The Oxford Internet Institute @ 20
About this video
This 1 hour online panel discussion to mark the 20th Anniversary of the OII brings together a unique gathering of the current and former Directors of the OII. Given their experience in leading the helm of the Institute they reflect on what the OII has achieved and what pressing technology challenges this community can address right now and in the future. They discuss the question how the internet can be used for the good and benefit for all, and go on to answer audience questions.
Our panellists are:
Professor Victoria Nash (current Director)
Professor Philip Howard
Professor Helen Margetts
Dr Andrew Graham
Professor Bill Dutton
About the Speakers
Director, Associate Professor, and Senior Policy Fellow
Victoria Nash is the OII's Director and Senior Policy Fellow. Her research focuses on the opportunities and risks experienced by children using digital technologies; she also leads OII engagement on Internet regulation and digital policy issues.
Professor of Internet Studies
Philip N. Howard is a professor of sociology, information and international affairs, and the author of Lie Machines: How to Save Democracy from Troll Armies, Deceitful Robots, Junk News Operations, and Political Operatives.
Advisory Board Member, Senior Fellow
Bill Dutton was the OII’s Founding Director, a Fellow of Balliol College and the first Professor of Internet Studies at Oxford University.
Professor of Society and the Internet
Helen Margetts is Professor of Society and the Internet, a political scientist specialising in digital government and politics. She was Director of the OII from 2011-18. She is a Professorial Fellow of Mansfield College.
Senior Fellow, Founder
Andrew Graham is the former Master of Balliol College, University of Oxford. He was the driving force in establishing the OII, and its Acting Director until July 2002. From 2001 to 2011 he was the founding Chairman of the OII's Advisory Board.