Session 5: Strategies for inclusion

Moderator: Nirmita Narasimhan | Discussant: Ashok Jhunjhunwala Can public Wi-Fi really help redress digital inequality, and if so, how? Emerging lessons from South Africa’s diverse implementations Christopher Geerdts, Alison Gillwald slides | paper | policy-brief Recommendations: Use your Universal Service Funds Here Embed in National Plans Wi-Fi is part of broader approach Read more

Rohan Samarajiva at the 3rd IJLT-CIS Lecture Series, National Law School of India University, Bangalore

The Indian Journal of Law and Technology in association with the Centre for Internet and Society (IJLT-CIS) , Bangalore is organising the 3rd IJLT-CIS Lecture Series at the National Law School of India University, Bangalore. The lecture series will be spread out over the course of the year and will include eminent speakers who Read more

The Tejeshwar Singh Memorial Fellowships For 2010 in Social Sciences, Business & Management and Media & Communication Studies

SAGE instituted THE TEJESHWAR SINGH MEMORIAL FELLOWSHIPS in 2009 to honour Tejeshwar Singh, Managing Director of SAGE India for 25 years and doyen of the publishing industry in South Asia.

ADDITIONAL FELLOWSHIP IN 2010: SAGE is pleased to announce the addition of a third fellowship in the SOCIAL SCIENCES in 2010. Proposals in the areas of social justice–including individual rights, changing lifestyles and the significance of an expanded educated class would be preferred. Preference will be given to proposals that are interdisciplinary in scope. For the purposes of this award social sciences comprise economics, economic and social history, political science, psychology, sociology and social anthropology.

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Call for papers – National Forum on Mobile Applications for Inclusive Growth and Sustainable Development

Telecom Regulatory Authority (TRAI) of India is organizing a National Forum on Mobile Applications. The forum will commence from April 7 to 9, 2010 at New Delhi, India. The theme is “Mobile Applications for Inclusive Growth and Sustainable Development”. The purpose of the initiative is to consult and appraise the stakeholders regarding global developments in mobile applications, next generation telecom reforms and citizen centric applications of mobile and new media technologies as well as enhance the capacity of various government agencies in conceptualizing and deploying inclusive e-Governance projects. In addition to government agencies, experts from various parts of the globe are invited to share their experiences and learning practices with the participants during three day deliberations.

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