivism? Maesy Angelina argues that the debate is premature given the obscured understanding on ... by Maesy Angelina last modified Mar 13, 2012 10:43 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
Digital Natives : Talking Back
One of the most significant transitions in the landscape of social and political movements, is how younger users of technology, in their interaction with new ... by Nishant Shah last modified May 15, 2015 11:50 AM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
Political is as Political does
The Talking Back workshop has been an extraordinary experience for me. The questions that I posed for others attending the workshop have hounded me as they ... by Nishant Shah last modified Aug 04, 2011 10:30 AM — Filed under: , , , , , , ,