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
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.