Upcoming Event | Book Talk – Janaki Srinivasan at the Critical Computing Group, University of Toronto30 November,2022
Date: 30/11/2022 About the talk: Janaki Srinivasan has been invited to give a glimpse of her book “The Political Lives of Information” Abstract: Information has fundamentally reshaped development discourse and practice. This talk will examine the political implications of the idea of information for poverty alleviation. Drawing on ethnographic and archival research on three cases […]
IIIT Bangalore joins Global Technology Summit as an academic partner29 November,2022
IIIT Bangalore is one of the academic partners in this year’s Global Technology Summit, hosted by Carnegie India. The seventh iteration of the Global Technology Summit seeks to explore the present climate in the shapeshifting worlds of international alliances, emerging technologies, and geopolitics.
CITAPP Seminar Series: Talk by Sridhar Rajagopalan, Educational Initiatives on “Technology based on the Science of Learning can Revolutionise Education for All”16 November,2022
Date: 9/11/2022 About the Talk: It is widely agreed today that the education and training of a country’s workforce is a major factor in determining how well the country’s economy will perform. It is also understood now, that it is not merely the average years of schooling, but actual learning (as measured by test scores) […]
CITAPP Colloquium – Deepa Austin09 November,2022 Wednesday, 02:00 pm to 03:30 pm
Date: 09/11/22 About the talk: PhD student Deepa Austin spoke about exploring ICT-based mechanisms to address system gaps in Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) care management by drawing on her work in the state of Karnataka, India. Abstract: The invisible plight of ‘Integrated care’: A qualitative study to understand the ‘What’ and ‘How’ of fragmentations in […]
Balaji Parthasarathy delivers the opening keynote at CSCW 202208 November,2022
Date: 08/11/22 About the talk: Prof. Balaji Parthasarathy speaks on the asymmetrical contractual relationships that reconfigure the division of labour in service delivery, with a focus on platform companies. Abstract: From the Cooperative to the Coercive: Digital Platforms and the Antinomies of CSCW New technologies have the potential to expand the spatial and temporal bounds […]
Amit Prakash invited as a Resource Person for UN-APCICT’s Digital Leaders Programme07 November,2022
Dates: 7-11 November, 2022. About the Event: Amit Prakash was invited to serve as a Resource Person for the Digital Leaders Programme organized by the United Nations Asia-Pacific Centre for ICT and Development (UN-APCICT) at Incheon, Republic of Korea. UN-APCICT is a regional institute of United Nation’s Economic and Social Commission for Asia and […]
Balaji Parthasarathy, Mounika Neerukonda and Janaki Srinivasan participate in the Fairwork Summit at University of Rosario, Bogota, Colombia.24 October,2022
Dates: October 24-26, 2022 Image Courtesy: https://twitter.com/TowardsFairWork/status/1584572554886676480/photo/3 Fairwork’s teams from countries spanning the globe came together face-to-face for 3 days to discuss how to strengthen the fight for fair work in digital labour platforms. The first day of the summit kick-started with discussions around regulatory advances, investigations on conditions of work.
Mounika Neerukonda, Amruta Mahuli and Janaki Srinivasan present papers at the 50th Annual Conference on South Asia at the University of Wisconsin, Madison21 October,2022
Conference Dates: October 19-22, 2022 Panel Date: Oct 21, 2022 Panel title: The Platform Economy and Its Contradictions in South Asia Organizer: Janaki Srinivasan Panel Abstract: The past decade in South Asia has witnessed rapid growth in the scale and scope of digital platforms mediating between service providers of various types and customers– they have […]
CITAPP Seminar Series talk by Deepa and Alisha, Product Innovation: Determining value at the cross-section of data and behaviour19 October,2022 Wednesday, 03:30 pm to 05:00 pm
Date: 19/10/2022 About the Talk: Often thought to be antithetical to each other, an analytical/deductive method combined with an immersive/inductive method can help form a complete understanding of your customers. Combining these methods can drive disruptive innovations in technology and products. Through this talk, we will showcase a few industry examples to illustrate how design […]
Book Talk by Janaki Srinivasan at MUSE, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign19 October,2022
Date: 19/10/2022 About the talk: Part of a series of talks discussing her new book “”The Political Lives of Information: Information and the Production of Development in India”, Prof. Janaki Srinivasan was invited to MUSE, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. More on the talk here: https://media.illinois.edu/node/1326
Book Talk by Janaki Srinivasan at the School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University, New York17 October,2022
Date: 17/10/2022 About the talk: Prof. Janaki Srinivasan was invited to give a glimpse into her book “”The Political Lives of Information: Information and the Production of Development in India” at the School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University. Prof. Srinivasan spoke of the ways in which the definition, production, and leveraging of information […]
Book Talk by Janaki Srinivasan at the Institute for Practical Ethics, UC San Diego14 October,2022
Date: 14/10/2022 About the talk: Prof. Janaki Srinivasan was invited to discuss her book “The Political Lives of Information: Information and the Production of Development in India”, as part of the Data Analytic Working Group at the Institute for Practical Ethics at UC San Diego.
CITAPP Colloquium – Arvind Upreti12 October,2022 Wednesday, 03:30 pm to 05:00 pm
Date: 12/10/22 About the talk: PhD student Arvind Upreti spoke on the Dynamics of Task Automation and its Effect on the Labour Market with a special focus on the IT Services Industry. Abstract: Analysis of the Dynamics of Task Automation and its Effect on the Labour Market: Case of IT Services Industry The technical performance […]
Lecture by Janaki Srinivasan at the Berkeley School of Information, UC Berkeley12 October,2022
Date: 12/10/2022 About the Talk: Discussing her book, “The Political Lives of Information: Information and the Production of Development in India”, in this lecture, Prof. Janaki Srinivasan draws on archival and ethnographic research to challenge the idea of information as objective and factual. Abstract: The Political Lives of Information: Information and the Production of Development […]
CITAPP Seminar Series: Talk by Smita and Ram of Rang De on Building a Technology Platform that Connects Communities21 September,2022 Wednesday, 03:30 pm to 05:00 pm
Date: 21/09/2022 About the Talk: In their journey as social entrepreneurs in the last 14 years, Smita and Ram have experienced the importance of empathy while designing solutions. The session illustrated how empathy and human centered design have been at the core of everything they have built – right from developing a business model that […]
Invited Panel Discussion – Janaki Srinivasan at the ActionAid Webinar: “Towards a Policy for Gig Workers”15 September,2022
Image Courtesy: ActionAid Date: 15/09/22 Prof. Janaki Srinivasan was invited to be a panelist as part of “Towards a Policy for Gig Workers”, a webinar by ActionAid. The Panel Discussion aimed to bring voices from across academia, media, policy making, civil society organisations, activists, trade unions and workers’ organisations to introspect few questions like What […]
Balaji Parthasarathy at the Fairwork Summit, “Fair Work on Digital Platforms”14 September,2022
Image Courtesy: Fairwork Date: 14/09/22 Prof. Balaji Parthasarathy spoke at the Fairwork Summit, “Fair Work on Digital Platforms”. As the Principal Investigator of Fairwork India, he was part of the panel “Policy Options for Global Standards of Fair Work in the Platform Economy: Looking Ahead”.
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