Security v Access: The Impact of Mobile Network Shutdowns on Human Rights Case Study: Telenor Pakistan- With Lucy Purdon
Lucy Purdon, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Project Manager, joined IHRB in 2012 as a researcher on the European Commission ICT Sector Guide on Implementing the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. Lucy Purdon will present findings and recommendations to both governments and companies from her case study, including highlights from on-the-ground research conducted during one particular shutdown in Islamabad in March 2015.
The Annenberg School for Communication’s Internet Policy Observatory has teamed up with Citizen Lab, ASL19, and Kadir Has University’s New Media Department to develop an Internet Policy Research Methods Workshop. This program will bring together young scholars and activists working in digital rights and the internet policy space in an intensive four day practicum that provides a survey of both qualitative and quantitative, online and offline research methods with the goal of enhancing and advancing their advocacy efforts.
The 17th annual Annenberg-Oxford Media Policy Summer Institute, will be held at the University of Oxford from Monday, June 29 to Friday, July 10, 2015. The Annenberg-Oxford Media Policy Summer Institute provides researchers, academics, practitioners, media lawyers, and activists with an intensive two week curriculum that covers a range of media issues.
This seminar looks at the challenges posed by the increasing trend to address global internet governance with local policy instruments and institutions.