CPRsouth Young Scholars are likely to become the most policy engaged

The Young Scholars’ Program conducted alongside the annual CPRsouth conference has been offered eleven times since January 2007, with the support of IDRC. The purpose of both events is to develop policy intellectuals in the global south. A tracer study conducted in 2016 found that those who had participated in the Read more

Multinational research and CPRsouth

As much as it permits CPRsouth  tries to track the movement and interaction of it’s community. We encourage use of facebook through the facebook group and email groups to keep the community active and participating. Taking an article done by  NYT based on the British Council research, Prof. Samarajiva (CPRsouth board member and Read more

What are the most important challenges for communication scholarship

An interesting article written by Prof. Samarajiva (Member of the Board & CEO of Administrative Partner). Many who engage with Communication Policy Research south (CPRsouth), our primary vehicle for capacity building, are associated with the field of communication. It is a wide, sprawling field, which has experienced significant growth in Asia in Read more

Internship opportunities at LIRNEasia and RTBI

LIRNEasia together with IITM’s Rural Technology and Business Incubator (RTBI) seek self-motivated and quality-conscious individuals as interns, a part of its Graduate fellowship Programme. The position will be for a period of six months. Both institutions are part of CPRsouth, a regional ICT policy and regulation capacity building platform (www.cprsouth.org) Option Read more

Dissemination event and Tutorials in Singapore: 21-22 June 2010

A dissemination event co-organised by LIRNEasia and the National University of Singapore (NUS) will be held on 22 June 2010 in Singapore. The event will feature research findings from LIRNEasia’s project “Mobile 2.0”.

A one day tutorial session will be held prior to the dissemination event on 21 June 2010.

If you would like to attend either one or both events, please download and fill out the application form given below and e-mail it to info@cprsouth.org. Preliminary agendas for the two events are given below.

Adjusted per diem allowance will be given to those who attend the event(s).

Application form

Agenda for the dissemination event

Agenda for the Tutorials

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Possible collaboration between IIT-Madras and NUS

Stemming from networking and discussions held during the recently concluded CPRsouth4 conference, possibilities of a double PhD in Engineering and Social Sciences between Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M) and National University of Singapore (NUS) are being explored. The discussion is spear headed by Prof. Ashok Jhunjhunwala and Dr. Aarti Kawlra of the Department Electrical Engineering at IIT-M and Prof. Millie Rivera, the chair of the Communications and New Media Programme at NUS.

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Best Paper and Runner Up of CPRsouth4

Christoph Stork of Research ICT Africa won the best paper competiton while Nirmali Sivapragasam of LIRNEasia was placed runner up at the CPRsouth4 conference held in Negombo, Sri Lanka.

Christoph’s paper reviews the latest developments and trends for interconnection rates and shows how interconnection benchmarking can be used to set termination rates using the case of Namibia.

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CPRsouth4: SPEAKING TRUTH TO POWER: Deadline Extended

LIRNEasia, is organizing the fourth CPRsouth conference, in Negombo, Sri Lanka from 7-8 December 2009.

The conference aims to provide a forum for senior, junior and mid-career scholars to meet face-to-face and exchange ideas, establish networking opportunities and improve the quality of their scholarly work, in order to facilitate the long-term objective of fostering the next generation of active scholars and in-situ experts capable of contributing to ICT policy and regulatory reform in the region.

Please check the Call for Abstracts and Call for Young Scholar Applications to see how you may participate in this event.

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