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.
28 April 2021
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.
17 March 2021
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’
10 March 2021
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.
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’
3 March 2021
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’
24 February 2021
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.
22 February 2021
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’
17 February 2021
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.
10 February 2021
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
8 February 2021
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'.
4 February 2021
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.
3 February 2021
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.
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.
25 January 2021
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.
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.
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.
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’
25 November 2020
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.
18 November 2020
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.
11 November 2020
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.
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.
2 November 2020
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.
28 October 2020
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
21 October 2020
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.
19 October 2020
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’
14 October 2020
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.
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.
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
1 July 2020
The Oxford Internet Institute presents a conversation with Cory Doctorow, blogger, journalist, and science fiction author.
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
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.
Data, data (science), get us out of here! Recommendations for resilient and fair policy-making in a crisis
17 June 2020
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.
10 June 2020
Professor Sandra Wachter, Associate Professor and Senior Research Fellow at the Oxford Internet Institute examines non-discriminatory AI.
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.
27 May 2020
Professor Luciano Floridi examines the ethics of applications created to track the spread of COVID-19.
20 May 2020
Professor Philip Howard presents his new book 'Lie Machines', which offers new insights into the world's most damaging disinformation campaigns.
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly Data: Opportunities and Challenges for Data Science and Contact Tracing on SARS-CoV-2
13 May 2020
Dr Bernie Hogan, Research Fellow at the Oxford Internet Institute, will examine how data collated during the COVID-19 pandemic is being utilised.
19 May 2021, 17:00 - 18:00
The OII is pleased to welcome Professor Deen Freelon for this webinar, hosted by DPhil candidate Felix M. Simon.