OII’s Wednesday Webinar Week 7: ‘How Social Media Disrupts Our Elections, Our Economy, and Our Health’
Date: Wednesday 25 November 2020
Speakers: Professor Sinan Aral
The OII welcomes Sinan Aral, the David Austin Professor of Management at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), in conversation about his new book 'The Hype Machine' with Dr Jonathan Bright, a Senior Research Fellow at the OII.
Date: Wednesday 18 November 2020
Speakers: Dr Seda Gürses, Dr Michael Veale , Dr Aaron Martin, Nikita Aggarwal, Corinne Cath-Speth
Following the publication of 'Data Justice and COVID-19: Global Perspectives', the Oxford Internet Institute is hosting a discussion among leading experts to reflect on the enduring lessons for technological governance following from the pandemic.
Date: Monday 16 November 2020
Speakers: Dr Richard Williams, Rafay Mahmood
The OII is delighted to present Dr Richard Williams (SOAS University of London) and Rafay Mahmood (Habib University) for the next OxDEG session, discussing The Coke Studio in Pakistan, and it's effects on the arts in the country's narrative.
Date: Wednesday 11 November 2020
Speakers: Lisa Nakamura
The Oxford Internet Institute hosts Lisa Nakamura, lisanakamura.net, Director, Digital Studies Institute, Gwendolyn Calvert Baker Collegiate Professor, Department of American Culture, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
Date: Wednesday 4 November 2020
Dr Chico Camargo and Felix M. Simon from the OII will discuss the term 'infodemic', and argue it's uncritical use in policy making, whilst highlighting the additional dangers of it's associated terms.
Date: Monday 2 November 2020
Speakers: Giuseppe Alessandro Veltri
The Oxford Internet Institute welcomes Giuseppe Alessandro Veltri for this Digital Ethnography webinar session on the extent of innovation that the digital world is bringing to research.
Date: Wednesday 28 October 2020
Speakers: Pari Esfandiari, Greg Treverton
The Oxford Internet Institute welcomes Pari Esfandiari and Greg Treverton Co-Founders, and respectively President and Chairperson of the Global TechnoPolitics Forum. Hosted by Professor Philip Howard, Director of the OII.
OII’s Wednesday Webinar Week 2 ‘Artificial Intelligence & Social Justice’ Professor Meredith Broussard
Date: Wednesday 21 October 2020
Speakers: Professor Meredith Broussard
The Oxford Internet Institute welcomes Meredith Broussard, Associate Professor at the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute of New York University. Hosted by Professor Philip Howard, Director of the OII.
Date: Monday 19 October 2020
Speakers: Tom Boellstorff
The OII is delighted to welcome Tom Boellstorff for this digital ethnography session. He is Professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of California, Irvine.
OII’s Wednesday Webinar Week 1 ‘Decoding an Election: Highly Targeted Political Advertising and US2020’
Date: Wednesday 14 October 2020
Speakers: John Chadfield , Russell Garner
The Oxford Internet Institute welcomes John Chadfield from Who Targets Me and Russell Garner, public service developer, in discussion with Senior Researcher Dr Peaks Krafft from the OII.
Date: Wednesday 22 July 2020
In this webinar, Funda Ustek-Spilda and Srujana Katta will talk about the Fairwork Project, an action-research project at the Oxford Internet Institute.
Date: Monday 20 July 2020
We host a conversation to explore the tech companies and industry response to COVID-19.
‘What Big Tech does to discourse, and the forgotten tech tool that can make tech less big’ with Cory Doctorow
Date: Wednesday 1 July 2020
Speakers: Cory Doctorow
The Oxford Internet Institute presents a conversation with Cory Doctorow, blogger, journalist, and science fiction author.
Date: Wednesday 24 June 2020
Dr Scott A. Hale will discuss how text similarity algorithms are being used to help fact-checkers locate misinformation, cluster similar misinformation, and identify existing fact-checks in the context of tip lines on platforms with end-to-end encryption
Date: Wednesday 24 June 2020
Professor Philip Howard presents his new book 'Lie Machines' in this UK launch, which offers new insights into the world's most damaging disinformation campaigns.
Date: Thursday 18 June 2020
We will be running a second instalment of our ethnographic methods surgery, where students and researchers can bring questions about their project to receive advice from organisers and attendees.
Data, data (science), get us out of here! Recommendations for resilient and fair policy-making in a crisis
Date: Wednesday 17 June 2020
Speakers: Professor Ben MacArthur, Professor Helen Margetts
Prof Helen Margetts, Professor of Society and the Internet, OII and Director, Public Policy Programme at The Alan Turing Institute in discussion with Ben MacArthur, Professor within Mathematical Sciences at the University of Southampton.
Date: Wednesday 10 June 2020
Professor Sandra Wachter, Associate Professor and Senior Research Fellow at the Oxford Internet Institute examines non-discriminatory AI.
Date: Wednesday 3 June 2020
Dr Mariarosaria Taddeo is Senior Researcher Fellow at the Oxford Internet Institute and Deputy Director of the Digital Ethics Lab. She will discuss the use of AI and it's associated trust issues in national defence.
Date: Wednesday 27 May 2020
Professor Luciano Floridi examines the ethics of applications created to track the spread of COVID-19.