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ARNIC Presentations at ICA 2017

May 22, 2017

Many ARNIC doctoral students and faculty members will be sharing their work at the annual International Communication Association Conference this year, held  in San Diego, California.  Please see below for a list of preconferences, presentations, and sessions at which they will be in attendance:   Wednesday, May 24 (Preconferences) Hernan Galperin, PhD. Plenary session on…

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Happening Now: Encoding Participation in Global and Mobile Information Economies

January 25, 2017

Jonathan Donner, Senior Director of Research at Caribou Digital, will join USC ARNIC to give a guest lecture, entitled “Happening Now: Encoding Participation in Global and Mobile Information Economies,” followed by Q&A. Lunch will be provided. His presentation will draw on several current projects, in Digital Financial Services, in Digital Identity, and in New Internet…

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Commercial Content Moderation: Human Workers in the Platform World

January 25, 2017

Sarah T. Roberts, Assistant Professor in the Department of Information Studies at UCLA, will join ARNIC to give a guest lecture, entitled, “Commercial Content Moderation: Human Workers in the Platform World.” The presentation will address issues in digital labor and knowledge work within a post-Industrial, globalized context, and be followed by Q&A. Lunch will be provided.

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David Kaye invited lecture

January 25, 2017

David Kaye, UCI Professor and UN Special Rapporteur on the Promotion and Protection of the Right to Freedom of Opinion and Expression, will join us to give a guest lecture on international issues in digital governance and ethics, based on his professional experiences, followed by Q&A.  Lunch will be provided. More details to come.

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The Multistakeholder Model in the Management of Internet Unique Identifiers

January 25, 2017

Rodrigo de la Parra, ICANN Regional Vice President (of Latin America and the Caribbean), will join us on Thursday, February 2nd.  He will discuss “The Multistakeholder Model in the Management of Internet Unique Identifiers,” followed by Q&A.  Lunch will be provided. Suggested readings for the discussion can be found here.   About Rodrigo de la…

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Silicon Utopias: Preliminary findings from a year-long ethnography in the Silicon Savannah

January 17, 2017

Eleanor Marchant, Visiting Scholar at USC ARNIC this semester and a PhD Candidate at the Annenberg School for Communications at the University of Pennsylvania, will present work from her dissertation, a yearlong ethnography of the nascent technology startup community in Nairobi Kenya, widely lauded by international news as the “tech hub of Africa” and by…

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Visit from Donald Abelson, Former FCC International Bureau Chief

September 19, 2016

Donald Abelson, former chief of the FCC International Bureau, and now Principal at Sudbury International LLC, will visit in November to speak with ARNIC team members about a wide range of Internet governance policy and technical issues.  He will also discuss with the research group how academics can conduct relevant research and contribute toward national and…

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Guest talk by Professor Nagle

September 19, 2016

Frank Nagle is an Assistant Professor of Strategy at the Marshall School of Business at USC. He studies the economics of IT and digitization with a focus on free digital goods using large datasets from online social networks, financial market information, and surveys of enterprise IT usage. His research examines how the digital economy and…

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Building a Nation through Entrepreneurial Citizenship

April 19, 2016

Dr. Lily Irani of the University of California, San Diego, will visit on April 19th, 2016, to present a working paper, entitled, “Building a Nation through Entrepreneurial Citizenship.”

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Twitter and the Rebranding of Narendra Modi

April 5, 2016

Dr. Joyjeet Pal of the University of Michigan, School of Information, will visit and present on “Twitter and the Rebranding of Narendra Modi.”

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