• The Incomplete Political Economy of Social Media

    6 April 2017

    Speakers: Siva Vaidhyanathan

    The Oxford Internet Institute is excited to welcome Siva Vaidhyanathan from the University of Virginia and the Center for Media and Citizenship for his talk 'The Incomplete Political Economy of Social Media'.

  • Beyond Big Data

    23 March 2017

    Speakers: Matthew Salganik

    The Oxford Internet Institute is excited to welcome Matthew J. Salganik from Princeton University Department of Sociology for his talk 'Beyond Big Data'. The event will be followed by a drinks reception.

  • Post-truth: what is it and what can we do about it?

    7 February 2017

    Speakers: James Ball, Tracey Brown, Will Moy, Helen Margetts, Hetan Shah

    Oxford Dictionaries named ‘post-truth’ as its word of the year in 2016. The RSS, in association with Sense about Science, Full Fact and the Oxford Internet Institute is delighted to host a discussion to debate the phenomenon of ‘post-truth'.

  • Use of the photovoice method in information studies

    1 February 2017

    Speakers: Tina Du

    This seminar series, created by the Oxford Digital Ethnography Group, gathers leading scholars and practitioners to reflect on how ethnography is adapting to the study of heavily-mediated worlds.

  • OxCrowd: (Networked) Learning Analytics

    25 January 2017

    Speakers: Dr Carmel Kent

    The OxCrowd Network brings together academics and students to share and discuss insights on methodological and theoretical challenges related to understanding contemporary crowdbased phenomena facilitated by digital technologies and platforms.

  • Financing Social Media: Beyond the Economy of Attention

    8 December 2016

    Speakers: Greg Elmer

    This presentation questions the 'industrial' worker critique of social media labour, and its accompanying economy of attention framework, in an age of big data speculation and financialization.

  • Oxford Internet Institute Virtual Open Day

    6 December 2016

    Have questions about our courses or the application process? Can’t make it to Oxford? We hold a live virtual open day every December, where your tweeted and emailed questions are answered by faculty and students during the live video session.

  • Everyday Sexism Datahack

    24 November 2016

    Speakers: Laura Bates, Professor Judy Wajcman, Dr Kathryn Eccles, Dr Taha Yasseri

    A Creative Exploration of the Sexism We Experience in Our Daily Lives