Wednesday Webinars 20/21
12 May 2021
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.