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Civil Society and the Shaping of Information and Communication Policy

Date & Time:
16:30:00 - 17:30:00,
Monday 26 July, 2004


The seminar will focus on how civil society collective action has reacted to and affected information and communication policy. The seminar will review key theoretical perspectives on social movements, discuss methods for studying civil society collective action, and anchor these issues in developments around Internet governance and regulation, including the World Summit on the Information Society.

We are grateful to the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) for their support of this seminar series.

Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)


Professor Milton Mueller

Syracuse University

Milton Mueller teaches and does research on telecommunications and information policy. He uses the theoretical tools of property rights analysis, institutional economics and historical analysis. He has a longstanding interesting the history of communication technologies and has recently begun to focus on international governance and institutions.