Balaji Parthasarathy presented a paper titled “Beyond ICTs and developmental domains: The historical specificity of ICTD” at the 8th International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development held in Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA, from 3rd-6th June 2016. The paper … Continued
Balaji Parthasarathy delivered the keynote address at the closing/awards ceremony of the 49th Annual Science Festival of the Bangalore Science Forum on 8th May 2016.
Abstract submitted by Kavitha Narayanan, Onkar Hoysala and Janaki Srinivasan has been accepted for presentation at the Workshop on Bangalore’s Great Transformation, to be held on 24th-25th June 2016, at the National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS), Bangalore. They will … Continued
Preeti Mudliar has been awarded a four-month Public Scholar fellowship by The Hindu Centre for Politics and Public Policy, Chennai to study BharatNet, a Government of India initiative to support rural broadband connectivity in the country. This policy initiative by … Continued
Professor Haripriya Rangan, Director of Research and Academic Programs at the Australia India Institute (AII), and Principal Fellow with the University of Melbourne’s School of Geography, visited IIIT Bangalore on 19th and 20th April for discussions with relevant members of … Continued
Balaji Parthasarathy was invited to deliver the opening keynote address titled “Towards Financial Inclusion for Underprivileged Women” at Chamber Trade Sweden’s 5th Conference on Women’s Economic Empowerment, held in Stockholm between 6th and 9th April 2016.
Balaji Parthasarathy, with Yuko Aoyama of Clark University, presented a paper titled “The Hybrid Domain and ICTs: New Institutional and Technological means to Innovation in Emerging Markets” at the 112th Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers held in … Continued
Onkar Hoysala, an MS (by Research) student in the IT and Society domain, was awarded the Sarai Short Term Research Project 2016 fellowship. His research will focus on how software tools for Intelligent Transportation System research, which are often developed … Continued
The proposal titled “Moral Economy of the Digital in Transport: A Study of Ola Auto”, authored by Kavitha Narayanan, Onkar Hoysala and Janaki Srinivasan, has been accepted for presentation in the Mini-Conference on Moral Economies of the Digital at the 28th … Continued
Amit Prakash delivered a guest lecture on ‘Public Health Management and Information Systems’ at the Center for Public Health, National Institute of Mental Health & Neuro Science (NIMHANS) on 29th January 2016. The audience included students of the Masters in … Continued