Date: 20 January 2021
Speakers: Professor Andrew Przybylski, Dr Niklas Johannes
The OII hosts their Director of Research, Professor Andrew Przybylski, and Postdoctoral Researcher, Dr Niklas Johannes. Discussing their recent ground-breaking study which revealed time spent playing video games can be good for your wellbeing.
Date: 2 December 2020
Speakers: Dr Scott A. Hale, Tim Hwang
The OII welcomes Tim Hwang, discussing his new book ‘Subprime Attention Crisis’ with Dr Scott A. Hale, This session is a deep-dive conversation exploring how the modern online advertising economy really works.
Date: 25 November 2020
Speakers: Dr Jonathan Bright, Professor Sinan Aral
Professor Sinan Aral, hosted by Dr Jonathan Bright, shares an overview of his new book 'The Hype Machine'.
Date: 18 November 2020
Speakers: Dr Seda Gürses, Dr Michael Veale , Dr Aaron Martin, Nikita Aggarwal
Following the publication of Data Justice and COVID-19: Global Perspectives, the Oxford Internet Institute is hosts a discussion among leading experts to reflect on the enduring lessons for technological governance following from the pandemic.
Date: 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 Digital Ethnography session, discussing The Coke Studio in Pakistan, and it's effects on the arts in the country's narrative
Date: 11 November 2020
Speakers: Professor Philip Howard, Professor Lisa Nakamura
This OII Wednesday Webinar features Professor Lisa Nakamura discussing her latest project, as well as an in depth Q&A with Professor Philip Howard.
Date: 4 November 2020
Speakers: Chico Camargo, Felix Simon,
This webinar describes the main consequences of the uncritical adoption of the term ‘infodemic’ in the development of rigorous science on the topic, and further argues how the uncritical adoption of it in policymaking can do more harm than good.
Date: 2 November 2020
Speaker: Giuseppe Alessandro Veltri
The OII welcomes Giuseppe Alessandro Veltri for this digital ethnography session. He is Professor of Research Methodology and Cognitive Sociology at the Department of Sociology and Social Research of the University of Trento.
Date: 28 October 2020
Speakers: Professor Philip Howard, Pari Esfandiari, Greg Treverton
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.
Date: 1 September 2020
Speakers: Dr Aliaksandr Herasimenka, Professor Athina Karatzogianni
Athina Karatzogianni, editor of the book series Digital Activism and Society, talks to researcher Aliaksandr Herasimenka about the role played by ICT in the 2020 protests again President Alexander Lukashenko.
Date: 22 July 2020
Speakers: Dr Funda Ustek-Spilda, Srujana Katta
In this webinar, Funda Ustek-Spilda and Srujana Katta talk about the Fairwork Project, an action-research project at the Oxford Internet Institute.
Date: 20 July 2020
Speakers: Professor Philip Howard, Ravi Naik, Carly Kind, Ana Grouverman
We host a conversation to explore the tech companies and industry response to COVID-19.
Date: 9 July 2020
Speakers: Thomas Vogl, Emeran Saigol, May-N Leow, Georgina Maratheftis
Featuring Thomas Vogl, OII DPhil student giving his expert view in this webinar showcasing how he, and others, are informing and driving change in local government. From the London Borough of Redbridge in collaboration with techUK.
What Big Tech does to discourse, and the forgotten tech tool that can make tech less big with Cory Doctorow
Date: 1 July 2020
Speakers: Ravi Naik, Cory Doctorow
The Oxford Internet Institute presents a conversation with Cory Doctorow, blogger, journalist, and science fiction author. Hosted by Ravi Naik, Solicitor and co-founder the data rights agency, AWO and Visiting Policy Fellow at the OII.
Date: 24 June 2020
Speakers: Dr Scott A. Hale, Chico Camargo
Dr Scott A. Hale discusses how text similarity algorithms are being used to help fact-checkers locate misinformation, cluster similar misinformation, and identify existing fact-checks on platforms with end-to-end encryption. Moderated by Dr Chico Camargo.
Date: 24 June 2020
Speakers: Professor Philip Howard, Dr Vidya Narayanan
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. He is joined by Dr Vidya Narayanan.
Date: 24 June 2020
Speakers: Dr Scott A. Hale, Bente Kalsnes, Jessica Collier, Admire Mare, Thomas Kent, Marju Himma-Kadakas
In this session, part of International fact-checking network Global Fact 7 Virtual, panelists will present ongoing research on misinformation and fact-checking from around the world.
Date: 19 June 2020
Rae who is Director of community and Content at Unusual Ventures describes how they are helping to keep a community of founders engaged and connected during COVID -19.
Date: 18 June 2020
Lockdown has presented unexpected hurdles to students and researchers hoping to conduct ethnography this year, and many have turned to online solutions in order to reach their participants.
Date: 17 June 2020
Speaker: Andrew Bulovsky
Andrew talks us through the challenges he will face in his new role in international dispute resolution.