We organise a range of research seminars, lectures and conferences relating to the Internet; the majority open to the public, and many of them webcast. Please register for events by contacting: firstname.lastname@example.org, tel: +44(0)1865 287210.
Our events take place in a range of locations, often at the Oxford Internet Institute.
Date: Monday 25 January 2021
Speakers: Dr Andrew Schrock , Cyd Harrell , Alex Blandford
A small panel comprising of Dr Andrew Schrock, Cyd Harrell and Alex Blandford will discuss the ways that qualitative research, political power and technology meet in government internet projects.
Date: Wednesday 27 January 2021
The OII looks forward to this webinar featuring Dr Jonathan Bright, an Associate Professor and Senior Research Fellow at the OII, he will be joined by Dr Aliaksandr Herasimenka, a postdoctoral researcher at the Computational Propaganda Project.
Date: Wednesday 3 February 2021
Speakers: Dr Francesca Sobande
As part of the Next Gen series the OII brings you Dr Francesca Sobande, lecturer in digital media studies and director of the BA Media, Journalism and Culture programme at Cardiff University, hosted by Professor Gina Neff of the OII.
OxDEG: The performance of (many) selves in everyday digital life: immersive cohabitation and self-portraiture as a viable ethnographic method
Date: Monday 8 February 2021
Speakers: Dr Joshua Bluteau
Dr Joshua Bluteau will discuss his paper 'The performance of (many) selves in everyday digital life: immersive cohabitation and self-portraiture as a viable ethnographic method'.
Date: Wednesday 10 February 2021
Speakers: Tristan Harris
The OII welcomes Tristan Harris, co-founder of the Center for Humane Technology and former Google Design Ethicist.
OII’s Wednesday Webinar Week 5 ‘Root Systems, Land Cultivation, and Hurricanes: The Benefits and Limitations of Applying Ecological Metaphors to Information Dysfunction’
Date: Wednesday 17 February 2021
Speakers: Professor Whitney Phillips
The OII welcomes Professor Whitney Phillips, Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication and Rhetorical Studies, Syracuse University, hosted by Felix M. Simon a Leverhulme Doctoral Scholar student at the OII.
Date: Monday 22 February 2021
Speakers: Professor Simone Natale
Professor Simone Natale will argue that AI resides also, and especially, in the perception of human users. This talk will present materials from his new monograph, Deceitful Media: Artificial Intelligence and Social Life after the Turing Test.
OII’s Wednesday Webinar Week 6 ‘What is “urban data justice”?: Defining, conceptualizing, and exploring data use, re-use, and refusal for racial justice’
Date: Wednesday 24 February 2021
Speakers: Dr Matthew Bui
As part of the Next Gen series Professor Gina Neff of the OII hosts Dr Matthew Bui, during this webinar he will explore the relationship between marginalized communities of color and data.
OII’s Wednesday Webinar Week 7 ‘From facial recognition technology to children online: regulating data protection in 2021’
Date: Wednesday 3 March 2021
Speakers: Elizabeth Denham CBE
The Oxford Internet Institute is delighted to welcome Elizabeth Denham CBE, the UK Information Commissioner, hosted by Professor Victoria Nash of the OII. Elizabeth will discuss the future of data protection regulation in a post Brexit landscape.
Date: Monday 8 March 2021
Join us for our third ethnographic methods surgery, where we invite students and researchers to bring their methodological questions and receive advice from organisers and attendees.
Date: Wednesday 10 March 2021
Speakers: Katherine Maher
The Oxford Internet Institute welcomes Katherine Maher, the CEO and Executive Director of the Wikimedia Foundation, hosted by Professor Philip Howard, Director of the OII.
Date: Wednesday 17 March 2021
Speakers: Dr Charles Kriel, Katharina Gellein Viken
A unique opportunity for a discussion and Q&A with the co-directors and star of ‘People You May Know’, Dr Charles Kriel & Katharina Gellein Viken. Registrants will be provided a link to enable free viewing of the documentary in advance of this event.