Date: Wednesday 12 May 2021
Speakers: Kristofer Erickson
Dr Kristofer Erickson is Associate Professor in Media and Communication at Leeds University. We are delighted to welcome him for this webinar, hosted by Professor Philip Howard.
Date: Wednesday 5 May 2021
Join us for a panel discussion, with OII Directors past and present, reflecting on what the OII has achieved in the last 20 years, and how it hopes to address current and future technology challenges going forward.
Date: Wednesday 28 April 2021
Speakers: Professor Ian Milligan
The OII is delighted to welcome Ian Milligan from the University of Waterloo, hosted by Professor Ralph Schroeder. Ian's research focuses on historians use of web archives, as well as the impact of digital sources on historical practices more generally.
Date: Monday 12 April 2021
A presentation on the work of Fairwork in Ecuador, examining labour standards in the gig economy. Please note this webinar will be in Spanish.
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.
OII’s Wednesday Webinar Week 8 ‘The Future of Knowledge Governance: Sharing and Creating Knowledge for All’
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: 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.
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.
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.
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 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 , Dr Ryan M. Milner
The OII welcomes Professor Whitney Phillips and Dr Ryan M. Milner, co-authors of 'You Are Here: A Field Guide for Navigating Polarized Speech, Conspiracy Theories, and Our Polluted Information Landscape' hosted by Felix M. Simon of the OII.
Date: Wednesday 10 February 2021
Speakers: Tristan Harris
The OII welcomes Tristan Harris, star of The Social Dilemma, co-founder of the Center for Humane Technology, and former Google Design Ethicist. In conversation with Professor Victoria Nash, Deputy Director and Senior Policy Fellow at 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: Thursday 4 February 2021
Speakers: Folami Prehaye
For the Reconfigure: Feminist Action Research in Cybersecurity Report launch, authors Julia Slupska, Scarlet Dawson Duckworth, and Professor Gina Neff, are joined by Folami Prehaye, Activist & Founder of Victims of Image Crime.
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.
Date: Wednesday 27 January 2021
The OII looks forward to this webinar featuring Dr Aliaksandr Herasimenka, a postdoctoral researcher at the Computational Propaganda Project (COMPROP). He's joined by Professor Philip Howard, Director of the OII and Principal Investigator for COMPROP.
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 20 January 2021
The OII hosts their Director of Research, Professor Andrew Przybylski, and Postdoctoral Researcher, Dr Niklas Johannes. They will discuss their recent ground-breaking study which revealed time spent playing video games can be good for your wellbeing.
Date: Wednesday 2 December 2020
The OII welcomes Visiting Policy Fellow Tim Hwang, to discuss his new book 'Subprime Attention Crisis' with Dr Scott A. Hale. Tim is a researcher and lawyer, working at the intersection of technology, public policy and economics.
Date: Monday 30 November 2020
Siân Brooke will present her findings from research into gender at hackathons and programming competitions across the UK. The presentation builds on an ethnography of six hackathons undertaken in 2019-2020, part of the data for a forthcoming DPhil thesis