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2014 ICT4D Seminar Series

Hilary Term 2014

2014 ICT4D Seminar Series

The ICT4D Seminar Series gathers leading scholars and practitioners to reflect on the influence of new communication technologies on development processes.

The series is organized by the Oxford Internet Institute (OII), the Programme in Comparative Media Law and Policy (PCMLP), the Department of International Development (ODID) and the Technology & Management for Development Centre (TMCD) at the University of Oxford.

28 Jan 2014
The Post-2015 Development Agenda: Implications for ICT4D Research
Speaker: Professor Richard Heeks
This talk explores new post-2015 development agenda and its implications for ICT4D (information and communication technologies for development) research priorities.

3 Feb 2014
Crowdsourcing and Development of Activity Systems: the Case of Emergency
Speaker: Gregory Asmolov

11 Feb 2014
The Internet in a post-PRISM world
Speaker: Dr Dan McQuillan

25 Feb 2014
Internews' (NGO) applied research work on information needs assessments and program design for information and communications

4 Mar 2014
Technologies, Capabilities and Choice: Co-producing a Future Research Agenda
Speaker: Dr Dorothea Kleine
Dorothea Kleine will present key ideas from her latest book, 'Technologies of Choice? ICTs, development, and the capabilities approach' and consider the implications for policy and future research.

11 Mar 2014
What Hopes for ICT for Development?
Speaker: Professor Tim Unwin
This seminar will draw particularly on some of Professor Unwin's current work at the CTO, where his own personal contributions focus especially on the use of ICTs by people with disabilities.

For more information visit: http://www.oii.ox.ac.uk/events/series/?id=6