Session 1: Evidence for effective policy-making and regulation

Moderator:  Krishna Oolun | Discussant: Monica Kerretts-Makau Analysis instead of summation: Why indices are not enough for ICT policy and regulation. Steve Esselaar, Alison Gillwald, Christoph Stork slides | paper | policy-brief Measuring disbursement efficacy of Universal Service Funds: Case studies from India, Malaysia, Pakistan & Sri Lanka. Rohan Samarajiva, Gayani Hurulle Read more

CPRsouth Young Scholar Tutorials Day 2 Practicum

  Much of the day today was spent on understanding the construction of communications policy research with Sujata Gamage. We started at the policy brief, discussed PICOs (population, intervention, context and outcomes) and discussed research questions, paper titles, theories of change and models. Young Scholars then assessed sample policy briefs, critically Read more

CPRsouth2017 Young Scholar Tutorials Day 1 Q&A

After lunch was an hour of Q&A where participants brought questions and concerns from their countries to the panelists. Rohan, Alison and Helani shared examples of work they’ve already done through LIRNEasia and Research ICT Africa. Alison led the second half of the session with an introduction on how to take research Read more

CPRsouth2017 Young Scholar Tutorials Day 1 Session 2

Session two focused on issues that arise in the context of communications policy research. Helani Galpaya shared experiences from LIRNEasia research that highlighted problematics related to studying “Internet”. Specifics on how the Internet is structured, how it is facilitated, and the business models that bring us the world wide web, create 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