This conference will subject the relationship between the Internet, Politics and Policy to multi-disciplinary scrutiny. It organised along twin tracks, policy and politics.

This conference is convened by the Oxford Internet Institute (University of Oxford) in partnership with the European Consortium of Political Research (ECPR) Internet and Politics Section, and the Journal Policy and Internet. We are grateful for sponsorship from the Policy Studies Organization (PSO).

About the speakers

  • Professor Viktor Mayer-Schönberger

    Affiliation: Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy and Director of the Information + Innovation Policy Research Centre

    A legal scholar specialising in the role of information in a networked economy, Viktor Mayer-Schönberger’s most recent book ‘Delete: The Virtue of Forgetting in the Digital Age’ has received major attention worldwide.

  • Professor Patrick Dunleavy

    Affiliation: London School of Economics

    One of the UK’s most important political scientists, and author of books in the field such as ‘Theories of the Democratic State’ (with J.Dryzek), Patrick Dunleavy’s work with the LSE Public Policy Group includes detailed analyses of public sector productivity, citizen redress, policy evaluation, and e-government.

  • Professor Arthur Lupia

    Affiliation: University of Michigan

    A leading scholar on voting, civic competence, parliamentary governance and political communication, Arthur Lupia’s research has clarified our understanding of how information and institutions affect policy and politics, and how people make decisions when they lack information.

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